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Old 23-03-2011
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Memory leaks in Firefox 4

Mozilla seems to be totally avoiding the clear memory problems that have been cursing Firefox for aeons nowadays. The Firefox 4 is impracticable following about 6 hours - memory employ continually rises to about 380Mb, afterward hit the highest point one of my cores and the browser freezes totally. The older version was little better I think. I am not telling that the older versions are out of these memory issues but they get freeze rarely otherwise only after excessive usage. When it freezes I have to kill the process by using the task manager. I am using the fastest computer but still I am not free of problems.
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Old 23-03-2011
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Re: Memory leaks in Firefox 4

In favor of me, with somewhat similar to 30 tabs forever open on top of a windows7 64 bit computer with 16 GB memory. I am also getting the same problem. The Firefox works fine till several hours but then it suddenly stops responding. When I try to close it, it will close all other Firefox windows. Sometime I need to close it using the Task manager. In the previous versions of Firefox majority of the issues fixed but not completely. I thought that this new version will be completely free from memory leaks but now I think that it is not.
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Old 23-03-2011
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Re: Memory leaks in Firefox 4

Safe Mode is an extraordinary Firefox execution form that can be utilized to troubleshoot problems within Firefox. Into Safe Mode, you can reorganize several settings or put out of action add-ons that may be the basis of the problem. By evaluating Firefox activities in usual mode to its activities within Safe Mode with a variety of things disabled, you might be capable to analyze problems. This safe mode is completely without the add-ons and extensions.
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Re: Memory leaks in Firefox 4

The barely method I can stop Firefox from consuming up the memory and fetching increasingly slower is by disabling each and every one of my addons/extensions in total. Still turning on one will rapidly effect in memory being poured out and the progressive hold up that needs me to start over the browser. I must toggle to Chrome whichever time I would like to look at a video otherwise do whatever thing that needs a plugin. My simply expect is that Google frees a further capable extensions API in order that my preferred extensions obtain ported to that better browser and I can dump this swollen outrage.
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Old 23-03-2011
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Re: Memory leaks in Firefox 4

Currently, this is not at all a genuine fix intended for the Firefox memory pours out, except it surely does emerge to assist it fairly a bit. This small fix will shift Firefox to your HDD while you minimize it, and consequently it will start under 10MB of memory as minimized. Up to now, from my knowledge through using this, while you maximize Firefox it will apparently augment the memory handling. On the other hand, it does not look like to go help to the insane quantity that it was at previous to minimizing it.
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Old 24-03-2011
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Re: Memory leaks in Firefox 4

Memory leaks can grounds Firefox not to discharge memory that it is by no means employing, particularly with elder versions. There have been numerous efforts to decrease the leaks in current versions, and Mozilla developers have formed tools to notice them. To reduce leaks, you must advance to the most fresh version. The most ordinary memory leaks emerge to have been fixed inside Firefox 4. Firefox 3 makes use of still fewer memory than Firefox 2 because of additional memory leak fixes and additional efforts to decrease memory convention.
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Old 24-03-2011
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Re: Memory leaks in Firefox 4

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Normal Firefox recall activity according by Windows can be as big as 100-150 MB. These Book of Numbers faculty alter because Firefox is designed by defaulting to burning up more than recall on systems that enjoy more than recall accessible and smaller amount on systems beside less. If you endure considerably more than activity than this, at hand Gregorian calendar month be a problem, or you Gregorian calendar month a moment ago be display pages beside ample amounts of data.
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