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Internet Explorer/Firefox stops responding

I have a Toshiba Satellite L300-1AQ which I purchased one month ago. I am getting very frustrated with it as it varies randomly, sometimes I have it switched on for an hour other times its about ten mins when either IE or Firefox stops responding. I get the little busy hourglass and the bar on the bottom loading but it never gets there. I know I am still connected to the internet as my email program allows mail to come in and/or I am chatting on msn messenger. The only solution is for me to reboot the pc, sometimes it takes about 10 or more mins for the system to shut down. I seem to be the only one in my house affected by this as my daughter has a much cheaper Acer laptop and has not once had a problem with it.
I am running windows Vista

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  • zodiac_56 Mar 01, 2009

    No joy I have now updated to IE8 and the same thing happens

    I have Zonealarm running and Avast which I have ran for the past 8 years with no problems. Is it Vista that is my problem ? :o(


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I had a few people who had problems similar to yours it needs a lot of work arounds.

1. Make sure your firwall or virus program does not interupt the IE. (try closing it for a while)

2. Put everything in IE in defaults.

3. Update the IE directly from the net


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