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Firefox high memory use problem


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Dino M

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I have been having a problem now with my computer, as when it plays sound/music, at times it sounds like it is lagging, or the sound is being stretched, if that makes sense. It does not do it all the time, but quite a lot.

It also happens when the pc starts up as well (as I have music playing when the pc starts up and it is really lagging, as if the music is being stretched) so I am not sure that Firefox is the problem, as it has been fine up until the past few weeks, but the sound problem has continued.

I thought I would mention it on here as I have recently been getting the following message appear most days, which reads.

AVG has detected high memory use from the following application

Firefox

Memory total 330MB

It suggests shutting Firefox down and restarting, but I am still getting the same problem every day, so even if the sound problem is not linked to Firefox, is there anything I can do about the high memory use of Firefox. I am not sure that it is Firefox that is causing the problem, due to it hapening when it starts up, but I was wondering if it is not Firefox then what else could it be.

I have tried running AVG, Spybot, Anti Malware, all of which show no threats and clean. I have run CCleaner as well, but that has not improved things. I am not sure if it is, as I know my way around a PC, but no expert, but I have a registry cleaner, which I have not run yet, so could it be worth running this to see if it helps, or would it make no difference.

Many thanks to anyone that can help.
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No you should stay from registry cleaners!Can you open ccleaner hit the tools button then startup second one down below uninstall then in the bottom right hand corner of ccleaner hit save to text file.Save it to your desktop and post the startup.txt here in your next reply.Also hit start run then type msconfig then hit the services tab then hit put a check mark in hide microsoft services what is listed there?
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I have the same problem..ran all those spyware things too and they found nothing. still tryna fix the problem
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Mystic 710 you should start your own thread and follow the instructions that i have given here and i will be glad to help
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