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Old 28th December 2013, 03:04 PM   #1
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Default Site locks up Firefox

Firefox locks up if I visit this site - and their wonderful design choice to reopen all pages after a crash meant that it would just lock up again when reopened.... that behavior is gone in version 26, though it still locks up. Any ideas short of switching to Chrome?
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Old 28th December 2013, 03:09 PM   #2
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I have a similar problem, very slow page loads with FF. Version 26 is no faster.
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Old 28th December 2013, 03:26 PM   #3
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Been using FF26 on an old mac pro (10.7.5) NO problems now, but horrific at first. Do update all plug-ins needed by FF.....preferably from the software houses involved.
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Old 28th December 2013, 03:27 PM   #4
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I'm on Firefox right now and no problems at all. Logged in or not, very fast, no hang ups.

FF version 25.0.1
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Old 28th December 2013, 03:28 PM   #5
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Now updated to FF v26. Still just fine. Wonder what's up?
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Old 28th December 2013, 03:46 PM   #6
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Dunno, Pano. It may be a Firefox problem; but if so, it's something unique to this site, other sites work normally.
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Old 28th December 2013, 04:16 PM   #7
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No problems here either with 26.0 on windows, 25.01 on linux, and version unknown (currently) on Android.
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Old 28th December 2013, 04:33 PM   #8
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Appears to have been an add-on I didn't know about - Avast Online Security. Probably came with last update of Virus software. Only crashed this site (as far as I know), though it may have been slowing others...


Anyway, now disabled. Fixed!

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Old 28th December 2013, 04:51 PM   #9
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Appears to have been an add-on I didn't know about - Avast Online Security. Probably came with last update of Virus software. Only crashed this site (as far as I know), though it may have been slowing others...


Anyway, now disabled. Fixed!
Thanks, that was my problem, too. I didn't realize it was there, either.
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Old 28th December 2013, 05:15 PM   #10
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FF is slow today and wouldn't take add on updates,I personalty believe it's on lock-down until they figure out HOW target got hacked,just a guess on my part.......Try tomorrow,lol.
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