Firefox problem.

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  1. PanzerAce

    PanzerAce Active Member

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    So after cleaning the Vundo Trojan out of my system, Firefox has all of a sudden decided to be incredibly slow. Opening multiple tabs that formerly took a second or two now take several minutes, and going to a different tab takes about ten seconds. One the page is displayed/loaded, FF works fine, but untill then, it's slower than a tax rebate check. There are no other symptomes though (no popups, no other programs run slow, etc). Anyone have any ideas for how to fix this? Thanks in advance
     
  2. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    it's 2009. how did you get a virus? ..especially if you're using Firefox?
     
  3. PanzerAce

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    No clue. Wasn't on any sites I hadn't been on before, hadn't installed anything, etc. I honestly have no idea how I could have gotten it, but w/e, got rid of it, just now FF is running slow (though I don't know if correlation is causation)
     
  4. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Try reinstalling it. And check your Add-Ons to make sure that Vundo thing didn't install itself there. Firefox is popular enough now that I could see a virus coder trying to exploit Firefox's expandability.
     
  5. PanzerAce

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    So nobody has any ideas other than reinstalling?
     

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