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Why is firefox such a piece of crap?

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  • Last reply by Chris Ilias

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It's awful. I switched from Chrome because it's a CPU hog, but FF is absolutely USELESS. NOTHING works. It crashes if there's more than like 5 tabs open. It WILL. NOT. PLAY. YOUTUBE. I have only one extension-- adblock-- and basically any site with blocked ads becomes useless. Convenient... These problems started literally the first day I used it. I've cleared cache etc, safe mode, and made sure the hardware settings were right. Nothing works. Piece of garbage. Good job screwing up a half decent product. It's crap now. Waste of my time.

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Modified by Chris Ilias

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Use a different ad blocker, for example uBlock Origin.


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In the address bar, type about:crashes<enter>. Note: If any reports do not have BP- in front of the numbers/letters, click it to submit them.

The crash report is several pages of data. We need the report numbers to see the whole report.

Using your mouse, mark the most recent 7 - 10 Submitted crash reports, and copy them. Now go to the reply box and paste them in.

Please, Do not post a screenshot ! !


For more help on crash reports, see;


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MemTest LAST UPDATED : 12/04/2020 Could you please run a tool from in order to check the integrity of your RAM?

You will need a thumb or disk drive to install it on.

Do you let Windows handle the page file or did you set a fixed size ? Control Panel -> System -> Advanced -> Performance -> Settings

If you use a fixed size for the page file then try the former and let Windows handle the page file. How to determine the appropriate page file size for 64-bit versions of Windows {web link}


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-I'm on a macbook air -I don't know what a fixed page style is -I don't have a thumb or disk drive -there are no crash reports.... at all. nothing. nada.

It's crap. It won't play youtube at all. I need to use youtube for university. Piece of crap browser. Seriously LMFAO if I can get it to play youtube, it plays half the video... and then randomly stops and starts buffering. And then won't play anything whatsoever for HOURS.

Modified by dominique.sportiche.koopman


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Hi, I'm on macOS, so I can help. Firefox plays youtube videos fine here. Can you try the following: Disable Adblock, then go to and install uBlock Origin. Restart Firefox.

Does the problem still occur?


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