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Windows 7: Firefox & Chrome

06 Sep 2009   #1
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Firefox & Chrome

They both crash randomly when opening a new page sometimes it happens others it doesn't, Its getting pretty annoying because Firefox is what i love, and only IE8 doesn't crash -_- this didn't happen on my laptop with windows 7 though, which is making me think maybe I did something wrong building this computer.

any Ideas that would be causing the crashing?

Its not the lame (not responding) **** I get each browsers custom crash dialogue


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07 Sep 2009   #2
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Usually caused download managers, add-ons, third party applications, antivirus programs that have browser add-ons, or scan as you search - free avast works 100% for me. Sometimes monitoring programs that enhanced internet speed. Check all your programs if they are suspect take them out of startup - type "msconfig.exe" in search select startup and deselect - disable all your add-ons that you think might be the problem - basically see if you can get the browsers to work then use the process of elimination. I know firefox works ok with IE8 - not sure if the 3 would work in harmony.
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07 Sep 2009   #3
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I don't have any add-ons, I literally Just~ built this 2 days ago.

What are you talking about 3 working in harmony?? if you are bored you can install every browser out there.
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07 Sep 2009   #4
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Heh, anyways have you tried reinstalling Windows 7 RC? It usually solves many problems.
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07 Sep 2009   #5
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not yet, I was hoping I didnt have to cause now I have to re-burn it and everything haha
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07 Sep 2009   #6
whest

XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Do a sytem restore and try adding the browsers 1 at a time, and checking the first one before adding the second - sorry to sound as though I'm trying to annoy you, but like you say its new with no other avenues really - except, well, only just thought of it - your ethernet driver maybe the problem - try updating it - if its marvell yukon go here -
Marvell: Download Drivers
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07 Sep 2009   #7
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its not the ethernet, cause it did it with both, wireless and ethernet
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08 Sep 2009   #8
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Labeled View Post
not yet, I was hoping I didnt have to cause now I have to re-burn it and everything haha
Sorry thats usually the best working solution for most people, with most problems (though a lot dislike it.. even though they want an answer to their problem and it is an answer lol).

Why would you have to reburn it, you can re-use the last burned disk.
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08 Sep 2009   #9
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Because, it was a dvd RW, and I burn stuff a lot :P
but I reinstalled, so far so good, not one crash with firefox
(last time only downloaded chrome because firefox was crashing)
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