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IE slowdown. Used to be able to navigate THE NEW YORK TIMES very fast but now it seems to require a new loading almost every time I change windows. I've cleaned the cache, etc...done all the proper housecleaning stuff but nothing helps.

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  • oshain Dec 27, 2008

    There were no viruses

  • oshain Dec 28, 2008

    No solution yet...no viruses...the website is not having problems. I'd appreciate help.--Larry

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Microsoft has discovered a drastict error in internet explorer, most websites have made IE succeptable to this problem... They have released an update to fix it log into www.microsoft.com and sownload the patch for the IE exploit. I think you will find that the propper answer to your problem..


But I'd recommend you do not use IE as most people dont anymore,, use modzilla firefox, its faster and more stable.. ITS FREE AND THE BEST BROWSER AROUND

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html#en

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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Trick to Increase Internet Explorer Speed window.google_render_ad();

1. Go to Start –> Run and type regedit
2. Select HKEY_CURRENT_USER –> Software –> Microsoft –> Windows –> Current Version –> Internet Settings
3. Increase the values (DECIMAL) from default to a higher value e.g. 10



If we talk about basic procedures :)


1. Disable Indexing Services
Indexing Services is a small little program that uses large amounts of RAM and can often make a computer endlessly loud and noisy. This system process indexes and updates lists of all the files that are on your computer. It does this so that when you do a search for something on your computer, it will search faster by scanning the index lists. If you don’t search your computer often, or even if you do search often, this system service is completely unnecessary. To disable do the following:

  • Go to Start
  • Click Settings
  • Click Control Panel
  • Double-click Add/Remove Programs
  • Click the Add/Remove Window Components
  • Uncheck the Indexing services
  • Click Next
2. Optimise Display Settings
Windows XP can look sexy but displaying all the visual items can waste system resources. To optimise:
  • Go to Start
  • Click Settings
  • Click Control Panel
  • Click System
  • Click Advanced tab
  • In the Performance tab click Settings
  • Leave only the following ticked:
  • Show shadows under menus
  • Show shadows under mouse pointer
  • Show translucent selection rectangle
  • Use drop shadows for icons labels on the desktop
  • Use visual styles on windows and buttons
3. Speedup Folder Browsing
You may have noticed that everytime you open my computer to browse folders that there is a slight delay. This is because Windows XP automatically searches for network files and printers everytime you open Windows Explorer. To fix this and to increase browsing significantly:
  • Open My Computer
  • Click on Tools menu
  • Click on Folder Options
  • Click on the View tab.
  • Uncheck the Automatically search for network folders and printers check box
  • Click Apply
  • Click Ok
  • Reboot your computer

There are certain softwares available in market :))


http://www.sharewareconnection.com/titles/speed-up-internet.htm


Thanks.

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Have you checked the box in internet options that says delete browsing histry etc. if so this could be your problem as the page is saved as a sort of cookie on your computer and when you reopen the page it has to go to the web to get it versus pulling the last set of pages you were at. had the same problem until i played with my internet options. now it loads just fine.

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Is there any toolbar installed in the IE like yahoo toolbar or anything else like that? if yes then uninstall them as they occupy the allotted speed.you can uninstall them by going to the control panel.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, pls try:

  • Windows key + R;
  • on the small window, type "ipconfig /flushdns" less the quotes;
  • OK button.
Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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You are describing a virus or malware infection, there are several new variants out in the last two weeks alone, we were warned last week and most techs switched to firefox foe a few days or Google Chrome. Here is what works, Go over to the AVG website, I'm not going to give you a bunch of links, you can find them on your own I am sure. Get either the "free" version, or the "free trial" of the "home" version. Run it in Safe mode or you won't get all of the junk out. Follow that up with a scan with Spybot "search and destroy" a donation supported software solution that has been around for many years, it is updated daily. All of the software I mentioned is "free" I don't benefit in any way from you use or non use of it. I am just telling you what I would tell my friend or family mamber if they were experiencing the same problem. Just one thing you can do for me is to give me a top rating when you see what these programs find what I believe they will, otherwise have a good evening and glad I could help, Gymowner

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

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When the computer gets too slow, this is often because of installed software, updates, and often because of software that automatically starts on startup.
Ofthen the best thing to do in this case is a complete backup of your files, and a full Windows reinstall, after formatting the hard disk drive.

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This can be cause by some virus , malware and spyware that can be running on your computerm, first thing to try here is to run a good anti virus like Avast and anti malware software ike Malwarebytes, then after that check if you still have problem then if still slow using IE better try a different browser like Firefox and check if it will be working fine...

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Perhaps the site is experiencing problems, or was updated with different code. Are other sites experiencing the same problem on your PC?

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Http://allwrong.wordpress.com/2008/05/01/solved-ie-slowdown/ just click the link
If there are viruses on his computer that is the problem. The computer is probably sending information back to the individual who put the virus on the computer.

Download avast! home edition (freeware) from www.avast.com. Install it on the computer with problems. After installed, open My Computer and right click on the C drive. Select Scan C now...

A box will open and the files will all be scanned and it will notify you of any problems. Let it delete any problems found.

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