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Fix FireFox 1.0 memory leak

Discussion in 'Tech Tips and Reviews' started by betterpc, Feb 7, 2005.

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  1. betterpc

    betterpc Thread Starter

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    FireFox users with less RAM should use this tweak because FireFox really do eat a lot memory after few hours of active usage.

    Also i have noticed that FireFox can even hang and crash on older computers when a lot of tabs are opened in short time.
     
  2. Big-K

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    Whats funny is that my backup computer(home-built), which has only 49 megs of ram, runs firefox fine whereas that program shows it as using 51, although it does crash every once in a while, as does every other program it runs. You get used to it though.
     
  3. mach9

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    Have 768 Megs of ram but trying this anyway. Thanks for the tip, the link. (y)
     
  4. TechGuy

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    I tried this trick on both my home and work computer... both still end up using 500+mb of RAM after a day. :(
     
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