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To speed up firefox, is disabling unwanted add-ons enough or should I remove them completely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower? In case 'it depends on the type of extension': Ones in my disabled list include DownThemAll, DownloadHelper, DivX ...
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Speed-up uTorrent when PC is idle?

Is it possible that uTorrent will use its max speed when there is no other internet activity in the PC? For example, if I'm using Firefox, uTorrent should be limited or have low priority for internet ...
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Firefox location autocomplete without “Down” key (then enter)

Here is the situation : I type for instance "f" : Then I should press the "Down" : And finally press "Enter" to go to the website. Instead, in Chrome, I have just to type "f" : Then Enter and ...
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1answer
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Does a full cache slow down firefox page loading speed?

On the road i had to use a slow (64kB/s) internet connection with firefox 6. Max. cache size is 250 MB. While i never had problems with full cache on DSL connections and page loading speed, on very ...
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Firefox speedup tweaks

I've come across some Firefox about:config tweaks on the internet which claim that making those changes will speed up Firefox. Those tweaks are: network.http.pipelining: Change this to true. ...
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Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower?

Do disabled Firefox extensions make Firefox slower? I know that extensions make browsing slower, but what about extensions that are disabled and not in use?
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Speed up FireFox when using TOR

After reading this question about surfing the web anonymously, I tried TOR with Firefox and it seems to be changing the original IP, but Firefox is really slow! I have a good network speed, and I've ...
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Increase Firefox Speed?

Found a way to really speed up Firefox - I've implemented it and noticed serious speed improvements. Can anyone comment ? Type in the Firefox address about:config Accept the Warning notification and ...