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Siouxpfiin

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To get started, type "about:config" in your FireFox address bar. The settings you're looking for are:

1.) network.http.pipelining
2.) network.http.pipelining.firstrequest
3.) network.http.pipelining.maxrequests
4.) network.http.proxy.pipelining
5.) nglayout.ititialpaint.delay

Set #1, #2, and #4 to "true". Set #3 to a high number, like 32. Set #5 to 0.If you dont see some of the values, manually add them by right clicking and selecting new then a boolean if its a true/false thing, integer if its a number, or string if its a word or series of numbers and words.Enabling the pipelining features allows the browser to make multiple requests to the server at the same time. The "maxrequests" is the maximum number of requests it will send at once. I've heard that 8 is the most it will send at once, but setting it higher won't hurt, just in case. The initialpaint.delay is the length of time (in milliseconds) after the server response before the browser begins to paint the page.

When done, just close Firefox and launch it again =]
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petulantfrenzy

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it would be helpfull if u gave a step by step guide how to edit settings, nice effort but not very clear thanx for the effort tho.
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There is a million and one websites with the step by step guide to doing it, it doesnt actually make it faster really, it only gives the appearance of being faster the total page load time is usually roughly the same and you are breaking the protocal when you change the settings like that as well.
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Setting pipelining to open dozens of streams at once to servers can be considered to be extremely selfish and anti-social. This can result in you being banned from sites. Just so you know.
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