Unresponsive script warning keeps poppin up

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There is a warning message that pops up when I browse pages on the internet. I managed to get a screenshot as shown below. What is causing this warning to appear? It is getting my system slower in performance.

It happens randomly and I can’t figure out a specific site that causes it.

Warning: Unresponsive script

A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now or you can continue to see if the script will complete.

Script: http://ds.serving-sys.com/BurstingScript/ebPreServing.js:32

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Answered By 0 points N/A #185511

Unresponsive script warning keeps poppin up


Hey Mr. Dunn,

The problem occurs with some scripts on the webpage or in any of the add-ons you may have installed taking longer than usual to process data. If clicking on the 'Continue' button does not give the error anymore then you should do the frollowing to let the script run longer:

In Mozilla Firefox:

  1. In the Address bar where we type in the webpage's name like : www.google.com, you need to first delete everything in there and type in:'about:config' and press Enter.

  2. "This might void your warranty!" warning will appear. Just click on 'I'll be careful, I promise!'
  3. In the search bar, type in 'dom.max_script_run_time'.
  4. Double click on it. In the Enter integer value prompt, type 20.
  5. Press OK.


If the warning keeps popping up after you have clicked on continue, then try starting firefox in safe mode.

1. Click on 'Firefox' button and select the 'Help' option and then select 'Restart with Add-ons disabled'.

Firefox will start in safe mode.

2. If problem stops, then it means an add-on was causing it so you can try disabling all add-ons.


Answered By 0 points N/A #185513

Unresponsive script warning keeps poppin up


This is an error that occurs when you are using Firefox and a script is out of control and needs to be solved or Firefox will hang. This could be broguht about by the web page you are browsing or Firefox itself.

The first solution is to press Continue. If runs normally after, then that simply means that the script just needs some time to complete and function continuously. If the error only comes out again, then extra actions need to be undertaken.

These are the steps that need to be taken:

1. Type "about:config" then press ENTER in the space on the Location bar.

2. A warning page may appear. Just continue and click this option: "I'll be careful, I promise!"

3. Find preference dom.max_script_run_time and double click on it.

4. On the Enter integer value prompt, type 20. Then press OK.

This should address the problem and allow you to use Firefox seamlessly.

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