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Firefox loads multiple copies of firefox.exe

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This is starting the day with a cold boot-up, when the previous day all Windows have been closed properly before using Windows Shut Down.

Often, with just one window open with Firefox has two copies of firefox.exe running. Today, it's 5 copies of firefox.exe running using over 1GB of memory and climbing.

Something is wrong, surely

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More than one process is normal for the current Firefox.

Multi-process Firefox is codenamed "e10s".