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kwan
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Firefox use a lot of memory

My computer is using Traditional Chinese Windows 2000 Professional SP4. According to Windows Task Manager, I found that Portable Firefox 1.5.0.7 occupies 36,760K memory with just one tab of Firefox Start Page. If I add one more tab to www.yahoo.com, it increases to 42,260K. After I closed all the tabs, it even occupies 45,428K. A few hours later, it doesnt release any memory. The same thing happen for my installation verions of Firefox. However, I open 2 separate IE and visit the same URL with total 12,404K. It will release memory down to 5,000K by time. Is it normal?

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What extensions do you have?

Anything with session-saving slows FFP down (and I think increases memory). Also, do you have the cache on or off?
One last thing, if you are using Portable Firefox, please upgrade to Firefox Portable.
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I will test in detail soon

Thanks for both "rmccue" and "tittoproject". I only have time to try FFP without extension(Mine is PFF 1.5.0.3). It seems better. But when I have time, I will follow the information and post the result here.

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