Internet explorer 8 slow to open.

  charlton200 17:49 09 Mar 10
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When I open IE8 it take about 20-30 seconds even longer. It's so slow compared with IE7. Is this a common problem or is it just mine? Is there a fix please?

  Pineman100 17:53 09 Mar 10

What version of Windows are you running, and was your computer originally supplied with that version, or have you upgraded?

  charlton200 18:06 09 Mar 10

I'm window xp, I was on IE7 and I may have been on IE6 before that but not sure.

  Pineman100 18:17 09 Mar 10

In which case I assume that your computer is quite old. It's possible, therefore, that IE8 is simply placing more demands on it than IE7 did previously. Hence the slowness.

  rdave13 18:20 09 Mar 10

Check Task Manager to see what processes are running.

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