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Firefox Downloads Freezing Up


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#1 7Mozart7

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 04:08 PM

Hello people,

I've recently noticed a problem when downloading anything on Firefox. While the downloads themselves go smoothly, the problem is when I try to check the status or even use the Firefox download box at all. When a download starts the download box freezes up which in turn, freezes up my Firefox browser. It takes a minute or two to un-freeze

That's not all, whenever I try to open the download box or if it's already open & I click on anything in it, it freezes

Before I was getting the "Java script won't work" or something like that message. I turned off the Java script, to no avail. I added to the numbers of how long to give java & then put in zero, also to no avail. I don't get those java script messages anymore but the download box still freezes. I basically can't use it

Any idea's about what's going on?

Thank you in advance

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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#2 jhayz

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 10:05 PM

Its most likely you need to reinstall your browser and java plugins but make sure to save your bookmarks page.

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