The ‘Mozilla Firefox’ Archives
Posted April 12, 2015 by

Disable Hardware Acceleration in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer

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While browsing the web with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, many users have experienced latency issues and have complained about videos and web pages loading slowly. The best solution to this problem is to disable the hardware acceleration setting which is available in the three major browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome.

Posted July 15, 2014 by

How to Prevent Images from Loading Automatically in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

How to Prevent Automatic Images Loading in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

With Mozilla Firefox 23 and later releases, the options Disable Javascript and Load Images Automatically have been officially removed from the main menu user interface. In previous versions of Firefox, users could turn off the Load Images Automatically option in order to minimize their internet bandwidth usage. Now, with the release of Mozilla Firefox 23 […]

Posted May 2, 2014 by

How to Disable JavaScript in Mozilla Firefox 23 and Later Versions

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While working with a web application project, I wanted to test how my website would render if JavaScript were disabled in Mozilla Firefox. I soon found that the option to turn it off is no longer available on the primary interface. Read on to find out how I solved this issue.

Posted November 10, 2013 by

Mozilla Firefox: Monitor Memory Usage of Firefox Add-ons

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If you find that your Mozilla Firefox browser is running too slowly, there could be many possible reasons behind this. However, one of the most common is that the add-ons installed with Firefox are using too much memory. You can determine which of your add-ons are inhibiting the performance of Firefox using this technique.

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Posted October 7, 2013 by

Mozilla Firefox: Simulate Firefox Mobile OS on your PC

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Mozilla is gearing up for the launch of Mozilla’s Firefox OS for various smartphones. Mobile enthusiast are curious to know Mozilla’s first step into the mobile OS market and want to try out the new Firefox mobile OS. You can simulate the Firefox Mobile OS on your PC for developmental purposes now.

Posted March 15, 2013 by

Fix Errors through a Reset of your Firefox Profile


Frequently, errors and crashes with Firefox can be attributed to corrupted profile files. Resetting your profile can eliminate these issues while saving the majority of your information.

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Posted March 13, 2013 by

Mozilla Firefox: Disable Add-On Delay


Mozilla’s Firefox browser has tremendous flexibility to customize internal settings to make it faster, better, and more productive. However, the plaque of malware has forced Mozilla to add a delay when attempting to install new extensions. Power-users frequently will want to disable this delay.

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Posted March 7, 2013 by

Mozilla Firefox: Prevent Virus Scans Delays


Whenever you download files using Mozilla Firefox’s default download manager, the browser forces files to be scanned for malware and viruses after downloading. If you only download files from legitimate sources, you can disable this scan to speed up your Firefox experience.

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Posted February 21, 2013 by

Windows: Import Firefox Bookmarks from a Different Machine or User Account


If you have been using your computer for a few years and constantly saving all of your bookmarks on Firefox, then you probably want to move them when you upgrade. This exporting and importing process works even from a different computer or another user’s account.

Posted November 7, 2012 by

Firefox: Assign Specific Actions for Different Content Types


Certain types of media files I just always want downloaded. Other files types I would like opened directly in my preferred media players. Through Firefox you can directly assign how the browser handles the various file types.

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Posted August 7, 2012 by

Clear AutoComplete Drop-Down Entries in Firefox


In FireFox, clearing the autocomplete drop-down entries (also known as the typed URL history) is not difficult once you know how to do it. Here is a brief tutorial.

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Posted May 13, 2012 by

Firefox: Delete History on Exit


Firefox wants to remember all your browsing history, downloaded files list, searched keywords, cookies and active login information. Although this is a typically useful feature, it is not suitable when you are on a public computer. The best way to make sure your personal information is safe is to configure Firefox to clear all personal […]

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