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Old 09-02-2003, 07:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm on a cable modem , and every time i open IE and type a site in (any site ) it sits there for like a minute or longer not moving then it finally goes and then site browsing is fine unless i close it or open another one does the same exact thing , BUT when i use everythign else they load soon as i open it like irc,and even my moms aol thing what could be causeing mY IE to do this I upgraded to 6 and that didnt solve it and my OS is win98

thx for help in advance

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Old 09-02-2003, 09:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've heard this from a few other people. It's some bug or virus that's screwing up people's IE's.

Download Opera ( and ues that. Less prone to things like this.

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Old 09-16-2003, 10:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
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make sure you don't have "Use Proxy Server" checked in the IE options under 'connection'. This usually causes a long delay as the system is trying to locate the website information from a non-exsistant proxy server.
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Old 10-11-2003, 01:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Try Mozilla 1.4. Its very good.
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