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Windows 7: IE 11 freezes until graphics are displayed - sometimes

03 Mar 2014   #11
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by riffwraith View Post
Tried uninstalling Java.

Same thing. Is there really no way to use IE11 without having to keep turning flash on and off?
Sorry. I should have answered that question.
I don't know of a way, but I've not looked either.
I keep flash turned on and I use it.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
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Also, what happens if you...
...wait for the Fedex website to load
...open a new tab
...load that same Fedex website into the new tab.

Flash should already be loaded into RAM by the first tab. I was wondering if the freeze was due to Flash loading slowly or some antivirus app watching the Flash exe too closely - thus pausing Flash a bit each time that Flash loads.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by riffwraith View Post
I dont use an AV app. As for the FedEx page - or any other that takes time to load...opening that same page in a new tab results in the page loading immediately with no stutter.
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Okay - a bit more testing:
Visit this website:
Adobe - Flash Player
Wait for it to fully load
Flash should be in RAM now
open a new tab
visit a different website that uses flash in that new tab

If you still see a lag on the flash part in the new tab, then it is not from loading flash into RAM.



Okay, so no antivirus app to wonder about.
Do you use a HOSTS file?
Or an IE plug-in that blocks/filters things?


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03 Mar 2014   #12
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Do you use a HOSTS file?
Or an IE plug-in that blocks/filters things?
HOSTS file - there is a HOSTS file in my system 32 folder, that contains a lot of text. As far as whether or not it is actively in use... dont know.

Plugs - none that I am aware of. I'll c&p from my op so that we are <pun alert!> on the same page:

If I go to Manage Add Ons, the only thing enabled is Shockwave Flash Object. nothing is enabled in Accelerators nor Tracking Protection.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Visit this website:
Adobe - Flash Player
Wait for it to fully load
Flash should be in RAM now
open a new tab
visit a different website that uses flash in that new tab

If you still see a lag on the flash part in the new tab, then it is not from loading flash into RAM.
I do still see a lag. So, flash is not loading into RAM? Did a googley, but there are so many results that have no bearing to my situation. I tried filtering the results with a - but that didn't seem to give me anything useful. Where should I look? I assume this wouldn't be a BIOS thing... does the HOSTS file factor in? Where else to look? Thanks.
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03 Mar 2014   #13
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

A quick test, disable Hardware rendering if it is being used:

Open IE> Tools> Internet Options> Advanced tab> Check Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering> Apply and OK your way out

Uncheck it again if no help.

A Guy
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04 Mar 2014   #14
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Since you started with the Adobe website, then Flash should already be loaded into RAM. Visiting another website that also uses Flash should not cause another instance of Flash to load. The lag that you saw when visiting that second website was not caused by Flash loading into RAM since Flash was already in RAM.

See this post for some more info on the HOSTS File:
Strange looking Host found?
If the file is dated around 2009, then it is probably the original one and is not blocking anything.

:::goes back to lurking:::
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04 Mar 2014   #15
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
A quick test, disable Hardware rendering if it is being used:

Open IE> Tools> Internet Options> Advanced tab> Check Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering> Apply and OK your way out
That did it! It was unchecked - I checked it, and now all is well. The ads sometimes take several seconds to load (who cares?) but the browser is not frozen while the ad is loading. Dude - I owe you a beer... thanks so much!

And UsernameIssues > thank you as well for your time!

Cheers.
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04 Mar 2014   #16
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You are welcome.

Glad that the issue is solved :-)
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04 Mar 2014   #17
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Well that's great. Usually Hardware rendering works well. If it works well for you this way, you're done. You could try a video card driver update to see if you can get that working, but...if it aint broke...

A Guy
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11 Jul 2015   #18
stressfree

Windows7 Home Premium ver 6.1 64bit
 
 

Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy
A quick test, disable Hardware rendering if it is being used:

Open IE> Tools> Internet Options> Advanced tab> Check Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering> Apply and OK your way out


This tip totally fixed the same issue of freezing webpages for me. Started acting up recently for unknown reasons. I have a fairly modern laptop and good internet connection running IE11 on Windows 7 Home Premium. Thanks for the tips and a great forum!
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11 Jul 2015   #19
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums stressfree. Glad we could help

A Guy
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