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Flash taking up too much RAM.

I enjoy playing Flash based browser games but they've been running slow recently. I opened my computer's task manager to see what was going on and noticed that as I kept … (Lesen Sie mehr)

I enjoy playing Flash based browser games but they've been running slow recently. I opened my computer's task manager to see what was going on and noticed that as I kept playing, the amount of RAM being used by Flash kept going up. All the way to 1.5 GB of RAM. I think that flash is saving pieces of game data that are not necessary. Anyone know how to make it stop doing that?

Gefragt von CyanLink vor 5 Jahren

Beantwortet von guigs vor 5 Jahren

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FF 29 sometimes will not start. Popup with an error message.

Hi. With FF 29, I frequently get a popup message saying that "Firefox is already running" and I have to kill that process and restart the browser under XP. Is anyone else… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi.

With FF 29, I frequently get a popup message saying that "Firefox is already running" and I have to kill that process and restart the browser under XP. Is anyone else experiencing this problem?

Thanks.

Gefragt von Compumind vor 6 Jahren

Beantwortet von John99 vor 6 Jahren

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Within minutes [sometimes seconds], Firefox starts using more and more cpu time - up to 95% or more. We have no viruses or other malicious programs running.

I have run multiple virus checkers, cleared caches and cookies, checked for other malware, adware, keyloggers, and have not found anything malicious at all. Rebooting doe… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have run multiple virus checkers, cleared caches and cookies, checked for other malware, adware, keyloggers, and have not found anything malicious at all.

Rebooting doesn't stop the CPU hogging. In fact, if you kill Firefox in Task Manager, and the click on "Restore Previous Session", a lot of the time it immediately starts hogging the CPU. Sometimes even with only ONE open tab. Why can't you give us control over active content on a page by page [tab] basis? The universal shut off all active content is NOT a good solution.

Can you not keep active content on a page locked until the user decides to play it [and only have the top tab content be allowed to be active]? Maybe have a specific icon indicating an item wants to run. It's bad enough when the audio from an ad starts playing over the music you were listening to, but this resource hogging, lockup situation has gotten out of hand.

Running all active content on all pages does nothing but diminish the experience for users.

Firefox is my preferred browser, but at this point it runs slower than Explorer, which is beyond sad. It does appear now to have one big similarity to Explorer -- you have been throwing so many patches at it that you have degraded the performance of the program by many orders of magnitude. Some of these patches are probably like Explorer's too -- fixing a problem with a patch that creates other problems that need to be patched which creates other issues, etc, etc, etc.

When I first started using Firefox, it was head and shoulders better than the other browsers. Then you introduced the "plug in container" that really tied resources up -- and still does now from time to time, on top of the other resource hogging. Now you have two instances of Firefox running in Task Manager and both instances want to grab as much CPU time as possible - and in between them they get all available time.

At the very least, give us a way to find and kill off the particular script that is eating the CPU time.

In case you need some system info from us, we are running Windows 7, have a 64bit operating system using an Intel Duo processor at 2.8Ghz, with 4.0Gb RAM.

Any help on how to resolve this would be welcome.

Gefragt von StopAdobeFlash1 vor 3 Jahren

Beantwortet von FredMcD vor 3 Jahren

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Firefox is using so much ram and disk and its so slow sometimes

Hello, from the last 2 updates firefox started to use SO MUCH ram, even if iam not doing anything, just a blank page it uses 800mb of ram! i tried safe mode and its the s… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello, from the last 2 updates firefox started to use SO MUCH ram, even if iam not doing anything, just a blank page it uses 800mb of ram! i tried safe mode and its the same and if i open more than 3 taps its start to use more than 1gb, thats so much and makes me to quit firefox but i was using it from 6 years, hope there is a fix. i formatted my laptop also, if there problem not going to be fixed iam going to use Chrome even tho iam using firefox from 5 years

firefox using 1000 mb with only 1 tab open!

Gefragt von Ragido vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von Tonnes vor 3 Jahren

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Since FF 69 starting (not loading!) web sites frequently needs more than 10 seconds under Xubuntu

Since FF 69 the starting (not the loading!) of websites frequently lasts more than 10 seconds under Xubuntu. The tab remains empty during this waiting time, while no sign… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Since FF 69 the starting (not the loading!) of websites frequently lasts more than 10 seconds under Xubuntu. The tab remains empty during this waiting time, while no sign of the loading process can be seen: The tab header shows no title, only the URL. The animated loading icon of the tab header is not shown. The status bar shows no activity. For about 5 to 20 seconds it looks like the tab is frozen. (See hardcopy.) This phenomenon occurs irregularly, but repeatedly, approximately with 10-20 percent of all calls, regardless of the requested URLs. It typically occurs piled within a random period, that lasts between a some seconds and several minutes. It also happens in safe mode, regardless of the used profile (even an unmodified new profile) and both in private an non-private windows. As far as I can judge, the troubleshooting Information shows no abnormalities. There are no issues with the internet connection. I've been using Firefox trouble-free for more than 10 years, but this phenomenon only occurred since Firefox 69.0.

Gefragt von ebfried2000 vor 1 Jahr

Beantwortet von ebfried2000 vor 9 Monaten

Firefox Stutter every 10 seconds (not sessionstore related ?)

Hello, I recently had to switch back to my laptop and noticed that firefox is micro-stuttering (missing a couple of frame at worse) at a somewhat regular interval. Which … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello,

I recently had to switch back to my laptop and noticed that firefox is micro-stuttering (missing a couple of frame at worse) at a somewhat regular interval. Which is very noticable and head-ache inducing when watching a youtube video.

I tried to disable every plugins that I have, switching to a new profile, setting browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo and browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo to 0, closing everything in the background, clearing cookies caches and etc.

Nothing worked, I noticed that disabling window's "Hardware-Accelerated GPU Scheduling" helped. With it on I've got a very regular micro stutter (every 10 seconds) whereas with it turned off I "only" get a microstutter once every 20/30 ish seconds. Therefore I suspect some shenanigans with optimus drivers but I don't know for sure how to confirm. I tried to force firefox to use the integrated gpu with nvidia pannel but it didn't help.

I would have capture a video to show off the problem but everytime I start recording (with lenovo's nerve sense capture software) the problem totally disappears !

Anyone have any ideas about what could be happening / how to diagnose more precisely the problem ? Thanks for reading.

specs :Windows 10 (x64), Firefox 78.0.1 (x64), Intel Core i5-7300HQ, optimus GPUS : Intel HD Graphics 630 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Max-Q)

Gefragt von aramirg vor 3 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von aramirg vor 3 Monaten

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Sound stops working and videos crash

While using Firefox, at some point the sound will stop working. For most applications, they will simply run without playing sound. If I try to load a video, on YouTube or… (Lesen Sie mehr)

While using Firefox, at some point the sound will stop working. For most applications, they will simply run without playing sound. If I try to load a video, on YouTube or any other player, it will try to play the video for the first 3 seconds, and then the video will crash. If I try to open any file with Windows Media Player, it will give a "your computer is low on memory" error (an assertion that Task Manager will not confirm) and refuse to play any files.

Closing Firefox then reopening it solves this issue for the next 10-90 minutes or so. Closing the Flash plugin etc. doesn't do anything.

Gefragt von ziggurathater56 vor 5 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 5 Jahren

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memoery reaching 3 giga :) 1 tab opened with a youtube video

hi i have an hp g6 pavilion, after the last flash player automatic update (some 1 month ago maybe) , i started getting ram problems, ram increase to 3 giga when just wat… (Lesen Sie mehr)

hi i have an hp g6 pavilion, after the last flash player automatic update (some 1 month ago maybe) , i started getting ram problems, ram increase to 3 giga when just watching 1 video with no other tabs opened, i tried a lot of solutions described here and around the web without success, please advise

Gefragt von Simoorish vor 5 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 5 Jahren

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Current performance in blocking phishing sites?

In a 2017 test, Firefox performed much worse than Chrome and especially Edge when it came to blocking phishing sites. See https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-edge-is… (Lesen Sie mehr)

In a 2017 test, Firefox performed much worse than Chrome and especially Edge when it came to blocking phishing sites. See https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-edge-is-the-best-browser-for-blocking-phishing-websites. How is the current performance? Have more/other third-party tests been done?

Gefragt von FrankC vor 8 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von jscher2000 vor 7 Monaten

firefox keeps freezing and force quit doesn't eliminate an active process which is hidden

Firefox freezes at least 5 times a day, and I have to do a Force Quit. But I can't restart my Mac because there is still a version of Firefox running, so I have to press… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Firefox freezes at least 5 times a day, and I have to do a Force Quit. But I can't restart my Mac because there is still a version of Firefox running, so I have to press the power button for 5 seconds to shut down. Upon opening, I'm fine for an hour or two, and then the same problem. After force quit, it appears Firefox is no longer running, but trying to reopen it, a message says only one version can run at a time.

Gefragt von glands666 vor 4 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von glands666 vor 4 Monaten

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Laggy Firefox

I am facing two issues with Firefox. I am using Firefox on Macbook Pro 2017 with i7 processor and 16GB Ram, but after importing all my bookmarks from chrome its laggy lik… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I am facing two issues with Firefox. I am using Firefox on Macbook Pro 2017 with i7 processor and 16GB Ram, but after importing all my bookmarks from chrome its laggy like when i move mouse hover the bookmarks its animation response time is slow ie :- Moving cursor up and down the blue animation strip its bit delay comparatively mouse cursor movement.

Secondly i am having issue with YouTube, when i am double click on YouTube video to full-screen its give blank screen for a sec its bit annoying i think it need to fix.

Gefragt von Iqubal Singh vor 3 Monaten

Beantwortet von cor-el vor 3 Monaten

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firefox slowing it self down

firefox seems to have a new update or their is a new problem as of today, I just started getting the message' a web page is slowing down your browser ' how ever upon chec… (Lesen Sie mehr)

firefox seems to have a new update or their is a new problem as of today, I just started getting the message' a web page is slowing down your browser ' how ever upon checking it is this new process slowing down web pages and making them crash. web pages that had no issues before now have issues, how do I turn this new value added feature off as it is junk. No I am NOT going to refresh firefox again as that caused more problems not less. HAHAHAHA it just said these stupid forums are slowing down the browser now, and as annoying as it is, that is funny. who ever programmed this new update fails, their own test.

Gefragt von RNARC1 vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von Rafael Lecuona vor 2 Jahren

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Hardware Acceleration

Should I get the same performance benefit from Firefox's DXVA implementation as a standalone player? It seems that no matter whether or not I have hardware acceleration … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Should I get the same performance benefit from Firefox's DXVA implementation as a standalone player? It seems that no matter whether or not I have hardware acceleration enabled, watching an .mp4 video in Firefox uses the same amount of CPU (around 15%). If I save the video and watch it in a standalone player, I have almost 0% CPU used.

Thanks.

Gefragt von dojima vor 5 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von guigs vor 5 Jahren

firefox-bin process using very high cpu even after closing window

Hello. From time to time, when using firefox I find that firefox-bin process uses very high cpu process (on top command output it shows even more that 100% (i don't under… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello. From time to time, when using firefox I find that firefox-bin process uses very high cpu process (on top command output it shows even more that 100% (i don't understand those specs)) It doesen't seem related to any specific website. I close tabs one by one and it remains the same. Even when closing firefox window, firefox-bin remains using 100% cpu for about 1 minute or so. Then a crash message appears, and I click send report.

Any suggestions accepted. cheers. Firefox 77.0.1 MX Linux 18.3

Gefragt von laureano vor 3 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von ARMAN KHAN vor 3 Monaten

Some sites take five to six times longer to load on firefox.

About:performance results. As an aside help section says About:performance should show up in menu/more and it does not. Do not care about that one but the slow loading of… (Lesen Sie mehr)

About:performance results. As an aside help section says About:performance should show up in menu/more and it does not. Do not care about that one but the slow loading of pages , twenty to thirty seconds vs. less than 1 on other browser and sister machine are driving us to another browser.

Michigan Weather Radar | AccuWeather may currently be slowing down Firefox.

MI Weather and Radar Map - The Weather Channel | Weather.com may currently be slowing down Firefox

No may be about it, yes they are. Used to load in a blink and still do in Edge browser and on sister machine.

Gefragt von don544 vor 4 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von Himanshu prabhakar vor 4 Monaten

Firefox 78.0.2 not using GPU

Hi, I have an Intel NUC 10 i7 (integrated Intel UHD gpu using latest drivers 1.100.2731.0) and whenever I open tabs with videos the CPU consuption goes sky high and overh… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi,

I have an Intel NUC 10 i7 (integrated Intel UHD gpu using latest drivers 1.100.2731.0) and whenever I open tabs with videos the CPU consuption goes sky high and overheats the system.

Checking this page: http://jdashg.github.io/misc/webgl/low-power.html

In Firefox I get: {"powerPreference":"low-power"}

 => ANGLE (Microsoft Basic Render Driver Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)

{}

 => ANGLE (Microsoft Basic Render Driver Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)

{"powerPreference":"high-performance"}

 => ANGLE (Microsoft Basic Render Driver Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)

In Chrome/Edge: {"powerPreference":"low-power"}

 => ANGLE (Intel(R) UHD Graphics Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)

{}

 => ANGLE (Intel(R) UHD Graphics Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)

{"powerPreference":"high-performance"}

 => ANGLE (Intel(R) UHD Graphics Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)

Which is aligned with the lack of GPU usage in Resource manager in Firefox.

How can I fix this? I am sure I accessed the same pages in the past without problems in FF. Some update has messed this.

Tks

Gefragt von nuno.melo.figueiredo vor 3 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von nuno.melo.figueiredo vor 3 Monaten

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how can i set one configuration on firefox for my all user to run it ?

i installed FF on windows server 2008 and set proxy setting. but When my users run Firefox's default configuration performs.my users remote to server with remote desktop … (Lesen Sie mehr)

i installed FF on windows server 2008 and set proxy setting. but When my users run Firefox's default configuration performs.my users remote to server with remote desktop connection. How to set Firefox to run on all users?

Gefragt von samzak vor 6 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von FredMcD vor 6 Jahren

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change of pictures takes too long

http://www.spiegel.de/stil/seoul-fashion-week-street-style-fotograf-alex-finch-im-interview-a-1234757.html This page shows 10 consecutive pictures. To move from one to th… (Lesen Sie mehr)

http://www.spiegel.de/stil/seoul-fashion-week-street-style-fotograf-alex-finch-im-interview-a-1234757.html This page shows 10 consecutive pictures. To move from one to the other one takes too long. Have tried the same with Edge and that works fine.

Gefragt von origando vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von ramansgdeep vor 2 Jahren

Windows hanging/freezing when Firefox is in use.

When I have Firefox running, Windows is freezing occasionally. Sometimes it is freezing every few minutes; sometimes a couple of times per hour. I find errors in the Wi… (Lesen Sie mehr)

When I have Firefox running, Windows is freezing occasionally. Sometimes it is freezing every few minutes; sometimes a couple of times per hour. I find errors in the Windows event log from the ESENT service which correlate to the freezing events (see attached image).

The freezing events seem to occur more often if I have more Firefox tabs open.

I have tried running Firefox with add-ons disabled and have uninstalled and then reinstalled Firefox and the in both cases the freezing events still occur.

The freezing events do not occur if I use MSIE or Chrome, but I would prefer to use Firefox.

I have checked Device Manager for errors - there are none. The S.M.A.R.T. utility reports all OK for my C drive.

I am looking for advice on how to resolve this problem.

Thank you!

Gefragt von kgkayak vor 3 Monaten

Letzte Antwort von kgkayak vor 3 Monaten