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Slow connecting to web pages

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Firefox is very slow connecting to web pages. Everytime I click a link there is a 5-10s loading time (wheel spinning) before the web page starts to load. Once it starts, the page loads very quickly and runs normally. I'm not seeing this issue on internet explorer or chrome. I am on Win10 Enterprise.

I don't recall having this issue on the first install, I think it started in the last month. I tried reinstalling firefox and disabling all add-ins.

Any thoughts on a solution? I love Firefox but I've been forced to switch to Chrome until I resolve this issue :(

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Safe mode did not fix the issue. Connecting to took 17s.

Here's my version info: Firefox Quantum 63.0.1 (64-bit) Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0.15063 Build 15063

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I was redirected to and had no issue. Is this link any better?

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Nope, same issue.

I just tried reinstalling and booting it up without any changes. Login, add-in etc. Still really

Any diagnostics I can upload? I'm wondering if it tries to redirect through some sort of proxy and fails. This is my work laptop...

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Another tidbit of information. The slow loading is really sporadic:

I tried loading Instant load. Entered search query, loaded search results instant. Tried switching to 'image' search with the same search query, firefox spins wheel for 10+ seconds.

Weird, right?

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kdog349 said

This is my work laptop...

Check with your IT in case there are any blocks on the system.