There's never a good time for a crash, and when Firefox crashes in the middle of something important it can be really frustrating. Luckily, we've got some easy things you can do to avoid crashes and keep Firefox running in tip-top shape. For the tech savvy, we've got articles that will help you troubleshoot and solve specific problems. And don't worry if you need extra help with any of this, we have a community of volunteers standing by.
Crashes can be caused by different programs running on your computer. Making sure they are all up to date on a regular basis will help you avoid crashes and keep your computer secure and running great.
Update and run anti-virus and malware scanner tools on your computer. For more information, see Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware.
If Firefox is crashing and you don't mind doing a little detective work, take a look at the Firefox crashes - Troubleshoot, prevent and get help fixing crashes article. It has links to troubleshooting specific types of crashes and has detailed instructions for viewing a report about your crash. You also might find Troubleshoot issues with plugins like Flash or Java to fix common Firefox problems and Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems useful for fixing some crashes.
Sometimes tracking down the source of crashes is difficult to do by yourself. That's why we have a community of volunteers ready to help you figure it out.