Windows Vista forum: Vista w/FF Slow/Freezez

by: WayneStrauss October 19, 2011 10:07 PM PDT

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by WayneStrauss - 10/19/11 10:07 PM

Normally I find my
system slows down to a dead crawl every few days even though I run CCleaner
often. The first to "freeze" is FF after which I may be able to close
any open apps, but FF hardly ever recovers. I thought it might be that I had a
large number of tabs open(20+), which alway caused FF to fail but now I try to
keep the number of tabs to 10 or so (I may also have as many as 10 apps open
although that's high for me) but since FF v. 7 it seems to be worse. Task
Manager shows idle 90%+ and FF about 2%. Eventually FF crashes and I'll restart
it or just reboot out of frustration. I've been dumping apps and add-ons. I
don't know if this is a FF or Vista problem although, up time seems better
w/Chrome. I don't want to xpost so when I happened here I though I'd give it a
shot.
Config: Intel
Core2 Duo CPU E4500 2.20GHz. 3,240 GB Mem. 390 GB disk, 97 GB Free. Vista Home
Premium, SP 2, all update applied, Norton 360 5.1.0.29, FF 7.0.1, Verizon DSL

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