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Firefox memory woes ...or possibly a failing hard drive?


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#1 sbutk1

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 10:04 AM

Well, after almost 2 weeks of inactivity, I’m reluctantly beginning to conclude that my original helper(s) have bailed on me.

Anybody else with experience in Firefox browser slowdowns willing to take up the reins?

 

UPDATE: I may’ve also been seeing signs of impending hard drive woes – Don’t worry, everything is freshly backed up – so I’m wondering if A) those might be consistent with the symptoms I’m experiencing; and B) whether replacing the drive, alone, might be enough to fix my problem.

 

 

My original thread can be found here.  Hopefully it can provide some clues:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/663719/firefox-browser-severe-slowdown;-cpu-usage-100/

 

 

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 11:08 AM

I posted in your original Thread because there is no need for a new one here.


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Posted 12 January 2018 - 07:55 PM

This topic is being locked, as it is a duplicate.

 

Ongoing conversation regarding this issue can be found at:  https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/663719/firefox-browser-severe-slowdown;-cpu-usage-100/


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#4 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 07:57 PM

This post is now closed as the discussion has carried on in the original thread, reference at #1 above.

 

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