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How to keep FF from gradually increasing memory usuage until it freezes?

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu jrra

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When I open Firefox it uses ~50k of memory. As I use FF the memory usage gradually goes up to ~500k then starts freezing. If I reload windows and FF the memory usage goes back to about 50k. I continually get messages saying that FF is using too much memory. Will appreciate any help. Thanks.

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This issue can be caused by an extension or plugin that isn't working properly.

Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the add-ons is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Tools > Add-ons > Themes).

  • Don't make any changes on the Safe mode start window.


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Cor-el, Thanks for the suggestion. I'm afraid I don't understand how to check the extensions or plugins in safe mode. If I disable them one at a time it would take many days to determine which one is bad as it takes a day or so for the memory leak to accumulate even with a lot of use. When the culprit is identified do I disable it and do without that plugin or extension?

Thanks, jrra