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Firefox / Yahoo Email Problem

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  • Started 1 year ago by gregoryshock125
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gregoryshock125
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I still use yahoo email a lot. I am also a big fan of firefox. But today I noticed a problem. I wanted to move an email to a new folder but I can't get yahoo to give me a prompt so that I can put in a folder name. Also I wanted to print an email an email and I can't get the print box to come up. Usually all I have to do is click on actions and then print message. Firefox usually brings up it's popup blocker, and then I tell it it is ok to allow popups from yahoo. But right now it won't give me that. I tried turning off my popup blocker, and that didn't seem to help either. I also noticed that whenever I click on things in my email stuff seems kinda slow. It says "loading" for while and then does or doesn't do what I want it to do. At first I thought maybe the problem is flash player. I did a flash player re install, but that didn't help. I decided to bring out Internet Explorer just in case that I could get my email to work with that browser. I was surprised to discover that everything worked perfectly in Internet Explorer. Then I decided maybe Firefox should be reinstalled. I uninstalled Firefox and then downloaded a new copy of it. Then I rebooted, and installed the new copy. The browser is noticeably faster and smoother then the old install but I am still having trouble with it and my yahoo email.

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gregoryshock125
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I just tested this in google chrome. Oddly enough I can't create a new folder in it. But I can create a new folder in Internet Explorer.

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Ruja
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It could be caused by an add-on. I remember once Windows Live Hotmail webpage was not working properly on a relative's PC because of an add-on installed by Foxit PDF Reader. Try disabling them one by one, or running Firefox in Safe Mode:

http://support.mozilla.org/en-.....-safe-mode

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gregoryshock125
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Ruja

Thank you for your advice. I put firefox in safe mode but it didn't make things work any better. Right Now I am in shock, because both Google Chrome and Internet Explorer is working faster then Firefox. I haven't changed anything in my Firefox. Maybe Firefox version 18.o.1 isn't as good as it used to be?

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gregoryshock125
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I found this article to be interesting. It is about Firefox blocking some of the plugins. "Firefox to block content based on Java, Reader, and Silverlight"

http://arstechnica.com/securit.....lverlight/

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Lighthouse
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Would they work with this ?
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ie-tab-2-ff-36/

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gregoryshock125
Posts: 289

I made some screen shots. These are before and after I disabled this stuff.

After I did some disabling. It is ok because most of this stuff I don't use anyways. I just wish doing this would have helped the performance.

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gregoryshock125
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I decided to make a video showing how it is acting with my yahoo email.

http://youtu.be/_nqVMjc_xy8

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Drizzle
Posts: 2045

Yahoo Mail has been slow all week,
I did see a question on the Q and A page from someone else experiencing problems.
I think it is a Yahoo mail problem not you,it takes ages for the tabs become effective, they are remaining Greyed out for ages.
Yahoo will respond I am sure but 'in their own time' :)

Edit: a new topic has been started by member."Yahoo.E.Mail Problem"

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