User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:188.8.131.52) Gecko/20070725 Firefox/184.108.40.206 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20070725 Firefox/18.104.22.168 Mozilla Firefox 22.214.171.124 consumes high physical memory. Up to 256MB are consumed by the browser. Even with one website/tab open the memory usage is higher that any other previous build. Firefox 126.96.36.199 uses more memory than Internet Explorer 7. This is a big issue for users with limited RAM installed. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open Firefox 188.8.131.52 2. Go to any website. 3. Just wait a couple of seconds after the site loads. 4. Check Windows Task Manager and the memory usage is high. Actual Results: Same thing. Memory usage is still high. Expected Results: Not used so much physical memory.
Does the same thing happen if you make a new firfox profile for a test? - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_manager (Do not delete your existing profile)
Also take a look here: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Reducing_memory_usage_-_Firefox Notice that Firefox uses memory to get faster navigation and release that if required by the OS
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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