Firefox very slow (vs Edge)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search … (читать ещё)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search extension etc, and it's always been a great browser.

Recently though (not sure if it's just recently, or I've only just noticed), it's so slow. I tried a brand new profile, no extensions, no settings changes, and it's the same. Example loading times:

bbc.co.uk/news Firefox: 14s Edge: 2s chess.com Firefox: 19s Edge: 4s chess.com play vs computer Firefox 38s Edge 2s

https://youtu.be/er9jBysL0vEFirefox vs Edge (YouTube)

So it's not my profile settings or extensions.

BUT, I tried it on a different user profile on the same computer (Switch User from the Windows Start menu), and it's fast!

Why is this, and what do I need to do on my user account to speed Firefox up (keeping my same Firefox profile)?

Thanks in advance.

Задан Rhys 2 месяца назад

Последний ответ от Rhys 6 дней назад

Firefox freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds, even in Safe Mode. Task Manager shows one or two of firefox's sub-tasks as "Not responding" and CPU at 100%.

Pretty much title. Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all ext… (читать ещё)

Pretty much title.

Since about two weeks when I open firefox the browser freezes every few minutes for 10-15 seconds. Launching firefox in Safe Mode or disabling all extensions didn't help. When I open Task Manager during freezes it shows that Firefox is "Not responding" and when I open sub-tasks it's usually one or two causing the problem. When I close those either firefox closes completely or youtube or reddit crashes, leading me to believe it's something with those sites? Refreshing or reinstalling firefox hasn't helped. I'm on Windows 10 (all updates installed) and Firefox 84.0.1 (x64) as of the time writing this.

I hope someone can help and suggest something. I would hate to switch to another browser, but the problem has become unbearable.

Задан Paul 2 месяца назад

Последний ответ от Paul 4 дня назад

BarTender Software No Longer Shows Printer Status

I know this is a longshot. I used Firefox for the last couple of years with Seagull Scientific's BarTender software on my Windows 7 pc. Now my PC was wiped out and Wind… (читать ещё)

I know this is a longshot. I used Firefox for the last couple of years with Seagull Scientific's BarTender software on my Windows 7 pc. Now my PC was wiped out and Windows 10 as part of my company's initiative to get everyone up to Windows 10. BarTender uses a driver to talk to your print drivers and provide a status back to the BarTender server and webpage that we use. After the move to Windows 10 Firefox will not work with BarTender. It works in MS Edge and Chrome.

 I've got a ticket into Seagull Scientific and I can foresee how this will go.  They will point me back to Firefox and then I'll get pointed back to the vendor.   I know it will be hard to find someone with a similar issue.  But maybe someone had some issue with another driver, etc that stopped talking to Firefox.   
I've tried to turn off all of Firefox's protection stuff that might be interfering and still not working. 
I have used Firefox and prefer it over any others.   But I also don't like the idea of having to change browsers depending on what I'm doing.   Besides, this software I have to regularly use.   So if I can't find a solution I may have to abandon use of Firefox.

Задан Michael 2 недели назад

Последний ответ от Michael 1 день назад

History of synced devices

Hello, I would like to know is it possible to see/check the history of synced devices on Firefox. In other words, is it possible to check whether somebody synced my Firef… (читать ещё)

Hello, I would like to know is it possible to see/check the history of synced devices on Firefox. In other words, is it possible to check whether somebody synced my Firefox with theirs without me knowing it or being aware that happening. In this specific case I know it happened 100% and I just need somehow to prove it ... Thank you!

Задан Anne_Polster 3 недели назад

Последний ответ от Anne_Polster 1 день назад

Proxy Settings

we have installed Firefox 85.0.2 (esr). we are working in home office with a vpn connection (citrix gateway). the system is set to use proxy settings with a script - ever… (читать ещё)

we have installed Firefox 85.0.2 (esr). we are working in home office with a vpn connection (citrix gateway). the system is set to use proxy settings with a script - every time I start firefox new, it is set to "auto-detect proxy setting for this network" and I have no internet. Also with disabled vpn connection - i have to set the proxy setting to "no proxy" or "use system proxy settings" who sets the setting default to "auto-detect ..."? why is this not working in home-office

Задан stefan.luik 2 недели назад

Последний ответ от stefan.luik 2 дня назад

My Older Account _ _ And ...

I am afraid that I am very confused about the changes to this site. Are the FAQs the only way to learn about the changes, or is there some documentation I am not present… (читать ещё)

I am afraid that I am very confused about the changes to this site. Are the FAQs the only way to learn about the changes, or is there some documentation I am not presently seeing?

In addition, what happened to my older account on this site?

And where exactly are all the other posts, like I would expect to be seeing as if it were a regular forum platform?

Maybe I am more than confused. Maybe I am completely lost. Yes, my own stupidity might be a major factor for this confusion I am guilty of!

Задан Confianza 2 недели назад

Последний ответ от Confianza 6 дней назад

Missing menu line

There is one menu short in a screen, when I use Firefox to my bank. The file "2021-02-14.png" is missing a menu with "Forbrugsoverblik Forbrugsagenter Etiketter" on bla… (читать ещё)

There is one menu short in a screen, when I use Firefox to my bank. The file "2021-02-14.png" is missing a menu with "Forbrugsoverblik Forbrugsagenter Etiketter" on black background. The file "2021-02-14(1).png" is the same <prt sc> but in Edge browser. The file "2021-02-14(2).png" is the same but in Crome.

The two last are correct with all menu'es. How do I get the same i Firefox? I have cleared cookies and cache without any result.

I can't send any links, because you need to be logged in.

Regards Lars Scheffmann

Задан lars45 2 недели назад

Последний ответ от lars45 6 дней назад

Firefox keeps randomly resetting

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last ses… (читать ещё)

Every 2 to 3 days sometimes longer, Firefox will randomly reset itself and close out all windows and tabs to a single window and different search engine. Restore last session is never available when this happens even though I have that selected and checked and it does work when I manually close out windows and tabs myself so i know that preference is selected. My search engine preferences are always reset and have to restore defaults as well. Mac os Big Sur 11.2

Thanks to anyone who can help me solve this sudden mystery. Long time user of firefox on macbook pro and mac towers.

Ronnie DiCicco

Задан dicicc 1 неделю назад

Последний ответ от dicicc 4 дня назад

Why do you archive threads before fixing the issue???

I here refer to my thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1285212 in which the problem were not even answered by any of your tech people, but archived - why?… (читать ещё)

I here refer to my thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1285212 in which the problem were not even answered by any of your tech people, but archived - why?

I find it really bad, if i post a bug and you just archive without even try to fix the problem! It makes me extremely angry! Bad behavior!

Please stop that and re-open the case.

Jan Ps. same system (Lenovo Thinkpad X300 with Xubuntu 16.04LTS 64bit (account A) )now running Firefox 85.0.1 64bit can now print, I can't find any mentioning in release notes to how previous version 75.0 and now this one is different and why this one now can print.

It would be nice to get this solved, since other people here has had this one too and it seems to jump between versions and OS(linux an windows).

edited broken link

Задан insomniacno1 2 недели назад

Последний ответ от insomniacno1 2 дня назад

Blocking automatic audio/video play stopped working, how do I fix??

I recently changed options to connect to all websites via https under Privacy & Security, could that be the reason? I wouldn't think that has anything to do with it … (читать ещё)

I recently changed options to connect to all websites via https under Privacy & Security, could that be the reason? I wouldn't think that has anything to do with it but then I'm not expert tech-wise. Thank you!

Задан jj 3 недели назад

Последний ответ от jj 3 дня назад

Default Container

Is it possible to have a default container? When I open a site in a container, if I then use the open window to go to a URL that I have not assigned a container to, i wou… (читать ещё)

Is it possible to have a default container? When I open a site in a container, if I then use the open window to go to a URL that I have not assigned a container to, i would like this new site to open in a "default" container. I believe the Facebook container works like this, it only allows Facebook related sites to be opened in that container any other sites are open in a new window/tab. An example, if i open a bank URL in a "Banking" container, log off and click on another unrelated bookmark (say Mozilla help), It would be nice if it opened in a separate container I had assigned to be the default container.

Задан bernie4 3 недели назад

Последний ответ от bernie4 1 час назад

Jumbled text

Every so often when I am browsing and go onto a website the text becomes all jumbled as if it can't read the font properly. This has only started happening recently. It d… (читать ещё)

Every so often when I am browsing and go onto a website the text becomes all jumbled as if it can't read the font properly. This has only started happening recently. It definitely seems to be a font issue as when I copy the text and paste it into a document it reads perfectly and if I close the browser then open it again the text is back to normal. It seems to happen after I've been using the browser for a while.

Задан richard192 1 месяц назад

Последний ответ от richard192 4 дня назад

ECC773

I have configurated my printers by system but the new update when I want to print uses another configuration that produces problems to me and for each sheet I have to cha… (читать ещё)

I have configurated my printers by system but the new update when I want to print uses another configuration that produces problems to me and for each sheet I have to change it. How can change the default printer configuration of firefox and not being changing tu use windows comfiguration for each work? Is very bad and makes me ungry that another person in a configuration changes that I need whothout advise or tu his preferences that complicaters my life

Задан ecc773 1 неделю назад

Последний ответ от ecc773 6 дней назад

Firefox 85.0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly just blank

Firefox 85.0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly just blank no pages render, no access to preferences nothing except the menu bar - I have tried starting in safe mode, refreshing fir… (читать ещё)

Firefox 85.0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly just blank no pages render, no access to preferences nothing except the menu bar - I have tried starting in safe mode, refreshing firefox, deleting profile info, starting a different portable version of firefox 78.3.0 also blank. There is a message when started from the command line about multiple gpu's detected (there are 2 nvidia gpu's one of which is passed through to a guest kvm) Other browsers work fine on the system and firefox worked fine until recently other than stopping using firefox on this machine which I would rather not do I seem to be out of options (note firefox works fine in the guest kvm's) [GFX1-]: More than 1 GPU from same vendor detected via PCI, cannot deduce device [GFX1-]: More than 2 GPUs detected via PCI, secondary GPU is arbitrary

Задан michaeljeaffresoncass 6 дней назад

Playing video on SvtPlay is choppy

I want you guys to fix the video playing on SvtPlay and maybe other sites too. So that it is not choppy anymore. I just played a video from the documentaries section on s… (читать ещё)

I want you guys to fix the video playing on SvtPlay and maybe other sites too. So that it is not choppy anymore. I just played a video from the documentaries section on svtplay.se and it was choppy. The streaming of channels was not choppy though.

I use the latest version of Linux Fedora and Firefox.

Задан michael.91 6 дней назад

Tabs randomly crashing

Some tabs crash at random. Cannot reproduce at will. Started happening ever since I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 CPU. RAM with the XMP profile passes the entire 2 hour-lon… (читать ещё)

Some tabs crash at random. Cannot reproduce at will. Started happening ever since I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 CPU. RAM with the XMP profile passes the entire 2 hour-long 4 -pass Memtest86 without errors.

The crashes happen on all versions of stable Firefox and on Firefox Developer's Edition. They also occur if there are <10 tabs open as well as 100 tabs open. I have 5-6 very common extensions on FF stable (Bitwarden, Gesturefy, uBlock Origin, Facebook Container, Open Tabs Next to Current, Wikiwand, and the Stream Detector), but not a single extension installed on FF DE and still it crashes too.

Some of many crash logs: bp-87b13e5c-1bc5-4f68-864b-95d6b0210227 bp-1751032b-df93-404e-822f-c13020210227 bp-e7840772-f24e-439b-b56b-ca8c50210227 bp-629bbf6d-b007-4b4a-8b76-b2d5e0210227 bp-dd9c0c07-61bf-44a4-b5a6-9f4170210227 bp-07cf5b11-39c5-4802-a448-7e6920210227 bp-97139c27-1633-4bab-a876-1bc030210227

These are all just from today, and these are not even all of today's crashes.

System details: AMD Ryzen 3600 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM (XMP profile 2) MBO MSI B450 Tomahawk (latest Beta Bios v7C02v1H3 - happened also with stable BIOS, so I put the latest BIOS on if there are possible BIOS<-->RAM problems but still crashes remain) Nvidia GTX 1070Ti (driver v461.72) Windows 10 Pro 20H2 v19042.804

Any idea what's causing this?

Задан chillstreem 6 дней назад

Последний ответ от chillstreem 6 дней назад

AMD Ryzen 7 3700x + AMD x570 chipset ...chopping/slowing down

Hi, So anyone experience choppy/hsss and slow pc ..even the mouse going choppy when you have a few tabs open after a while? My system is a: Ryzen 7 3700x AMD x570 chipset… (читать ещё)

Hi,

So anyone experience choppy/hsss and slow pc ..even the mouse going choppy when you have a few tabs open after a while?

My system is a:

Ryzen 7 3700x AMD x570 chipset 16GB ram RTX 2060 Samsung 970 Pro

And it's going turtle like with shuttering and all the goodies after 1-2 hours of beeing on, to have 5-6 tabs of youtube videos shows immidiately symptoms of this behavior(I have a video if you want some proof), I tried to find the cause, checked CPU/GPU/RAM/mobo/PSU/SSD ...everything

And then I open the same stuff with opera/chrome ...everything is smooth as butter, tried safe mode with firefox ...it's the same

Unless I restart my pc it's the same, tried 2x Re-install windows 10, nothing ...I thought my Sound Blaster Z was the issue, nop ...with the onboard(realtek) I get the very same behavior

So what's wrong with firefox? ..tried disable hardware acceleration, nop ...same behavior

Am I the only one having this kind of firefox behavior?

Задан evronetwork 6 дней назад

Последний ответ от evronetwork 6 дней назад