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Windows 7: IE8 slow? Maybe this tweak will help

30 Mar 2009   #1
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
IE8 slow? Maybe this tweak will help

actxprxy.dll is one of the core libraries for Internet Explorer (along with a few others such as Urlmon.dll and Mshtml.dll). If it’s not properly registered, IE won’t work at all. And re-registering it should never be necessary except in extreme circumstances.

Heres how to register it:

1. Open cmd prompt (winkey+r then type cmd and run it),
2. enter regsvr32 actxprxy.dll
3. reboot

It would be interesting to see if this tweak speeds things up for you.

source: http://www.edbott.com/weblog/?p=2443


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30 Mar 2009   #2
karol

7232 x64
 
 

it gave me an error message when I entered regsvr32 actxprxy.dll
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30 Mar 2009   #3
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Go to Start/All Programs/Accessories, right-click Command Prompt and "Run as Administrator".

Swarfega, it seems to have worked here. Not a huge speedup but some...I think!!

Now to test it in Vista and XP.

Thanks.
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30 Mar 2009   #4
davehc
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.
 
 

Believe it or not. I have a little list if hints and tips, which slowly gets added too. I have that , from 2004, as a tweak for IE5 !!

Perhaps this page will interest anyone who wants to try it. This guy usually gets it right.
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30 Mar 2009   #5
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

lol well its going the rounds on various blogs atm.

and apologies I should've mentioned that it needed administrator priviledges.
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