Firefox Help

I’ve already written on Mozilla help about this, but I want to see if anyone else has experienced or please help me with this problem. Last night, after Firefox crashed, I received a prompt to refresh it, for the first time ever, and clicked it. :smack: After it did, I re-installed my add-ons, NoScript, ABP and the N360 toolbar. However, whenever I try to access bookmarks, I get the following prompt:

**A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, open the script in the debugger, or let the script continue.

Script: chrome://browser/content/places/browserPlacesViews.js:271** :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:

I have uninstall and reinstalled Firefox and removed ABP and NoScript as well as just updated to Firefox 40 and the problem still persists.

I should mentioned that prior to this that I’m one of those users whose Firefox lockups for a while when first accessing bookmarks. Afterwards, it worked just fine. This was the only problem I had with bookmarks before this one.

So, has anyone experienced this problem and know a fix?

The aforementioned lockup has made me wondered if I should click on “don’t ask me again.” I might have encountered this problem in another form a long time ago, clicked on that option and simply forgotten about it until the refresh uncovered it again. I tempted to do so to see if that fixes the problem.

So any help would be greatly appreciated.

What happens if you get rid of your bookmarks?

Try opening the start menu, clicking Run and entering


There should be something called places.sqlite and bookmarksbackup. Try moving them temporarily to a different folder outside your profile and launching firefox. If it works correctly, then one of your bookmarks is causing the problem.

When I get that message, it usually means that a Flash animation has crashed on the web page, so I just agree when it asks me if I want to stop the script. For example, on my home page (in Firefox) I have a digital clock that is a Flash animation. It often crashes and I often get that message.

(I may be totally off base and this may be not at all what you’re asking.)

Well fuck me with a fireplace poker. I’ve been getting this about two or three times an hour for the last few weeks too, along with “Firefox is not responding” in the upper menu bar.

I also reinstalled Firefox and my add-ons.

I got the same thing this morning. “Refresh” is not a good name for that process. “Reinstall” is more like it. I was able to keep my favorites, but none of my add ons made it. I also had to re-specify my home page.