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Windows 7: IE8 "Not Responding"

20 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
IE8 "Not Responding"

I am using IE8 (with Windows 7 Ultimate) and I keep getting the "Not Responding" message. Also IE8 is running slowewr than a couple of weeks ago.

Anyone else having this problem or any suggestions/solutions?

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20 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Do the usual stuff. Run a virus scan, run CCleaner to clean junk up, defragment your drive, etc. Should run faster.
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20 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Here you might find some tips...scroll the page to suit your needs:
You receive an error message in Internet Explorer: "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage"

You may either want to reset IE8:
Control Panel=>Internet Options=>Advanced Tab=>Reset...restart your browser.
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23 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prisoner View Post
Do the usual stuff. Run a virus scan, run CCleaner to clean junk up, defragment your drive, etc. Should run faster.
I've done all that and, if anything, the problem has got worse ...and it's running even slower!
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24 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

Try rebooting everything especially the modem/router/switch (which may be one device or three separate devices). To check/repair the pc:
1) sfc /scannow (from a command prompt),
2) c: (properties) "disk cleanup"
3) c: (properties) Tools Tab: "Error Checking"
4) SF IE Restorator - Troubleshooting General Issues with IE
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24 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

It's running "slower" because you deleted your cache and the browser needed to rebuild it when you visited the websites again.

Go to "manage add-ons" and see if there's any stuff that have long load/navigation time, and disable them, unless you really need them.
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