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Random Firefox process is using 25% of my CPU

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Pretty much as the title says, going into task manager I see a Firefox process constantly using around ~25% of my CPU at all times as shown by the attached photo; The CPU is a quad-core 3.2Ghz i5 3330, Ending the task means that the process stops without causing any changes to Firefox, no tabs close or videos crash which only makes me wonder to what it's used for and why is it hogging my CPU.


Thanks in Advance, Deinsti

Pretty much as the title says, going into task manager I see a Firefox process constantly using around ~25% of my CPU at all times as shown by the attached photo; The CPU is a quad-core 3.2Ghz i5 3330, Ending the task means that the process stops without causing any changes to Firefox, no tabs close or videos crash which only makes me wonder to what it's used for and why is it hogging my CPU. Thanks in Advance, Deinsti
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Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 29.0 r0

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:59.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/59.0

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Happy112 561 solutions 5694 answers

Hi Deinsti,

Would you please take a look at this article and see if maybe you'll find a plausible explanation there :

Firefox uses too many CPU resources - How to fix

Hi Deinsti, Would you please take a look at this article and see if maybe you'll find a plausible explanation there : [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-many-cpu-resources-how-fix Firefox uses too many CPU resources - How to fix]