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# 37630 15-Jul-2009 20:06
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Anyone else getting mad memory leaks when opening a Facebook in Firefox 3.5?

Firefox's CPU usuage cranks it up to 50% with about 80-90% mem usuage.

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  # 235830 15-Jul-2009 20:40
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Nope

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  # 235911 16-Jul-2009 00:18
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Haven't seen any memory leak problems, what addons and plugins are you running... I would suspect one of them first.

 
 
 
 




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  # 235983 16-Jul-2009 09:43
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Yeah I though it might be addons but it only happens once I have 3-4 tabs open and then open another tab for Facebook and all hell breaks loose. Ive seen other threads online where firefox is using up to 1GB of memory, but nothing mentioned yet about Facebook.

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  # 236019 16-Jul-2009 11:01
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What are your hardware specs? Do you have a webcam installed? Does this happen in any other browser? Does this happen in any other version of Firefox? (Try portable Firefox)

Does this happen in any other user account on your computer?

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  # 236052 16-Jul-2009 11:49
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Most of the time these kind of issues are caused by add-ons. I'd start there if I were.. disable all your add-ons and see if the problem goes away.




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  # 236094 16-Jul-2009 13:25
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Yeah looks like its my Norton toolbar addon, disabled everything and went thru one by one turning them on. Once you have them all on they do ramp up the RAM usage. Norton toolbar being the main culprit.

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  # 236115 16-Jul-2009 14:45
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Thanks, I'll bookmark your post to to my list of "Proof that Norton sucks".

Now where are all those people who claim that Norton is any good? :)



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  # 236117 16-Jul-2009 14:52
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Nah wait on, should have mentioned im using the NIS 2010 Beta. Norton has been really good for me. New beta version has heaps of useful new features.

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  # 236118 16-Jul-2009 14:54
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Even better, people say that 2010 is supposed to be really good. What good is it though if it craps up Firefox?

Btw, how come you were able to download the beta? When I tried to download it said that my country is prohibited (export restrictions or something). (I choose New Zealand)



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  # 236121 16-Jul-2009 15:01
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Not sure, didnt think it asked me that. Dont put NZ then :P

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  # 236122 16-Jul-2009 15:02
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Didn't it ask you your email address and country when downloading?

Anyways, I tried with United States, and a different email but I still got the error. (Tried deleting the cookies too)

Well I'll try again. Or could you please upload the installer somewhere? (It's just ~300KB)



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  # 236123 16-Jul-2009 15:06
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I deleted it sorry. How come you want to delete after you just said Norton sucks?

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  # 236124 16-Jul-2009 15:07
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Well I want to try out 2010 for myself to see just how much it sucks :)



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  # 236125 16-Jul-2009 15:11
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Well I just tried it again using NZ and a fake email and it worked :P



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  # 236127 16-Jul-2009 15:12
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See if this link works http://www.symantec.com/norton/beta/download.jsp?pvid=nis2010

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