Disable Multiple Firefox Processes Running In The Background

By Ammarrauf01

Disable Multiple Firefox Processes Running In The Background. In this article, you will read why Firefox has so many processes, how to check if multiple processes of Firefox are running, and how to disable multiple Firefox processes running in the background.

Firefox is a viral and a well-known browser. Many people across the world use it. However, it is not used as much as Chrome, but it still gives users valuable features. It has many bugs and errors. One issue that many Firefox users have reported is the multiple Firefox processes running in the background. Due to this issue, the browser becomes slow and crashes a lot. Read the article to know how to make Firefox disable multi processes running in the background.

Why Firefox Has So Many Processes?

Various processes running in a single window in Firefox enhance the web performance. Web performance may become better, but the working of the browser gets decreased. Disable Firefox multi-process to fix this issue.

How To Check If Multiple Processes Of Firefox Is Running?

To check, if your Firefox has become slow due to multiple processes running in the background:

1.Press the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to open the Task Manager.
2.Select the Processes tab.
3.See the number of Firefox’s processes running in the background.

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4.If there are many Firefox processes running in the background, then this is the cause of the issue.

How To Disable Multiple Firefox Processes Running In The Background?

Method 1 – Change The Content Process Limit:

Change the Content Process Limit of Firefox to fix the issue. With this feature, you can decide the number of processes that should run in the background. To do so:

1.Open Firefox.
2.Click on the Options button on the upper right side.
3.You will see a search bar on the upper side of the screen when you open the Options console.
4.Type hardware acceleration in the search bar.
5.The search result will be on your screen instantly.
6.In the Performance section, uncheck the Use recommended performance settings box.
7.This will open options below it.
8.Click on the drop-down menu in the content process limit section.
9.Select the number of processes Firefox you want to open in the background.

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10.After choosing, close Firefox.
11.Check if Firefox disabled multi processes or not.

Method 2 – Disable Config Value:

Disable Config Value to disable Firefox multi-process. Follow the steps below:

1.Launch Firefox.
2.Type about:config in the address bar.
3.Press Enter.
4.Click on the Accept the Risk and Continue option.
5.Type ‘ browser.tabs.remote.autostart. ‘ in the about config search bar
6.Change the config value to False by clicking on the button next to it.

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7.Check the Task Manager if Firefox multiple processes are running.