Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing


JM Casey <crystallogic@...>
 

Assuming we’re all having the same problem with Firefox, then, no. There’s a chance JAWS 2018 will still receive an update to fix this issue, but I’m not necessarily counting on it.

 

For now, my solution is to have a task manager (in my case,  Process Explorer) open at all times, ready to restart the Firefox process. It’s somewhat inconvenient but Firefox restores crashed sessions so I usually just pick up where I left off. The freezing still lets me read whatever page I am on, I just can’t interact with it until Firefox is restarted.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of BlindedByTheLight
Sent: September 23, 2018 9:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I am having the same issue.  Are there any known workarounds known without giving the Beta 2019 a try? I have never used a beta version.  How do I download it?  Thanks!

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jerry Berrier via Groups.Io
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:58 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I just upgraded to the 2019 beta at home, and the problems seems to have completely disappeared.

 

 

Jerry Berrier

Director of Education Technology

Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown MA 02472
P: 617-972-7826
Perkins.org

 


 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shirley Tracy
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 3:51 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I’m having the same issues with Firefox and at times also with Internet Explorer. Just an FYI

 

 

Shirley Tracy

 

From: Bill White
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 10:50 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I’m noticing it, too, and one site, radio.com, crashes firefox, and I have to kill it with Task Manager.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jerry Berrier via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 7:26 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I’m wondering if anybody else is having this problem.

I’m running Firefox version 62, latest version of JFW, and Windows 10.

I’ll be arrowing down through a web page, and all of a sudden JAWS just stops reading. Sometimes it comes back after a few seconds, but not always.

I especially notice it when reading the Boston Globe in NFB Newsline on the web.

 

Also when I’m using Google Docs, I’m noticing an irritating lag when I hit up or down arrow in a document.

 

Any thoughts on how to remedy this?

 

 

Jerry Berrier

Director of Education Technology

Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown MA 02472
P: 617-972-7826
Perkins.org

 


 

 

 

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