How to Make a Browser Run Faster

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Make a Browser Run Faster
Make a Browser Run Faster

Who has time these days to wait for pages on the computer to switch? If you want to make your browser run faster read this step by step guide. You do not need to be a computer whiz to complete this task; but you do need to know what you are doing. So follow these steps and you will notice a difference in the how fast your browser runs.

Instructions

    • 1

      Click on your computer’s start button. This is located in the lower left hand part of your screen. A list of programs will appear.

    • 2

      Click run which is usually located in the second column on the bottom. When the ‘run’ box pops up, type Msconfig in the run box and click ‘OK’.

    • 3

      A second box will pop up. In this box uncheck everything you’re sure you don’t need and leave checked those programs that you are unsure of.

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      Click on the Service Tab. This will list consuming programs that are sucking up your memory. The more you have running the slower your computer will be.

    • 5

      Uncheck the following useless programs: Indexing Services, Error Reporting Services and Help and Support. Restart your computer. You will notice a difference in the speed of the use of your browser when you run it.

    • 6

      Clear your Cache to make sure your browser is providing you with current versions of web pages that are stored on your web browser. To do so look under the tools option for internet options, then click General. Look for Temporary Internet Files. Click delete files, then click delete all offline content. Click OK, then click OK again. This will clear the cached webpages that are stored in the browser.

    • 7

      Clear cookies, history and temporary internet files that is stored on your computer. To clear these go to start and click on ‘control panel.’ Click 'Network and Internet Connections,' then 'Internet Options.' Under the general tab, find the browsing history.

    • 8

      Click ‘delete files,’ wait until it is done, click ‘delete cookies’ and wait until it is done, and then click ‘delete history,’ wait and then click ‘close’ and then ‘OK.' Complete these tasks as routine maintenance weekly to keep your browser up to speed.

Tips & Warnings

  • Always be careful not to delete items you are not sure about.

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