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Making Firefox much faster.

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by jeffie7, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. jeffie7

    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    How To Speed Up Firefox (Helpful Vanity)

    Here's something for broadband people that will really speed Firefox up:

    1.Type "about:config" into the address bar and hit return. Scroll down and look for the following entries:

    network.http.pipelining network.http.proxy.pipelining network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

    Normally the browser will make one request to a web page at a time. When you enable pipelining it will make several at once, which really speeds up page loading.

    2. Alter the entries as follows:

    Set "network.http.pipelining" to "true"

    Set "network.http.proxy.pipelining" to "true"

    Set "network.http.pipelining.maxrequests" to some number like 30. This means it will make 30 requests at once.

    3. Lastly right-click anywhere and select New-> Integer. 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 it recieves.

    If you're using a broadband connection you'll load pages MUCH faster now!
     
  2. pissedoffsol

    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    we did this months ago...

    and wrong forum :)
     
  3. phunky.buddha

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  4. GSRCRXsi

    GSRCRXsi Super Moderator Moderator VIP

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    yup, and this does nothing if your not behind a firewall.
     
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