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Is FireFox slow today?


muddypaws
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Taking for ever to load pages. Using Chrome at the moment.

FF 18.0.1. This version has been noticeably slower since I updated.

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rdave13

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Jock1e , you've lost me this time. What was only one click? Personal folder? Do you still use the Windows folders for docs, music , photos etc, tied to the libraries?

I've created my own so Microsoft can't snoop.

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muddypaws

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FF and other sites are reluctant to load as well. BBC iplayer loads immediately.

My Nexus 7 Boat browser is having the same problems showing ' connectivity problem'. It shares the same router as the PC so am wondering if it is a Talk Talk problem. which seems unlikely in view of other posts.

I don't have Foxit or Eset.

If I uninstall FF and re-install presumably it will find all my bookmarks?

Will wait till tomorrow and see if any improvement.

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muddypaws

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Chrome is playing up now so I think a MWB and a Kaspersky scan is called for here.

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muddypaws

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Now back on FF where this site is loading in a flash. (no pun intended)

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rdave13

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I'd reboot the router.

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muddypaws

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rdave13

That's on the list, but thanks.

The problem on FF is posting a reply. Round and round goes the circle.

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rdave13

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Before you do that, close FF then run CC twice. Reboot, wait for desktop to load all then try FF.

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muddypaws

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rdave13

Will do.

Will run CC x2; shutdown and boot up in the morning

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muddypaws

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rdave13

Only this site is slow to open now. Started a Kaspersky scan just now. but it was showing 5 hrs to run so will run tonight.

See if this posts. Surprised to see my 1021pm here as I posted and the little green circle went round and round

for twenty minutes so I switched off.

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muddypaws

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Jock1e

Already checked TM. Idle is 97%

Trying to d/load FF. Get into the site quick enough, but any further into the site it wont go.

Don't think I will risk changing channels---could be grounded for a week!!

Presumably if I eboot router it will come back as is?

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