How about a lighter browser than Firefox? Firefox using 800mb after watching a lot of youtube is normal. So I have to go to options and make selections of how I want it to behave. Undoubtedly, sometimes uses more memory than it should. Free space is fine on all computers, one is actually brand new with like 5% used. To do this, return to about:support and click Refresh Firefox.
Grease Monkey currently off, because don't need to use it 5. Killing the Plugin Container process and reloading the tabs or just restarting usually makes it better but only for a while. That consumes about a half a second of the entire profile. This means firefox processes have to wait for others to finish. Windows 7 Pro 32-bit, Intel Core 2 6400 at 2. It began with Firefox 51 and got worse with 51.
Click the FileHippo link requires an extra click. Thank you, and have a good weekend. Actual result: If firefox is using 500mb of memory, and a webpage is loaded that uses 100mb, firefox's memory usage will rise to 600mb. Such the problem is not appearing in previous versions of firefox the problem is located in version 51. Right-click on a Flash video and select Settings.
Not only that but they use some of the same code used in the device drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. I tried to blocks Adobe Flash Plugin, the problem disappeared. It seems to really slow down if you go to youtube, even if you've just started up Firefox. The next discussion features instructions for repairing High Cpu Usage By Firefox errors in Windows. Grease Monkey currently off, because don't need to use it 5. Determine how to proceed with troubleshooting the misbehaving program.
My extensions are: 1-Click YouTube Video Downloader 2. Since 100% is so quickly reached, maybe I should refer to it as overly prolonged, to where it halts or restricts scrolling, link response, deleting of read emails, etc. Click '''Close''' to close the Adobe Flash Player Settings Window. I am also a software programmer of many years. In case your system has a memory management app, uninstall it to see whether this resolves the issue. Turning off ad block didn't help.
I'm also just starting to use the browser switching from Safari so I have a fresh profile. Closing the tab below does seem free memory again. Closing the tab will reduce memory to 500mb. After restarting Firefox, the problem went away for a few hours, but then came back. You will find many different methods on the internet which will help you in troubleshooting Firefox memory leak issue and if you want to find out what these methods are then you can have a look below where we have mentioned how to reduce memory usage in Mozilla Firefox web browser and speed up Firefox browsing. Doing so will put your question back in queue. Turning off ad block didn't help.
Nice try, but that's not what anybody is talking about. What happened: 13:16 I went to Facebook and I scrolled down repeatedly, for four minutes. Previously, firefox had a failsafe to prevent memory leaks, where once it hit 1. I could not get a profile after the crash. Viruses aren't very common for Macs, but they do exist.
You will be asked to confirm that you want to force the process to quit. Of course, this applies to video, audio, pictures, and text. Keep it disabled until you need to use it. To create this article, 17 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. We are talking about the bug that makes firefox use 2,000-3,000mb. After the reboot both the browsers start using a lot of cpu.