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Every few seconds firefox hangs for 2 or 3 seconds, why? How do I fix this?

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Firefox hangs for 2 0r 3 seconds about every 10 seconds. This problem does not occur when using IE browser.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

Installed Plug-ins

  • npmnqmp 071303000006
  • np-mswmp
  • 1.9.0042.0
  • getpluscorel15056
  • 6.0.12.448
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • NPTURNMED
  • Pando Web Installer
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.4"
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r85
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Picasa plugin
  • 4.0.50917.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Google Update
  • Java Plug-in 1.6.0_01 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

More Information

Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
3.6.10
Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Installed Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
Name
Version
Enabled
ID
Move Media Player
1.0.0.071303000006
true
moveplayer@movenetworks.com
PDF Download
3.0.0.1
true
{37E4D8EA-8BDA-4831-8EA1-89053939A250}
Verizon Broadband Toolbar
5.1.0.11
true
{3DD07E5D-2ADF-42ea-972E-2998FA5CE45A}
AniWeather
0.8.1
true
{4176DFF4-4698-11DE-BEEB-45DA55D89593}
Firefox Showcase
0.9.5.5
true
{89506680-e3f4-484c-a2c0-ed711d481eda}
Adblock Plus
1.2.2
true
{d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d}
Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant
0.0.0
true
{20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}
RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin
1.0
true
{ABDE892B-13A8-4d1b-88E6-365A6E755758}
Norton IPS
2.0
true
{BBDA0591-3099-440a-AA10-41764D9DB4DB}
Norton Toolbar
4.6
true
{2D3F3651-74B9-4795-BDEC-6DA2F431CB62}
HP Smart Web Printing
4.60
false
smartwebprinting@hp.com
Modified Preferences
Name
Value
accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar
0
browser.history_expire_days.mirror
180
browser.history_expire_days_min
7
browser.link.open_newwindow
2
browser.places.importBookmarksHTML
false
browser.places.importDefaults
false
browser.places.leftPaneFolderId
-1
browser.places.migratePostDataAnnotations
false
browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion
2
browser.places.updateRecentTagsUri
false
browser.startup.homepage
http://www.redhotpawn.com/mygames/mygames.php
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone
rv:1.9.2.10
browser.tabs.loadInBackground
false
extensions.lastAppVersion
3.6.10
general.useragent.extra.microsoftdotnet
(.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
keyword.URL
http://urlseek10.vmn.net/search.php?type=dns&tbn=egames&q=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated
true
network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server
4
places.last_vacuum
1284659131
print.print_printer
HP Officejet Pro 8000 A809 Series
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_bgcolor
false
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_bgimages
false
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_command
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_downloadfonts
false
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_edge_bottom
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_edge_left
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_edge_right
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_edge_top
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_evenpages
true
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_footercenter
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_footerleft
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_footerright
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_headercenter
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_headerleft
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_headerright
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_in_color
true
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_margin_bottom
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_margin_left
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_margin_right
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_margin_top
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_oddpages
true
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_orientation
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_pagedelay
500
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_paper_data
1
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_paper_height
11.00
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_paper_size_type
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_paper_size_unit
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_paper_width
8.50
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_reversed
false
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_scaling
0.70
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_shrink_to_fit
false
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_to_file
false
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_bottom
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_left
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_right
0
print.printer_HP_Officejet_Pro_8000_A809_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_top
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_bgcolor
false
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_bgimages
false
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_command
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_downloadfonts
false
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_bottom
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_left
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_right
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_top
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_evenpages
true
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_footercenter
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_footerleft
&PT
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_footerright
&D
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_headercenter
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_headerleft
&T
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_headerright
&U
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_in_color
true
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_bottom
0.5
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_left
0.5
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_right
0.5
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_top
0.5
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_oddpages
true
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_orientation
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_pagedelay
500
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_data
1
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_height
11.00
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_size_type
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_size_unit
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_width
8.50
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_reversed
false
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_scaling
1.00
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_shrink_to_fit
true
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_to_file
false
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_bottom
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_left
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_right
0
print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_top
0
privacy.clearOnShutdown.offlineApps
true
privacy.cpd.siteSettings
true
privacy.item.cache
true
privacy.item.downloads
false
privacy.item.formdata
false
privacy.item.history
false
privacy.item.offlineApps
true
privacy.item.passwords
false
privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs
true
privacy.sanitize.promptOnSanitize
false
privacy.sanitize.timeSpan
0
security.warn_viewing_mixed
false

TonyE
  • Moderator
1041 solutions 8840 answers

This may be due to a problem with an add-on. Follow the procedure in the Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems article to see if it helps.

cor-el
  • Top 10 Contributor
  • Moderator
10741 solutions 96657 answers

Helpful Reply

Your above posted system details show outdated plugin(s) with known security and stability risks.

  • Java Plug-in 1.6.0_01 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)

Update the Java plugin to the latest version.

TheBlueMango 0 solutions 1 answers

I also had this problem but managed to resolve it by disabling the antiphishing toolbar that Bitdefender had installed in Firefox.