If you're having problems with Firefox, refreshing it can help. It can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its default state while saving your essential information like bookmarks, passwords, and open tabs. The Refresh feature is available on Firefox for desktop or laptop computers.
Some problems with Firefox are caused by extensions, themes or hardware acceleration. This article will help you determine whether one of these is causing your problem and, if it is, describe how to make Firefox run normally again. Note: The Refresh Firefox feature can fix many
Most problems with Firefox can be fixed by following the troubleshooting methods described below. Try these steps in order. If one doesn't work, move on to the next one. If you need extra help with any of this, we have a community of volunteers standing by. Table of Contents1
Safe Mode is a special Firefox mode that can be used to troubleshoot and fix problems. Safe Mode temporarily turns off hardware acceleration, resets some settings, and disables add-ons (extensions and themes) that might be causing problems. By comparing Firefox behavior in normal
Malware is short for "Malicious Software". It is a term generally used for software installed on your computer that is designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's informed consent. Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed
Resetting preferences (zoom, tabs, privacy, network, encryption, updates, where to save file downloads, etc.) is one of many procedures that can be helpful in troubleshooting Firefox problems. We'll explain two ways to do this. If changes to preference settings are not saved
Firefox includes a page with information such as which Firefox version you are using, any installed extensions, important modified preferences, and graphics information. If you are getting help with a Firefox issue on the support forum, content that you provide from this Troubleshooting