Browser (Firefox) freezing when searching with DuckDuckgo

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 3 years and 11 months ago • Updated: 3 years and 11 months ago
I have the issue of the Firefox browser freezing when I conduct a search in DuckDuckgo. Is anyone else having this problem or have any suggestions to correct this?

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anonymous
Have you tried disabling addons?
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 11 months ago Link
severuscold
It may be that you can have lots of addons installed or malware installed on your computer.

Uninstall unneeded addons(they make your browser noticeable slow)

I suggest making sure you are using the latest version of Firefox, run a virus scan, and clear your browser's cookies/cache and try again.
posted by severuscold Translation Manager3 years and 11 months ago Link
Cissy
I have the same problem on firefox, the first time I launch DuckDuckgo, All my computer freezes for one minut. I have only no-script 2-6-8-28 installed and cookie controller 3.5
No other extensions, the plugins for adobe etc... are all stopped and need my saying to work
posted by Cissy 3 years and 11 months ago Link
anonymous
I have the exact same problem as Cissy. I have the following Firefox addons:

AniWeather,
FireShot,
LastPass,
New Tab Homepage,
NoScript and
Organize Search Engines 1.7

also the icon for DuckDuckgo is missing in the search bar.
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 10 months ago Link
anonymous
I beleive that the problem is either due to New Tab Homepage or Organize Search Engine
posted by <hidden> • 3 years and 10 months ago Link