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    Solved PC Soooo slooowwwww

    Hi, I have a Lenovo PC running Windows 10 and yesterday, with no warning, it slowed to a crawl on both Firefox and Google Chrome. It takes an age to open any page and videos etc. just keep jamming. I have run CCleaner and used the Optimise function for my hard drive. I have 1.42TB of 1.75TB free...
  2. linsjean

    Solved Some of my shortcuts on my desktop are white

    I think this started when I swtiched from Firefox to Edge. I couldn't get used to edge, so I reinstalled firefox. I have some URL's saved to my desktop. I know they should be in my bookmarks, but they are there temporarily because they are reminding me that I need to take action on some things...
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    Solved Can't open pdf link in Firefox

    I am using win 10 Pro on a core I7 laptop and using Firefox browser. When I click an online link that should open a pdf file, nothing happens. I have Adobe acrobat set as the default pdf program. On a second laptop(core M7), if I go to the same link, the pdf file opens properly. How do I get...
  4. R

    Can’t load ie besides search

    I just recently did a reinstall windows XP, I would love to install a better browser but unfortunately Internet explorer won’t let me open any webpages. I’m connected to wireless Internet and am able to use the search bar to search for things via Bing but I cannot open any of the links, the...
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    Browsers not able to download "large files"

    Whenever I try to download a file that is 5mb or larger, my download speeds are stated to be at ~100kb/s, way worse than stated by Speedtest. After a few minutes, the download cuts off and it states "download failed". I do not know how I can fix this. I am using the latest version of Firefox...
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    Solved Firefox speed

    Hi I am using Vivaldi as my default browser and while I do like it, it occasionally crashes and locks up my Windows 7 64 bit PC. Therefore, I thought I'd have a look at the latest version of Firefox, which I've heard good things about. I decided I would set it up exactly how I wanted it, even...
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    Solved Possible Virus?

    I have a work computer and my browsers have recently stopped working. I'm actually typing this on my phone. I need this computer for work and I have a document due this weekend. So any help is appreciated! Ok, so my browers have recently stopped working. Firefox will sometimes open, but will...
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    Any Good Firefox Bookmark Managers?

    Do folks here know of any good bookmark managers for Firefox? I need to do some serious bookmark editing (esp. moving them around) and Firefox is pretty lame in that category. [Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1...
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    java for firefox

    How do i get java for firefox to work or where do i get a plugin?
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    In Progress Very frustrated- virus? malware? ISP?

    Hello Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 4094 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce G100, 512 Mb...
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    Solved Took too long to respond

    Hello I am currently having a problem where I cannot reach any website. I get a "took too long to respond error." This happens on both chrome and Firefox on any website I attempt to connect to. What confuses me is that I am able to successfully ping Google.com from command prompt but am unable...
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    New Firefox 57 "Secure Connection Failed" (Windows 7)

    Dear Tech Support Guy Experts: Hello! Could you please help me? I am not sure whether this is a malware problem or simply an internet browser issue. About a week or so ago, my Firefox automatically updated to Firefox 57, Quantum. I have Windows 7. I noticed that websites were loading more...
  13. cwwozniak

    Annoying bouncing ball in Firefox 57

    Firefox just updated to Version 57.0 (64 Bit) on my work PC, running 64-Bit Windows 8.1 Professional. I don't know why, but I find the little blue bouncing ball in the left side of a tab while a page is loading to be very annoying. I tried going into about:config and setting...
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    Solved I need browser advise, please

    I glanced through the posted threads up to Oct and could not see anyone having the question for which I now ask for advise. So I hope it is alright that I post it here. Recently I got rid of my Firefox browser. I will not even go into details about that. I chose and downloaded Google Chrome...
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    Extreme text lag in all browsers

    I'm using Windows 7 and my PC has developed horrendous text lag in both the browsers I have (chrome and firefox) and whenever I input text into Windows dialog boxes (eg the search box in Windows). It's at its worst in firefox but chrome is bad too. Text in firefox is basically unusable, I have...
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    Performing a TLS handshake to images-na.ssl-images-amazon.co

    I use Firefox on a windows 7 pro 64 bit system since I'm too old to change right now. Now the problem. Until a few days ago I could go to Amazon and log-in with no problem. Then it all changed. It starts to connect and get to 'Performing a TLS handshake to images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com' then...
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    Solved Poor connection on new laptop

    A bit of an amateur here but if anyone can help I'd be very grateful. I haven't tried to set up a new PC in years and years, so I hope this one is something obvious! -- I bought a new, boxed-up laptop today (HP, Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM, 1TB storage) and have had a lot of trouble getting the...
  18. AadityaSingh

    Firefox https websites connection not secure

    When i tried to open any https websites using firefox browser. .. it says " Unable to connect " ' your connection is not secure ' ... how can i solve this issue? ?
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    Firefox and Chrome freeze in Vista

    Hello I know I'm supposed to post the system info etc. about a problem, but I can't get the computer with the problem to let me get past the first internet page. It takes me to a home page, then lets me go to one more page, then freezes. I tried malwarebytes, spybot, adwcleaner, and...
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    Solved Acrobat Reader & Firefox access problems

    Since yesterday I have had problems with both Acrobat Reader and with Firefox. With Acrobat I can open a document and then after a few minutes I get a pop-up saying the application was unable to start correctly. See Image With Firefox sometimes it opesn perfectly and other times I get a pop-up...
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