When Windows has gone awry, users have often relied on Safe Mode – a special mode where additional drivers are switched off – to fix the problem.
What you might not know is that Firefox has an equivalent feature. It switches off all the additional plugins you have installed on your system.
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If your browser is playing up, this mode is perfect for troubleshooting whether a rogue plugin is the culprit.
To launch this special mode, go into the Help menu. Then choose the option “Restart with Add-ons disabled”.
A dialogue box will pop up. Click yes to this option. Firefox then will restart – without any plugins.