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Old 11-18-2005, 01:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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It's OBVIOUS firefox wins...hah...! I'm just curious if anyone knows of an app to precache Firefox, so it's startup speed is comparable to that of IE?!
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Old 11-18-2005, 04:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Found an answer...for anyone else interested,
Firefox Preloader is a utility that is designed to load parts of Mozilla Firefox into memory before it is used to improve the its startup time.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/ffpreloader/

Just installed it...this makes IE's startup slow, haha...
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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btw,any solutions for my problem?
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anyway,firefox doesnt seems to has any relation with my computer restart problem....
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what the hell is this thread about??
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what the hell is this thread about??
since IE is built into windows, it starts up much quicker than firefox, he wanted a way to preload firefox to start up as quickly as IE
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some people happen to like IE, and have different opinions of firefox...

i happen to use firefox for downloading, and IE for browsing.
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but all the popups
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They both work decent...but Firefox just has a few things a bit better:- loading text before images (owned on dial-up, not so much on highspeed), and the tabbed browsing. That's pretty much all I use it for...

Now of course there are the billion plugins, such as calendars and everything else, that you'd never find in IE, for those who like that--and the other dozens of reasons I ignored...

JD:
They both have popup blockers--that both work 99% of the time for me (accurately, as well).

TheRecluse:
Just as you said! Yup, IE is precached in explorer.exe, which is why it loads so fast... but with this:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/ffpreloader/
program, firefox is just as fast, or faster now

jingyong:
Not too good of an idea to ask about your problems in another thread--for I don't have a clue what you're talking about without searching your posts...

The only thing I know is if your computer is older--or the motherboard is--at least three years, just go for a new one. That was my problem when my computer decided to start resetting...

Good luck all!
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what is your problem?
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