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Version 63 Eating All My RAM

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My computer constantly gets bogged down by Firefox's voracious appetite for RAM! I am constantly clearing my cache & using memory cleaner to bump up my available memory, but with FF using over TEN GIGS OF RAM, at some point there's nothing else to do but reboot FF, and try again. WHY is it using up so much memory???

My computer constantly gets bogged down by Firefox's voracious appetite for RAM! I am constantly clearing my cache & using memory cleaner to bump up my available memory, but with FF using over TEN GIGS OF RAM, at some point there's nothing else to do but reboot FF, and try again. WHY is it using up so much memory???
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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.12; rv:63.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/63.0

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FredMcD
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[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode 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? https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Firefox+is+already+running+but+is+not+responding 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-uses-too-much-memory-ram https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-hangs-or-not-responding

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OK, I'll try this and see what happens... sorry I'm so tardy.

OK, I'll try this and see what happens... sorry I'm so tardy.