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Topic # 12587 26-Mar-2007 15:32
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Well, not just GZ but websites in general. Whereas with Opera 9.1.0 pages load really fast, IE7 on Vista takes a dog's age. No AV, no firewall, no phishing filter enabled.

I think it may be related to Javascript, as the slowness is particularly noticeable when loading the TinyMCE editor for instance - the text area loads fast, but the controls can take up to a minute to appear. Same when you create a new blog page, or comment on blogs.

IE7 under XP is very fast indeed in comparison, ditto Firefox.




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Reply # 65021 26-Mar-2007 15:34
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Something on your machine scanning the Javascript or the ISP being slow? It works fine for me on Vista Ultimate, IE7. But again I have a decent machine, and I've heard yours is barely a 486?

In other words, mine is bigger than yours?





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Reply # 65022 26-Mar-2007 15:40
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I have found that the geekzone site loads slowly for me sometimes, but only when using IE7, on both XP and vista.

Ive got Vista 64bit Business, XP pro, XP home, and Vista Home Premium. All of them running IE7 generally have no problems with geekzone. 64bit Business is the only one that "almost" always loads quickly.



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  Reply # 65023 26-Mar-2007 15:45
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No, no scanning... and my machine is indeed a 4X x86, but surely GZ isn't that demanding?




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  Reply # 65024 26-Mar-2007 15:47
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No problems here.

I've noticed that Firefox can be a bit flakey loading the text editor under Vista Ultimate x64.


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  Reply # 65025 26-Mar-2007 15:59
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im sweet with ultimate.

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Reply # 65037 26-Mar-2007 16:03
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  Reply # 65038 26-Mar-2007 16:04
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It wouldn't work though... and besides, my MS Keyboard disables that F-unctionality.

Interesting. I was writing my response and IE7 posted it before I was ready - ten times. :(




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Reply # 65043 26-Mar-2007 16:27
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IE did it or was it the schmuck behind the keyboard?

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Reply # 65046 26-Mar-2007 16:38
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I checked with this website - they said to blame IE :P 

(/me ducks) 




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Reply # 65047 26-Mar-2007 16:46
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What a pile... I've looked around and this page is simply hilarious. Everything (written back in 2000) they blame on Microsoft can be said about Apple as well.







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  Reply # 65054 26-Mar-2007 17:21
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Trolling and going off-topic in your own forums isn't entirely helpful, guys...

Is there anything I can do to narrow down what's going on? Like I said, the slowness seems to hit mainly Javascript-heavy sites with TinyMCE being particularly hard hit, although mysteriously enough, Google Gmail works fine.




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  Reply # 65056 26-Mar-2007 17:45
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Have you got the JDE installed?



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  Reply # 65061 26-Mar-2007 18:34
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I have Java SE Devkit 6 and RE 6 installed (244MB + 114MB, gack). Does that make any difference?





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  Reply # 65071 26-Mar-2007 19:40
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Actually yes, I now recall that after I replaced Vista 32bit with 64bit Java was slow loading in IE. Installing the Desktop Environment seemed to fix that.


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