Resolving Mozilla® Firefox& Freeze Issue on Windows® 7
Is the Mozilla Firefox browser installed on your Windows 7 system freezing? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. This OS comes packed with many features such as Windows Search Windows Gadgets, Windows Defender, Windows Aero and so on. Windows 7 is the most stable of all Windows based operating systems and the OS can be even customized with very large numbers of Windows 7 compatible applications. Mozilla Firefox is a very popular web browsing software. This is one of the best web browsing applications in the world and used by millions of users. Private browsing, add-on support, personas, antivirus integration, password manager, download resume capabilities etc. are some of the feature of Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla Firefox is totally compatible with Windows 7 and this means that issues would not come up as a result of software clashes. Nonetheless, there are some issues that might come up with the use of Mozilla Firefox on Windows 7. These include sudden application termination, error messages, application freeze etc. The Mozilla Firefox installed on your Windows 7 system might be freezing because of reasons such as malware infection within the system, problems with some of the add-ons installed, registry related problems, issues with some of the system files associated with the application etc.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve Mozilla Firefox freeze issues on Windows 7:
- Run antivirus program
- Clean system registry
- Disable add-ons
Run antivirus program
The Mozilla Firefox freeze issue on Windows 7 might be because of the presence of malware within the system. If your system got infected with a malware such as spyware, the malware would consume all of the system resources and cause the application to freeze. Windows 7 users facing the Mozilla Firefox freeze issues are advised to run the antivirus program installed on the system and remove all malware. Removal of the problem causing malware would automatically solve the application freeze issue.
Clean system registry
Registry of Windows 7 contains information regarding the functioning of applications installed on the system and this includes the Mozilla Firefox web browser. Clashes or conflicts between the registry entries of Mozilla Firefox and other uninstalled applications might be causing the application freeze issue. This problem can be solved by cleaning the registry of the system using registry cleaning software like RegCure.
There are millions of add-ons that can be installed on Mozilla Firefox. If the Mozilla Firefox installed on your Windows 7 was customized with an incompatible add-on, the add-on might be causing the application freeze problem. Windows 7 users having Mozilla Firefox freeze problem are suggested to disable or uninstall all add-ons which would solve the problem.
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