Increase Internet Explorer / Firefox browser speed

Settings In Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Go to "Start" and click on "Run"
  2. Enter "regedit" and hit "Ok" and now the Registry Editor will open
  3. Expand "HKEY_CURRENT_USER"
  4. Expand Software, Microsoft, Windows, Current Version
  5. Click on Internet Settings
  6. MaxConnectionPer1_0Server and MaxConnectionPerServer indicates the maximum number of connections per page
  7. Double click on one of these registries to change it. Set the radio button to DECIMAL and increase the values from default to a higher value, for example 10. Do the same with the other registry.

Settings For Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Firefox and type: about:config in the address bar and hit "Enter".
  2. Type: network.http.pipe in the Filter search bar on top.
  3. Double click on the network.http.pipelining string to change its value to true.
    If you use a proxy, set network.http.proxy.pipelining to true as well.
  4. Double click on the network.http.pipelining.maxrequests string to change its interger value to 35.
  5. Right click anywhere on the Configuration screen and select "New" and then "Boolean".
  6. Enter browser.turbo.enabled as the new Boolean name and click "Ok". Now set the value of the Boolean to true

 

2 comments:

Tomaz Vorsic February 18, 2009 at 1:19 AM  

If the speed is what you are looking for, I would say go for Safari or perhaps Chrome and but not Firefox.
Safari is blazing fast at loading websites. (and I am Firefox user)

http://www.computorial.blogspot.com

dhruv February 27, 2009 at 11:19 PM  

hi,
i did the required changes in firefox,
bt i dont think der r any appreciable changes in the surfing speed,bt instead when i use firefox n other browser simultaneously firefox hangs up for 4-5 seconds every time i switch between browsers,
plz suggest something,i hav tried all the browsers n i find firefox n chrome quite fast compared to safari,opera n IE

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