One internet browser that seems to compete with the google chrome in popularity is Mozilla Firefox. It has millions of users all around the globe. The reason behind the immense popularity of this browser is its amazing functionality. However, it is also true that there is no web browser available today that is completely flawless. The same is the case with Mozilla Firefox, it is also prone to some inevitable issues. In this post, we will discuss what are the common problems associated with Mozilla Firefox and how we can get rid of them. So, if you are also facing any kind of issue in this browser then keep reading this post.
Common errors and issues with Mozilla Firefox
Actually, the web browser is an application that is designed to enable users to browse the internet easily. Like any other applications, it also involves some coding. Due to meticulous coding, it is quite possible that a user might have to deal with a technical error. In fact, every user might have to face an error that is completely unique. Still, there are some common problems faced by a large number of users. We are listing some of the problems as given below-
Mozilla Firefox not working on win* dows 10
* Mozilla Firefox not responding
* Can’t open a website on Mozilla Firefox
* Unable to load Mozilla Firefox on my PC
* Mozilla Firefox not loading on a Windows 7 PC
* Mozilla Firefox not installing on my Laptop
* Unable to install plugins on Mozilla Firefox
* Mozilla Firefox stopped working all of a sudden
* Can’t use Mozilla Firefox on MAC
* Mozilla Firefox not working on iPhone
* Mozilla Firefox crashed after opening a website
* Unable to open PDF files on Mozilla Firefox
* Mozilla Firefox working slowly on a Windows PC
We have listed the above issues just for giving you some suitable examples of the problems that a user can face while using Mozilla Firefox. Apart from the problems mentioned above, there are numerous other issues that can also occur while using this browser.
Mozilla Firefox system requirement
One of the primary reasons why an issue occurs in Mozilla Firefox is the computer or device of the user does not fulfill the system requirement of this application. Given below are the basic requirements that the device of the user must match in order to use the Mozilla Firefox smoothly.
* Operating System: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003. Please note that Firefox does run in Windows 8, it is not officially supported. You should also remember that 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and 7 can run Firefox, Mozilla supports only a 32-bit version Firefox.
* Processor: a Pentium 4 or higher processor with SSE2 support
* RAM: 512
* Hard Drive Space: 200 MB
* Operating System: OS X 10.6 or 10.7
* Processor: Intel X86 processor
* RAM: 512 MB
* Hard drive space: 200 MB
How to fix the Mozilla Firefox browser that is not working properly?
* Given below are the steps that you should follow in case Mozilla Firefox is not working properly.
* First of all, make sure that your device is properly connected to the Internet.
* Try to open the website that you can’t open using Mozilla Firefox using another browser. In case the website opens on another browser that it makes things almost clear that there is a problem with your Mozilla Firefox browser.
* In case the problem continues then you should try to open the website again by clearing caches and cookies of your web browser.
* You may also try to open the website again after clearing the search history.
* If clearing the web browser’s data didn’t help then you check your PC for malware. There are certain types of malware that are known for targeting Firefox. So, you should scan your PC using a good antivirus/ antimalware application.
* Also, check if there is a problematic extension installed on your web browser that is causing the problem. If you don’t know which extension is causing the problem then you should disable each extension one by one and try to load the website once again.
* In case all the steps mentioned above fail to resolve the problem then you may consider switching to another device.