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With Firefox loaded my laptop will not charge.

About 2 weeks ago my laptop suddenly stropped charging. I deleted Firefox to free up some space on the hard drive and the laptop started charging. I used Microsoft Edge b… (read more)

About 2 weeks ago my laptop suddenly stropped charging. I deleted Firefox to free up some space on the hard drive and the laptop started charging. I used Microsoft Edge but it is atrocious. So reloaded Firefox and the laptop stopped charging one again.

Asked by TerenceC 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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It is normal that even with the updated core firefox consumes 2 times more power than chrome?

As an experiment, I opened both browsers (firefox 67.0 and chrome 74.0.3729.169) in incognito mode. All add-ons were disabled. Went to the same page with the video and st… (read more)

As an experiment, I opened both browsers (firefox 67.0 and chrome 74.0.3729.169) in incognito mode. All add-ons were disabled. Went to the same page with the video and started playback at the same time. Both Windows were of equal size and worked the same period of time (about 8 hours). Based on the results, firefox consumed almost 2 times more energy, and therefore consumed significantly more resources. Is this normal, or is there some way to fix it?

Asked by lalaciwawi 1 year ago

Last reply by lalaciwawi 1 year ago