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Tricks to increase browsing speed of firefox upto 40%

Type about:config on the Firefox address bar and hit Enter.
This will display an alphabetical listing of preferences by name, as well as a search bar at the top.

Type network.http.pipe on the Filter search bar

A narrowed down list will appear showing preferences network.http.pipelining andnetwork.http.pipelining.maxrequests and their current values.

Double-click on the network.http.pipelining string to change its value to true if not already.

Double-click on the network.http.pipelining.maxrequests string and change the current value in the Enter interger value box to 34 and click ok

To enable the turbo feature in Firefox you will need to manually create a preference.

Right-click anywhere on the page and select New and then Boolean.

Enter browser.turbo.enabled as the preference name in the New boolean value box and click ok, and then set the value in the Enter Boolean value box to true.

That's it, now simply close and restart Firefox, and you should see an immediate 10% to 40% increase in web page transfer speed, and faster opening of your tabbed windows !

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If you can't use an uninstaller program to remove a plugin, you can remove it manually:
  1. In the Location bar, type about:config, and press EnterReturn.
    • The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear. Click I'll be careful, I promise!, to continue to the about:config page.
  2. Search for the preference: plugin.expose_full_path.
  3. Double-click on the plugin.expose_full_path preference in the list to change the value to true.
  4. Enter about:plugins into the Location bar to display the About Plugins page.
  5. Each entry in the About Plugins page will have "File name:" followed by a path. Use Windows Explorer to navigateNavigate to the folder shown for the plugin you want to remove.
  6. Rename the file to something other than its normal name - e.g. npswf32 becomes Xnpswf32
The plugin will be removed.

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