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Firefox fills disk space to 0 bytes few times a day

Hello! I’ve been having quite strange problem with Firefox for a few months since version 80.X on clean Windows 10 (reinstalled from scratch after secure erase; the lates… (read more)

Hello!

I’ve been having quite strange problem with Firefox for a few months since version 80.X on clean Windows 10 (reinstalled from scratch after secure erase; the latest 20H2 version with all updates installed). It’s worth to mention that I’ve been using Firefox like 15 years and never had an issue like this before.

Firefox just fills up system drive completely (50+GB to 0 bytes remaining) few times a day under active usage. It happens randomly and I can’t identify the reason. I also can’t find any actual files saved on disk because it seems to be related to NTFS cache. I’ve tried disabling the following settings with no success:

browser.cache.disk.enable cached-web-content_cached-web-content browser.cache.memory.enable browser.cache.disk.smart_size.enabled

And couldn’t find any solution unfortunately. I usually have 2 windows opened ("common" and private) with 10 to 30 tabs each which is not much at all for i7/16GB I believe. This problem is extremely annoying and seriously affects SSD life so I'd really appreciate if someone would help me to resolve it. Thanks in advance!

Asked by eqall 1 year ago

Last reply by eqall 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes

Hello, Firefox crashes on startup since version 89. The crash doesn't happen in Troubleshoot Mode. I have tried everything following "The problem does not occur in Troub… (read more)

Hello,

Firefox crashes on startup since version 89. The crash doesn't happen in Troubleshoot Mode.

I have tried everything following "The problem does not occur in Troubleshoot Mode" on this page, but it does not help. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-extensions-themes-to-fix-problems#w_the-problem-does-not-occur-in-troubleshoot-mode

Submitted Crash Reports Latest Report ID bp-c4c48207-a133-4c95-b337-0fd6b0210607

Thank you.

Asked by y.f-provisional 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago