+ 0 Votes Try this 1bn0 4 years ago Tools Internet Options Connections LAN Settings Automatically detect settings - uncheck + 0 Votes Solution to speed problem sachinjoseph 4 years ago Uninstall or disable all IE8 toolbars (including Windows Live Toolbar, MSN Toolbar, Yahoo Toolbar, Google Toolbar etc) by right-clicking on the toolbars area and unchecking all toolbars other than the favorites bar. + 0 Votes Dunno about you but I ditched IE8 cause it was so slow to load... Slayer_ 4 years ago Have you tried an alternate browser? There are a lot to choose from, almost all are better than IE in some way or another. + 0 Votes What OS is in uses her and how did you get IE8? OH Smeg 4 years ago If you are running XP and upgraded from IE7 to 8 after installing IE7 onto the system from IE6 then you have a conflict occurring from the IE7 Install. This is a documented Item in the M$ Knowledge Base and the recommended solution is to open the Control Panel, then the Add Remove Programs and remove IE8. Then reboot the system remove IE7 and reboot again. Then install IE8 on top of IE6. That will cure the Slow opening times for IE8 according to Microsoft. I would however suggest downloading the IE8 Install File before removing it though, if you do not already have it stored to a Temp Folder on your HDD. Col + 0 Votes Reset IE gharlow 4 years ago Go to Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced Tab Click the reset button. This has a good shot of fixing the problem. + 0 Votes I tried Safari but uninstalled it JADavis9 4 years ago I don't want to mess with learning another program. So I set IE as default browser and uninstalled Safari using REVO Uninstaller. Safari may have been a few seconds faster to load and start, but I know IE and want to use it. + 0 Votes Solution to speed problem sachinjoseph 4 years ago Uninstall or disable all IE8 toolbars (including Windows Live Toolbar, MSN Toolbar, Yahoo Toolbar, Google Toolbar etc) by right-clicking on the toolbars area and unchecking all toolbars other than the favorites bar.