Mopar396

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  1. Last Session Usage Help

    Thank you very much BugSir006! I am loving MX5 and all the improvements!
  2. Last Session Usage Help

    Hello BugSir006, Thank you for your reply and sorry to get back to you so late. It has been a busy time for me lately. As for your questions, yes I do feel there needs to be a better way MX5 can save and open the last session after a crash. My experience right now is this with crashes, when a crash does happen in MX5, either 1. Nothing is saved during a crash and there is nothing to open. Or 2. there will be a last session result to reopen, however, it is not the last session I was using during the crash. It will end up being a session from the day before. Its like it does not keep a current session during a crash and reopens a session from a previous day. Otherwise during normal use and closing of the browser, Last Session works great. So my only issue is during crashes.
  3. Hello, so far I am loving MX5! It works well for me watching youtube videos again and streaming. It took a minute to get used to the new layout, but I dig it. The only thing Im having a hard time using.. is the Last Session feature. does not seem to work for me. Or maybe I'm not seeing how to use it right MX5. In MX4 It always saved my last session and I had my settings to always "Open From Last Session". If I closed out the browser with tabs open it would open with them again. And if a browser window was closed due to crash or error on my part.. the Last Session would open upon a new launch of the browser. However with MX5, Last Session does not seem to open for me. I've had a crash already with MX5 and when I reopened it, when i click on the "Last Session" tab, nothing happens. There aren't any of my previous tabs opened in the last session. In fact it says clearly, "Pages Were All Closed". So is there some other kind of setting I have to do to make my Last Session saved and not this Pages Were All Closed? Its a little frustrating. I have to go back into my History to try and find the pages I was on before the crash or accidental close outs. I really liked the Last Session feature on MX4 and would love to use it for MX5 as I love how great its working for me now compare to MX4.
  4. Okay I have been using 4.9.3.1000 for couple weeks now.. and it is horrible all around. I am using it on a laptop with Windows 8.1 installed. I was using whatever version there was since last December. I never bothered with any updates till now. Everything had been running smoothly and perfectly, Maxthon was my only browser I would use. Video playback for youtube or any streaming sites were flawless! I could have multiple tabs open, one with youtube playing, one with my email open and one for searching. Everything would be working harmoniously. Now, nothing works right! Videos whether on youtube or hulu or any movie streaming site.. plays horribly choppy! Everything freezes and skips audio. Nothing just plays normally since this update. Worst is if I have youtube open playing I have to play videos on 144p quality to play somewhat normally without chopping up bad. But If I have another tab open searching on google for example, every time I scroll bar on the search.. youtube freezes up in the background with each scroll I do. It makes doing anything a pain! Yet, every other browser you can think of Firefox, Opera, Chrome, IE even Nitro, everything plays perfect fine on all those! No issues what so ever like what I have on 4.9.3.1000. I can have 3 tabs open on all other browsers with al videos playing.. and no freezing what so ever! Its only this version. But the freezing thing is something that happens all around this browser. Starting the browser up with no open tabs from a previous session, just a new blank page with the tiles page. When clicking on a tile to open a site up, it takes the sites a while to load up. They don't load fast like they used to. And, once a tab does load up.. and I go to open a new tab, the new tab take forever to load up. It doesn't matter if the previous opened tab is just a google search page or email. or even a youtube video playing. it takes a while for the new tab page to load up. Things just freeze up at that point. The google search page, will not let me scroll through while the new tab is opening up in the background. It just freezes. Once the new tab loads up then everything works again. This is the biggest issue is the freezing up. This browser has become Multi Task Unfriendly! Now, I have tried already, installing a clean install of this version.. and the same results happen. I have even installed an older version from back in February of this year version 4.9.1.1000, and the same issues happen. Something deeper with maxthons core maybe has switched and going back to older version do not correct the issue. The layout of those older versions I've tried out besides 4.9.1.1000, they look like the older versions but do no respond the same. Videos still play the same choppy. I'm really frustrated because Maxthon was my only browser for the last year and half and now this version and any previous versions do no work well. I have to leave Maxthon browser for now because it's not useful to me anymore. Until it can get fixed and something changes I can switch back. But this current version and whatever has changed with MX since the last years version, it no longer works for me and my computer. I have to go with an alternative browser now which sucks! I loved Maxthon it was so fast and useful over other browsers. I've tried clean installs of other versions and this one again, and each time things are just choppy and slow. Maybe Mx5 will be better? We shall see.
  5. There is a volume control trick I learned last year using maxthon. If I have more than one tab open with media playing, and I open up my volume control from my taskbar, there would be separate controls for those tabs. So I could have one tab open playing a drum beat track, a second tab with a guitar track playing, and another tab open with spatial music playing.. and in my open volume control box, would be 3 volume controls open. On my volume control box, each separate tab would be titled Maxthon, and I could adjust and control how loud I wanted each separate volume. This made it very useful for creating quick ideas online with music tracks from friends who upload and share music we record. It was a very fast way to share and come up with music ideas without needing to use complicated software. I held off from doing updates since the last one back in December of last year. Maxthon was running so stellar.. there was no reason I wanted to update it. It was running smoothly! Well the other day an update popped up, I figured it's been a while I'll update it, it can't hurt. And now, that cool volume control for separate tabs is missing! Now when I open up my volume control box from taskbar, there is only 1 volume control for the whole browser. I cannot control each separate individual tabs anymore. Not only that but now media plays choppy. If I have say youtube open playing and open up another media tab, it all plays slow and the browser freezes up. I can't remember which version I was using before this last update version 4.9.3.1000, but it seems to have affected the overall use of streaming media and music. I don't know if this is a bug for sure or just a result of change of the update? If anyone knows I'd be interested in hearing. I included a snapshot of the current volume control. There used to be more for each individual tab.