Linked by Wes Bascas on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 11:00 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Over the weekend, the crew at Tom's Hardware was busy testing the recently-released Firefox 22 using the usual bevy of benchmarks. This roundup included Chrome 27, Firefox 22, IE10, and Opera 12, along with the new Chromium-based build of Opera Next (alos known as Opera 15).
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RE[7]: Comment by lucas_maximus
by lvl21ogre on Sat 6th Jul 2013 03:39 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by lucas_maximus"
lvl21ogre
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The link goes into detail on what you'd lose and what's saved, but for most users the big bite will be having to reinstall add-ons, reopen your windows/tabs (login/cookie info/history are kept intact though) and re-add more advanced things like custom search engines, mime settings, and custom toolbars/user styles.

I'd personally just try a new profile first, since that won't touch your old one (close Firefox entirely, run it with -p, create a new profile, and try browsing with your usual session for a while to see if it's better). https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remo...

If that worked, then it's worth trying a profile reset since it's far less intense than a completely new profile (you can delete the test one easily enough). I'd only start from scratch if the new profile worked, but resetting your current one didn't. Of course I always advocate backing up your profile before tinkering with it to reset it/etc.

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