Make Firefox load, start & run faster

Mozilla Firefox is a very popular browser, but with the passage of time it slows down considerably. It may take a lot of time to load during startup and the overall speed could also be affected. This is a common problem, and it occurs largely because of the fragmentation of databases.

Make Firefox Faster

Many people say that their Firefox keeps slowing down on Windows. Yet others may say that their Firefox Freezes or Crashes. For Firefox users who are facing problems with their favorite browser, these freeware tools may help you speed up your Firefox.

Make Firefox Faster

SpeedyFox is a small utility that fixes this problem with a single click! Firefox uses SQLite databases to store lots of its settings. By the time the databases grow, and Firefox starts working slowly. SpeedyFox compacts those databases without losing any data. Databases are optimized to operate faster and are decreased in size.

Firefox Preloader is another utility that is designed to load parts of Mozilla Firefox into memory before it is used, to improve its startup time. Firefox Preloader will sit in the system tray from where you can exercise all the options.

However, several junk cleaners and optimizers today also offer the option to compact Firefox database.

Make Firefox up to 3 times faster without any 3rd party tools may also interest you!

Related read: Mozilla Firefox seems slow to start.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. Oaken

    CCleaner compacts Firefox databases also. 🙂

  2. kenpmason

    Try Vacuum Places Improved, an Add-on that does automatically cleans your places.sqlite database.

  3. viruzth

    Try opera… It runs faster.

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