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February 25, 2006

Disable animated GIFs

Firefox:
go to about:config
set image.animation_mode to none

Opera:
press F12
unselect Enable GIF animation

Internet Explorer:
go to Internet Options < Advanced < Multimedia
unselect Play animations in web pages

6 comments:

  1. For the visually challenged (even those of us who are only slightly so challenged), the option to disable animations is a godsend. Thank you for posting this tip.

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  2. THANK YOU SO MUCH for these tips! Worked like a charm.

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  3. This really helps speed things up when you're connected via Remote Desktop. Users might also want to install a tool to disable Flash to help with other banners.

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  4. How do you disable animated gifs in CHROME? Can you?

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  5. dammit - i am a neophyte - I can't figure out the first step - how do I 'go to about:config?'

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  6. Type about:config in the address bar.

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