Coolbuster's Firefox Tweak 2009

In our tradition of tweaking Firefox to make it as fast as possible, Coolbuster - The Power of Information now brings you "Coolbuster's Firefox Tweak 2009". It is a very simple guide in tweaking Firefox 3.0 and higher.

Firefox is our most favorite browser because it meets our browsing needs. It's fast and reliable. We are going to make it faster and more reliable with our step-by-step tweaking guide.

1. Install Firefox 3. If you have not downloaded yet, get the latest version here.

2. Open Firefox. In the address bar, type about:config.

3. In the Filter bar, type network.http and hit Enter.

4. Change the values as follows by double-clicking the corresponding entries in your Firefox browser. Please discard the semi-colon.
  • network.http.max-connections; 32
  • network.http.max-connections-per-server; 16
  • network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-proxy; 16
  • network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server; 8
  • network.http.pipelining; true
  • network.http.pipelining.maxrequests; 8
  • network.http.pipelining.ssl; true
  • network.http.proxy.pipelining; true
5. Close Firefox.

6. Run CCleaner first before restarting Firefox. CCleaner can be downloaded here.