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Monday, May 19, 2008

How to Speed Up Firefox

If you have not heard of Firefox then let me be the first to tell you, it is one of the best internet browsers out there. Not only is it fast but it is secure also. This How to is for people who currently have a broadband connections. I REPEAT DO NOT ATTEMPT WITH DIAL UP. This how to will show you how to speed firefox.

  1. First of all you must currently have Firefox installed. To do so go to www.firefox.com
  2. Download the Firefox file and install it onto your computer
  3. Open up Firefox and when the browser is completely load click on tools which is at the top of the screen. Next click on Add ons.
  4. Once you have clicked on add ons it will bring up a new window. In this window there should be a hyper link at the bottom right hand right. It will say something along the lines of get extensions or get themes. It does not matter which it says just click on it. This will then open up a web page for you.
  5. Now that you are on the Mozilla Firefox add on page look at the top right and you should see a search bar. Just type into it Fasterfox. Once you have done that it should bring up a list of different add ons.
  6. What you want to do is choose the one that says faster fox. The page will then load and you must choose to download the file.
  7. Firefox will automatically bring up a little box that will count down and the choose to install or download the file. This will then open up a new box and it will download and then install it for you.
  8. Now that you have Faster fox your last step is to choose restart Firefox. It should now be going a bit faster then it was going before. To edit the options of Faster fox just open up the add on box once again and choose extensions. You should see faster fox listed...click on edit.
  9. The most important step is now go out there and enjoy.

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Speed up Internet Explorer

A Registry Tweak to speed up IE


The success of this particular Registry Tweak depends mostly on your current Internet connection.

The success of this particular Registry Tweak depends mostly on your current Internet connection, but this tip is an excellent example of putting the registry to work for you. I am on Cable and saw a slight improvement.

NOTE: Making changes to the registry can cause serious harm to your computer if done incorrectly. Always backup your registry before making any changes.

This article shows how to increase the number of streams that your browser can draw from. Since Internet Explorer complies with HyperText Protocol v1.1, browsers usually only draw two streams or less from a Web server.We are going to increase that from two streams to six. This should enable you to browse much faster. To begin:

  1. Click Start - Run.
  2. Type "regedit" and click OK.
  3. In the left pane navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
  4. In the right pane you should see the contents of Internet Settings.
  5. Check Regedit's right-hand column for the following two lines (values): MaxConnectionsPerServer MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server
  6. If these values are present, right-click on the first value (MaxConnectionsPerServer), select Modify from the drop-down menu, click Decimal, and set the Value data field to 6. Repeat this process for the second value (MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server).
  7. If these lines (values) are not listed, right-click on the white region of Regedit's right-hand column, click New, and then click DWORD Value.
  8. Enter MaxConnectionsPerServer for the name of the new DWORD Value and press Enter. The new value should now appear in Regedit's right-hand column.
  9. Right-click the new value and click Modify.
  10. As in step six, click Decimal and set the Value Data field to 6, then click OK.
  11. Repeat steps seven through 10 using MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server as the new DWORD Value name instead of MaxConnectionsPerServer.
  12. Close Regedit and test Internet Explorer.

Friday, May 16, 2008

How to Increase Your Internet Browsing Speed

Internet performance can be slowed due to files stored on your computer without you even realizing it. Files are dumped on your hard drive every time you visit a Web site. Spyware and Adware can also cripple your computer. The steps below will help you increase your browser speed.

  1. Install and frequently scan your computer with a good Spyware removal program. This will keep these troublesome programs off of your computer.
  2. Scan your computer with a good Adware removal program. This is in addition to the Spyware program. Removing all the Spyware and Adware can do wonders for computer productivity.
  3. Empty your Internet files on a set schedule (usually every 7 days). This will keep the computer from getting bogged down with millions of files to scan through.
  4. Click “Tools” in Internet Explorer, then “Internet Options.” Click the “Delete Cookies” button. This will dump cookie files left on your PC by Web sites you have visited.
  5. Clear the history on your computer. This clears the folder that saves every Internet address you go to.
  6. Enter "0" in the box that decides how many days Internet Explorer should save your web history, then click “Apply” and “OK.” This will keep these files from building up and slowing your PC. You can enter as many days as you want. "0" will immediately remove Internet sites from your history after you view them.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Method to increase the Internet Speed

Here i'm put 2 easy method for increase your internet speed. Hope with that information can help all of you to have better searching from before.

METHOD 1

For those who use Windows XP Professional then it is possible to squeeze an extra 20% out of your internet connection. By default Windows XP Pro holds back 20% of your Internet speed for various services like windows update and spyware checks.

If you want to tap into this locked speed then make the following changes:
· Go to Start-> Run-> and type gpedit.msc
· Expand the Administrative Templates branch
· Expand the Network tab
· Highlight QoS Packet Scheduler
· Click on Limit Reservable Bandwidth and check the ‘enabled’ box
· Then Change the Bandwidth limit % to 0 %

Once you’ve done this click apply and restart your PC. After rebooting you should see a noticeable improvement in your net speed.

METHOD 2

Here I just found out a new trick for increasing the broadband connection speed to quite some extent. Just follow the simple steps and modify some settings and you will get some speed difference - that's assured.

Step #1: Right click My Computer and select Properties.

Step #2: Go to Hardware tab and then to Device Manager.

Step #3: Navigate to Ports and expand it.Double click on Communications Port

Step #4: Go to Port Settings tab.Enter the below values in the blocks as shown below.

Bits per second = 128000 and Flow control = Hardware










































Try it and feel the change of your computer's performance.