Firefox seems slow loading

  heavymetalkid 22:44 11 Jun 2006

I recently installed Mozilla Firefox, I've made it my homepage but still kept Internet Explorer. I understood it to be really fast, yet it takes between 25 and 30 seconds to load on screen. Anyone advise?

  Josho™ 23:14 11 Jun 2006

Is IE fast? And, oh yeah, the Mozilla homepage is Google, and Google has been going slow lately.

  SANTOS7 23:17 11 Jun 2006

click here
click here
these may help..

  heavymetalkid 23:18 11 Jun 2006

Evening Josho, not sure what you mean by Mozilla homepage being Google, but IE is equally slow too.

  Josho™ 23:20 11 Jun 2006

Evening, is your IE hopage Google? If not, I think you may have changed some files by mistake, I'll look it up for you.

  SANTOS7 23:21 11 Jun 2006

if both browsers are slow maybe time for a clean out ,
all temp files, scan for spy/malware...

  heavymetalkid 23:21 11 Jun 2006

Thanks Santos, hi pal, your link says Firefox is slow loading. Am I correct then in thinking it's normal?

  SANTOS7 23:25 11 Jun 2006

no not really, mine loads pretty fast, its just that as a third party browser its fully tweekable..
you may have some software conflict somewhere have you tried uninstall/reinstall

  Josho™ 23:27 11 Jun 2006

click here
This will help speed it up, but it would be better to find out why it is slow anyway. You could try:
1. Restarting your PC
2. Reseting/Powering off then powering on your modem.
3. If you have a router restart that aswell.

  heavymetalkid 23:28 11 Jun 2006

Do you think that's necessary as IE seems as slow?

  Josho™ 23:28 11 Jun 2006

I said the above as sometimes my internet crawls, sometimes MSN works but Firefox and IE don't. I restart my router top speed.

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