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Firefox 18 crashes

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by CATCRAW, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. CATCRAW

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    My Firefox updates to release 18 a couple of days ago and it crashes every time you have multiple tabs open and you close one. Anyone else having issues with FF 18???
     
  2. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

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    Mine is working fine. Suggest you disable all add ons and plug ins, then see if it works. If so, turn them back on one at a time and see which one is causing it to crash.
     
  3. jimmie57

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    I installed it a few minutes ago. Opened it and loaded 3 Tabs. Then i closed the last 2 added one at a time and it worked as it was supposed to .
     
  4. CATCRAW

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    By any chance do either of you utilize Norton Toolbar???? I think that may be the issue although Norton said Toolbar is compatible with FF 18 and I did do the Norton update..
     
  5. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

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    I myself, do not use any toolbars. I find toolbars take up to much screen real estate for little payback.
     
  6. jimmie57

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    Yes, my Norton toolbar is on for Fire Fox and IE9.
     
  7. scooper

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    Just downloaded it - will let you know
     
  8. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

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    So far, no problem here. And I been running two windows, each with multi-tabs.

    Not running the Norton Toolbar. Haven't run anything Norton in years.
     
  9. scooper

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    Not that I read Facebook, but my wife got a hint that if you're having problems with crashing - select Tools, Options, Advanced - Uncheck "Use Hardware Acceleration"
     
  10. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    I never had crashing issues with Firefox beta 18 (or the release of it) on my Mac. But now I'm on 19 beta :)
     
  11. CATCRAW

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    I think my issue had something to do with Norton 360. I uninstalled and reinstalled Norton 360 and now everything works. It must have had something to do with FireFox 18 installing before the Norton update.
     

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