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post #11 of 31
Perhaps it is something in the options and not the addons... i.e. about.config
Are you using FEBE 7.0? Version 6.0 doesn't work in Firefox 4; I don't believe it should at all be affecting your Facebook browsing but just a thought.
post #12 of 31
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Perhaps it is something in the options and not the addons... i.e. about.config
Are you using FEBE 7.0? Version 6.0 doesn't work in Firefox 4; I don't believe it should at all be affecting your Facebook browsing but just a thought.
But it has to be one of his 3 add-ons because he restarted Firefox in Safe Mode (using Help>"Restart Firefox with Add-ons Disabled..."), and then it was problem-free.
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Perhaps it is something in the options and not the addons... i.e. about.config
Are you using FEBE 7.0? Version 6.0 doesn't work in Firefox 4; I don't believe it should at all be affecting your Facebook browsing but just a thought.
Yeah, the addons I have, I made sure that they were the latest for FF4.
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It's not possible to install an incompatible add-on without putting some effort into it.
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post #15 of 31
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So it just happened 5 minutes ago, and I proceeded to disable my addons one by one and restart (each time). I did this until I had non enabled, and it was still doing it.

I then loaded FF in Safe Mode, and it worked. Upon the next loading of full FF, it worked.

So there goes the theory.

Does FF wipe and settings when booted in Safe Mode, that carry on into full mode? This is the only reason I can think that Safe Mode fixes it.

What is special about Facebook? It's a site you log into, involving simple cookies etc, just like this and other forums I use. Why does it specifically happen to Facebook. And only in Firefox; as I works in Internet Explorer every time, during the period its down in FF.
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post #16 of 31
When Firefox runs in Safe Mode, it not only disables all add-ons, but it also temporarily uses all default settings (it makes a new and temporary profile).
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post #17 of 31
Perhaps what you need to do is recreate your profile then. Use FEBE to backup your addons and their settings and bookmarks and whatever but not the full profile. Then create a new profile by pressing win+r (run window) and typing "firefox.exe -profilemanager" (without the quotes).
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xd_1771: how do you disable Firefox 4.0's Anti-Malware and Anti-Phishing features?
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post #19 of 31
Options > security tab
I also have this disabled but to improve performance. When you disable these you can delete "urlclassifier3.sqlite" in the profile folder. It will reform and become much smaller and the browser would be much faster.
post #20 of 31
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Options > security tab
I also have this disabled but to improve performance. When you disable these you can delete "urlclassifier3.sqlite" in the profile folder. It will reform and become much smaller and the browser would be much faster.
Ok, so what do I do in the Security tab? Do I disable "Block reported attack sites" and "Block reported web forgeries"?
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