Posts Tagged ‘browser cache’

The Ultimate Guide to Making Firefox Slower: Speed Up Myths

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

As it turns out, many of the most popular tricks for speeding up Firefox actually have the opposite effect …

Firefox is not a slow browser. While your experience may differ, I think that Firefox is loading the majority of web pages and sites as fast as Google Chrome. At the very least, it is hard to tell a difference. While you can speed up browsing in Google Chrome, the options that you have are fairly limited when compared to those of the Firefox web browser.

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How to Clear a Browser Cache

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Here’s another one of those “basic tech tips that are worth repeating” type posts …

Ghacks regulars know how to clear the cache of their web browser. I get support emails occasionally from new readers who do not know how to do that, or who, when asked to clear the cache, do not know how to do it. Telling customers how to clear the cache was a regular thing back when I worked in tech support, and it was not always easy to guide those users through the process.

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How to Change Google Chrome’s Cache Location and Size

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Here’s an interesting trick for Google Chrome users …

Did you know that there is no setting in the graphical user interface of the Google Chrome browser to change the location and size of the cache? I searched up and down and could not find an option to do that. Some users may say that this is not essential anymore, with growing hard drives and such. Others may have a different opinion on it on the other hand, considering that Chrome always installs itself on the main system partition in Windows.

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