Hangs, severe slowness and camera running Firefox 27,0 / 28.0 on Windows XP / is it possible to block plugin container?

Experienced a severe slowness and lock-up with Firefox to the end, which ends with a sharp decline in the use of memory and I have repeatedly shut down by the Task Manager. I created a new profile and disabled hardware acceleration. I tried to disable all plug-ins and extensions, but I noticed that sometimes (not always) plugin container was always an active process, I don't understand. Why would it be active when there is no plugin activated? I also noticed that when the plugin container is not active (list under process in the Task Manager), I don't have this problem and Firefox works normally? I need to block the plugin container. Help, please.

If you have deactivated plugins and plugin-container should not be executed. It's one of the reasons I suggested malware scans.

The Windows XP Task Manager lists the processes running. It will list the plugin - container.exe but I don't think it goes further. IIRC a Sysinternals utility was required to get information on the processes associated with the plugincontainer.

Microsoft will now offer free downloads and documentation for which is the Sysinternals software.

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    BANK 1/DIMM0

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