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How can I tweak firefox to use less of RAM?100MB+ is too much for my system.thanks

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I have latest updated version of firefox. I have hp510 laptop with 1 GB of RAM. My problem is that firefox is really good but uses too much of RAM(100 MB or more) while in usage.

How can I tweak firefox to use less RAM, as my system gets hammered. Thank you.


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Most of the time you just need to get more memory installed if you have other applications open along with multiple windows and tabs open in Firefox.

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I opened my extensions, and all are disabled, except ADBLOCK. I usually clean my history on weekly basis, sometimes even on daily basis.

When I use firefox, most of the time ther is no other application in use by me (I don't encounter all those back apps for the system). Most of the time, I have only 2 windows open , very rare there more.

The issue is that even at starting of firefox session I can see in task manager there is minimum 95 MB or charge, without any work done by me. I usually have charge about 370-390 MB of RAM, but when I open Firefox it gets me up to 500 or more.