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How many windows can you open in Firefox?

On the bottom of your monitor screen, the Firefox icon is there. You can right click that icon and click “New Window”. This will allow two windows to be used at once, with multiple tabs in each window.

Why are multiple Firefox exe running?

For example, the main browser UI, any add-ons you have installed, any graphics being displayed and the websites that you have open may all be in their own process. One of those settings is the Content process limit setting, which can be set to a number between 1 and 8. You may need to restart Firefox to see any change.

Why does Firefox open so many windows?

Firefox may repeatedly open new, empty tabs or windows after you click on a link, forcing you to close Firefox. This usually happens because you chose Firefox as the program to always use for a particular action, such as opening a certain type of file or launching an application to send mail.

How do I open a second Firefox window?

There are several easy ways to open new windows in Firefox.

  1. Click “File,” then select “New Window.” Your home page will load in the new window.
  2. Press “Ctrl+N.” Again, the new window will open with your home page.
  3. Right-click a link on a web page. Choose “Open link in new window.”

Why does Firefox automatically open new tabs?

Malware and incorrect settings can cause Firefox to open new tabs unexpectedly. To reset Firefox, open the “Troubleshooting Information” page from the Help menu. If you click the “Reset Firefox” button on the page, your browser closes and resets automatically.

Why does my browser keep opening new windows?

Chrome keeps opening new tabs when I click a link – This issue can occur if your PC is infected with malware. To fix the problem, perform a full system scan to remove all malware. If this happens, be sure to check your Chrome settings and restore them to the default.

How many Firefox exe should be running?

You can set the content process limit to between 1 and 8. The default is 4, but you should be able to change this. Go to the Firefox settings and go to the Performance section. Uncheck the Use recommended performance settings option and there you will find the content process limit setting.

Why is Firefox memory usage so high?

Extensions and themes can cause Firefox to use more system resources than it normally would. To determine if an extension or theme is causing Firefox to use too many resources, start Firefox in its Safe Mode and observe its memory and CPU usage.

Why is my Firefox so slow?

Firefox Uses Too Much CPU or RAM. To find the cause of the slowdown, first try starting Firefox in Safe Mode. This will make Firefox run without any add-ons or plugins. To use Safe Mode, go to the menu in Firefox and choose Help > Restart With Add-ons Disabled.

How do I get Firefox to open a new tab instead of a new window?

Firefox will switch the “new window” links to “new tab” but you can turn that off on the Options page — uncheck the box for “Open links in tabs instead of new windows”. For links that open in the same tab, you an direct them to a new window using either: right-click > Open Link in New Window. Shift+click the link.

How do I get Firefox to open a new tab with keyboard?

Pressing Ctrl + T opens a blank new tab. If you want to open any link in a new tab, press your middle mouse button (often the scroll wheel) to open that link in a new tab.

How do I stop Firefox from automatically opening?

Prevent Firefox from starting automatically

  1. Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter. A warning page may appear. Click Accept the Risk and Continue to go to the about:config page.
  2. Search for toolkit. winRegisterApplicationRestart.
  3. Click the Toggle. button next to it to set its value to false.

How many Firefox tabs are open at one time?

Sometimes 7 or 8 at one time? Hi Bud, when you hover your mouse over the Firefox icon on the Taskbar, and you get two thumbnails, can you “x” off the phantom window to close it, or does that not work? There is an option to show a thumbnail for every single open tab. Could you make sure that is not set?

Why does Firefox need to have so many processes open?

See – [ [Firefox’s performance settings]], and [ [Startup, home page, tabs, and download settings]].’ Awesome thanks for the help that solved my problems 🙂 There option to limit one process does not work with the new Firefox Quantum so you will have to use and older version of Firefox and then it may actually work.

Why do I have multiple instances of Firefox?

After starting Firefox I had one window open, yet when I mouse over the icon in the task bar, there is another “window” showing a site I ha visited quite some time in past. If I try to select that instance of Firefox it is all to no avail. I cannot “see” that window or that listed site.

How many instances of Firefox are there in Task Manager?

When I start Task Manager I find a huge number of instances of Firefox consuming huge quantities of resources, often 7 to 15 instances. None of these instances can be navigated to in order to stop them via Alt-Tab.