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Random delays in keyboard input and random freezing.

Random today, firefox 69.0 (standard firefox from the Ubuntu repo) on Pop!_OS 19.04 (running KDE plasma) started randomly becoming super unresponsive. I would type and it… (funda kabanzi)

Random today, firefox 69.0 (standard firefox from the Ubuntu repo) on Pop!_OS 19.04 (running KDE plasma) started randomly becoming super unresponsive. I would type and it would then proceed to freeze for a second, then choppily spit out my characters one by one. This happened even after wiping the .mozilla folder, after purging configurations, after refreshing firefox and after launching it in safe mode. Any idea as to why this is happening and how to fix it?

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FIREFOX HANGS WHEN I RETURN TO A TAB PREVIOUSLY OPENED.

I find that often when I leave a tab running an application, eg. gmail, open another tab, work with it for a bit, and then return to the previous tab, theoretically still… (funda kabanzi)

I find that often when I leave a tab running an application, eg. gmail, open another tab, work with it for a bit, and then return to the previous tab, theoretically still open, just inactive, Firefox hangs. The only way to get it to stop is to delete the tab and reload the application, again eg. gmail. I am on an iMac running EL CAPITAN version 10.11.6. Recently reinstalled Firefox after using Opera and then Safari for many months.

Asked by Leo Eckroth 1 unyaka odlule

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WINDOWS 10 QUANTUM 66.0.1 EVERY UPDATE MAKES IT SLOWER ALMOST WORTHLESS

Firefox is my preferred browser for many years, but has become almost worthess because it is soooooooooooooooooo incredibly slow. I have tried every suggestion I've found… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox is my preferred browser for many years, but has become almost worthess because it is soooooooooooooooooo incredibly slow. I have tried every suggestion I've found online. Note to Mozilla: constant refrain of "Try opening in Safe Mode" grows old after the first 300,000 times, especially when it's no help. Web pages take forever to load, frequently hang. When I use Chrome, web pages open lickety split, from which I assume the problem is not my computer. I'm pretty desperate. Would love to solve this problem - along the rest of the North American continent - before abandoning FF/Quantum, because I like it so much otherwise. Thanks for reading.

Asked by 74buglady 1 unyaka odlule

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CPU spikes - temporary 100% CPU usage, even with add-ons disabled

Hello, I've been getting huge CPU spikes in the past month(s). I don't remember exactly when it started, but at least 3 weeks ago. Firefox completely freezes, which means… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I've been getting huge CPU spikes in the past month(s). I don't remember exactly when it started, but at least 3 weeks ago. Firefox completely freezes, which means I'm not even able to check the about:performance tab to see what's causing the spikes. The first uploaded image shows a frozen tab, all my tabs look like this.

This also happens in safe mode, with all add-ons disabled and a default configuration. I haven't tried completely reinstalling FF yet, as I was hoping an update would fix this. The second uploaded image shows the output from the top command during such a spike.

What can I do to better diagnose the problem? Are there external tools I can use to find the source of the problem?

I'm running FF 66.0.3 on an up-to-date Ubuntu 18.04.02, on a Lenovo T480s with an i7-8550u and 16G of memory. Can I provide any other useful information?

Thanks!

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MSDN site is very slow on firefox. although it is superfast on IE

i am accessing https://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/ using Firefox and the pages take minutes to load. although it loads super fast using internet explorer. i suspect… (funda kabanzi)

i am accessing https://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/ using Firefox and the pages take minutes to load. although it loads super fast using internet explorer. i suspect that Microsoft may implemented some tricky behavior in their site. however, i would like to ask first if this is a common issue or not.

Asked by a7med111 4 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox crashes

When in Yahoo accounts, Firefox freezes when opening a new window (not a new Firefox browser). This problem does no occur when using a different browser. I am using wind… (funda kabanzi)

When in Yahoo accounts, Firefox freezes when opening a new window (not a new Firefox browser). This problem does no occur when using a different browser. I am using windows 7.

Asked by RonStein 2 iminyaka edlule

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I am about to give up. Even refresh hasn't helped. Unusable for the last month or so. Forced to use Chrome.

Slow, slow, slow....often hangs up. Often can't keep up with typing...it used to be great. What happened? Is there any hope? Or do I just go completely Chrome? … (funda kabanzi)

Slow, slow, slow....often hangs up. Often can't keep up with typing...it used to be great. What happened? Is there any hope? Or do I just go completely Chrome?

Asked by PollyZ 2 iminyaka edlule

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EACH TIME I TRY TO PLAY WEBKINZ THE BROWSER LOCKS UP AND I NEED TO REBOOT. HELP!

I CAN LOG ONTO THE WEBKINZ SITE WHICH TAKES ME TO MY PETS ROOM. IF I TRY TO GO TO PLAY WITH IN THE SITE = THE BROWSER LOCKS UP. WHAT CAN I DO TO STOP THIS FROM HAPPENIN… (funda kabanzi)

I CAN LOG ONTO THE WEBKINZ SITE WHICH TAKES ME TO MY PETS ROOM. IF I TRY TO GO TO PLAY WITH IN THE SITE = THE BROWSER LOCKS UP. WHAT CAN I DO TO STOP THIS FROM HAPPENING. THANK YOU. BEV

Asked by bjencelesk 2 iminyaka edlule

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Random hangs when entering text

OS: Windows 7pro Sp1 64bit History: About 3 updates ago Firefox started to randomly hang when I entered text, such as text in Gmail or in search engine windows. Or while… (funda kabanzi)

OS: Windows 7pro Sp1 64bit History: About 3 updates ago Firefox started to randomly hang when I entered text, such as text in Gmail or in search engine windows. Or while filling out this help request. I tried unsuccessfully all the suggested remedies. I then uninstalled Firefox, and deleted any remaining references to Firefox and Mozilla in the registry. Finally I downloaded and did a fresh reinstall of the latest version. I used Febe to restore Bookmarks and Passwords. The problem continues. Details: Leaving Firefox by clicking on any icon on the taskbar or clicking on the desktop and then returning to Firefox restores the ability to enter text. Until the next hang. Amount of text I can enter between hangs seems random. It can be a few words or several paragraphs. When Firefox hangs the cursor stops blinking and the program becomes unresponsive to any input. Plea: Is there a solution or do I have to give up on my favorite browser and switch to Chrome or (gulp)IE? Thanks in advance for any help!

Asked by ed4037 5 iminyaka edlule

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New HP windows 10, firefox frezing constintly

I have a New HP running windows 10, I installed Firefox for Win 10 all new it keeps freezing 3-4 times a day, if its left sitting open with tabs open, I come back its f… (funda kabanzi)

I have a New HP running windows 10, I installed Firefox for Win 10 all new it keeps freezing 3-4 times a day, if its left sitting open with tabs open, I come back its frozen. have to close Firefox with task manager. I have refreshed Firefox , reinstalled Firefox , updated all computer drivers none were needed , Tested with No extensions running (ad block is installed it made no difference before or after install, Please Advise what the next step would be to try. Thanks

Asked by dive1313 4 iminyaka edlule

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Experiencing serious lag after most recent update.

Hello, I'm using an iMac, running the most recent OS (High Sierra, 10.10.3). After the recent update I'm experiencing a lot of lag with Firefox. If I open Facebook, for e… (funda kabanzi)

Hello,

I'm using an iMac, running the most recent OS (High Sierra, 10.10.3). After the recent update I'm experiencing a lot of lag with Firefox. If I open Facebook, for example, it takes several seconds to scroll, and it's unable to play two videos simultaneously. This is a new issue that I haven't experienced before. I've already reinstalled Firefox and deleted everything from the cache/cookies, but to no avail. I've also tried Safari and Chrome, and they don't have the issues.

Any help much appreciated.

Asked by jjjf 2 iminyaka edlule

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FF slow on initial start up loading home or startpage, see screenshot.

This has been an ongoing issue for a long time now, as long as I can remember. I click to open FF from my desktop, it opens fast, but hangs for anywhere from 4 to 8 secon… (funda kabanzi)

This has been an ongoing issue for a long time now, as long as I can remember. I click to open FF from my desktop, it opens fast, but hangs for anywhere from 4 to 8 seconds upon initial load before it even attempts to connect to my set homepage, which is www.google.com (I've tried other variations too, google.ca, google.com/ncr etc etc).

I've tried clearing my cache, completely reinstalling FF, safemode, disabling themes, disabling addons and re-enabling addons, with no luck, the same HANG persists.

Shouldn't FF load just fine and then immediately try connecting to my homepage? What's with this "Connecting..." every time I initially load the program?

I'm completely stumped here, I've tried everything,,,,, Something is causing firefox to delay at startup or it's hanging for no reason too long because it thinks the program hasn't loaded fully yet, but it has. Some sort of timing issue or something.

Please view the attached screenshot jpg file I've included with this post to see exactly what I see everytime I load FF for the first 4 to 8 seconds. I know computers and the inner workings of things and how to use about:config etc etc, so I'll be able to follow even the most difficult of directions if you have a solution. Thankyou ahead of time for reading this post, I look forward to your reply!

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Asked by PenTech Services 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox Quantum freezes for 5-15 seconds when opening a new tab or switching to it.

Not only I tried a fresh reinstall, I tried resetting all settings, safe-mode, rebooting, disabling hardware acceleration, upping the amount of processes FF uses, ALL the… (funda kabanzi)

Not only I tried a fresh reinstall, I tried resetting all settings, safe-mode, rebooting, disabling hardware acceleration, upping the amount of processes FF uses, ALL the solutions the questions normally had... you name it.

This won't be solved by any of the other solutions I found here or anywhere else.

EVERY SINGLE TIME I open a new tab, FF Quantum (version 57, up to date as of today November 16th) freezes for 5 to 15 seconds. If I have a youtube video opened for example, the sound keeps playing (so the video is still playing on the "background") but I can't click anywhere or do anything, can't close the browser either if I don't open the task manager and shut down the process.

It's getting REALLY annoying, but I want to get a fix before I definitely decide to swap to Chrome. Please, don't make me switch to Chrome.

Asked by Heladitos 2 iminyaka edlule

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Firefox is doing something to my connection that translates in lag spikes

I first noticed this in Overwatch (OW) but also with Diablo 3. These are the only games I play online. OW has a inbuilt tool to look at it's network connection. It shows … (funda kabanzi)

I first noticed this in Overwatch (OW) but also with Diablo 3. These are the only games I play online. OW has a inbuilt tool to look at it's network connection. It shows that about every 5 secs, ping spikes. There might be other stuff happening, like some loss, but I can't say for sure. This translates into choppy gameplay which is unbearable for online FPS. If you look at the attached image, you see that the spikes go to 128 ms. I normally run 44 ms.

This symptom does not start immediately and I haven't been able to check how long it takes to start. It does go away if I close firefox down.

I tried to: - remove all addons - close tabs until only home/empty tab was left - removing/reinstalling firefox.

Nothing really worked.

I am running the latest version of Windows 10 (1803) with the latest version of Firefox 63.0.3. All 64bit.

Asked by animismus 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox used all RAM and SWAP taking mins to load freezing system, then dropped to less than a gig.

System Details: Firefox 66.0.3 64bit Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Linux version 4.4.0-145-generic (buildd@lcy01-amd64-027) (gcc version 5.4.0 20160609 (Ubuntu 5.4.0… (funda kabanzi)

System Details: Firefox 66.0.3 64bit Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Linux version 4.4.0-145-generic (buildd@lcy01-amd64-027) (gcc version 5.4.0 20160609 (Ubuntu 5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.10) )

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Opened Firefox one day, and soft-locked my system for several minutes. Killed it... repeated this process over a few days. Today finally opened it and just let it run to see what would happen. Ate all available ram. Then the swap. When it finally maxed both everything emptied out. System is now using less than a gig of ram and about half a gig of swap for everything.

Any idea what just happened and how I prevent it from happening again? I will also note - I have a lot of tabs.

Asked by Just_asking_a_question 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox very slow before update

For a number of times over many years I noticed that Firefox becomes very slow when not updated for a long time, and then becomes fast after update. I don't rush to upda… (funda kabanzi)

For a number of times over many years I noticed that Firefox becomes very slow when not updated for a long time, and then becomes fast after update. I don't rush to update it so sometimes I am using a version for months. Any idea how could I fix this strange behaviour?

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