Firefox Memory Usage increases up to 500,000K, why?
Thread poster: Ali Bayraktar

Ali Bayraktar  Identity Verified
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Oct 8, 2009


I am using Firefox 3.5.3.
Before even when I downloaded or watched films or listened online musics I have never noticed that it's memory usage exceeded 200.000 K.

But now for almost 5 days, I keep open only 3-4 tabs (One of them proz, and the others dictionaries and google) and it's memory usage becomes 500 and even more.

Can anybody explain me what might be the reason for this?

Thanks in advance for your helps

M. A. B.


Andrea Re  Identity Verified
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Better ask on Mozilla forums Oct 26, 2009

You'll find the official one in the Mozilla/Firefox website.



Stanislaw Czech, MCIL  Identity Verified
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If you have many tabs open i's not so strange Nov 1, 2009

AFAIK each tab has some memory allocated to it. The more open tabs the more RAM is used by Firefox.



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