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Firefox takes over entire PC

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Since I installed the latest version of Firefox (under Win10), frequently my PC slows down to a crawl. The task monitor then shows 6 or 7 Firefox applications running and using almost all my storage. My PC is not the newest, its an old HP with a gigabyte main storage, but Firefox seems to multiply its processes without limit. Is there any way to limit this?

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More than one process is normal for the current Firefox.

Multi-process Firefox is codenamed "e10s".

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

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


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