Suddenly, FireFox is Taking Over

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    cornemuse

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    Lately FireFox is starting to use 99% of CPU, (Task Manager). This is after I've been o/l for just a few minutes. More often than not, I have to shut it down with Task Manager & re-start it. This is happening with FF29x & FF52x.

    Any ideas??

    -corne-
     
    cornemuse, Aug 31, 2020
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    snoopx

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    Disable all your extensions. If that fixes it try reenabling them one at a time to find the one causing it.
     
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    flavallee, Aug 31, 2020
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    agree with @flavallee switch to mypal, its a up to date version of old firefox, supports tls 1.3 supports all pre quantum extensions its purposely made for windows xp
     
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    stvpls

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    oh forgot to say that it uses very very little ram unlike todays bloated browsers and youre fine with 1gbram
     
    stvpls, Sep 26, 2020
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    I much prefer Basilisk, but you have to be able to deal with 7Zip to install it, and since I can't, Mypal and Centaury are good enough....but yeah, time to start weaning yourself off Firefox. A piece of crap that is constantly getting worse with each rendition. The addons was the only reason to stick with it, and with their mass sabotage, it's time to move on.
     
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