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FireFox using more memory (ram) then usual

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Firefox suddenly started using more memory overtime like than i doubled check both in chrome and firefox like in chrome it is staying at a certain amount of memory for whole day and in fire fox it just starting to use more memory like i started using firefox because chrome is using high memory and now firefox suddenly started and it is not even staying at a certain amount of memeroy in ram so yeah i think its a glicth in new firefox update and if u fixed that than i can come on firefox again but now i am using chrome.

Firefox suddenly started using more memory overtime like than i doubled check both in chrome and firefox like in chrome it is staying at a certain amount of memory for whole day and in fire fox it just starting to use more memory like i started using firefox because chrome is using high memory and now firefox suddenly started and it is not even staying at a certain amount of memeroy in ram so yeah i think its a glicth in new firefox update and if u fixed that than i can come on firefox again but now i am using chrome.

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About how long before the problem starts? What were you doing at the time? surfing, watching a clip, reading something . . . .


Start Firefox using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Troubleshoot(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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i did what you have said (troubleshoot) and i also did refresh firefox and also i have 2 extension but when i delete those extension and use firefox its still using too much ram for 4 website and i also check it by using chrome yesterday and i saw like chrome is using just 500mb for 4 web site so yeah firefox has a problem

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Use these links to create a new profile. Use this new profile as is. Is the problem still there?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Navigating_to_the_profile_folder

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles


Type about:profiles<enter> in the address bar.