How to disable animated GIF images in Google+ or elsewhere

Those with slow internet connection find it really annoying when their Google+ stream keeps on loading…and loading….and loading indefinitely, due to the overhauling numbers of animated GIF photos shared by users on g+. Some animated GIF images are really awesome & funny, but they may become boring after some time.


disable animated image

You can try stopping this animated image after you’ve read the instructions for your browser below.

If these Animated GIF pictures are annoying you, or making your Google Plus experience sluggish & slower, then follow the steps to disable or stop them in your web browser:

Google Chrome


Open Google Chrome & install this extension called Paused which will do the trick for you! No more animated GIFs to trouble your browsing experience.


Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox


The simplest way: Press the Esc key on your keyboard to stop any animated GIF while browsing anywhere, not only in Google+!

 

 

escape key
Image by Dirkstoop

No need for any plugins or scripts, the ESC key rocks! 🙂

Internet Explorer


Follow the simple steps below:

  • From the menu bar, click on Tools & choose Internet Options.
  • Now choose Advanced tab & scroll down to Multimedia category.
  • Simply un-check Play Animations in webpages & click OK.

 

disable animated images in Internet explorer

 

 

Note that in some cases, pressing the Esc key will do the trick 😉

Opera


Simply Press F12 & un-tick Enable Animated Images.


disable animated images in opera

After learning the method for your browser, you can test it on the animated image displayed at the top of this page.

Did this tutorial solved your problem for animated GIFs? Leave your views in the comments below 🙂

Surf Blocked websites

Has ur school or parents blocked some sites..??

Below are some free proxy sites from where you can surf your blocked sites:

* http://kproxy.com

* http://backfox.com

* http://anonymouse.org

* http://www.stupidcensorship.com

* http://www.vmathpie.com

* http://www.xroxee.com

* http://mathtunnel.com

These websites use their servers to let you access blocked websites….

Edit any Web page

You can edit any web page on your computer and turn that page into whatever you like!

  • Go to the page you want to edit
  • Copy the below code into the address bar

javascript: document.body.contentEditable=’true’; document.designMode=’on’; void 0

  • Hit enter, the links will turn more blue and when you click somewhere you’ll be able to edit text.

Feel free to edit whatever you want on the page & you can save

that page..!!

IMPORTANT: Google Chrome and some other browsers might omit the word “javascript” from the beginning of script above. You will need to manually add that.

Note: It won’t work in orkut because of Main#.

Also, it would be saved only on your PC and not on the site’s server, that means, only you will be able to see the changes, not anyone else.

 

10 Useful Internet Explorer Tips

1. To extend the window area of the IE, you can make it easy by pressing the F11 key. Then you press it again to return  the IE to the normal window.

2. To find a specific word/phrase in a web page, just press Ctrl+F and place the word/phrase in the box that appears.

3. Using Backspace key in your keyboard instead of clicking Back in the IE window to go back to the last visited page.

4. You can close your IE window that you are surfing by Ctrl+W.

5. To see the surfing websites history, Press F4 key to see the URL which you have typed.

6. Press Ctrl+D in order to save the url which you are surfing. And the url will be in the Favorites.

7. To send a web page to your friend. Do you know we can send it by email from the IE’s tools ? Let you try  it, go to File>Send>Page by E-mail…

8. To slide the web page by using the keyboard, try it with the arrow keys. To slide it to the bottom and the top of the web page, try the End and Home key.

9. If you find a picture that you prefer it to be the desktop wallpaper, you can immediately set it, right click on the picture area and select the Set as wallpaper.

10. To slide the web page gradually, you may use the Page up, Page down and Spacebar keys. Try it !

 

Increase youtube & metacafe video buffering speed

Impatient over slow loading of your favorite videos?? Here’s a break! Increase the buffering speed of videos in metacafe and youtube:
  • Go to start
  • Click on run
  • Type: system.ini
  • After that you will get system notepad file as:

; for 16-bit app support

 

[drivers]

wave=mmdrv.dll

timer=timer.drv

[mci]

[driver32]

[386enh]

woafont=dosapp.FON

EGA80WOA.FON=EGA80WOA.FON

EGA40WOA.FON=EGA40WOA.FON

CGA80WOA.FON=CGA80WOA.FON

CGA40WOA.FON=CGA40WOA.FON

  • Just below it copy this:

page buffer=1000000Tbps

 

load=1000000Tbps

download=1000000Tbps

save=1000000Tbps

back=1000000Tbps

search=1000000Tbps

sound=1000000Tbps

 

webcam=1000000Tbps

voice=1000000Tbps

faxmodemfast=1000000Tbps

 

 

update=1000000Tbps

  • So totally it will look like

; for 16-bit app support

 

[drivers]

wave=mmdrv.dll

timer=timer.drv

[mci]

[driver32]

[386enh]

 

woafont=dosapp.FON

EGA80WOA.FON=EGA80WOA.FON

EGA40WOA.FON=EGA40WOA.FON

CGA80WOA.FON=CGA80WOA.FON

CGA40WOA.FON=CGA40WOA.FON

page buffer=1000000Tbps

load=1000000Tbps

download=1000000Tbps

save=1000000Tbps

back=1000000Tbps

search=1000000Tbps

sound=1000000Tbps

webcam=1000000Tbps

voice=1000000Tbps

faxmodemfast=1000000Tbps

 

 

update=1000000Tbps

  • Save the notepad file and reboot your system.