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Why is Firefox stalling during pageloads?

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Before anyone suggests it: NO, I can't upgrade, because circumstances currently require me to use Firefox Throttle or something like it, and I haven't found anything else like it. I also don't want to upgrade to a version that won't allow me to disable addon-compatibility checking.

Just recently, Firefox has developed a problem where it will simply stop downloading information - 0K/s transfer rate. This will often continue for several minutes, then the loads will resume as if nothing had happened, aside from those pages (like GMail) which are sensitive to loadtimes. I think the problem lasts longer the more pages I try to load simultaneously, but I can't swear to that. No other apps seem to be affected.

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Try this. Type in the address bar about:config Accept the warning. In the page that appears, in the Filter box, type network.http.max-connections Change the value to 32 (which is probably set to 256 in your case). Close that page. Restart the browser.

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In Firefox 3.5. that pref still has the value of 32. The change to 255 is in Firefox 6.0 and later.

Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

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Ironically, you may be wrong, at least in my case - mine was set to the strange value of 102. Don't yet have enough information to say definitively yet, but changing it may have fixed the problem...

EDIT: Yep, seems to have solved it. Weird, wonder how that got changed... EDIT 2: Okay, no, it hasn't solved it, though it does seem to have alleviated it somewhat.

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