User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20070515 Firefox/18.104.22.168 After using 7-12 tabs and leaving open overnight, Firefox became unresponsive. I could open new tabs but they would indicate "Loading" and never change after that. I could get drop down menus and make selections but they did not produce any action. In Windows Task manager, FF shows about 115MB memory in use when it became unresponsive. I could right click on tabs to close them but no red X was usable because tab did not display red X when selected. After closing all tabs except one, Taks Manager shows 112MB memory still in use and browser unresponsive as before. I started 2nd instance of FF to compare memory usage but it would not start & did not appear in Task Manager. IE works normally under same conditions. Reproducible: Sometimes Steps to Reproduce: 1.Be active in browser, open close numerous tabs, leave 7 tabs open overnight. 2.Attempt to use Firefox one or two days later 3. Actual Results: O experienced the (non)performance described in section "Details" above. Expected Results: It should have behaved like a functional browser; respond to menu choices, open URLS in new tabs, open new blank tabs, launch a second instance or the browser when commanded to do so. My experience has been described to the best of my ability.
Killed FF, waited 30 seconds and launched FF again. It offered to Restore previous session, I said Yes. When session restored, Task Manager showed only 83MB memory in use and browser behaved normally.
Do you have the latest flash and java versions installed?
I believe so. Java 1.6.0_06 Flash - I suppose but don't know. 1. Don't know how to tell which version Flash is installed, but 2. I do get all available updates on a regular basis.
When you type about:plugins in your locationbar you get a list of installed plugins with the version numbers. Flash should be 9.0x.
Flash is 9.0 r45
111MB is not a lot of memory, unless you've got 512B or less Anway, 1 install flashblock 2 narrow down what link(s) are taking the most memory
Version: unspecified → 2.0 Branch
Jeff, any change or progress?
Whiteboard: closeme 2008-25
Try upgrading to Firefox 3. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ -> WORKSFORME
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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