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Windows 7: IE9 Waiting for response from XXXXXXX


06 Oct 2012   #1
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
IE9 Waiting for response from XXXXXXX

I have been getting this in several sites lately. It's in the status bar at the bottom left of IE9.

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In this instance the browser page went white but didn't say it had quit responding, for over 5 minutes. Hitting the refresh button opened the site again.
This happens with almost any site I visit. The site will generally open fine but when navigating through it, the delay happens.
My download speed hasn't fallen off, it's about 11-18Mbs, no proxies in use.

Any ideas would be helpful.



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07 Oct 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I've found these steps usually fix IE9, Gary. I've listed them in the order I found that worked for me. (I also provided the relevant links in case others who are less familiar with the procedures read this. Not because I thought you needed the info. )

1. Try to run IE9 with no add-ons:
Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Internet Explorer (with no add-ons)

2. Reinstall or repair Internet Explorer
How to reinstall or repair Internet Explorer in Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP

3. How to reset Internet Explorer settings
How to reset Internet Explorer settings

4. Uninstall / reinstall
How do I install or uninstall Internet Explorer 9?

5. Run sfc /scannow command & check the result.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

6. System file damage
Startup Repair - Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows
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07 Oct 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Lee, running with no addons helps some things but then IE is a bit useless.

I've done the sfc /scannow, run 4 AV/malware scans, one online.
I'll work on 2.3.4. and 6 and see what breaks next.
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07 Oct 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Just remembered this tutorial, Gary. Has a couple more things to break try.

Troubleshooting Internet Explorer Issues
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07 Oct 2012   #5

W7x64 Ult.
 
 

Did you by chance install that IE9 security update that MS posted recently? My IE9 went to the dogs after that.....Uninstalled the update and all was well.
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07 Oct 2012   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

My IE9 has those issues too.

Stopped using it. Firefox works great and has the enormous benefit of the NoScript add on.
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08 Oct 2012   #7
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
Just remembered this tutorial, Gary. Has a couple more things to break try.

Troubleshooting Internet Explorer Issues
Okey dokey.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Outlander View Post
Did you by chance install that IE9 security update that MS posted recently? My IE9 went to the dogs after that.....Uninstalled the update and all was well.
It's likely, I install all MS updates, will check. This has been going on for a long time though. Do you have the KB number?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
My IE9 has those issues too.

Stopped using it. Firefox works great and has the enormous benefit of the NoScript add on.
I've tried FF before and came to mistrust it. I don't know nor can find where it stores its "stuff", temp files, bookmarks and I understand it will upgrade on it's own.
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08 Oct 2012   #8
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

Quote:
I've tried FF before and came to mistrust it. I don't know nor can find where it stores its "stuff"
In AppData, local & roaming.

Quote:
it will upgrade on it's own
Tick 'Never check for updates' in settings.

Quote:
has the enormous benefit of the NoScript
Yes.
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08 Oct 2012   #9

W7x64 Ult.
 
 

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2744842)
Download size: 26.9 MB
You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.
Update type: Important
Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system that is running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
More information:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-063 - Critical : Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2744842)
Help and Support:
Microsoft Support
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08 Oct 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Lee: Still working through some of your steps.

4wd: Thanks for the info.

Outlander: Checking my update History that update was installed on Sep 21. However in Installed updates it shows it has been pending since Sep 21. I uninstalled it and testing, so far no lag today.

Thanks y'all for the help and tips.
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