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Windows 7: IE has started to run slow


06 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7
 
 
IE has started to run slow

I have IE 10, and as of today, it runs slow for no reason. I don't know what could be going on, especially since it's just IE and not Firefox. I thought turning it off then on would work, but no. Any ideas?

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06 Nov 2013   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Not sure which Security suite you have installed please fill in the blank,
Also see what this does,
Use No Add-ons mode/ Click the Start button and type in the search box,
Internet explorer

Click on the suggestion (No Add-ons) or itís located at,
Start/ All programs/ Accessories folder/ System tools folder/ No add-ons.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/manage-add-ons#ie=ie-10-win-7
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/ie-crashes-stops-working#ie=ie-10-win-7

Activate Enhanced protection mode to see if it makes any difference,
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ieinternals/archive/2012/03/23/understanding-ie10-enhanced-protected-mode-network-security-addons-cookies-metro-desktop.aspx

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/280434-internet-explorer-10-enable-32-bit-64-bit-ie10-windows-7-a.html#post2312336
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06 Nov 2013   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Okay, IE without add ons does work, so it must be the add ons or something. As for the security suite(s), I do have MSE, Malwarebytes, and SUPERAntispyware. On IE, I do have norton safe web lite on. I did try Enhanced protection mode and no difference.
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06 Nov 2013   #4

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Not a good idea to have Two antivirus programs installed get rid of one or the other/ MSE or Norton.
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06 Nov 2013   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Oh wait a minute! I thought you were asking what anti-virus scanners have in general, lol. Anyway, its Norton I have for IE only. Other add-ons include: Adobe PDF reader, shockwave, ESET (which I just disabled just now), XML DOM document, HtmlDlgSafeHelper Class, WMP, OpenDocument Class, XML HTTP 6.0, AUDIO_WAV Moniker Class, Microsoft Silverlight, XML DOM Document 3.0, XML HTTP 3.0, and finally Norton Safe Web Lite and the BHO version.
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06 Nov 2013   #6

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Disable Norton's add-ons and test/ one at a time ,
So MSE stands for Microsoft Security Essentials do you have this program installed ?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials
Or did you use this Microsoft scanner,
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
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06 Nov 2013   #7

Windows 7
 
 

I tried disabling both then one at a time, and no difference.

Also, MSE is installed.
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06 Nov 2013   #8

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Refer back to reply #4
You are not twice as safe/ quite the opposite.
http://community.norton.com/t5/Norto...ll/td-p/639381
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06 Nov 2013   #9

Windows 7
 
 

I uninstalled Norton, and IE still acts the same.

UPDATE: Out of random, I decided to try something and I started IE normally, and then I disabled my flash, and it was fine. Then when I enabled flash again, it was back to the problem. So its my flash causing this, and only to my IE (which also means I could bring back norton later, lol)

Anyway, I did reinstall flash recently, and it's only now that this is happening. I don't know if I should reinstall again, or if there is a way to make sure it functions well w/o uninstalling/reinstalling, etc. But yeah, flash seems to be the culprit.
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07 Nov 2013   #10

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Yea Flash/ Shockwave player is a pip,
It's the only browser add-on that does not get Disabled when a user Reset Internet explorer=Very frustrating,
Possibly look at this,
How to configure your Flash Player settings for maximum privacy and security
I personally always run with it disabled and only Enable it when I want to watch a video..
Cheers for the update,
But still do not run two antivirus programs choose one or the other = to me it really does not matter which.
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