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Lately I've noticed that pages loaded in non-active tabs do not update or do not work properly. For example my bank's page: I enter the URL, press ENTER and click to another tab waiting for it to load, but when I return it has not advanced. Until I keep it active it does not load. The same goes for Twitter for example, until I click the tab does not update the feed.

Before did not happen to me. Is there any preference that I control it?

Thanks

Using Firefox 66 beta on a Windows 10.

Lately I've noticed that pages loaded in non-active tabs do not update or do not work properly. For example my bank's page: I enter the URL, press ENTER and click to another tab waiting for it to load, but when I return it has not advanced. Until I keep it active it does not load. The same goes for Twitter for example, until I click the tab does not update the feed. Before did not happen to me. Is there any preference that I control it? Thanks Using Firefox 66 beta on a Windows 10.

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window
Start Firefox in <u>Safe Mode</u> to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if <u>hardware acceleration</u> is is causing the problem. *switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes *do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Safe Mode start window *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems

Question owner

I tried in safe mode and the problem persists :-( I tried with Twitter (it doesn't refresh the feed until I click on the tab) and online bank (i've to wait to load, if I change to another tab while it's loading the page it never ends).

I tried in safe mode and the problem persists :-( I tried with Twitter (it doesn't refresh the feed until I click on the tab) and online bank (i've to wait to load, if I change to another tab while it's loading the page it never ends).
hellosct1 15 solutions 149 answers

Hi,

I share the link that allows you to load pages back

http://mzl.la/1TQpHlj

Hi, I share the link that allows you to load pages back http://mzl.la/1TQpHlj

Question owner

Thx for trying, but I already have Multiprocess enabled (9/8 processes actually).

I'm the only one with this problem?

Thx for trying, but I already have Multiprocess enabled (9/8 processes actually). I'm the only one with this problem?