Fine Tune FireFox


Make firefox load a little faster

By compressing the DLLs and executables.

1. Download UPX from http://upx.sourceforge.net/#download

2. Unzip upx.exe into your Firefox installation folder which is normally C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox3.

3. Make sure Firefox is not running then shell to a command prompt in the Firefox installation directory.

4. Type in the following command in a single line and hit return:

for %v in (*.exe *.dll components\*.dll plugins\*.dll) do upx “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox3\%v”

5. If on some later occasion you want to unpack the files, just type in the command above but add the decompression switch “-d” after “do upx.”

I got this tip here

Make firefox load pages faster

Download firetune here
Then extract it and then close Firefox browser, and
load the program and backup your settings before tuning firefox,
then select the best settings for your setup
then click tune it.

That’s it, after loading firefox you will notice its much faster now.
I have noticed it myself.

Make firefox have lesser memory consumption

I use Minimem.
You can set the interval in cleaning-up the memory used by FireFox.

Here is another info on manually fine tuning fire fox
10 Handy Firefox about:config hacks

Though most of the settings will be automatically fine tuned if you use FireTune

Another info about FireFox hidden bells and whistle though not related to the topic but here is it any way

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