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Old 07-28-2018, 09:39 AM
 
Location: 5,400 feet
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Two or three programs should not be too many apps.

I finally discovered that in Background Processes section of Task Manager there are five instances of FireFox, although I don't understand why that might be true, but they are eating up the CPU and Memory.

I've sent FireFox a nasty-gram and am using Opera instead, with better results.

I have tried this but will.
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1202828
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Old 07-28-2018, 03:50 PM
 
Location: A safe distance from San Francisco
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Thanks for this, Jim. I had no idea of this issue, but just checked and I have 7 Firefox processes running. Perhaps it's necessary for multiple tabs?

In any event, it's only using 631MB total, so not a big problem for me.
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Old 07-28-2018, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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Multiple processes for one browser is totally normal.

Task Manager says Multiple of a program are running but only one is open. - [Solved] - Windows 10
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