User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.2b3) Gecko/20091115 Firefox/3.6b3 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729) Build Identifier: High CPU usage on iGoogle with a few gadgets I have a customized iGoogle page with about 10 gadgets on it some of which I believe have scripts running to check for updated content i.e. GMail gadget This results in 50% CPU usage on a dual core machine and an unusable firefox. If I remove some gadgets the CPU usage decreases slightly. If I use no scripts the page is fine but obviously the gadgets don't work. This page was fine until around 1 month ago. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create a personalized iGoogle account and add some gadgets, possibly best to be ones which will update their content such as GMail gadget. 2. Show the gadgets Actual Results: High CPU Expected Results: Lower CPU
I just hit this and it looks like igoogle has a script that is *constantly* trying to access window.ActiveXObject, which is spamming my error console.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IGoogle is gone. So I suppose we close this.