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Windows 7: Ever Wonder Which Firefox Add-ons Slow You Down the Most?

06 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 
Ever Wonder Which Firefox Add-ons Slow You Down the Most?

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The best thing about Firefox is that itís incredibly customizable, but have you ever wondered how much of a price all those add-ons take? Hereís how to see which add-ons slow down Firefox startup time the most.
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06 Apr 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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06 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

This is slowest startup... Implies it is simply based on size/file count impacting loading time. This isn't the same thing as performance in use. Which is more important IMO.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...ance/#addon-11
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Add-ons with Slowest Start-up


The following add-ons have the most impact on how long it takes Firefox to start up.
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06 Apr 2011   #4

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This is slowest startup... Implies it is simply based on size/file count impacting loading time. This isn't the same thing as performance in use. Which is more important IMO.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...ance/#addon-11
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Add-ons with Slowest Start-up


The following add-ons have the most impact on how long it takes Firefox to start up.
True. My Firefox 4. 0 starts in 1.42 seconds from cold, using this configuration;

Firefox 4, extensions and memory leaks?

and is also very very fast in operation.

So I tend to take a lot of the stuff going around with a very large pinch of salt.

Regards....Mike Connor
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06 Apr 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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06 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

20) No discussion of blocking ads, or ad blocking software - Websites cost money to run and blocking ads is no more than theft of service, if you dont like a sites ads then dont use the site.

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