On Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:56 +0100 (BST), Ted Harrison wrote:
> Is this just something peculiar to my IE7 setup, or is this sort of thing seen more
Nobody knows anything about your IE7 set-up.
> Is IE7 doing something (good or bad) that Firefox does not do, and if so is there
> anything I can enable/disable/etc to change it?
It could be a number of things such as incompatible add-ons.
You could try disabling add-ons (one at a time) and check if you experience
an improvement in performance.
Or reset IE7
How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES)
(read KB in its entirety).
If you still no change in performance than you could uninstall/reinstall
How to uninstall Internet Explorer 7
¡E Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 IA64
¡E Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003
¡E Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP
Read this before installing IE7:
Sandi's Installation Tips: 1 thru 8, 10 and 11, note 12 that's it.
Do not use Automatic/Windows Update for downloading/installing IE7!
Use this one of these links instead:
Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP:
Internet Explorer 7 downloads
Save the program to your desktop then install.
Activate Windows Update after installing IE7 to download/install pertinent
updates offered, including Root Certificates updates.