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Browser hangup with CPU load ~100%

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Firstly, I want to say right away that the problem arose with the release of the 57th version, that is, Quantum. Until the 57th version everything was fine. And also I want to say that this problem does not exist in other browsers. The problem manifests itself in this case: If you open the site of the or store and, without waiting for the page to fully load, click on any item on the page, for example, on the left, select the directory partition, then the whole browser hangs. In this case, the browser stops responding to any pressing in the interface and generally does not react to anything, except for the completion of the process in the task manager. That is, I open the task manager and find there a process of firefox that uses almost all the resources of the CPU. After that, I end the process and firefox starts to work and writes that the "tab has dropped" (image # 3) I noticed the same problem on other sites, in particular youtube, vk, fb. Also, with fast transitions between site pages or streaming video, the browser may hang and the CPU load immediately 90-100%. Tried it on a completely clean firefox, on a freshly installed one, it ran without add-ons. All the same. I have to use google chrome until it's fixed ...

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This is with several websites?

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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Yes, on several sites. But maybe on others, I just did not try all the sites. And about a safe launch without add-ons - I tried. Still the problem remains.

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... Is the problem still there?

Well, on pure firefox, just installed, with an empty profile and without any additions. It also hangs and does nothing, except to kill the process in the dispatcher

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Start your Computer in safe mode with network support. Then start Firefox. Try Safe websites. Is the problem still there? Starting Any Computer In Safe Mode; Free Online Encyclopedia

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Yes all the same. Why then in chrome-shaped browsers there is no such problem? The problem is clearly in Firefox and I can not bring it to the developers ...

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I called for more help.