Mozilla Firefox is one of the best browsers available for Windows Operating System. Firefox comes with some of the advanced features like incognito and ad-blockers due to which it is gaining popularity. However, there might be many issues which may arise when using the Firefox browser. One such problem is Firefox certain web pages won’t open. If you are facing a similar kind of problem then this article will help you fix this problem. Let’s take a look at the fixes to this problems.
How To Fix Firefox Problem Loading Web Page?
In this section, we will discuss how to fix the slow web page loading problem. Read the solutions given below to fix the Firefox problem.
Check The Network Connection
If Firefox is slowly loading pages then the first thing you should do is check the Network connection. Also, you should have a smooth internet connection to load the web pages. You can check it by loading another web page on the Firefox. If the page is still loading slow, you can try to load the web page on a different browser. If the problem still persists, then the network connection is the main culprit. You can contact the internet service provider and report the problem.
Clear Cookies and Cache
Stored cookies and cache might be the reason for Firefox to load pages slowly. You can browse the web pages after clearing the cookies and cache. So, follow the instructions given below to clear the cookies and cache on Firefox.
• Click on the menu icon to activate the menu settings.
• Then, you have to select the Library. After that, go to History.
• Here, you have to select “Clear Recent History”.
• Then, set the time to “Everything”. This will clear all the data on the Firefox.
• Enable the option “Cookies” and “Cache” and then click on Clear now option.
Flush DNS Cache
You can also try to clear the DNS cache and see if the error persists. Open the run window by pressing Windows key and R. Type “ipconfig/flushdns” and press the enter button.
The Add-ons enabled might be another primary reason for Firefox slow loading pages. What you can do is remove the add-ons to make the Firefox work faster. So, follow the steps to remove the add-ons enabled on the Firefox.
• Firstly, click on the menu icon to activate the menu settings.
• Then locate and click on the “Add-ons” either in the “Extensions” or on “Plugin” section.
• Now, click on the “Remove” button.
• Lastly, restart the Firefox to save the changes.
Check The Network Proxy Settings
If certain web pages on Firefox won’t open then, you can check the network proxy settings. If the Firefox is trying to get access to the internet via a proxy server the error message is displayed. Then follow the steps below to fix it.
In the Firefox window, go to the Options and open the General.
Then scroll down to the “Network Proxy” section.
In the next step, click on the Settings button.
Now, choose the “No Proxy” option if you are not using Proxy.
Click on the OK button.
Exit the “about: preferences” page. All the changes will be saved automatically.
Updating Firefox is the basic solution to fix the Firefox slow loading page. The update can fix all type of errors and bugs that arise on the Firefox. Here’s how you can update the Firefox browser.
Go to the Options and select the “General” section.
Then, scroll down and locate the “Firefox Update”.
Next, you have to click on ‘Check for Updates’ Option.
Then, Firefox will check for the available updates.
Download the updates and try to access the browser to see if the Firefox is still loading pages slowly.
Temporarily Disable The Antivirus And Firewall
If you are still facing the problem of Firefox certain web pages won’t open then you can try to temporarily disable the antivirus and firewall. So, it might happen that the firewall is blocking or delaying certain websites to access. Temporarily disable them and check if you can access those web pages. If you can then you can change the antivirus software as it is the reason for slow loading of web pages.