Looking for some guidance.
Running FireFox on XP.
Can minimize FireFox with no problem.
When I restore from the minimize position after some period of time,
usually an hour or so, get a complaint that FireFox is not responding.
This requires that I close out FireFox, then reload and things are
Any ideas where to start to solve this problem?
Disable ALL add-ons and see if the problem persists.
If it does, do a complete uninstall, hard reboot the computer and a
complete reinstall of the latest version.
See what happens and THEN begin adding your add-ons (if any) one by one,
holding your breath each time to see if the symptoms come back.
I think there's a reasonable chance the problem could be related to
power management settings (in Windows, or in the BIOS (hardware)).
I have encountered the problem. I got to task manager
(<ctl>+<alt>+<del>), and close the offending application. That takes
care of it without restarting the computer (not sure if you were going
Perhaps a switch to Chrome? Chrome runs fine in XP.
Try disabling the plugins, they can be problematic in FF. Flash can be a
crasher and Chrome handles those crashes better. Memory leaks?, dunno
I'm a web developer, so I have a wide variety of browsers, FireFox just
doesn't seem to be the animal it used to be.
On 12/05/2013 07:29 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I noticed you didn't refute my statement. As Jack Nicholson said in "A
Few Good Men"... :-)
And yes, been using linux since 1995.
And yes, the internet is run mostly on linux servers on all types of
hardware from Pea Seas up to and including IBM mainframes, not to
mention most infrastructure hardware.
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure,the creed of ignorance, and the
gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery"
On 12/5/2013 10:11 PM, email@example.com wrote:
Wow, what's up your ass about Linux?
Linux is a fully capable O/S... many servers SUN/HP/IBM are now on LINUX
vs their own version of software. Linux does not crash like MS.
it's not hacked as regularly.
If you prefer Mac or Windoze that's your thing.
I use Win7 and Linux, and don't have a problem with it.
But IDIOT??? no, he's probably smarter than most, being a user since 95
when it really had to be manually configured , shows that he is not an
If you could read, you'd figure out that I have nothing against Linux,
other than it's unusable for most. I *do* have a problem with Linux
evangelists, however. They're as bad as the 'Doze evangelists of 20
years back, if not worse.
The *FACT* that he can't read and insists on evangelizing does show
that he is indeed an IDIOT. You just joined that group.
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