Firefox grinds to a snail pace

Discussion in 'Site Issues & Suggestions' started by Piggyback RidePlease, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Piggyback RidePlease

    Piggyback RidePlease Barefooters
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    I normally use Firefox 3.6.15 (under Win 7) but notice that not long after starting a BRS tab and looking at a few forum postings the whole of Firefox grinds to a snail like pace making it largely useless.

    I tried the BRS site under Chrome and it runs OK except for an error mentioning that a "Shockwave Flash" plug-in crashed (happens on every BRS page I've tried including the one I'm typing this into). Perhaps it's a similar thing with the BRS site code under Firefox but Firefox does not report it (it just slows down).

    Hope that helps. I prefer Firefox as I like to keep all the tabs ready to reopen when I start the PC up again (so I can have the BRS site up straight away). I don't really want to have to use another browser just for the BRS.
     
  2. Barefoot TJ

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    I use Firefox and IE on this

    I use Firefox and IE on this site, and I don't have any problems like that. I am using 3.6.13, not 3.6.15 like you though. How long ago did you go to .15? When did you start having this problem? Has it always existed? Do you have a second computer you can use to try to duplicate this problem? If not, what about a friend or family member's PC? Is this your home computer or your work computer?
     
  3. Jennn

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    I'm using Firefox 3.6.15 and

    I'm using Firefox 3.6.15 and Win7 with no problems at all. Have you tried updating/reinstalling Shockwave (just a guess since it threw an error too)?

    http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/
     
  4. Piggyback RidePlease

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    OK, I have installed

    OK, I have installed Shockwave and I've also upgraded Firefox to version 3.6.16. I will let you know if I suffer any more!

    Thank you.
     

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