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How to Make Firefox Load Faster

 Firefox may run quickly but it loads slowly; here's how to fix it
Note: This tip is not suitable for inexperienced computer users.

You can slash Firefox's slow load time by compressing the DLLs and executables. There are many choices for compression but I suggest you use UPX which is free, efficient and time proven.

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 Firefox.

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 Firefox\%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."

Link: How to Make Firefox Load Faster 

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  1. F. Latule Lience
    November 30, 2006 at 8:53 am

    Are you sure this works?
    Normally compressing files means they have to be decompressed
    and that takes time – I’m gonna try it but if it dont work I’m
    gonna gonna fire off one big smelly air biscuit whenever I think of this blog

  2. Frank
    September 1, 2007 at 9:20 am

    how about a lesson in how to shell to a command prompt so I can learn something new and exciting?????

  3. September 25, 2007 at 10:09 am

    Yeah! how about YOU telling US how to shell to a command prompt????

    The guy who wrote that was not willing to help anyone !!

  4. September 25, 2007 at 8:41 pm

    I might writing a lesson on how to write a shell scripting. Just wait for it to come.. 🙂

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