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Using Firefox 4.0 RC2.

I've used Firefox since Firebird and have never had a memory leak before. It's kind of fun just watching the memory usage climb indefinitely.

Culprit was plugin-container.exe. Only extensions I use are NoScript/Firebug/Adblock/Status-4-Evar/Rainbow.

Is there a log file or way to find out more what caused this?
post #2 of 8
It seems that Flash is the problem.... Not Firefox itself.
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i have the same problem with so call "plugin-container.exe" it uses lot of resources 100% what's the problem? any fix to this?
post #4 of 8
You can try disabling the plugin container. It's just meant so that if one of your plugins crashes (like flash or something) it won't crash your whole browser. That's weird though because I've never experience anything like that in 4.
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I had this same problem the other day. My puter was running slow so I look at the running processes and Firefox is hogging like 95% of my resources...
    
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Yep. Same. But running Version 3.6.XX
I noticed lag, so I opened Task Manager and there is Firefox using 1.2GB's of RAM.
Quite crazy. Anyone know how to turn off the plugin .exe?
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Yep. Same. But running Version 3.6.XX
I noticed lag, so I opened Task Manager and there is Firefox using 1.2GB's of RAM.
Quite crazy. Anyone know how to turn off the plugin .exe?
http://www.ampercent.com/disable-fir...-process/6383/
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mine never goes over 100mb, i run flash and many other plugins at once. I have issues on firefox hogging around 40% of memory.
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