Re: I've had it with Firefox


Makes me wonder whether or not certain FF addons are causing problems.
Might those who are having problems try going into FF w/safe mode on,
ie, instead of pressing enter on the desktop shortcut press
shift-enter & see if it makes any difference?

Having said that, I'm having some sort of difficulty which, when I
have a few FF windows open, the computer sometimes just restarts. I'm
not seeing anything in the logs that's helpful. I'm gonna have to look
further. Torques me off, cuz I've got lots of stuff going on right

On 6/28/18, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
It will be interesting to see what happens over time. Recently, I saw one
or two articles from sighted reviewers, saying that Firefox is back and its
redesign makes it competetive with Chrome again. So those who don't use it
now might want to try new versions over time to see if the accessibility
problems, which are causing slowness, are resolved. For sighted users,
according to what I've read, Firefox is very fast now.

----- Original Message -----

From: Jaffar Sidek
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2018 8:28 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] I've had it with Firefox

One thing I can't stand with latest FF is that there is a lag when I type
words as I fill in a search box or fill up a form. Happens with both Jaws
and NVDA. Cheers!

On 29/6/2018 6:19 AM, David Moore wrote:

Wow, Guys!

I am using a little netbook, an HP Stream, and I only have a 2 Ghz
processor, 2 gigs of ram, and I am using Chrome with the latest Windows 10,
and Chrome


It takes a second to open, and 2 seconds to open a large page!

Maybe you should switch to Chrome.

With Firefox Quantum, It is as slow as a snail on a much more powerful
laptop I have!

Just letting you know!

David Moore

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

From: Sarah k Alawami
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2018 4:41 PM
To: nvda list list
Subject: Re: [nvda] I've had it with Firefox

32 gigs of ram, 4 ghz graphics card and a6 ghz processer. Windows 10 64
bit and the latest firefox quantum.

> On Jun 28, 2018, at 12:45 PM, bob jutzi <jutzi1@...> wrote:


> How much memory do you have in your system? I'm running a 3.7ghz Core
i3, total of 12MB available, and Windows 10 64. Othre than a little lag
when loading a page into Browse Mode, no new issues with V60 of Firefox.
One annoying issue I've always had with FF is some sites, such as require setting Page Styles to None in order for all links to
be recognized by NVDA. There may be workarounds for this, just not aware of
them. I still prefer the Fox over Edge or Internet Exploder.


> On 6/28/2018 3:18 PM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

>> I have. And no I do not run firefox on the mac. I can't. But yeah
firefox is snappy on my win 10 64 bit machine.

>>> On Jun 28, 2018, at 11:31 AM, Lino Morales <linomorales001@...
<mailto:linomorales001@...>> wrote:


>>> How slow is it for you? You are running a Mac right? Have you ran on
an actual PC 64 bit running WIN 10?

>>> Sent fromMail <>for
Windows 10


>>> *From:*
<>> on behalf of Sarah k Alawami
<marrie12@... <mailto:marrie12@...>>

>>> *Sent:*Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:29:17 PM

>>> *To:*nvda list list

>>> *Subject:*Re: [nvda] I've had it with Firefox

>>> I'll sticke with FF Loving it over here. I go between that and


>>>> On Jun 28, 2018, at 10:46 AM, Lino Morales <linomorales001@...
<mailto:linomorales001@...>> wrote:


>>>> Well like I said in my subject line I’ve had I

>>>> with firefox. Every site is slowith NVDa even the mobile FB site. I
bit the bullet and downloaded Waterfox. Seems to work much better. May I’ll
wait ti FF 70 and see how fast that will be. So long FF. Me and WF and Edge
are good buddies.

>>>> Sent fromMail <>for
Windows 10






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