News
news Brain's Anti-Distraction System Discovered, Possible Breakthrough To Fight ADHD
news The United States Democracy Or Plutocracy?
news Cosmological Natural Selection, does it define the purpose of our Universe?
news Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots
news Is THIS Nessie?
news Why I believe aliens landed in a Suffolk forest: No, Nick Pope isn't a UFO fantasist, he's an ex-Ministry of Defence expert with a compelling dossier of evidence
news U.S. ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says
news Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China
news UFO, Bigfoot encounters to be discussed at Connellsville library program
news About 12 million U.S. outpatients misdiagnosed annually
news The Navy’s Plan to Beam Down Energy From Orbiting Solar Panels

Advertisement
Username:
Password: or Register
 
Thread Rating:
  • 1 Votes - 5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
New Firefox 4 Creates Huge Cache Size: SOLUTION
Mung Bean
lop guest
User ID: 9894
06-15-2011 05:58 AM

 



Post: #1
teach New Firefox 4 Creates Huge Cache Size: SOLUTION
Advertisement
In the recent Firefox 4 upgrade, the default cache size went from 50 MB to about 1 GB. While this may increase speed, it may also create problems, like prolonged cache clear times, when using either Firefox or software like CC Cleaner or TracksEraser. Then upon restarting Firefox, it may take a long time to load as it seems to be rebuilding the cache or something.

One thing to try, empty the cache with Firefox, not with software like CC Cleaner, which has known issues when deleting Firefox cache, opt out in the software options. Also, change the Firefox cache size back to 50 MB or some smaller size (Tools, Options, Advanced).

You should also delete every sessionstore.js script files, which can accumulate for various reasons and slow Firefox down, then it will automatically rebuild automatically. All that's needed is one sessionstore file, although folks have complained of finding hundreds of them in the Profiles folder. Navigate to the Firefox Profiles folder, you may have to show all hidden folders in Windows; Drive, Documents and Setting, User, Application Data, Mozilla, Firefox, Profiles, See directory or in folder.

I did all these things, now Firefox 4 doesn't take ten minutes to clear the cache and it restarts quickly.

THE END
Quote this message in a reply
Advertisement

Ray-Ray Debarge
lop guest
User ID: 34818
06-15-2011 06:11 AM

 



Post: #2
RE: New Firefox 4 Creates Huge Cache Size: SOLUTION
Neat. Thanks for the useful info.

It's always good to encourage non-M$ software.
Quote this message in a reply












Contact UsConspiracy Forum. No reg. required! Return to TopReturn to ContentRSS Syndication
HiFi High-End Audio PSUs for Laptops, Netbooks, Phono Preamps, USB Cables.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Valid CSS 2.1