How to make Mozilla Firefox even faster!

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Re: How to make Mozilla Firefox even faster!

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Thanks :)
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Ahhh the browser that moved the Web 2.0 internet to the next level. Way before Chrome we had NETSCAPE, which is crazy cause that turned out to be Firefox!!! AHAHAH ok, sorry history lesson over. I downloaded the lastest version a few weeks ago, man is it fast. It's loading faster than chrome. We'll mostly youtube, spotify, netflix, amazon video prime. As a test medium I wanted to see how fast it can load and watch a DVR recording on my PC. You know what, its like splitting hairs between Chrome, Opera and NEW Firefox. I don't have the data on hand, but its like tenths of a second, half a second. But would you consider that slow? I dont, that's why I use all 3. Firefox is for ummmmmmm you know the sites that I can't mention. Chrome is for everything else (google Eco system) and opera I use mostly for online shopping.
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https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1166780
Removal of the H1 pipelining feature did not make Firefox any better or faster. There was no performance gain when the revised http2 feature was offered, so was dropped from program. Http2 was a revision that could be used by any browser on any Web or Internet means (SPDY protocol), originally developed by the Google teams.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPDY
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Karlsweldt wrote:https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1166780
Removal of the H1 pipelining feature did not make Firefox any better or faster. There was no performance gain when the revised http2 feature was offered, so was dropped from program. Http2 was a revision that could be used by any browser on any Web or Internet means (SPDY protocol), originally developed by the Google teams.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPDY
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I use the FasterFox extension, and tried some of those out. Some of those variables weren't already set by FasterFox. I actually noticed some load time differences.
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Geesa wrote:I use the FasterFox extension, and tried some of those out. Some of those variables weren't already set by FasterFox. I actually noticed some load time differences.
I have tried and found that extention you introduced is pretty good.
Thanks for sharing.
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Update Firefox
We're constantly improving Firefox. The latest version is faster than ever before and contains fixes for many problems that could slow down your Firefox. See Update Firefox to the latest release to learn how to update.

Update your video drivers
Having outdated drivers might slow down performance. See your manufacturer's instructions on how to update your video drivers.

High hardware resource usage
If a monitoring tool shows you high hardware resource usage, try the suggestions in the Firefox uses too much memory or CPU resources - How to fix the article.

Firefox hangs or stops responding
If Firefox freezes and gives you the spinning wheel and turns white, try the Firefox hangs or is not responding - How to fix the article.

I get a Warning Unresponsive script error
“Unresponsive script error”? What does that even mean? We've got an article about that called, believe it or not, Warning Unresponsive script - What it means and how to fix it that will help clear things up.

Firefox takes a long time to start up
Try the suggestions in Firefox takes a long time to start up article.

Check if you have malware on your computer
To resolve slowness problems not specifically mentioned above, you should scan your computer for viruses, spyware, and other malware and read Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware.

Optimize Windows
Speed up Windows and make your computer work better. See Tips to improve PC performance in Windows 10 at microsoft.com.

Block unneeded content
The content you don't need such as ads or tracking scripts can significantly slow down page loading. Firefox's built-in Content blocking can make the pages load faster by preventing third-party trackers from loading. See Content blocking for details.

There are also Firefox add-ons that can block content you don't need, such as:

The Disconnect add-on blocks invisible webpage parts that track you online.
The uBlock Origin add-on blocks ads, trackers and other unneeded content while using less memory and CPU resources than other adblockers.
The NoScript add-on allows you to selectively enable and disable all scripts running on websites.
This didn't solve my problem. What do I do now?
Sometimes tracking down the source of these kinds of problems is difficult. We have a community of volunteers ready to help you figure it out.

I hope this information helps!
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Firefox is good and has improved a lot in the last few years I would say but Chrome is still my goto browser. Maybe because I am used to it and don't want to change an old habit. But nonetheless, Firefox has improved a lot and has become quite fast as well.
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sean121 wrote:Firefox is good and has improved a lot in the last few years I would say but Chrome is still my goto browser. Maybe because I am used to it and don't want to change an old habit. But nonetheless, Firefox has improved a lot and has become quite fast as well.
I use both FF and Chrome. Must say that FF needs much less memory to work. Usually I have about 100+ tabs open in FF and it works just fine. Can't even imagine how glitchy Chrome would be in FF's place :)
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