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By the emu ·
My computer is running XP Pro and is completely patched. IE is slow to open, about 1 full minute, but then is okay. Here's the odd part: this only happens logged on as me; log on as administrator or as another user and IE is fine! I have already run Hijack This and found nothing unusual; SpyBlaster is running and also Symantec Anti-Virus.

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by korgmeister In reply to Slow IE

IE is just suck!

use firefox or other browser. if you cant view the page (in some cases) only then you use IE

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by TheChas In reply to Slow IE

Since IE does work for other profiles, the problem must be with your profile not IE.

Start by clearing your temporary Internet files.

In IE, click on Tools, Internet Options.

On the general tab is a section for temporary Internet files.
Click on clear files.

See if that helps.

If IE is still slow to open, check your list of Favorites.
You may have a bad or corrupt link that is causing problems.

If you have a large number of favorites, some pruning and organizing may help.

Try using a blank home page as the page you have set as home page in your profile may be slow to load.

If this still does not speed things up, compare a few things between profiles.
Check the IE settings on the connection and advanced tab and change your profile to match the admin profile.

Also check what programs and services are running. You may have a program or service that slows IE in your profile that is not installed in the admin profile.

Chas

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by w2ktechman In reply to Slow IE

I agree with The Chas 100%

If on the off hand chance that it does not fix the problem, then it looks like it may be your profile is beginning to corrupt. This is most unlikely, but if it is the problem, then the fix is to create and use a new profile, and copy your Favorites, desktop, etc. to the new profile.

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