Tag: disk fragmentation

Recover Lost Firefox Performance with SpeedyFox


Leading on from yesterday’s article covering the release of Firefox 8 on the Aurora channel I mentioned a potential way for you to restore performance in existing installation of Firefox which has become sluggish. In the case where performance has been lost as a result of bloated and fragmented SQLITE database files (which is where …

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Whilst Upgrades Are Convenient Clean Installs Are Better

A quick one for this evening before I fly out to Hong Kong tomorrow morning. For many years, there have been the concept of “upgrade versions” of software (i.e. a mechanism to move up a version usually with the prerequisite of a prior, eligible version) and “full versions” of software (which has no such prerequisite). …

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