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Windows 7: IE 8 takes ages to open

01 Nov 2009   #1
riskyayush

Windows 7
 
 
IE 8 takes ages to open

IE 8 has started taking ages to open the first (home) page when I start it initially. During this time if I click on the browser it also crashes. So I have to leave it alone for 2 minutes, before I can start working on it.


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01 Nov 2009   #2
Deanpembo1986uk

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

IE might need to be updated, IE 8 on mine comes up in a flash, other than that i dont know what is causeing it.
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01 Nov 2009   #3
riskyayush

Windows 7
 
 

I am using IE 8 ver. 8.0.7600.16385. Is that the version you are using?
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01 Nov 2009   #4
jjthenovice

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by riskyayush View Post
I am using IE 8 ver. 8.0.7600.16385. Is that the version you are using?
I don't know about Deanpembo1986uk, but I'm using your version and everything is working well. Try, emptying your temp (cache) files. May one are more are corrupted.
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01 Nov 2009   #5
Ryan2320

Windows Seven x64
 
 

What Security Software do you have??

My Internet Explorer is version 8.0.7600.16385 same as you riskyayush...
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01 Nov 2009   #6
riskyayush

Windows 7
 
 

I cleared the cache but it did not help. I am using Kaspersky Internet Security 2010. Is there a known issue with KIS and IE 8?
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01 Nov 2009   #7
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried disabling your add-ons, or starting without add-ons?

Start without add-ons:

Orb -> All programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Internet Explorer (No Addons)
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01 Nov 2009   #8
Snufffed

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by riskyayush View Post
I cleared the cache but it did not help. I am using Kaspersky Internet Security 2010. Is there a known issue with KIS and IE 8?
To find if a problem. disable KIS
if your system opens fast then KIS is the problem...
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01 Nov 2009   #9
riskyayush

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Have you tried disabling your add-ons, or starting without add-ons?

Start without add-ons:

Orb -> All programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Internet Explorer (No Addons)
It did opened up fast, but since there was no homepage to open in the 'no-addon' mode, I can not know why it is taking so long to open my homepages.
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01 Nov 2009   #10
Snufffed

 

if you have no HOME PAGES then KIS has nothing to do...
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