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Firefox slow loading

by lablover / March 29, 2010 2:44 PM PDT

I just installed Firefox 3.6.2 last week. Quickly I realized it was slow in loading and sometimes access to sites is slow.

Win XP sp2 3 gig of memory and 320 meg hard drive with plenty of free space.
I have the Google tool bar addin.
What should I be looking for?

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same problem
by ust1268 / March 31, 2010 9:57 AM PDT
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Is it possible to rollback?

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No, but...
by John.Wilkinson / April 1, 2010 6:22 AM PDT
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You can uninstall Firefox and reinstall the older version since all of your settings will remain intact and Mozilla continues to offer ALL old versions to the public. However, I'd see if the problem is neutralized by leaving those third-party extensions first as the updates are released to patch security and stability holes best not left open.


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re: same problem
by ust1268 / March 31, 2010 10:21 AM PDT
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After reading another post I disabled some add-ons and that seemed to take care of the problem, so far, at least. Before, it seemed to get slower as time went on. Time will tell.

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how to speed up Firefox
by kristain12 / April 8, 2010 2:41 PM PDT
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1.Type about:config into the address bar and press return. Scroll down and have a look on the following entries
Enable pipelining which will make several requests at a time, which really speeds up page loading.
2. Change the entries as follows:
Set network.http.pipelining to true
Set network.http.proxy.pipelining to true
Set network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to any number like 20. It will make 30 requests at once.
3. Right click anywhere on desktop and select New > Integer. Name it nglayout.initialpaint.delay and set its value to 0.

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Speed up Firefox 3.6 Really Fast
by Bimal Roy cnet / May 26, 2010 5:10 PM PDT
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