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Opening Waterfox hangs up entire system.

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Every time I try to open Waterfox 8, it hangs up my whole system and I have to hard restart it.

I tried updating to a newer version (10), but the update failed and the system hung up.

This has only started in the last 2 days, it was fine before that and the only thing I have changed recently is moved to a Crossfire setup.




Any ideas before I try uninstalling it and presumably lose all my precious bookmarks?


Thanks,
Sam



edit: Uninstalled Waterfox, that went OK. Tried opening Firefox and the same thing happens. IE works fine, which is what I'm using to type this. Any reasons come to mind? Anyone come across something like this before?




edit: just hung up with IE open while wiping a HDD ... I think it's time to go digging deeper for the source of this problem
Edited by savage1987 - 2/14/12 at 11:53pm
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Disable hardware acceleration in the browser options next time and see if it works.
Edited by Sean Webster - 2/15/12 at 12:27am
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I couldn't even open FF/WF enough to get into the options. Hung up every time before the browser even opened properly.
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This developed into a problem I have seen before.

It directly relates to running the 2 cards in crossfire, see this post for more details.
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