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.
THANK YOU SO MUCH for these tips! Worked like a charm.
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.
How do you disable animated gifs in CHROME? Can you?
dammit - i am a neophyte - I can't figure out the first step - how do I 'go to about:config?'
Type about:config in the address bar.