[NTLK] Weird Firefox behavior: Please do a test for me

Matt Howe matthowe at comcast.net
Sun Jun 26 22:05:57 EDT 2011

I tried it with Firefox 3.6 on XP and then upgraded to 5.0 (I use chrome now
because of the memory leak in 3.6. I only have Firefox for my wife as it has
her shortcuts and she knows how to use it.) I did not observe that result
with either version, of course neither was the version you use.

Matt (Ducky) Howe
Owner of a MP2000U and an Emate
SantaMatt at Gmail.com (Android LG Vortex)
matthowe at comcast.net (Desktop)

-----Original Message-----
Frank Gruendel wrote:
Hi folks,

Could you please go to


with Firefox and select the text in the second line (as if you wanted to
copy it to the clipboard)?

I'm using FireFox 4.0.1 on a PC running Windows XP. On my computer this
browser uses 50% of the CPU time for as long as the text is selected. If I
unselect it, it uses next to 0%. The longer the page is, the more CPU time
is used when this line is selected. 
What a very weird problem. This doesn't happen with IE, Opera or Chrome.

If you are using Firefox, could you please test this for me and let me know
the outcome off-list? I'd also need to know which FireFox version you used
and under which OS.

Thanks a lot


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