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does firefox slow down if you have certain add ons?

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#1 cpunoob


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 12:07 AM

friends pc had PF USAGE up really high and it started locking up after something to do with forecast fox update, uninstall reinstall over and over then finally went to trouble shoot page and did the refresh

lost all add ons, says system faster now and

the PF USAGE is about half as much now

has really old pc and xp pro


what add on u guys use and recommend?

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#2 jwoods301


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Posted 11 June 2017 - 12:16 AM

Add-ons can slow down Firefox.


Disabling them one at a time usually reveals the culprit.


Another way to see what's going on is to enter about:performance in the address box followed by Enter.


I personally use...


uBlock Origin

HTTPS Everywhere



Auto-Sort Bookmarks


Shockwave Flash plug-in is set to Ask to Activate.

Edited by jwoods301, 11 June 2017 - 12:19 AM.

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