I wanted to create a post on disabling browser add-ons but stumbled on a post by Robert Borges that is perfect. He has a great Step-By-Step post on how to disable add-ons in the most popular browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox). Add-ons installed in a web browser can provide lots of helpful functionality. Some add-ons help block pop-ups, while others give us the weather the current weather forecast. One thing they all have in common, to varying degrees, is that they all slow down the web browser in which they are installed. Here is a quick guide on disabling add-ons in a few of the most common web browsers.
See Disabling Add-ons in Common Web Browsers for the Step-By-Step answer