Saturday, December 15, 2012
How to speed up my browser (Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox)
Here are seven (7) simple steps that you can do to make your browser run faster. The introduction of High-Speed Internet, Broadband, Cable, DSL made a huge leap from the days of dial-up connections and busy phone lines. However, a lot of people take for granted and rely so much on their connection speeds thinking it is fast as promised by their Internet Service Providers. For sure there is always a way to improve and boost your internet speed and make your browsing experience faster than ever. Without going into so much technical details and using non-complicated means, I have simplified these procedures so that it is very easy to follow, straightforward and effective. After completing these instructions, you should see a speed improvement of your browser. The faster your browser, the more things you can accomplish online.
How to speed up internet browser:
To start with, make sure you have the latest version of your browser.
1. Clear browsing history.
Click here to learn how to delete browsing history data (Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox).
2. Adjust Disk space to use.
a. In Internet Explorer, click Tools -> Internet Options -> General -> Browsing History -> Settings.
b. Select "Automatically" in Check for newer versions of stored pages.
c. Put 60 MB in Disk space to use.
d. Click Ok.
a1. In Mozilla Firefox, click Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Network -> Offline Storage.
b1. Put a check on 'Override automatic cache management'.
c1. Limit cache to 60 MB.
d1. Click Ok.
3. Disable browser add-ons.
a. In Internet Explorer, click Tools -> Internet Options -> Programs -> Manage add-ons -> Select and Disable or Remove add-ons you don't need.
b. Click Ok.
a1. In Mozilla Firefox, click Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions.
b1. Disable or Remove add-ons or extensions you don't need.
4. Defragment hard drive.
a. Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Disk Defragmenter. (Windows XP)
a1. Start Menu -> type disk defrag -> Run Disk Defragmenter (Windows 7)
5. Run Disk Cleanup.
a. Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Disk Cleanup. (Windows XP)
a1. Start Menu -> type disk cleanup -> Run Disk Cleanup (Windows 7)
6. Run Anti-virus.
7. Reset router.