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Firefox Hi. My computer is a Compaq Evo from around2001. It has 4 CPU 1.70GHz. W2K. 523,696 of RAM. And I use dial-up.Firefox 3.0.1 makes the processor run VERY high and loud. Task Manager showsit at 90%, even with nothing else running.

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i) see it depends how application(fire fox) is using CPU or processor, even though nothing is running in the background, firefox will utilize CPU(like background work with going between firefox and CPU or processor which we may not intercept......)

ii) if u are so curious about why it is i will ask you to see a process in Task Manager called "System Idle Process" which will consume about 99 or 90 %(which is a process is not required or doesnot have anything to applications but still it will 99 or 90% percent of CPU) see it has background work with CPU or processor which is not understandabl e by a common person...

iii) i u still think that this is not the right answer try to uninstall fireforx and renistall and check it,  or try some other browser like opera and check whether it is upto your expectations and continue using it and maintain some peace of mind .........


Thankin you

M. Sridhar

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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