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FireFox uses too much memory

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  • Last reply by TyDraniu

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Hello, i need help, FireFox is using too much Memory.

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Please go down the list :

To be Checked and turned off unless needed for accessibility : Please : go to the Firefox 3 Bar Menu --> Options --> Privacy & Security panel and under Permissions check (put a tick in the box) the setting to Prevent Accessibility Services from accessing your browser.

Multi-Processor Support : Go to the 3 Bar Menu then Options --> General --> Performance and untick everything. change the recommended size lower then see how it runs. Note: 1 = No Multiprocessor = slow again. Try 2 Restart Firefox after making these changes please. Note : Hardware Acceleration is for Video Card, Monitor to see if remain off or to turn back on.

Only Disable as last resort.

Multi-processor Can completely disable it this way in about:config : dom.ipc.processCount set to 1 browser.tabs.remote.autostart = false browser.tabs.remote.autostart.2 = false

Only move to esr if low ram and old system.

Firefox Extended Release Version : Firefox ESR does not come with the latest features but it has the latest security and stability fixes.

If do please :

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My memory usage is still to high

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You have not tried to disable not move to ESR. You did not take long enough to try those things. Please do so.

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Under 1 GB isn't really "too much". How much RAM do you have installed?

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I have 4 GB

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So it's not really too much. In your case too much is, say 5GB.