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Windows 7: Browsing Slow - Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit


07 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Browsing Slow - Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit

I just clean installed Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit on my computer. Browsing on IE8 is soooooooooooooooo slow. I thought 7 was supposed to be faster.


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07 Nov 2009   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Helen, I just cleaned installed 7 with IE 8 and everything is very fast. I think that you have a bad installation. Try this, take your original installation DVD, insert it into your machine and go through the process as though you are going to install. However, at the point that you are asked, indicate that you want to make a repair. Basically anything that is not working correctly will be changed. I think that you will be happy with the outcome. Once you are happy, install all of your programs and make a system image. Save it. If you ever have a problem you can use the system image to make your OS, just like it was when you were satisfied. Let me know how it works out.

Check to be sure that your computer has the proper specs for 7.
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18 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Slow internet

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Helen, I just cleaned installed 7 with IE 8 and everything is very fast. I think that you have a bad installation. Try this, take your original installation DVD, insert it into your machine and go through the process as though you are going to install. However, at the point that you are asked, indicate that you want to make a repair. Basically anything that is not working correctly will be changed. I think that you will be happy with the outcome. Once you are happy, install all of your programs and make a system image. Save it. If you ever have a problem you can use the system image to make your OS, just like it was when you were satisfied. Let me know how it works out.

Check to be sure that your computer has the proper specs for 7.
I have the same problem. Repair did not solve it. I have downloaded and installed the latest drivers for my Marvell Yukon Ethernet Controller, which helped slightly, but there is still a major problem. I ran speakeasy.com/speedtest and find that I'm getting about an order of magnitude slower download speed than I should. The ATT guys came out, made a number of changes including new lines, but nothing helped. They confirmed that I am getting full speed to the modem, and from the modem, using another computer, so I know my computer is the problem. My wife and I are on the same modem, when I unplug mine she is fine, when I plug in mine hers slows down. My motherboard has a unique feature; I can connect to the internet without loading the operating system. In that case, running speedtest, I get the full download rate, so the problem is not in my hardware, must be in my operating system. I don't know how to go any further. Please help.
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18 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Run CMD as admin and type the following command.

netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled

Hit enter.
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18 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Win 7 and IE8 is lightning fast for me, even on my little netbook. What I have seen slow it down is :
1. Antivirus programs -one I had to uninstall was AVGfree
2. Anti-spyware - Adaware rel time scanner was causing problems.
3. The Cox communication security bundle they give you free, had to uninstall.
4. Firewall programs - not set correctly.
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18 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If the above 2 suggestions don't work, try uninstalling the driver for your network adapter in Device Manager.

Reboot, and let Windows automatically install the drivers.
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18 Mar 2010   #7

7 Pro 64 Bit
 
 

No issue at home or work for me. 64bit on ATT Cable connection at home (6 down, 1 up) and T1s at work-32 bit, 1.5 down and up.
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19 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

no problems with IE8 here.

could be a problem with anti-virus-spyware-firewall that you are running.
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19 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Got the problem solved. Our NetGear Network needed to be updated. Love Windows 7 now!
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19 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Great, thanks for posting!

Feel free to ask any more questions you might have.
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