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Windows 7: IE8 in WIndows 7 - Performance issues?


11 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 
IE8 in WIndows 7 - Performance issues?

I don't know if anybody noticed but my feel is the Windows 7, or IE has problems with maintaining/detecting internet connectivity at times.

Let's say I have 4 open tabs in IE.

I'd be able to surf on 3 tabs, but the last 2 tabs will display an error which appears only when you are not connected.

Funny thing is, it's not the internet connection, because whenever I encounter this, I would test the 'failed tab' by keying the same link as another tab that was working fine.

Say, Tab 3 - gamespy, OK
but, test Tab 4 - gamespy - error

So, I would be actively surfing a website on a tab with no problems but would be having issues trying to surf the same site (at the same page) on another tab.

There would also be times where, after doing a 'right click - open in new tab' on a link, it wouldn't load the first time, and you'd have to refresh it for it to load. There would even be times when you'd have to close the tab, reopen it again and type the link in manually for it to work.

Wierd huh.


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11 Apr 2010   #2

W7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Bottom line IE8 w/ Windows 7 has issues.
They know it we know it let's hope IE9 fixes it!
fmg
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12 Apr 2010   #3

 
 

get firefox. it will solve your issues.
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13 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stillfreefilms View Post
get firefox. it will solve your issues.
but...but....

I'm a temporary internet folders whore...

I've tried firefox and it's a pain to find important files when you need them
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13 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

I have 7 with IE8 on 3 main machines I use - no issues. Had 7 since beta on home system.
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13 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

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