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Old 12-14-2008, 04:53 PM   #1
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Default Firefox is being a hog

Lately Firefox has been bogging my Win XP Pro system down dreadfully, often to the point of being unable to shut Firefox down properly and requiring a system reboot. But I'm wondering ... is it Firefox, or is it the particular web pages I have open at any given moment? Or is it my system? With all of the ads and animations and automatic refreshes and so forth on web pages these days I'm not sure what is to blame for this, but I am really Not Happy with these frequent bouts of 100% CPU usage. I try to keep as few tabs open as possible now (where before I never even thought about it) but while this seems to help it hasn't cured the problem. When I close Firefox the problem goes away.

   
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