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    I am thinking of getting a PAYG broadband stick and would like to know if there is a way to reduce the graphics and pops show in websites and this will
    reduce the page upload usage on the stick and therefore make it last longer.

    Or is there any other ways in which l make web pages load quicker?

    I am using Firefox browser.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Justin

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    I use AddBlock and Flashblock, saves lots of bandwidth.

    cheers, Paul

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    Thanks,

    is there anyway these files can be downloaded as a zip file, as l have dial up at home.

    if this is possible could you tell me the link to these files.

    that would be appreciated.

    justin

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    Quote Originally Posted by jj1972 View Post
    if this is possible could you tell me the link to these files.
    They are Firefox add-ons and relatively small downloads:
    Adblock Plus
    Flashblock

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    Under "Content" in Firefox in "Properties", you can disable Graphics downloads altogether.

    Most websites provide a text explanation of what they are displaying as graphica, so very little of the sense of a page is lost.

    Pages load much quicker and it saves a phenomenal amount of bandwidth.
    Gre

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    I know you currently use Firefox, but you might want to check out Opera in Turbo mode.

    Review here and download*here. In addition to the turbo option, the (built-in) content blocker can be tweaked to avoid those pesky flashing adds.

    John (Unreconstructed Jacobite)

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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolm wagner View Post
    Under "Content" in Firefox in "Properties", you can disable Graphics downloads altogether.

    Most websites provide a text explanation of what they are displaying as graphica, so very little of the sense of a page is lost.

    Pages load much quicker and it saves a phenomenal amount of bandwidth.

    Can you show me a screenshot of where you mean as l cannot find this option?

    That would be appreciated.

    j

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    Sorry about the lack of clarity, I was (roughly) translating from the foreign language Firefox I use. The English version is Tools|Options|Content|Load images automatically - which you would need to uncheck.

    [attachment=87434:noGraphics.JPG]
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    Gre

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