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i have the same question myself.

Also is there a way to get BattleLog to use a different browser than your main one? I use FF as my primary, but i want battlelog to run with Chrome. how do i do this?

Just copy and paste the URL and re-log into BattleLog. That's what I do. I have 20 saved tabs in Chrome (my default) so I obviously don't want Chrome running in the background. I just use IE/Firefox for BF3.
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Follow this tutorial:
http://hackaday.com/2004/12/26/speed-up-firefox/
It will drastically speed up firefox
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Chrome + "Settings -> Tools -> Create application shortcuts..."

Pin it to your taskbar.
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I would use waterfox, but for some reason its not compatible with battlelog, so I use firefox.
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because i have about 10-15 tabs open on chrome and dont feel like closing this is what i did...

login to battlelog and "remember password"

ctrl+shift+n > enter incognito go to battlelog your credentials should be there just hit login

close regular browser and leave only incognito

you can close it when ur done or w/e, but important part is 15 tabs are not using ur resources and they're saved.


This is what happened to me:
with browser ~15 tabs open.. was getting around 45 fps, game was laggy (not ping). it felt like im playing with 20fps
i closed browser... was getting around 45-48 fps (same place) absolutely no lag, smooth as anything.

thats just my opinion.. dont rage me. thx
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Google Chrome really gives me the creeps thinking all they do is collect data on thier users without my consent or knowledge. I don't trust Google one bit. No more than I can throw an 800lb gorilla.

Firefox is a much better alternative if your Anti-Microsoft.

However I find everything much easier with IE9 as default with Windows 7. I've had no issues playing BF3 after DICE patched a loading bug a few days after release.

Great FPS. Can't say IE9 is bad.

Can those who don't like IE9 for BF3 tell me why?

One would think BF3 would be more optimized by DICE being the most used browser during their orginal coding of BF3 over any other.
     
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