Make Your Browser Faster

Speed. How do I make my computer faster? This is a question that is on every computer user’s mind.

Take a few minutes to follow the steps in either guide below (Internet Explorer or Firefox), and you may see your improved performance in MarketingPilot as well as your general internet browsing.

Good to Know

  • Be sure to completely close and reopen your browser after performing the steps.
  • If you are using a Company computer, you may want to review these instructions with your IT Administrator.

Optimizing IIS6 and Extending Session Timeout Settings

Website settings

  1. Right-click on the website and select properties.
  2. On the Web Site tab
    • Set Connection timeout: to 36000
  3. On the Home Directory tab
    • Click on Configuration in the Application Settings area
    • Once in the Application Configuration area, select the Options tab
    • Set the Session timeout: to 1440

Application Pool settings:

  1. Right-click on the application pool assigned to your website and select properties
  2. On the Recycling tab
    • Uncheck Recycle worker processes(in minutes):
    • Make sure the Recycle worker process(number of requests): is unchecked
    • Place a check in Recycle worker processes at the following times: and set this to 02:30
  3. On the Performance tab
    • Uncheck Shutdown worker processes after being idle for (time in minutes):

MarketingPilot WebConfig settings:

  1. The web.config file is located in the Web Server directory of MarketingPilot
    • Right-click on the file and select Open with (you can use notepad)
    • Once the file is open do a ctrl-f or Edit-Find and look for “sessionstate mode”
    • At the end of this line you need to change the timeout=”1440″ to “36000”