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Firefox takes too long to start


Ive been using firefox for years, but this week it started having problems when i started running the program to open the first window, it takes like 20 secods to open, i have a 12gb RAM, intel i7 2.8Ghz PC, with windows 7 at 64 bits....already checked my antivirus and added firefox to exceptions at the real time shield options...but its still the same, also ive already reinstalled it and doesnt get better... please help!

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_29 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.0
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:8.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/8.0.1

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Ashish Namdev 0 solutions 9 answers

Thank you For Using Firefox. Sorry your Firefox is Responding Slowly . Here are some tips please have a look to Speed up Your Firefox Firefox needs a refresh. Here are tips to make Firefox load faster https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/firefox-takes-long-time-start-up?ref=aoa

Have a look and Enjoy The Firefox.