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Plugin-container uses all memory and disappear every 5 minutes

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Hi, Last days i have the following problem: Plugin-container.exe uses like ~2.7GB memory in 10 seconds and then dissapear, then again the same in 5 minutes. It happens even if i just visit small websites or searching google. My ff version is 40.0.3. I have scanned computer with malwarebytes but nothing found. Safe mode and Refresh doesnt change anything at all.

What can i do to fix this?????

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?


Firefox uses too much memory (RAM) - How to fix This article describes how to make Firefox use less memory to make it run faster and prevent crashes.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-slow-how-make-it-faster

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-many-cpu-resources-how-fix

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-hangs-or-not-responding

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Hi, Problem continues with safe mode. Is there anything else i can do?

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Did you check the other links I posted above?

I've called the big guys to help you. Good luck.

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Hi again,

i moved to version 36 but problem remains.

Is it possible to check what runs in plugin-container?

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You can check for problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions and try this:

See also: