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Firefox is slowing down.

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu FredMcD

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Firefox is slowing down after a while of being opened. For example: When writing it takes longer for the letters to show up, watching videos on youtube/netflix are laggy. Every thing I do whether it's typing, loading a tab, clicking on something, the action take about 1 second until the browser responds and it's super slow..

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Separate Issue; Your System Details shows;

Installed Plug-ins

Shockwave Flash 30.0 r0 Shockwave Flash 31.0 r0
Having more than one version of a program may cause issues. You must remove the older programs. Then get the current full installer.

Flash: Grab the uninstaller from here: Uninstall Flash Player | Windows Uninstall Flash Player | Mac

Then reinstall the latest version.

Note: Windows users should download the active_x for Internet Explorer. and the plugin for Plugin-based browsers (like Firefox).

Note: Windows 8 and Windows 10 have built-in flash players and Adobe will cause a conflict. Install the plugin only. Not the active_x.

Flash Player Version Direct link scans current system and browser Note: Other software is offered in the download. <Windows Only> Step 1: Select Operating System Step 2: Select A Version (Firefox, Win IE . . . .) Note: Other software is offered in the download. <Windows Only>

See if there are updates for your graphics drivers

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Restarting the computer seems to be working until the problem occurs again..

I've tried what you said with flash. If the problem appears again I'll let you know.

Thanks for helping!

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Flash is a FredMcD said

Separate Issue;
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Hey. Problem is still here. And now happens on chrome as well. Safe mode does not help. Starting to think it's something to do with my computer. After a while of it being on, when I open the browser it's all laggy.. A restart is a temporary fix but then it happens again after some time..

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The thing is, That the rest of the computer runs ok. Programs, games etc..

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Some problems occur when your Internet security program was set to trust the previous version of Firefox, but no longer recognizes your updated version as trusted. Now how to fix the problem: To allow Firefox to connect to the Internet again;

  • Make sure your Internet security software is up-to-date (i.e. you are running the latest version).
  • Remove Firefox from your program's list of trusted or recognized programs. For detailed instructions, see

Configure firewalls so that Firefox can access the Internet. {web link}

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You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article;

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.