Firefox freezing

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by kinkster, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. kinkster macrumors 6502a

    Sep 15, 2008
    I tried firefox 3.6 recently straight from the .dmg, didn't drag it to the applications folder. It didn't work with a tab add on so I stopped using it.

    Ever since firefox has been using tons of system resources at random, both RAM and the processor.

    I think I also upgrade flash around then too, to 10.1, could that have anything to do with it?
  2. allan.nyholm macrumors 6502a


    Nov 22, 2007
    Aalborg, Denmark
    You really should drag all apps from DMG's to the Applications folder. It's the only proper way of opening apps.

    If you can then downgrade to latest official version of Flash.
  3. LPZ macrumors 65816

    Jul 11, 2006
    Did you repair permissions after installing Flash? In my experience, Flash is usually installed with incorrect permissions, which cause a variety of problems.
  4. kinkster thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sep 15, 2008
    I just repaired permissions, lots of stuff wrong with flash..hope that fixes it :)

    thanks for the advice.

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