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#141157 3-Mar-2014 10:17
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If I had a dollar for every time Firefox restarted!!...




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  #998392 3-Mar-2014 20:27
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Do you mean if you had a dollar for everytime you chose restart instead of waiting until next time? : p

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  #998436 3-Mar-2014 21:29
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If I had a dollar for every time Firefox restarted!!...


If i had a dollar every time i had a bluescreen. (Thanks Nvidia)

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  #998439 3-Mar-2014 21:32
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move to chrome, i did and never have looked back.

dont think i can recall a single crash since moving.


inb4 comments on chrome privacy.




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  #998441 3-Mar-2014 21:32
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gnfb: If I had a dollar for every time Firefox restarted!!...

Try Waterfox.




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  #998450 3-Mar-2014 21:45
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hio77: move to chrome, i did and never have looked back.

dont think i can recall a single crash since moving.


inb4 comments on chrome privacy.


lol. I've become a huge chrome fan... so much so I bought a chromebook.
Haven't used firefox since I first started using android.

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  #998463 3-Mar-2014 21:50
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It is open source and you can contribute by creating trouble reports. Skip to the end for that part, or carefully follow all directions:

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-crashes-troubleshoot-prevent-and-get-help

It is just as worthwhile for the community as a code contribution.

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  #998498 3-Mar-2014 22:54
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hio77:
dont think i can recall a single crash since moving.


So you've never seen this?  (Good thing though is that Chrome runs each browsing tab as a separate process - so when it "goes down" it usually take out only that tab)

 


 
 
 
 


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  #998503 3-Mar-2014 23:01
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Fred99:
hio77:
dont think i can recall a single crash since moving.


So you've never seen this?  (Good thing though is that Chrome runs each browsing tab as a separate process - so when it "goes down" it usually take out only that tab)



flash crash i suppose?




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  #998505 3-Mar-2014 23:09

Like Firefox due to being able to run the Noscript addon. Also have Greasemonkey with the photoview script. To make browsing Trademe much easier.

Cant remember the last time firefox crashed. Despite always having about 80 tabs open. Although every time it starts it says that it is having trouble loading the tabs, and shows me a box where I can untick tabs that I don't want it to try loading. I then tell it to load every single one and they always all load first time.

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  #998506 3-Mar-2014 23:11
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Safari works just fine for me.





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  #998508 3-Mar-2014 23:14

Also try telling firefox to start with a fresh profile. Just in case you have a buggy toolbar, addon, corrupt profile ect. Only this will cause you to lose your bookmarks, cookies, maybe saved passwords. As even if you upgrade versions the profile is still carried over. Firefox will be back to how it would be if you have installed it for the very first time. Can't remember how to do it myself but google should have the answer.

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#998511 3-Mar-2014 23:23
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if I had a dollar for everytime Fire fox restarted I would be poor.   Oh Wait !!! I am poor.
Firefox has been very reliable




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  #998515 3-Mar-2014 23:30
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Geektastic: Safari works just fine for me.


..... .. ...

Chrome.

Step 1: Use Safari or internet explorer to download Chrome
Step 2: Install Chrome
Step 3: Make Chrome default.

Win

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  #998539 4-Mar-2014 01:56
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I used to use Firefox alot back in the days, then I found out about Chrome..... I never looked back ever since then.

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  #998540 4-Mar-2014 02:03
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I still use the current Firefox on my old single core P4's.

I tried Chrome but when Google Update fires up in the background it hogs 100% CPU for a good handful of minutes.

I have the odd flash crash, but not normally.


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