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Quantum V63 is an operating disaster

I've tried and tried with this browser from turning off hardware acceleration and so on, Quantum V63 for Win 8.1 is a slow wreck to operate. I can type quicker than it ta… (read more)

I've tried and tried with this browser from turning off hardware acceleration and so on, Quantum V63 for Win 8.1 is a slow wreck to operate. I can type quicker than it takes to download.What have you lot done to make things worse when it was working better before ? Loading webpages now takes more than double long as the previous ff version. Can I revert to V62 i.e previous one before the update ?

Tried safe mode , disabled add-ons, and so on. It should have to be this way. Any suggestions ?

rJ

Asked by richwalters 1 year ago

Last reply by philipp 1 year ago

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Firefox was running slow and it asked me to refresh. I did and now I have lost all my bookmarks and history. I KNOW my password but it says it's incorrect.

In researching this issue from other users, I saw where you may be able to restore my bookmarks and history but you have to ask me some questions first. Please help me a… (read more)

In researching this issue from other users, I saw where you may be able to restore my bookmarks and history but you have to ask me some questions first. Please help me and ask me any questions. I am going to be very upset if all I did was refresh and I lost everything. I checked before I did it and everything was set to sync. Problem is that it's telling me that my password is incorrect but I know that it's correct. Just checked it earlier today.

Asked by nolahope 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox slow no fixes work

I'm new to firefox, but something is wrong. Whenever trying to connect to ANY website it takes forever or "Connecting..." and after it finally connects to the page it loa… (read more)

I'm new to firefox, but something is wrong. Whenever trying to connect to ANY website it takes forever or "Connecting..." and after it finally connects to the page it loads very slow. That is if it doesn't get stuck on connecting forever.

I have tried new profiles, resetting firefox, erasing all history cache cookies etc, and disabling anti-virus. All of my hardwarae usage is low. This includes cpu&core, ram (pagefile disabled), hard disk highest active time, gpu, everything. I tried disabling hardware acceleration. No add-ons. No extensions. I tried disabling all 3 plugins. no services.

I have 300mbit/s internet hard wire with no data loss.

It also never closes. No matter if I press the menu button then the power button. It runs in the background and the only way to stop it from running is to end the task in task manager.

Asked by mattbar 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Browser extremely slow, content won't load, links unresponsive???

I do not know what version I am running or where to find that info. I am running Windows 7. I am not interested in updating my operating system to solve this problem. … (read more)

I do not know what version I am running or where to find that info. I am running Windows 7. I am not interested in updating my operating system to solve this problem. Unfortunately, I will probably just switch back to "Chrome!"

I really appreciate any help that can be provide in clear current instructions. I am sure this question has been asked before. Are there a series of well documented, clear (to lay people) steps to diagnose and address this issue? I took C programming and Fortran decades ago, but I honestly do not understand how to get around "behind the scenes" in these operating systems!! LOL.

Super Thanks! I really want to get back to work - on my computer!!

Asked by MarcoJH 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How can I disable the "a web page is slowing down your computer" message

Hi, I'm trying to use Firefox to debug a slow website. Now, I know this website is slow - that's what I'm working on. So I don't need to see the "a website is slowing dow… (read more)

Hi,

I'm trying to use Firefox to debug a slow website. Now, I know this website is slow - that's what I'm working on. So I don't need to see the "a website is slowing down your computer" message, I just want to be able to tell Firefox that - for this particular site - I don't want to see that message, I just want you to automatically wait and don't ask me again.

Is it possible to do this? Or if not on a site by site basis, then just disable the message altogether with a setting? It makes it especially difficult to use Firefox for this problem, but I don't want to have to switch to another browser to do it.

Thanks

Asked by zippy72 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Is anyone else experiencing extreme slowness loading pages since upgrading to Firefox 63.0?

Upgraded to Firefox 63.0 and all of a sudden started to see extreme sluggishness on every website I visited, especially Facebook, YouTube and some auction sites. I played… (read more)

Upgraded to Firefox 63.0 and all of a sudden started to see extreme sluggishness on every website I visited, especially Facebook, YouTube and some auction sites. I played around with the security settings, because this is what I saw changes in from my previous browser version to this new one, and that did not correct the sluggishness. I removed 63.0 and went back to my last browser 62.0.3 and bam, sluggishness gone. What changes were made that could have made this occur?

Asked by musicmaker004 1 year ago

Last reply by Pushmataha 1 year ago

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Few month ago firefox become extremely slow!

Few month ago Firefox become extremely slow on one of my PC Windows 10 (Chrome etc works perfect). I have few PC, different operating system and everything is OK with Fir… (read more)

Few month ago Firefox become extremely slow on one of my PC Windows 10 (Chrome etc works perfect). I have few PC, different operating system and everything is OK with Firefox except one pc. I followed all fix/improve suggestions, nothing is help. After complete uninstall and new installation of browser (deleting all Firefox folders etc) the browser start working proper (reinstall of browser didn't help, i have complete uninstall it), but after few days the slow issues have back :( Is there some report/log diagnostic file that I can run and send you guys, these problem make me crazy :(

Asked by RioZoom 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

Firefox is periodically slow opening pages; fixed after rebooting Windows

I have my computer on most of the day and will have Firefox running in the background while I go back and forth to it while working. When I break, I will shut Firefox dow… (read more)

I have my computer on most of the day and will have Firefox running in the background while I go back and forth to it while working. When I break, I will shut Firefox down but leave Windows 10 running. When I come back and reopen Firefox, it will sometime take several minutes to reopen the homepage or any url entered manually. The thing is, it doesn't happen every time, but enough to become annoying. I find if I reboot Windows, it works fine again. While Firefox is running slow, other browsers run normally. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!

Asked by NJCurmudgeon 2 months ago

Last reply by Jeff Grossman 2 months ago

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saying not connected

Since the update firefox is impossible to use it is so slow take 5 to ten min to change pages, and that's if it opens pages. Now it will load some pages others it will si… (read more)

Since the update firefox is impossible to use it is so slow take 5 to ten min to change pages, and that's if it opens pages. Now it will load some pages others it will simply say there is no internet connection. However I can open edge and find things instantly and no connection problem. I have uninstalled firefox, re installed and updated still nothing works. I have used firefox for years I have never had this issue.

Asked by luckymina 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Pages dont load, keep loading forever

When I open new tab it just shows blank screen and it keeps loading forever, tried safe mode and reinstalling and it doesnt change a thing. Also tried disabling addons, p… (read more)

When I open new tab it just shows blank screen and it keeps loading forever, tried safe mode and reinstalling and it doesnt change a thing. Also tried disabling addons, pluggins one by one and my f secure antivirus with no success. Problem doesnt happen all the time, but it does at least 70% of the times. Sometimes it helps if i copy the page address and open it with a open in a new tab button.

Asked by hojahoj 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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For the last year following an Firefox upgrade and since then, it takes the better part of 3-4 minutes for FF to load my homepage. Chrome and IE are still ok?

As previously stated. Whenever I turn on my Windows PC, and after the Desktop loads, I get no response from the Firefox icon to load my home page for 3-4 minutes. This ha… (read more)

As previously stated. Whenever I turn on my Windows PC, and after the Desktop loads, I get no response from the Firefox icon to load my home page for 3-4 minutes. This happens without fail anytime I'm starting (not restarting) the PC. If I click the icon more that 1x I just get that many windows opening when it finally does start. No other browser is doing this. I have all the auto checks and updates turned off as well. I have tried changing my homepage to no avail. Thanks Dan Meno in Indpls.

Asked by IndyDan 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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I get a message saying a website is slowing down Firefox. what can I do?

I get a message in a yellow bar saying a website is slowing down Firefox. What do you want to do? Stop it, wait. It keeps coming back and stops videos from playing. … (read more)

I get a message in a yellow bar saying a website is slowing down Firefox. What do you want to do? Stop it, wait.

It keeps coming back and stops videos from playing.

Asked by flemi1rj 1 year ago

Last reply by Shadow110 1 year ago

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Slow Running Firefox

When running Firefox the time between between clicking on a link in one webpage and the new site displaying on the new tab has become several/many minutes. This wasn't al… (read more)

When running Firefox the time between between clicking on a link in one webpage and the new site displaying on the new tab has become several/many minutes. This wasn't always the case - it's happened for a month or so. The equivalent responses when operating in Chrome are much sharper, in fact as good as could be expected. Has anyone got an explanation/remedy? Paul Chant

Asked by PChant 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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cursor at Firefox launch not ready for typing

Back to this problem again, launch Firefox and start typing and then look at screen and nothing has appeared, the cursor is not 'active' in the search window upon launch … (read more)

Back to this problem again, launch Firefox and start typing and then look at screen and nothing has appeared, the cursor is not 'active' in the search window upon launch anymore. I recall this annoying problem then it went, but its back again. Others made mention but I cant find the thread.

DBenz

Asked by DBenz 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Firefox takes a long time until it starts with loading a new page

Hello, since the last update (v63.0, Windows) I have an issue that makes Firefox not usable. I hope you can help me. Every time I open a new webpage, over a hyperlink or … (read more)

Hello,

since the last update (v63.0, Windows) I have an issue that makes Firefox not usable. I hope you can help me.

Every time I open a new webpage, over a hyperlink or manually, Firefox takes 5-8 seconds until it starts to load the page. It seems like Firefox does nearly nothing at this point, there is no traffic going out, no CPU usage etc. There is also no status message in the bottom left corner like "Waiting for https://foobar.com...". After 5-8 seconds Firefox starts to load the page and then it goes very fast. This makes it impossible to use Firefox, because normal activities take a lot of time, because every click takes 5-8 seconds. On chrome on the same PC everything is OK.

I already did nearly everything to reset and clear my Firefox installation, I reinstalled and deleted the Mozilla folder in the AppData directory, the problem still persists. My colleague has the same issue since this update, so it's not only my PC.

I hope you can help me.

Asked by swip3798 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox Quantum 64bit: horrific Performance !

Immediatly after upgrading FF to Quantum every click has a 3 to 10 seconds delay until a site finally starts loading. Since I am "working" in the web, that way FF is comp… (read more)

Immediatly after upgrading FF to Quantum every click has a 3 to 10 seconds delay until a site finally starts loading. Since I am "working" in the web, that way FF is completly useless. Is there anyone else out there having the same problem? Or someone who had and got it solved?

As Quantum is advertising performance and visual improvements for Windows users, like: "Moved the build infrastructure of Firefox on Windows to the Clang toolchain, bringing important performance gains", I can smell the smoke, where my performance problems could result from..

Unbelievable, but I had to install Chrome in the meantime to be able to work on.

Any help appreciated, Marv.

Asked by Marv_FFM 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

Firefox is brutally slow on speedtest.net

Hello, When using Firefox, my network speeds are brutally slow (~35 Mbps), while Edge is (~300 Mbps, which is my service speed). I am hardwired through my router, but it… (read more)

Hello,

When using Firefox, my network speeds are brutally slow (~35 Mbps), while Edge is (~300 Mbps, which is my service speed). I am hardwired through my router, but it is the same wired or wireless.

I have literally tried every single step through Firefox's troubleshooting and have even completed what I thought to be an entire uninstall and deletion of every single Firefox file on my laptop. Upon uninstall and deleting of EVERYTHING, I reinstalled only to be greeted with "Hey, it looks like you reinstalled Firefox, want to refresh everything?". I did (another) refresh and still, same speeds.

Is there a way to 100% remove Firefox and reinstall? I want my laptop/Firefox to treat each other as never have met, in hopes that I can install and get the speeds I should be getting.

Interesting note, Firefox for Android gets ~300 Mbps no problem on my phone.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by noble.s 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Why when I click on a link to play a video it runs in slow motion?

When I click on a link within a site (MSN) to play a new story the video runs in slow motion. This started to happen suddenly. I have tried to refresh Firefox and updat… (read more)

When I click on a link within a site (MSN) to play a new story the video runs in slow motion. This started to happen suddenly. I have tried to refresh Firefox and updating some add-ons but still have the same problem. What can I do to fix it. When I try it in IE it works fine but not in Firefox. Help!

Asked by nmatos 5 years ago

Last reply by guigs 5 years ago

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Can Firefox be optimized for use with slow conections?

I can only get online at home through my phone, and I only have 7gb of 4G data to tether with, then it drops to 128kbs. Is there anything I can do with Firefox to improve… (read more)

I can only get online at home through my phone, and I only have 7gb of 4G data to tether with, then it drops to 128kbs. Is there anything I can do with Firefox to improve browsing speed?

Asked by Agent719 4 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 years ago