Resolve Firefox® Freeze Issues in Windows® 7
There could be many reasons behind the Firefox getting freezes. You could be getting freezes in the firefox as you are running VLC Media Player in the system. This takes place as the VLC Media Player comes with its own browser plug in and it gets conflicts with the WMP plug in. if the Windows Firewall is disabled, then also the issues could come. It is because a known Windows fault could easily cause crashes in the Firefox and the web browsers after the Firewall has been disabled. If you are making use of an old Firefox in your Microsoft Windows 7 system, then there is a great chance for the firefox to get frozen. If the firefox plug ins are outdated, then also the firefox could get sudden freezes.
Here are some possible steps to resolve the Firefox freeze issues in your Microsoft Windows 7 system:
- Update Plugins
- Meet technicians
- Update extensions
Plugins are programs which work within the Firefox and thus allow you to experience multimedia tasks like animation, sound, video etc. It is good to install the latest version of the plugins in your Firefox. These plug ins are known elements to cause freezes in the Firefox, it gets problems in your Firefox if these are not updated at the right time. These plugins include the Real player, Macromedia Flash and Real Alternative. You could find updates for these plugins from certain websites.
You could start diagnosing the issue which lead to freezes in the firefox. For this, you need to start a new topic in the Firefox Support forum at first. Then, you need to assume that you are having the crash data tool installed with the system. The next step is to include the crash ID numbers which could help technicians in fixing the cause of the crash and freeze. You could get the crash ID from running the “talkback.exe”. Then, you need to get the report submitted to some technicians and they could get the issues solved.
The possible reason behind the firefox freeze in your Microsoft Windows 7 system might be the expired extensions in the firefox. These extensions need to be updated to get rid off the freezing issue in the firefox. To get the updates for extensions, you need t open the browser at first. Then, you need to click the Tools menu and choose Extensions from it. A new window would be opened in your system, with which you could seed the option for updating the extensions.
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