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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 8 Add Ons Account for 70% Problems.

08 Apr 2010   #1
JMH

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Internet Explorer 8 Add Ons Account for 70% Problems.

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According to Microsoft in a whitepaper released today most add-ons to IE8 are the cause of the browsers problems, from speedy performance issues to crashes. Microsoft has detailed several problems associated with browser add-ons. These include toolbars, malware, and restricted sites. They also discuss other topics such as User Agent String and concurrent download settings. The white paper by itself is a useful tool and performance guide for IE8 users who have trouble with their browsers speed, or performance, or operation.



List of Add Ons
Source -
What causes Internet Explorer Crashes | Windows 7 News


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08 Apr 2010   #2
Slimy

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Stolen from Ars Technica: Add-ons responsible for 70 percent of IE8 crashes

He blatantly took the news without crediting who found it, even took a screenshot of the html table that was made.
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08 Apr 2010   #3
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Thanks Slimy for pointing out the plagiarised source.

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