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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2007
    Firefox freezing
    1 have 1 year old macbook running firefox 3, but every now and then (recently its been more frequent) firefox has been freezing up. Sometimes while watching videos itll just freeze for a few seconds but other times while watching or not watching videos itll freeze up for atleast a minute. I really love firefox 3, but if this continues ill have to go back to 2 (didnt have any problems). Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    thank you

  2. #2

    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Blade Drive, OS X.13.4
    Do you have adequate memory, say 4GB or more?

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    lakewoodlady's Avatar
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    Aug 08, 2008
    Taupo, New Zealand
    Macbook OS Leopard
    I have had FF 3.0.1 freezing up on my Macbook, so I just use Safari now. I think it is a glitch in the FF for Mac version. FF works fine on my PC and I have 1GB RAM in each computer. Might use it again on the Macbook when they iron out the glitches.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Oct 19, 2007
    plenty of memory, when it freezes i check to see how much free and inactive memory i have and its usually more than 1 GB (out of 2)

    thanks lakewoodlady, i think ill go back to ff2

  5. #5

    kahlil88's Avatar
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    Jan 29, 2008
    Mendocino, CA
    Try a CPU-optimized build:
    There is no system but GNU and Linux is one of its kernels.
    Join the FSF as an Associate Member!

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    CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
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    Jul 24, 2008
    MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB
    Kind of weird I use to have the same problem, but somehow it resolved itself?

  7. #7

    Member Since
    Jul 15, 2008
    I've had the issues with FF 3 as well. I hit Go, or hit a link, and nothing happens. Images on some sites never load. On some sites, all I see is the text form the site, no layout, no background.

    Seems to happen at least daily. Been using Safari lately.

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