firefox tweak network settings?

what are the best tweak network settings numbers to make firefox faster

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Backup your Firefox “everything.” You have probably accumulated a large collection of themes, extensions, bookmarks, and passwords for Firefox. All of these things are gathered together into Mozilla Profiles, which are sometimes susceptible to corruption. A freeware tool, MozBackup (, can backup and restore your profiles with just a few clicks and makes the task of moving a Firefox installation from one computer to another a breeze. If you use Thunderbird for email, it also backs up and restores your mailstore.

    Speed up browsing. This next set of modifications exemplifies what’s possible with Firefox, but it can be controversial. You can set Firefox to use multiple connections to a Web server to retrieve multiple files instead of just one. Some consider this approach as inconsiderate to Webmasters, because their servers must spend more effort serving you a page than someone else. That said, this can boost performance considerably and illustrates how to modify technical settings in Firefox.

    First, open Firefox and type about:config in the Address Bar and press ENTER, which displays the equivalent of Firefox’s Registry. Next, type HTTP into the Filter field, which displays only those entries that have “http” within them. Then, do the following:

    1. Change network.http.pipelining to true by double-clicking it;

    2. Change network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to 8 by double-clicking it and entering 8 in the pop-up window;

    3. Change network.http.max-persistant-connections-per-server to 8;

    4. Change network.http.max-connections to 48;

    5. Change network.http.proxy.pipelining to true;

    6. Change network.http.max-persistant-connections-per-proxy to 8; and

    7. Right-click anywhere in this screen, and choose New Integer from the pop-up menu. Enter the Preference Name as nglayout.initialpaint.delay, and its Value as 0.

    Restart Firefox to enable the changes.

    Source(s): CPU Magazine
  • Ted B
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    The easiest way is to download a Firefox extentension call FasterFox here

    >>>It will make Firefox faster.

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