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Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

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Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

I have a newly installed DSL Most times when I try to go to a website, I get a message that Firefox can't find it. But it immediately loads when I click on "Try again". It's as though there is not enough time for it to load. Happens often,even with "Yahoo" or "mail".

The second problem is that The computer freezes on some web sites, forcing me to go out of firefox & start again.

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

What is the solution?

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

Wow, this problem has been around for over a year?!?!?!?!

What crap. If IE didn't SUCK so bad I would go back to it, but firefox is the next best thing I guess.

However - EVERY link I click on I get this, (see image) and I must click "Try Again" several times to get the page to load. I've been through all the self help crap and non of it works. This is a long standing problem with Firefox and needs to be corrected.

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

No problems here with http://www.waytekwire.com/products/

Clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Offline Storage (Cache): "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

Also check for DNS issues and any advanced settings in the firewall for Firefox.

New Contributor

Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

Thanks 6109, but none of that worked either. It's not just certain sites, it's every site.

But some info here helped,https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/930062 although not getting rid if it completely.

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

Did you also have a problem with the DNS servers or did resetting Firefox (i.e. a new profile) work in your case?

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

Not I sure I understand your question. Resetting Firefox did absolutely nothing, but changing to Google public DNS seemed to be the best solution. My previous DNS was set by my ISP and was automatic. Didn't have issues with it before.

This would happen on and off over the past few years, but after Firefox last up date it started happening on every web site, every day. it became really frustrating.

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

Does it help if you choose different DNS servers?

See also the other suggestions in the article.

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Re: Web Sites do not load. Most times I have to "try again". Also some sites load improperly, or freeze.

To Jasper:

When you posted a reply to this thread recently, you were replying to a question that was asked over a year ago.

This thread was locked because of a new feature just added to the Support Forum, that automatically locks a thread if it was originally created over 180 days in the past.

If you still need help with Firefox you should ask a new question on the support forum. You can use this link as a starting point: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/new