On 3/16/21 7:47 PM, Wolf K wrote:
> Win10 Home 64-bit, 20H2 build 19042.867
> Firefox 68.12.0.esr 64-bit
> On starting Firefox, Taskmanager shows 6 instances (processes) of
> Firefox running, as well as a Node js:server-side script (which
> eventually ends)
> When I open a tab, another instance of Firefox appears. However, the
> number of instances does not depend on the number of tabs I've kept
> from the previous session.
> This is new behaviour, as far as I can recall, previously only one
> instance of Firefox was shown. There doesn't seem to be an impact on
> performance, and a scan doesn't show any malware.
> What's going on?
Open about:support aka Help > Troubleshooting Information.
Scroll down to Remote Processes in the Application Basics section.
Click on the number (it is a link in my 88.0a1 Nightly).
I see Web Content, Extension, Privileged About, Preallocated and Socket
processes. Web Content is using two and the rest only one.
OS: Fedora 33 Workstation - Gnome Desktop