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Windows 7: Firefox will load websites only when it feels like it

09 Sep 2014   #1
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Firefox will load websites only when it feels like it

I've noticed that no matter what I do, at one point or another Firefox does not want to load websites that I want to visit. It really isn't even a matter of a certain website, it just decides when and when not to load a website. For instance, one day I could type in YouTube.com and it will load perfectly and then the next it just wants to hang there and do nothing (unless I am just impatient). I can see the little thing in the tab spinning, but it will not load the website. The only way I can get it to load is to press the "X" in the URL bar to stop it from loading and press the reload button. When I press the reload button it goes straight to the website. Once again this could be for any website: Google, IMDb, Facebook, etc. Sometimes they load and sometimes they don't until I reload the website.

Any suggestions on how to fix this problem? It only seems to happen in Firefox; Chrome and IE all load the websites just fine. Please let me know. Thank you. (I am up to version 32 in Firefox)


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09 Sep 2014   #2
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

Try deleting the cache & history. Next time it happens try Ctrl+F5

F5 will reload the page, but Ctrl+F5 also overrides the cache
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09 Sep 2014   #3
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tookeri View Post
Try deleting the cache & history. Next time it happens try Ctrl+F5

F5 will reload the page, but Ctrl+F5 also overrides the cache
I have Firefox set to clear my history when I close it so I don't think that is the problem.
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09 Sep 2014   #4
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

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09 Sep 2014   #5
Movies32

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tookeri View Post
Still doing it in Safe Mode. Should I reset Firefox?
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09 Sep 2014   #6
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

I would, to see if it helps
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16 Sep 2014   #7
Movies32

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Resetting Firefox seems to have helped. I will come back if I have any more problems. Thank you.
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