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justinsg
08-08-2009, 10:29 PM
Why is my Firefox 3.5.2 sucking up sooooo much memory? Its just ridiculous

Speedy Gonzales
08-08-2009, 10:33 PM
Could be an addon. How many addons have you installed? And how many tabs are open?

Blam
08-08-2009, 10:38 PM
Most likely an addon or a corrupt profile.

To find out which, open run>firefox.exe -safe-mode

Ifs its still eating up lots of memory, then its a corrupt profile. If not, its an addon

Blam

justinsg
08-08-2009, 10:53 PM
Could be an addon. How many addons have you installed? And how many tabs are open?

Cheers, Safe mode solved it - I can open 7 tabs of rich content websites without breaking 80mb

Which Addon would be worst?

Adblock Plus
AVG SafeSearch
DownThemAll
Greasemonkey
Java Quick Starter
ReloadEvery
Remove It Permenantly
SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar
SkipScreen
Skype Extension
Skype
Stylish
User Agent Switcher
Web Developer
Winamp Toolbar

Blam
08-08-2009, 11:00 PM
You'll have to disable them one by one to work it out....

justinsg
08-08-2009, 11:02 PM
You'll have to disable them one by one to work it out....

Don't worry - I've uninstalled the unexpected ones and now its running well down at 74mb

Cheers guys,
Justinsg

Blam
08-08-2009, 11:07 PM
:)

Glad to here its sorted

beeswax34
09-08-2009, 12:01 AM
The Skype ones are supposed to be quite bad...

Chilling_Silence
09-08-2009, 08:55 AM
Yup they're nasty, and the Java QS