Make Your Firefox Much Faster

by on March 18, 2007
in Firefox, Tips and Tricks

Here’s a little tweak by which you could speed up your firefox. It worked for me, may be it will work for you guys too.

Just follow the steps below and you are ready to surf the web faster with Firefox.

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


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: (by double clicking them)

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. (I changed mine to 100, works great.)

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 receives.

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