Hotmail ( Outlook ) in IE or Firefox

  iscanut 18:22 18 Mar 2014
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I have a Vista laptop which I seldom use. I have IE9 and latest Firefox installed. When using Hotmail in IE9, it is very unresponsive and hangs when trying the simplest task such as reading an email or moving to another folder. When doing the same in Firefox, it works smoothly and trouble free. Not a problem as I can use Firefox, but it is annoying me that Hotmail does not work properly in IE9. Has anyone else had this problem or are aware of reasons, solutions, etc ?

  iscanut 20:01 20 Mar 2014

Anyone ?

  Woolwell 20:22 20 Mar 2014

I don't know but I wonder if MS have optimised Outlook (hotmail) for later versions of IE?

  Woolwell 20:24 20 Mar 2014

On second thoughts I see MS state IE8 and above.

  rdave13 22:13 20 Mar 2014

Could be to do that you have Windows Mail as a client in Vista rather than the latest Windows Live Mail. If you click on the mail icon in IE9 do you see Windows Mail? I know that you mean web mail is slow loading but just wondering if this is causing a conflict in IE. Just a thought.

  iscanut 19:08 23 Mar 2014
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Thanks to all, but no joy. Have made sure I use Firefox or chrome. Not a problem, but I am still keen to solve the problem.

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