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firfox lag and bring an not responding message when i switch from tab to tab or open a new one

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when i click on to any link and ask to open it in new tab the whole program is stoped for nearly 10 seconds and when i click at any thing it says firefox is not responding .the same happens when i switch from tab to tab the program lags and said the same not responding msg and then work after a while.

this really happens a lot i wish you solve it.
I am a new member to firefox and i start to love it but this made me think about it.

In the photo i just clicked on another tab.

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac=Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?


Start your Computer in safe mode with networking. Then start Firefox. Try Safe web sites. Is the problem still there?

Starting The Computer In Safe Mode;
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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac=Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?


Start your Computer in safe mode with networking. Then start Firefox. Try Safe web sites. Is the problem still there?

Starting The Computer In Safe Mode;
Free Online Encyclopedia

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Thank you it works :D But I am surprised what was the problem then?

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What Safe Mode ended the problem?

If Firefox Safe;

It could be the work of one of your add-ons. Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; <Control>(Mac=<Command>)<Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions. Disable a few add-ons, then Restart Firefox.

Some added toolbar and anti-virus add-ons are known to cause Firefox issues. Disable All of them.

If the problem continues, disable some more (restarting FF). Continue until the problem is gone. After, you know what group is causing the issue. Re-enable the last group ONE AT A TIME (restarting FF) until the problem returns.

Once you think you found the problem, disable that and re-enable all the others, then restart again. Let us know who the suspect is detective.