Mozilla Tweaks Firefox Crash Prevention Tool

It turns out that 10 seconds isn’t long enough of a window to give unresponsive plugins to run before shutting them down. Mozilla tried that with a recent update to its Firefox browser, but users — particularly those with older computers — complained.

So now, with the release of Firefox 3.6.6, Mozilla has extended the time a page can load before being deemed to have crashed to 45 seconds. eSecurity Planet has the details.

How long does a Web page need to be unresponsive before it should be considered to have crashed?

For Mozilla Firefox developers last week, the answer to that question had been ten seconds, but today, that’s no longer the case.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:

Mozilla Updates Firefox Crash Protection

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