Mozilla Firefox is one of the most widely used web browsers around the world and is known for providing a rich and interactive experience to its users. One can optimize the performance of Mozilla Firefox web browser by removing the directory links from your favorites. One way to do this could be to hide the links folder thereby not touching the registry. The other option is to delete this folder by accessing the registry. There are other custom settings which the users can set for optimizing the performance for high speed, for an old PC, for memory management or if some incorrect manipulation was done at some point.
To find a value, simply type the name or part of its name in the search box called "Filter".
To create value, we must right-click on the page and select "New".
network.http.max-connections: turn 40 (previously 24).
network.http.max-connections-per-server: set 8.
network.http.pipelining: set to true (previously false).
network.http.pipelining.maxrequests: put 32 (instead of 4).
network.http.proxy.pipelining: set to true.
network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-proxy: turn 16.
network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server: set 16.
network.dns.disableIPv6: set to true.
Create a new "boolean" named
and assign the value "true".
To should improve the performance include:
More simultaneous connections,
Less return reusing existing TCP connections to send multiple HTTP requests (pipelining).
Optimize for use on an old PC
It is possible to lighten the load (computing power) by asking Firefox to wait a little more before trying to display a page if it has not yet received all the content.
(this is useful, for example, when using a 500 Mhz Pentium with several tabs open.)
Note: this setting can also be significant on powerful machines.
To do this:
1) Enter the following command in the address bar: aabout:config
2) Right-click, New> Numeric value
Enter the following name: nglayout.initialpaint.delay
Enter the following value :2000
This is the time needed by Firefox before making a first display page if it hasn't received any data after a given time (in the manipulation, 2000 milliseconds or 2 seconds). Of course, Firefox will still display the page immediately if all the data is received in less than 2 seconds.
Note that: it is not at all recommended to set this parameter to zero.
This causes Firefox to render the page even if he hasn't received anything, wasting CPU cycles (and therefore unnecessarily slowing down your computer).
Optimise memory usage
The Fastback option allows the caching of the last pages visited and will provide a fast backtracking but tends to take up a lot of memory; but be careful if you do the following manipulations, the "back" option of your browser will not be of a big use ...