The reason you can only recreate the issue once is that once you drop a link into one of the panels plugin-container spawns and thereby loads the webpage and creates the thumbnail and stores in a list for the next time you open a tab. Deleting prefetch files does nothing related to Flash or Firefox. You know you can use old version of Firefox anytime. !! What we have at the moment is very poor quality software that is unable to live up to the quality all the software companies claim. If this junk isn't occasionally cleaned out, it can cause Firefox to respond slowly or provides an plugin-container. The reduction in memory in Task Manager is only cosmetic.
Recommendation: Optional Offer for WinThruster by Solvusoft Causes of Plugin-container. Try visiting a bunch of random pages after doing some searches … and then start deleting the panels so that the most recent history starts populating the panels. And, Pasik, what is your Flash version? We do not guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Already running for more than one hour with 10+ open tabs. I think multiple firefox problem will disappear. Cheers Jumbo 1 Click to expand. And the Mozilla forums tell you to run around in circles, restarting in safe mode, checking your extensions, on and on — when the problem is plugin-container.
Caution: We do not recommend downloading plugin-container. I means even viewer in Administrative tools. I wasted many hours on forums trying to figure out the root case. In fact, do this for all plugins that are configured to always activate unless you have configured them this way. Being a Firefox user since 2004, it is very hard for me to switch. Once it would start crashing, the only way to get rid of subsequent crash would be to reboot the machine.
When this process is not running, the respective plugins will run normally within firefox. A Submitted Crash Reports list will appear, similar to the one shown below. After changing those settings, I no longer experience those problems, thank goodness! The best browser in my opinion for this on most systems is , as it comes with a native version of Flash. Quite good observation, thanks for bringing it up. Drivers can work one day, and suddenly stop working the next day, for a variety of reasons.
It adds more strain to your computer, eventually slowing it down so much that the computer is unable to handle the data, yes?. Six preferences will appear for the filter dom. Enable Click-to Play The Flash plugin is enabled by default in Firefox, which means that it can be used by any website you load in the browser. So now Fire Fox uses about 300 Megs more Ram. Does plugin-container still crashes because of memory usage after you updated your flash player and your plugins by the way? I would recommend updating your flash player and also create a new profile for Firefox this will reset your settings in order to narrow down the issue a bit more.
Very good troubleshooting help on this website though. Probably deserves more investigation if this issue reoccurs. Thank you for any help you may be able to give. If you want to troubleshoot your Firefox a bit more take a look at. I still prefer using the above tweak because it speeds up all flash content. Console shows a System Diagnostic report pic below for this. If you use Windows 8, you may also use Internet Explorer as it comes with its own native Flash version as well.
I started researching about it, and no solution. Restart FireFox and enjoy : Optional if you want to check if the memory sucking process is really gone or not, hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete and go to Task Manager, under the Processes tab, look for plugin-container. But this is Earth and humans do not know how to work as one. By default the preference dom. There was no change in plug-container loading on opening new tab.
I will take a look at it to see if there a way to make that tab stop spawning the process and I will report back here when I have more details. We can disable them by changing their value to false. It requires the creation of a new user or system environment variable. It is possible that your browser has only that preference entry without any addition. It would take 8 seconds or so to relaunch when before it would load in a second or 2 at most.