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Windows 7: speed up browser

04 Mar 2010   #1
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
speed up browser

Is there away to speed up IE 8 or any browser for that matter to load up faster.


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04 Mar 2010   #2
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Just a suggestion but have you tried google chrome? It loads quite rapidly without the need for any such tweaks.

Other than that sorry can't help as I don't use the others.
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04 Mar 2010   #3
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

I think a lot of the load speed is actually coming from how much memory you have and your hard drive speed.

IE8 loads instantly for me. If you are running in 1 gig or even 2, adding more ram could speed a LOT of things up

Oh, also, if you have installed any addons there may be some that are slowing it down. IE really should popup within a half second or so unless somthing else is slowing it down...
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04 Mar 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Are you talking about loading the browser itself or a webpage on/with the browser. And how slow does it currently load.
Try IE (without add-ons) which you find in All Programs > Accessories > SystemTools. Maybe it is the add-ons that slow you down.

LOL - just saw fseal had the same idea a few seconds earlier.
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04 Mar 2010   #5
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Hee hee
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04 Mar 2010   #6
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I have quite a few add-on's but all of them are turned off. How can I delete them? The IE8 browser loads just over one second and then the web page, google, also takes just over another second to load. Total time 2.1 to 2.5 seconds. Where as firefox, all of it, loads in less than a second. I would use firefox or chrome but they are missing some very useful gadgets that I use....send link by email or send page by email, read mail tab. I haven't seen or figured out if I can add these tabs or if the other browsers have these options to add.
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04 Mar 2010   #7
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

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04 Mar 2010   #8
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

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04 Mar 2010   #9
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

You are welcome
cheers
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05 Mar 2010   #10
Desslok

Windows 7
 
 

Have you tried REadyBoost? Have a spare USB 2.0 thumb drive?
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