The answers I was given did not solve the problem. After signing out from e-mail and going to Yahoo news,when I click on an article to read nothing moves up or down on the page. The timer comes on for awhile and a message says Moxilla not responding. After about a minute or longer everything starts to move and I can then read the article. If I come back to Yahoo news the same thing happens.
Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache. In order to try to fix these problems, the first step is to clear both cookies and the cache. Note: This will temporarily log you out of all sites you're logged in to. To clear cache and cookies do the following:
Further information can be found in the Clear your cache, history and other personal information in Firefox article.
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Please update your Firefox to Firefox 18.0.2
I followed the instructions to download to 18.2. When I checked it showed that I was still on 3.6.15
Certain Firefox problems can be solved by performing a Clean reinstall. This means you remove Firefox and any leftover program files and then reinstall Firefox. Please follow these steps one by one:
IMPORTANT: On Windows, the uninstaller has the option to remove your personal data and settings. Make sure that you do not check this option; otherwise all of your bookmarks, passwords, extensions, user customizations and other Firefox user profile data will be removed from your computer.
After uninstalling Firefox on Windows, delete the "Mozilla Firefox" program folder, located by default in one of these locations:
Now, go ahead and reinstall Firefox:
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I am sorry. I am a novice. I could not do these procedures. Thank you for all of your input.
You can check for problems caused by a possibly corrupted user agent.