How To Speed The Firefox WebBrowser

Have you ever felt that your firefox is too slow or too irresponsive. Here are a few tricks to make it speed up and cruise through the internet.

  • Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit return.
  • Search for the following entries and change their values to the following:

    Set “network.http.pipelining” to “true”

    Set “network.http.proxy.pipelining” to “true”

    Set “network.http.pipelining.maxrequests” to some number like 30.

  • Right click anywhere and new->integer and name it “nglayout.initialpaint.delay” and set its value to “0″.

    This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information.

  • This is an effective tweek named Vacuum Method. Follow the given instructions.

    1. Go to Tools -> Error Console
    2. Paste the following in the “Code:” text-box: Components.classes[“;1”].getService(Components.interfaces.nsPIPlacesDatabase).DBConnection.executeSimpleSQL(“VACUUM”);
    3. Press Enter
    4. Your firefox will freeze for a moment and after, it becomes faster.

These will make your firefox faster up tp 300%.

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