"Yesterday, among other things, I ranted about how my Firefox
was grinding to a halt. About the only pattern I noticed is that I
can some times revive my system if I close the instance of Firefox
that includes a tab that was spawned from Outlook (and that tab
doesn't have to still be on the page that was called from Outlook).
To be fair, I don't want to single out Outlook as though we can
isolate such problems to Microsoft products. I'll bet the list of
application interoperations that slow systems down or stop them
altogether is miles long, involving all sorts of software that
isn't from Mozilla or Microsoft. Believe it or not, all it takes is
a visit to certain Web sites to give certain builds of Firefox a
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