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#40079 24-Aug-2009 19:36
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Ok for the last few days when I go to facebook, I log in and get to my screen, but when i try to do anything else, it just goes WAYY to slow. It's even timed out a few times trying to accept frien requests. All other pages on the net seem to be working fine, but this is really bugging me because I want to get back on it, but its just to damn slow. Also, It only seems to be a problem with firefox, IE8 runs fine with it but I need my firefox, its just way better than IE IMO. I dont know if this means anything but I just upgraded to windows 7 on friday from vista ultimate. worked fine when I had vista. And downgrading is not an option so dont even mention that. lol




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  #250196 24-Aug-2009 19:58
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What addon's are you running in firefox? Have tried disabling some of them?

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  #250199 24-Aug-2009 20:13
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if you have the AdBlockPlus addon enabled, try disabling it.

 
 
 
 




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  #250208 24-Aug-2009 20:36
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I have no addons installed, I lost them all when I updated because I couldnt keep zome programs on vista. I'll try AdBlockPlus when my usage resets tomorrow




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  #250212 24-Aug-2009 20:48
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Have you changed to use something like OpenDNS instead of your ISP's own DNS server?




 

 

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  #250241 24-Aug-2009 21:55
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Nah like I said, I just updated on friday and everything is still fresh, Have only changed a few settings but none to do with firefox or the internet




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  #250353 25-Aug-2009 14:07
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I recently installed skype and the sype addon in firefox (automatically installed) caused facebook to run like a dog. Disabled the skype add-in and it works fine now.

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  #250356 25-Aug-2009 14:10
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try using m.facebook.com - nice and light - if this still runs really slow then Id suspect local issue as well such as plugins etc




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  #250448 25-Aug-2009 18:15
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sometimes I even prefer using m.facebook.com even when I'm sitting at a desktop computer, as it just plain nicer in some ways :)




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  #250455 25-Aug-2009 18:32
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Another thing you could do is try a 3rd browser eg: Google Chrome. If Chrome is ok and IE is ok you can probably look reinstalling Firefox.



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  #250519 25-Aug-2009 21:55
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I reinstalled firefox a few times, I think it might just be firefox not playing nice with windows 7, because when i close the main window and try to open it later it says that its still running and i have to close it through task manager to open it again. Oh well, thanks for your help, and also yeh I did try the m.facebook.com, its best to use it on my phone. lol. to stretched for me IMO. thanks

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