Posts Tagged ‘firefox memory usage’

Automatically Restart Firefox on High Memory Usage

Monday, December 12th, 2011

If you have problems with Firefox locking up due to high memory usage, you might want to try this add-on …

High memory usage can slow down a program or the operating system. While I personally never experienced that in Firefox on my computer systems, I know of users who did and still do. Finding the cause for the high memory usage in Firefox would obviously be the best solution for the issue. Sometimes though that is not possible.


Mozilla Firefox Will Become More Memory Efficient

Monday, November 7th, 2011

This is inevitable; I’ve heard nothing but complaints from folks who try to install the latest Firefox upgrade on older computers …

The Mozilla Firefox web browser has quite the bad image when it comes to memory efficiency. You see claims all over the Internet that the browser is eating up more memory than other browsers. Comparisons often are not entirely fair to begin with, considering that most Firefox users have their fair share of add-ons installed in the browser which add to the browser’s overall memory consumption.


Latest Mozilla Meeting Reveals Firefox 4 Performance and Stability Issues

Friday, February 18th, 2011

They might be pushing this “rush to add a bunch of versions this year” thing a little bit too fast …

The latest meeting notes of Mozilla Firefox’s development team seem to suggest that the last two beta releases of Firefox 4 have caused an increase in performance and stability issue reports by users of said beta versions of the web browser.