Closed Bug 464864 Opened 11 years ago Closed 11 years ago

After updated, Firefox 3.0.4 uses 100% of the CPU while idle.

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect, major)

3.0 Branch
x86
Windows Vista
defect
Not set
major

Tracking

()

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

People

(Reporter: geeknik, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.4) Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.4) Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4

I just noticed that after upgrading from Firefox 3.0.3 to 3.0.4, that Firefox is using 100% of the CPU while doing nothing.  I can close Firefox, and then re-open Firefox to a blank page, and it's using 100% of the CPU in task manager.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch Firefox.
2. Let Firefox Sit Idle.
3. Launch Task Manager and watch Firefox use 100% of the CPU
Actual Results:  
Firefox uses 100% of the CPU.

Expected Results:  
Firefox should not being using 100% of the CPU while idle.
Are any Firefox extensions installed?  Check Tools->Add-Ons->Extensions to get a full list.
Version: unspecified → 3.0 Branch
Adblock Plus 0.7.5.5
Always Remember Password v0.6
CustomizeGoogle v0.76
Download Statusbar v0.9.6.3
Downthemall v1.0.3
Gmail Manager v0.5.5
Menu Editor v1.2.6
SearchStatus v1.26
StumbleUpon v3.27
What plugins are you using also?
I haven't tested upgrading from 3.0.3 to 3.0.4 with a new profile nor have I tested upgrading from 3.0.3 to 3.0.4 and going into safe mode.

Here are the plug-ins that I have installed.

Shockwave Flash 9.0 r124
Default Plug-in
Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.0
QuickTime Plug-in 7.5 (861)
Microsoft® Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin
Photosynth 1.1.0.602
DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
Silverlight Plug-in 2.0.30523.8
Java Plug-in 1.6.0_07 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
Make sure to update your Flash to version 10 (most likely unrelated, but good practice). Also, update your Java to 6 Update 10, and quicktime to 7.5.5.
after doing comment 6 and starting in safe mode, please post your results.
Whiteboard: closeme 2008-12-15
java is now update 11
@Reporter, we have not heard back from you in a while, so I am closing this bug as INCOMPLETE. You can reopen this bug if more information becomes available. Some helpful information you can provide us is found at http://new.quality.mozilla.org/bug-writing-guidelines.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Whiteboard: closeme 2008-12-15
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