Vacuum Places Improved Making Firefox Faster Syracuse NY

Many Firefox users complain that the browser slows down over time. The free Firefox add-on Vacuum Places Improved promises to solve at least part of that problem by compressing an important database used by Firefox .

Eastern Computer Warehouse
(315) 449-0111
5802 Bridge Street
East Syracuse, NY
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Software, Consumer Electronics Stores

Data Provided by:
Staples
(315) 455-2820
300 Northern Lights Plaza
Syracuse, NY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-8:00pm Sat: 9:00am-7:00pm Sun :11:00am-6:00pm

OfficeMax
(315) 449-4610
3471 Erie Blvd. East
Dewitt, NY
Hours
M-F 8-9, Sa 9-9, Su 11-6*

Staples
(315) 488-4071
3736 Milton Ave.
Camillus, NY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :11:00am-6:00pm

Vyrix Systems, Inc.
(516) 452-5400
1529 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, NY
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Consultants, Computer Networking Installation, Computer Software
Hours
Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM

Data Provided by:
Gamestop
(315) 622-0492
4155 State Route 31
Clay, NY
Services
Video and DVD Sales and Rental, Electronics, Help Desk Services, Computer Software, Games and Supplies Dealers
Hours
Mon-Sat 10am-9pm
Sun 11am-6pm

Data Provided by:
Staples
(315) 463-8040
3 Chevy Dr.
E. Syracuse, NY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :11:00am-6:00pm

Staples
(315) 715-0112
4118 Rt. 31
Clay, NY
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :11:00am-6:00pm

OfficeMax
(315) 458-0638
5671 East Circle Drive
Cicero, NY
Hours
M-F 8-9, Sa 9-9, Su 11-6*

Ramb International Trading Corp
(718) 431-2917
943 59th Street Suite 1
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Software, Computer and Software Stores, Computer Programming Instruction, Computer Aided Design Services

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Vacuum Places Improved Making Firefox Faster

Many Firefox users complain that the browser slows down over time. It sometimes takes too long to load, and its once-zippy performance can feel sluggish. The free Firefox add-on Vacuum Places Improved promises to solve at least part of that problem by compressing an important database used by Firefox .

Vacuum Places Improved screenshot Goose a sluggish Firefox browser with Vacuum Places Improved.

The database targeted by the add-on is Places, which stores information about bookmarks, history, the address bar (commonly called the Awesome Bar), and more in Firefox 3 and greater. The more you use Firefox, the more information is in the Places database, and the more fragmented it becomes. Vacuum Places Improved defragments that database, and claims that by doing so, it speeds up your Firefox browsing, and especially the speed with which you can search through your history and Favorites using the Awesome Bar.

Vacuum Places Improved is exceptionally easy to use. Install it, and whenever you want to "vacuum" your Places database, click the small icon of vacuum cleaner at the bottom right of a Firefox screen. You can also have the program do the cleaning automatically,

How much of a performance increase will you see? Until you try the add-on, there's no way to know. Some people have found substantial speed increases, but not everyone has. In my testing, Firefox felt zippier after using it, although not substantially so. But others have reported sizable speed increases, including faster program startup. Given that it's free, anyone who uses Firefox 3.5 or above should give Vacuum Places Improved a try.

Click here to read article at PC World