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My firefox just keep on not responding and gets bloocked when opening a second window

When I open a second browsing window, firefox blicks from one to another and the message ?does not respond' appear and dissapear. Then firefox gets as blocked and does no… (read more)

When I open a second browsing window, firefox blicks from one to another and the message ?does not respond' appear and dissapear. Then firefox gets as blocked and does not repnd anymore and I need to stop abruptly and restart again

Asked by jmvg 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Firefox is totally slow and not responding

Hi! I need a little help. My FF is totally slow. I don't know where the problem is. I have open only a few tabs and it is loading too long, maybe 20 seconds and more and … (read more)

Hi!

I need a little help. My FF is totally slow. I don't know where the problem is. I have open only a few tabs and it is loading too long, maybe 20 seconds and more and also "not responding" for a couple of seconds. I have never had these problems in such a way. FF was slow many times in 10 years of my using of this browser, but this is extreme for me. I tried to get rid of any unnecessary plugins and extensions, it helped for a few days and come again. Then I tried, for me the last solution, restarting/reseting FF to factory defaults... it also helped perfectly, but only for a few days and come again and I'm here, frustrated from FF. This problems I have on more computers and PC's are pretty new. 2x different HP ProBook 455 G2 with AMD A8 APUs and 1x HP ProBook 450 G2 with i3 Intel, if this could help. Plugins and extensions are only basic as I say, so this can't be a problem in my opinion.

Thank you very much for every respond.

Asked by biggie 5 years ago

Answered by biggie 5 years ago

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Have 3 computers running Firefox 41.0.2 w/ stalling F.B. scrolling.

Facebook scrolling stalls on 2 laptops and 1 PC with Firefox 41.0.2. I've tried refreshing Firefox, deleting plug-ins, uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, nothing seem… (read more)

Facebook scrolling stalls on 2 laptops and 1 PC with Firefox 41.0.2. I've tried refreshing Firefox, deleting plug-ins, uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, nothing seems to help. My other browser I.E. does not have this stalling problem when scrolling on Facebook. Mozilla does not seem to have a clean uninstall program and the Windows uninstaller leaves old Firefox data and registry items. So I'm currently backing up data on my main laptop and am going to reimage it from a prior clone and see if the older version of Firefox works better. Does anyone else have this problem or any suggestions that might help?

Asked by gladu2 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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how do i fix my home page image suddenly stopped showing up and i have just a blank page?

due to slowness of loading, i was reloading my home page....repeatedly, i'm afraid. now, not only does my home page image not show up, but it's not even asking me if i w… (read more)

due to slowness of loading, i was reloading my home page....repeatedly, i'm afraid. now, not only does my home page image not show up, but it's not even asking me if i wanna set a cookie. not sure why this is. works on my ipad, my friends' browsers (PC/mobile), my husband's ipad and mac laptop...i've looked around in options and on help forums and can't even find anyone else having this problem. seems like firefox isn't talking to my web hoster? dunno. 41.0.1 version. i'll try updating now. maybe that'll fix it. anyway, thanx for any help anyone can give.

Asked by mrs_vw 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Can anyone help me set up my Add-Ons to minimize Crashes, hanging, and freezing of web pages?

Below, is a screen shot of my Computer's Properties. I realize my PC is old. I'll admit, that I should know more about this stuff than I do, but I am so frustrated, I'm r… (read more)

Below, is a screen shot of my Computer's Properties. I realize my PC is old. I'll admit, that I should know more about this stuff than I do, but I am so frustrated, I'm ready to simply uninstall Firefox, and go back to Chrome. Basically all I do online, is read News, Sports, and play a few games. I can't help but feel, that I have conflicting Add-ons which are causing me all these issues, but for the life of me, I cannot figure out the right combination of them to get my Browser to run smoothly.

Constantly the Debugging Script box pops up, or Shockwave crashes, or the page I'm on simply starts hanging and freezing. I shouldn't need to be clearing my History/Cache daily, but I do, and even this is only a temporary fix. After a half an hour, I'm right back to all the issues again. Thanks in Advance!

Asked by Mikey7a 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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ghostery drastically slows FF browser

After having a very erratic start up time: and running FF healthcheck varies from 2-15 secs, and disabling Add-ons one by one, I discovered the slowness culprit is Ghoste… (read more)

After having a very erratic start up time: and running FF healthcheck varies from 2-15 secs, and disabling Add-ons one by one, I discovered the slowness culprit is Ghostery. How can it be delayed on start up ...is there an interrupt timer ?

Asked by richwalters 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Is it typical that firefox can use 339,600K (shown on task manager and appeared to be working) to show an image? My whole system freezes when this happens

I was looking at images in an email, (PDF) and firefox was running 339,600K and froze my system. Is this typical? It just kept happening I waited, however the screen tur… (read more)

I was looking at images in an email, (PDF) and firefox was running 339,600K and froze my system. Is this typical? It just kept happening I waited, however the screen turned gray (with the email showing beneath) and after about 15 min I decided that was long enough and refreshed the browser (or the little circle arrow). Then I was able to begin again, but it kept happening about every third image. Thanks in advance for your advise

Asked by Suzque 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Problem with Auto Scroll.

(Sorry for my bad english, it's not my native language) Hello, it's been many months that I have a problem with automatic scrolling Firefox Maintain pressure on the mouse… (read more)

(Sorry for my bad english, it's not my native language) Hello, it's been many months that I have a problem with automatic scrolling Firefox Maintain pressure on the mouse wheel can slide in all directions of the web page, very useful for long pages and also for very high resolution pictures.

Off for several release (from 40.0.0 I think but not certainty), scrolling stops and / or is extremely slow and choppy until the page is not fully charged. This is all the more painful if we wait for loading a heavy image on a slow site.

I tested with the Firefox Safe Mode and it changes nothing. Disable graphics acceleration nor solves this defect. Test a new blank profile ... Remove and reinstall Firefox ... Namely I met no automatic scrolling problem on Internet Explorer or Chrome.

As I visit large high resolution photo galleries, is often sucks having to wait finish loading before dragging on the page with the pressed wheel. I leave then your knowledge to help me determine the source of this defect.

P.S. Windows 7 x64 with ATI HD7870 2go

Asked by Tauxieros 5 years ago

Answered by Tauxieros 4 years ago

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firefox cant stop/remove from taskbar when hanged

Respected sir We are facing an issue, when using firefox, it is automatic stop to work, we are using latest version 42.0 , Operating system is xp-sp3 - 32bit , antiviru… (read more)

Respected sir

We are facing an issue, when using firefox, it is automatic stop to work, we are using latest version 42.0 , Operating system is xp-sp3 - 32bit , antivirus is guardian net secure 16.00 ,

1). it cant stop from task-manager 2). it cant stop from run command : TASKKILL /f /im firefox.exe

we must have to restart computer, but it is also take long time after hanged firefox...

please, help

Thanks JD Patel (Hindustan)

Asked by JdPatel 5 years ago

Answered by JdPatel 4 years ago

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firefox quits responding halfway through loading a page using Windows 10

I've tried both version 40 and 42. Every time I try to load a webpage, Firefox quits responding part way through. I've gone through add-ons. I went through all the help a… (read more)

I've tried both version 40 and 42. Every time I try to load a webpage, Firefox quits responding part way through. I've gone through add-ons. I went through all the help articles and nothing worked. The problem started after installing Windows 10 and often happens on Politico and Fox News. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling. After the uninstall I scanned the registry with ccleaner

Asked by Thrasher70 5 years ago

Answered by Thrasher70 5 years ago

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Why do I have trouble with the PCH games on Firefox

When I play the Publishers Clearing House games Firefox keeps freezing. I have to go to Chrome and then it works fine, but I don't like Chrome. Why do I have trouble wit… (read more)

When I play the Publishers Clearing House games Firefox keeps freezing. I have to go to Chrome and then it works fine, but I don't like Chrome. Why do I have trouble with Firefox for things like that?

Asked by rosemarybales 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Is it normal that it takes a good half-second to switch from one tab to another ?

This feels slow as molasses, especially when working with many tabs. It happens : - On already loaded tabs (so you'd think just clicking on them would bring them to the f… (read more)

This feels slow as molasses, especially when working with many tabs. It happens :

- On already loaded tabs (so you'd think just clicking on them would bring them to the forefront immediately).

- On a fresh install (a few weeks old).

- With no bookmarks at all.

- On a profile with only 6 extensions, including Tab Mix Plus.

- On a virgin default profile just out of install, with nothing else added.

I've tried to disable the real-time shields of my Avast Free anti-virus, to no avail. Note : I've moved my profiles out of %AppData%, but I don't suppose this is relevant.

I come from Opera (legacy version), which does not have that delay. Is this to be expected on Firefox ?

As an aside, long startup times seem to be the norm (9 to 16 seconds, in my case), and I'm not even sure this includes the Profile Manager startup time. I used to live in a world where launching a browser was immediate.

Asked by Clairvaux 5 years ago

Answered by Clairvaux 5 years ago

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Firefox slowed to a crawl after updating Norton Security.

Updated to latest version of Norton. FF hung up ("not responding" msg) every time a new tab was opened. Refreshed FF; now tabs work fine, but FF is extremely slow. Pa… (read more)

Updated to latest version of Norton. FF hung up ("not responding" msg) every time a new tab was opened. Refreshed FF; now tabs work fine, but FF is extremely slow. Pages that used to takt one second or less to load now take from two to ten minutes.

Asked by Bowkie 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Have new IMac, with OSX El Capitan 10.11.1..Firefox hangs at bootup, no response to mouse.

Just bought a new IMAC. It came with El Capitan OSX 10.11.1. I used Time Machine to restore all my data and information. Everything carried over fine, and all my software… (read more)

Just bought a new IMAC. It came with El Capitan OSX 10.11.1. I used Time Machine to restore all my data and information. Everything carried over fine, and all my software is working fine. EXCEPT FIREFOX - version 42.0. It hangs up with a blank screen at boot-up. Sometimes it boots and Yahoo my home screen appears, but does not recognize my mouse, and ignores my mouse clicks on everything. Sometimes (Rarely) Firefox boots up. Unfortunately if I get out, the next time I envoke it, the same blank screen etc. I tried to restore Firefox as directed on their support site, but still have same problem. Any suggestions?

Asked by LDLynn 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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How can I increase the speed of Firefox?

Since a few days ago, maybe a week, Firefox is running slow. I have a few add ons. Now I try to log in to a course and cannot log in. I do run Malwarebytes every morning,… (read more)

Since a few days ago, maybe a week, Firefox is running slow. I have a few add ons. Now I try to log in to a course and cannot log in. I do run Malwarebytes every morning, and Kaspersky Labs almost every evening. I will contact my school and ask the web master about my login problem, also. But this will probably not fix the slow speed of Firefox. I check to see I have the latest version, about once per month. The Windows update service is configured to run automatically. I run W-10 on this machine. It is a Toshiba Satellite C75D-A, with AMD A6 quad core processor. Firefox is my default browser. I use yahoo most of the time for e mail and search engine purposes. The list of plug ins you show for my machine is correct.

I was in Ukraine from 2 October until 15 October, as a visitor. I observed that my machine (this one) behaved very strange, while I was there. When I returned, this machine began to function more normally. Maybe it was because of the different current voltage or something. I used a voltage adapter while I was there. Firefox was also slow, then, and it took a while to connect to one site or another. I had a lot of trouble to connect to the sites of 2 banks where I have accounts, but not to another bank, where I also have an account.

Sometimes I felt like my machine was not under my control, and a few times I saw the arrow (cursor) move on the screen, by itself. Like someone else controlled my computer. I reported this to the technicians at my anti-virus provider (Kaspersky Labs). They gave me a link to a program, and I sent the results to them. They ran a test and found nothing unusual.

Now Firefox is slowing down again. It works, yes, but it is not as agile as it once was.

Cookies are enabled in Firefox on my machine. But sometimes I use the version with a Venetian purple mask. I understand the cookies and history are not recorded or are disabled when I use this special version of Firefox.

I avoid Chrome due to the invasive and spying customs of Google. I use G mail sometimes, but am migrating my e mail to accounts in other providers, for the same reason.

I use IE for some sites that require it. Like the official site of Las Positas College, in Livermore, from which I graduated last year. Their site is essentially designed to work on IE.

One bank I check routinely, requires me to use IE to access my account.

I do not like to be tracked, so I have the no-tracking request turned on almost all the time.

If you need any further info, please let me know. Marc
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Asked by 963SaturnRings 4 years ago

Answered by 963SaturnRings 4 years ago

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Firefox runs very slowly after Windows 10 update

On Saturday 12 December, Windows 10 spent an age updating itself, with several reboots. Since then, browsing has been intolerably slow with Firefox, although my internet… (read more)

On Saturday 12 December, Windows 10 spent an age updating itself, with several reboots. Since then, browsing has been intolerably slow with Firefox, although my internet connection is still fine (working fast from my smartphone and using Microsoft Edge). I have two PCs and both seem to have been affected in the same way. Using Task Manager, I see that Firefox is using lots of CPU nearly all the time - often over 50%. Even typing and scrolling is very slow, not just downloading. I have turned off all my add-ins and plug-ins, run in safe mode, restarted and reinstalled Firefox to no effect. Until now, I would have said Firefox was the fastest browser. I think Firefox updated itself to version 42.0 several days ago, so I a suspicious that this slowdown has happened just after a Windows update.

Asked by Bercelet 4 years ago

Answered by Bercelet 4 years ago

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Firefox 42 noticeable lag when I visit a particular site

Firefox 42 noticeable lag when I visit a particular site. Hi Mozilla, This is the site http://www.deccanherald.com/. When I open 8 or more tabs on this site Firefox gets … (read more)

Firefox 42 noticeable lag when I visit a particular site.

Hi Mozilla, This is the site http://www.deccanherald.com/. When I open 8 or more tabs on this site Firefox gets laggy. I right click on a link and choose open a new tab there is a delay of a few seconds before the right click menu appears and then another delay to open in a new tab. when I'm scrolling down there are more delays and when I move from tab to tab still more delays.

When I visit this same site in Internet Explorer 11 I don't experience any issue it works fine. My specs Alienware M14XR2 i7-3630QM, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA Geforce GT 650M, Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 64 Bit .

Asked by CaptainCrunch 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago