Browser use Less Memory Ram: Hello Everyone. Today, In this post, I came up with some of the solutions to make the browser use less memory. Modern browsers are meant to perform faster, utilizes much more memory to load pages faster, additionally our habits have changed we open many tabs on our browser and to add more features we use different plugins letting our browser to use almost all the available memory our computer can provide causing the browser to crash.
How to Make your Browser use Less Memory Ram
Method 1. Avoid Using too Many Extensions:
As you can see the image of chrome task Manager (Shift+esc) different plugins and extensions runs their own process, remove unwanted plugins and extensions.
For Chrome Browser:
On the chrome address bar type chrome://extensions/ and check if you have any extensions that are not helpful, remove that.
For Firefox Browser:
On the address bar type about: addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ Hit enter, you will see a new window click on Extensions tab and if you find any unwanted add-ons please click on ‘Remove’ button.
For Internet Explorer:
Go to > Control Panel >> All Control Panel Items and find internet options, open the Programs tab click on manage add-ons tab on click toolbars and extensions disable unwanted extensions.
Method 2. Single Process:
Google Chrome may run multiple processes using more memory. By changing the settings of chrome into a single process mode will help you to reduce the processing load. To do this follow the below process.
Right click on the chrome shortcut icon from desktop or start menu click on properties.
Click on the shortcut tab, you can see the target as shown below…
Just add –single-process its two dash before single- – and 1 after and click OK. it will look like this
“C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” –single-process
NOTE: Adding –single-process makes chrome unusable now, press SHift+Esc and check which plugin is using more memory. Clear Browsing Data”. Delete all data by selecting “Beginning of Time”. Click clear browsing data.
For Firefox User:
On the address bar type about: memory and get the detail information about memory consumption clicking on minimize memory consumption helps in reducing memory.
If you are still having trouble reset your Firefox type about:support in the address bar and click on the reset update and use the latest version.
Other Tips to Make your Browser use Less Memory (Ram)
Using OneTab Plugin [Chrome]
- Install OneTab Extension it Saves up to 95% memory and reduces tab clutter in Google Chrome. It compresses all the opened tabs into a list, and then you can save that list as a web page [you can open later], or restore them all immediately.
2. Run CC Cleaner and clean the registry delete temporary internet files.
3. Increase Virtual memory on your computer or increase ram on your computer.
My Last Words:
Hope this post is helpful for you. Having any quarries feel free to leave your comments below.