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Firefox
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RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
13 years ago
8 years ago

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(Reporter: xcelguy, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.0 Branch
x86
Windows XP
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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 5-15-2010])

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7

after a few weeks since version 1.5 (now at v. 1.7) firefox begins to lose functionality.  For example, my tab button on my keyboard won't work in forms using firefox, but it works in IE or text. 
Pages won't load anymore, sites are blocked.  
Also, the speed of firefox diminishes over time, even if I clear all my cache and history etc.
Clearing history, also removes all my form information that was remembered, when i should just clear the url.
the only workaround, uninstall firefox, delete all firefox directories, and  profile information, reinstall firefox, .


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.use firefox normally
2.wait for a few weeks
3.

Actual Results:  
pc keyboard tab stops working,
sites are blocked, for example uscellular.com,
mozilla starts crashing, or freezing up (one site might begin to use all my available pc RAM + more over time,
java script won't work anymore,
java script pop ups wont appear anymore,


Expected Results:  
tab key should work in forms,
sites should load, because I have nothing to block them,
mozilla should not crash,
it should steall all my available RAM + more  ( ihave 512 and sometimes firefox will steal 800 or more)
java script should work all the time
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051030 Firefox/1.5 ID:2005103021

WFM.
Do you also have these problems when you restart Firefox or if you run it in the safe mode?
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Safe_Mode_(Firefox)

This bug was reported on Firefox 2.x or older, which is no longer supported and will not be receiving any more updates. I strongly suggest that you update to Firefox 3.6.3 or later, update your plugins (flash, adobe, etc.), and retest in a new profile. If you still see the issue with the updated Firefox, please post here. Otherwise, please close as RESOLVED > WORKSFORME
http://www.mozilla.com
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+mode
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 5-15-2010]
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.3 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.3 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
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