This guide will show you how to make subtle changes in your favorite web browser whether it is Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer for faster internet access and faster net browsing and reduce web page loading times. The tweaks we will be making will result in increasing the maximum simultaneous connections per page.
Mozilla Firefox Tweaks for faster browsing
Step # 1: Open Mozilla Firefox. Type about:config in the address bar.
Step # 2: Filter for ‘network‘ in the filter bar
Step # 3: Scroll down. Double click on network.http.pipelining at set it to TRUE
Step # 4: Double click on network.http.pipelining.maxrequests and change the default value of 4 to a higher value like 10
Internet Explorer Tweaks for faster browsing
Step # 1: Goto Start –> Run and type in regedit
Step # 2: Select HKEY_CURRENT_USER and expand Software –> Microsoft –> Windows –> Current Version and then select Internet Settings
Step # 3: MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server and MaxConnectionsPerServer are used to indicate the maximum number of connectons per page. Change the value of these two to a value of 10 decimal or hex ‘a’.