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Firefox browser hangs for about a minute when text is copied.

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Firefox for Windows hangs when I copy text, either by Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C or by using a right-click menu. The browser just stops responding. It doesn't crash. Eventually, it will return and behave normally.

I tried removing all extensions and closing all open tabs. No change. I'm out of ideas. I suspect it may be trying to synchronize with something it can't find or there's network latency. Task Manager shows it's using a lot of resources. It doesn't do it every time, just often enough to be frustrating.

Windows Specifications: Edition Windows 11 Pro Version 22H2 Installed on ‎5/‎14/‎2022 OS build 22622.598 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22634.1000.0

Firefox for Windows hangs when I copy text, either by Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C or by using a right-click menu. The browser just stops responding. It doesn't crash. Eventually, it will return and behave normally. I tried removing all extensions and closing all open tabs. No change. I'm out of ideas. I suspect it may be trying to synchronize with something it can't find or there's network latency. Task Manager shows it's using a lot of resources. It doesn't do it every time, just often enough to be frustrating. Windows Specifications: Edition Windows 11 Pro Version 22H2 Installed on ‎5/‎14/‎2022 OS build 22622.598 Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.22634.1000.0

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So... No replies... Evidently this isn't the place to go for help with Firefox. I don't want to have to use a different browser, but these delays while editing are seriously aggravating.

Can anyone recommend a place where a person can get help with a Firefox problem?

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Hello! Try reinstalling the browser! Have a nice day!

Modified by ShchTemka

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shchegolev.artm said

Hello! Try reinstalling the browser! Have a nice day!

Thanks.

I think it's time to start using a different browser. It seems I have encountered a problem that cannot be fixed.

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Thanks Terry!

I think I have isolated the source of the problem. It seems to be Facebook and the version of Windows I'm using. When I close the Facebook tab, the problem goes away. My guess is there may be processes that monitor my activities that take a lot of resources. I don't have the problem with other computers that are running Windows 11--only this one computer. For the time being, I am using Remote Desktop to use Facebook on another computer as a workaround. The computer with the problem is participating in the Windows Insider Program at the beta level.

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Modified by Asa Dotzler

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Modified by Terry

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