Firefox has been our browser of choice since it first appeared, and very good it is too, especially when it comes to security, it’s also pretty fast when first installed but it does have one big failing, and that’s a gradual slow down in boot up and page load over time It’s all down to your user profile databases becoming fragmented, it happens and there’s usually not a lot you can do about, or is there?
If your copy of Firefox has become sluggish try this little utility, called SpeedyFox. Click the Speed Up My Firefox button and in less than two shakes it gives all of your profile folders a thorough shake up and spring clean.
Startup can be up to three times faster, your browsing History will appear in the blink of an eye, and behind the scenes web pages that rely on cookies should load lickety-split.
SpeedyFox is a free to use tool which lets you speed up firefox startup speed, faster navigation when browsing history, browse cookies more faster and in all the overall firefox interface much faster after running the tool.
We had written some other ways to speed up firefox before
– How to Double Firefox Speed,
– About:Config Tweaks For Firefox 3,
– New Tweaks for Firefox 3,
– Speed up your Firefox 3.0.1 – Part1,
– Speed up your Firefox 3.0.1 – Part2,
– Firefox Speed Tweaks,
– How to make Firefox load pages faster,
– Speed Up Your Internet With FireFox,
– Make Firefox Faster With Your Old Firefox Profile
This small application actually compacts the size of the SQLITE databases which store a lot of setting related to your firefox profile, there by customise the databases light to load and ensure faster speed of operations in firefox.
It has a very basic interface, you just need to select the firefox profile you are using [ normally that is the default profile for many people ] after selecting the profile click Speed Up My Firefox button More »