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Firefox freezes up after a bit of use.

Post by Donomni » Wed Nov 22, 2006 1:10 am

Mozilla calls it hanging, but it's still annoying.

I've tried everything in the article, and I've also done a full uninstall/reinstall. Nothing seems to work. Help/suggestions?

My processor is an Intel Celeron D 356, 3.33 GHz, with a 512 MB DDR SDRAM, running on Windows XP Media Center edition, if that helps any.

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Post by billf » Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:32 am

I've got problems with the latest build of Firefox as well. It crashes a couple of times a day on me, but it doesn't bother me too much since I don't really do anything important with my computer.
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Post by Deacon » Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:39 am

Have you tried shutting down Firefox, removing the Mozilla folder from %AppData%, and re-opening? And can you maybe, like, describe what's happening and when?
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Post by Kurosen » Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:40 am

OMGIFINALLYREMOVEDIT!!

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Post by Deacon » Wed Nov 22, 2006 2:47 am

I think BtEO just creamed his bloomers.
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Post by Donomni » Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:17 am

And it ain't whipped cream, either. :P

Anywho, tried the removal of FF from App Data, started up a with a new profile, same as before; the symptoms of which is that after a while(10-20 minutes) from startup, FF periodically stops, seems to take up all my processing power for a moment or two, then returns to normal. This continues to happen until I close out completely, which sometimes forces me to do a forced quit through the Windows Task Manager. Once I restart FF, everything is ok... for about another 10-20 minutes, then it starts up again.

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Post by dmpotter » Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:24 am

Is this happening regardless of what pages you visit? If you don't visit any pages, does it happen anyway?

What extensions are you using?

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Post by Donomni » Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:59 pm

It does happen regardless of pages, it sometimes happens when I didn't even move to a new/old page. I'm using the Fasterfox, NoScript, and Adblock Plus extensions, all at there latest version.

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Post by jimkatai » Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:31 pm

[quote="Kurosen";p="694899"]>_>

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http://www.opera.com/[/quote]

You know, there really needs to be a rule against these posts. There seems to be one of the type in any thread that mentions a problem with a brand.
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Post by dmpotter » Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:41 pm

Out of the listed extensions, I really want to blame Fasterfox. It's almost certainly something that's triggering a bug with Firefox's garbage collector.

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Post by Memo » Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:33 am

[quote="jimkatai";p="695229"][quote="Kurosen";p="694899"]>_>

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http://www.opera.com/[/quote]

You know, there really needs to be a rule against these posts. There seems to be one of the type in any thread that mentions a problem with a brand.[/quote]
Technically it would solve the problem, but I agree, if only because I hate reading 'OMG LINUX LOLOLOL' posts when I'm in a thread about a Windows problem. :?

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