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Why my Firefox keeps lagging and freezing when scrolling on Facebook?

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When scrolling through Facebook it keeps lagging and freezing for a few seconds, and when it happens it says "Connecting..." on the tab title. It keeps happening while I'm scrolling in the Facebook page, and if I leave the tab with Facebook working all Firefox looks a little laggy.

I've tried some possible solutions here in the support but it keeps happening.

It doesn't happen with others browser, such as Chrome.

Isisombululo esikhethiwe

Ok, so I think I've got the answer for this problem. The problem's root seems to be a feature in the LastPass add-on, the “Click Icons in Fields” (https://forums.lastpass.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=131955). Once I disabled this feature, Facebook looked more smooth.

Hope it might help someone.

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Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

  • Clear the Cache and
  • Remove Cookies
    Warning ! ! This will log you out of sites you're logged in to.

Type about:preferences<Enter> in the address bar.

  • Cookies; Select Privacy. Under History, select Firefox will Use Custom Settings. Press the button on the right side called Show Cookies. Use the search bar to look for the site. Note; There may be more than one entry. Remove All of them.
  • Cache; Select Advanced > Network. Across from Cached Web Content, Press Clear Now.

If there is still a problem, Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} While you are in safe mode;

Type about:preferences#advanced<Enter> in the address bar.

Under Advanced, Select General. Look for and turn off Use Hardware Acceleration.

Poke around safe web sites. Are there any problems?

Then restart.

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Hello,

Thank you for your reply.

I've done what you've said, but the problem is still here. When with the firefox in safe mode withou add-ons, Facebook works smoothly, but in normal mode it's still laggy.

The only add-ons I have enabled are LastPass, Adblock Plus, Last tab close button, Session manager and SQLIte Manager. The rest is disable.

Any more hints?

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Disable one add-on. Restart Firefox. Is the problem gone? If not, repeat the above. Continue

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Ok, so I think I've got the answer for this problem. The problem's root seems to be a feature in the LastPass add-on, the “Click Icons in Fields” (https://forums.lastpass.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=131955). Once I disabled this feature, Facebook looked more smooth.

Hope it might help someone.

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That was very good work. Well Done.

Contact LastPass support site and talk to them about this.