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why does firefox's memory usage increases throughout the day

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I use windows 8. as I use firefox through the day, it's memory usage keeps climbing. After 1-2 days it goes to 1-2 GB and starts not responding. I usually have 8-10 tabs open. I have the latest version. If I watch the task manage, the memory usage climbs while I watch it.

I use windows 8. as I use firefox through the day, it's memory usage keeps climbing. After 1-2 days it goes to 1-2 GB and starts not responding. I usually have 8-10 tabs open. I have the latest version. If I watch the task manage, the memory usage climbs while I watch it.

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There are a wide range of things that cause memory to go up. I'd try ot make sure you are following these best practices:

Maybe consider updating to Windows 10? It has better memory management.