Firefox memory leak <! DIFFICULTY! >

Hello fellow Firefox users!

For most of us, Firefox suffers from a memory leak crazy, this can cause slowdown and perhaps even crashes. This happens mainly because when you close the tabs, the RAM, they took is always taxing your computer. Among other things cause this annoying leakage.

-SOLUTION-
Recently, I switched to Firefox and has this leak. I would not put upward with him, so I put solutions. Here's what I came with.

Some addons I've handpicked, which when combined, are extremely effective.

RAMBack
https://addons.Mozilla.org/en-us/Firefox/addon/RAMBack/?src=SS

MemoryFox
https://addons.Mozilla.org/en-us/Firefox/addon/memory-Fox/?src=search

MemoryRestart 1.1
https://addons.Mozilla.org/en-us/Firefox/addon/memory-restart/?src=SS

-IN ADDITION-
Firefox slow acting? Try these great modules!

SpeedFox 0.9.11
https://addons.Mozilla.org/en-us/Firefox/addon/speedfox/?src=search

DownThemAll
https://addons.Mozilla.org/en-us/Firefox/addon/DownThemAll/?src=search
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Additional details of the system

   Windows Vista
   Firefox 9.0.1

More information

Front of Add-ons
Firefox could take up to 512 MB and up, leading to problems.
Firefox could take some time to load the tabs sometimes.
Download was OK.
After Add-ons
Use Firefox NEVER more than 512 MB, typically stays around 300 MB.
Firefox almost NEVER slows down.
Downloads go up to 4 x the average speed.
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Computer information
Windows Vista
4 GB of ram Ram HQ
Firefox version 9
3.0 MHZ AMDPhenII QuadCore
NIVIDIA, VideoRAM 2048 DDR2

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    com Apple.KEC.corecrypto 1.0

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    Please visit the link below to find a community that will provide the support you want.
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