Why won’t videos play properly in Firefox when Chrome has no problems?

Nouri Alnahawi August 15, 2012
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Hi guys,

Yesterday I was watching stuff online as usual when suddenly all videos stopped playing, even YouTube videos would only buffer 10-20 seconds and then stop. I normally use Firefox, so I switched to Chrome, and this problem didn’t happen so I can rule out connection or bandwidth problems.

I have noticed that there are some weird processes appearing in the task manager in addition to a high CPU usage when I start Firefox. It’s nearly 100% all the time! I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, disabling some add-ons, but nothing worked.

Could it be some kind of a bug or malicious program that got stuck on Firefox ? I really need help because I love Firefox and this just sucks.


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