Slow PC using firefox

  March Wind 01:24 27 Feb 2011
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Since I started to use FireFox my PC is working very slow. Sometimes I think it says time out retry. I have done disk clean up run all my programs that I think might help it move faster but still slow. I have Windows 7

  Andsome 08:26 27 Feb 2011

Personally, having tried FF I would get rid of it and use W7, it is by far the best operating system to date.

  Procrastinus 09:02 27 Feb 2011

I have had a similar experience with Firefox. I removed it and am using Google Chrome instead. It is very fast and I am well pleased- give it a try!

  birdface 09:30 27 Feb 2011

disable your add-ons in firefox and see if it runs any quicker.
if so enable them again one at a time till you find the one causing the problems.
Firefox4 is due out shortly so maybe best waiting to see if that makes any difference.

  birdface 09:33 27 Feb 2011

Looks like the new version will be out early next month.

click here

  northumbria61 11:05 27 Feb 2011

Andsome - "Personally, having tried FF I would get rid of it and use W7, it is by far the best operating system to date."

Andsome - I think you might be confusing March Wind? Firefox is an Internet Browser not an Operating System.

  northumbria61 11:10 27 Feb 2011

Firefox 4 - I am currently trying it out (BETA version) on Virtual PC. It does appear to run faster and as Buteman says the full version should be out next month.

  March Wind 21:35 27 Feb 2011

I think I will delete F/Fox completely. because I keep losing my home page. Not sure about addons. If I delete it will every thing go. Silly question but I would like to know if anything will be left behind. I sometimes use Revo but that doesn't always look the same when I use it, so I hope I am using it correctly

  March Wind 23:24 27 Feb 2011

I have deleted F/F using Revo. I have been told to (select all). At one point this list is at an angle, then I click on Next. But it asks me, am I sure I want to skip delete? I say yes because this is what I thought I was told to do. Then I see another list. This also asks me do I want to skip delete. This list is not at an angle. I say skip then it says finished. But I went over it again because why should want to skip delete? F/F looks as if it has gone from Revo. Have I done it correctly. I should hate to delete the wrong thing or leave bits behind. Could you advise please?

  woodchip 23:35 27 Feb 2011

Try New flock, it the fastest I have come across English/British version scroll down click here

  March Wind 00:35 28 Feb 2011

Is this faster than IE? I thought I would use F/F as I do not want my PC to remember everything I look at. I myself do not have a very good memory or digest things easily. I need something simple to understand, or else I will be on this forum for evermore.

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