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firefox freezes for a short time

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Randomly Firefox 70 freezes the entire PC for several seconds yet not when playing videos on Amazon or Netflix. The freeze happens on various web pages and I am using a high spec PC. Strangely on my less powerfull PC this does not occur.

I have tried refreshing, safe mode, turning of hardware acceleration etc with no success.

This has only started since the latest update.

Any ideas please?

Martin

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Hard acceleration is created to provide better browsing experience to users, but sometimes it is also a cause of some problems, such as the problem that Firefox keeps freezing. To make Firefox run smoothly, you can turn off hard acceleration to check if Firefox unfreezes windows.

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Hi,

Thanks very much for the reply.

I have tried that and the other FAQ suggestions but no luck so far. 8-((

Martin

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Fixes for slow Firefox

    1.Clear browser data and disable the unused add-ons.
    2.Switch the hardware acceleration.
    3.Update your graphics driver.
    4.Resolve problems with unresponsive script.
    5.Run a virus scan.
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Hi,

Thanks for the reply.8-))

It seems to have cured itself for some strange reason.

Martin