Firefox Memory Tuneup

Posted: 28th December 2010 by Babar Shafiq in Browser
Tags: , , , ,

Popular Firefox is not a light browser as many thinks, with number of ADDONs loaded and multiple tab opened it can eat up all the available memory. More and more you open tab/website more your memory is consumed and progressively stir your processor.

But by this memory tune-up you can improve performance of Firefox. Please follow steps:-

Open firefox. To config firefox at address bar type about:config

1. Limit Capacities of Cache Memory

The more and more you opens the web/tabs, Your computer memory progressively used up. To limit it add new option: browser.cache.memory.capacity.

  • Right Click in the Firefox Windows, New > Integer. Type “browser.cache.memory.capacity” then Press Enter,
  • Put into number 2048. 2048 here mean using maximal memory cache only 2 Mb.

2. Limit Capacities of cache history

  • "browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewers", alter value -1 to 3.

3. Limit Capacities of Cache Disk

  • "browser.cache.disk.capacity", alter the value 50000 become 2000

4. Disable unused extension/addons

  • Disable Add-Ons you which do not use.

5. Disable download history

  • Select Tools menu > Options > Privacy. Then uncheck at “Remember what I’ve downloaded”.