Firefox V3.0.10 constant high CPU usage

  Chillie 10:41 19 May 2009

I do hope some of our FF experts can help me.
For the past 2 days, on my desktop, FF has been running at 51-52% with total CPU usage constantly at 53%. No problems on my Notebook with CPU, FF usage.

Have checked with Malware AntiMalware - none found.

Should I uninstall/reinstall FF?

Many thanks


  birdface 10:44 19 May 2009

Maybe remove any add ons that you have and see if it makes any difference.If so you can always enable them again one at a time to see if you can find the culprit.

  Stuartli 11:01 19 May 2009

My CPU usage varies almost from top to bottom of the percentage chart even whilst FF is not being used. I don't worry about it as I have Javascript Enabled.


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  Chillie 12:12 19 May 2009

Will go through my add-ons, one by one. It could be Adblock as I have blocked most of the Flash on the PCA site. Which is where I believe is my problem. Closing PCA reduces the usage to normal.

Stuartli, I did have a look at the sites suggested before asking you here. They have been bookmarked to be quietly read and understood.

Once again, many thanks


  birdface 13:33 19 May 2009

This will usually help in PCA.

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I update mine every month.

  Chillie 14:09 19 May 2009

Bookmarked your link. Very worthwhile.

Another item on the Task list!!


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