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Windows 7: Firefox Not responding" ?

03 Sep 2010   #21
derekimo

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That's a start brightsun,

Since I don't use Firefox I won't be much help from here on out, although if you learn how to post screenshots ( The tutorials I linked ) it will definately help others help you.

Here's a list of basic troubleshooting tips for you to look at,

Basic Troubleshooting


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03 Sep 2010   #23
derekimo

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That looks like it might be, here's some simple steps to troubleshoot plug-ins,

Basic Troubleshooting


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04 Sep 2010   #24
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

This indicates that the problem is most likely an external plugin such as a flash, java, pdf plugins, AV plugins are conflicting with FF

Reinstall Firefox
Remove any unnecessary plugins
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04 Sep 2010   #25
Not Myself

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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19 Oct 2010   #26
anm8rjp

WIndows 7 Premium 64bit
 
 

I was having all sorts of trouble with firefox, and switched to google chrome, but got tired of the tabs at the very top of chrome interfering with the toolbar across the top of Windows 7 and went back to firefox... but the constant not responding, lockups, hesitations from firefox was irritating... so I found this thread... and firefox was about to crash on this very thread topic, then I finally got a message from firefox an error dialog box, saying that it might be the Bing toolbar. I disabled it and have had no problems for the past couple of hours with firefox. Imagine that if it is the case... MS's BING toolbar crashing my firefox... give it a try if you use the BING toolbar. It might alleviate some problems for you.
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