Try running IE8 with add-ons disabled.
Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Internet Explorer (No
Add-ons) to start IE8 without any add-ons. Try using the browser and see if
is faster now.
If it is much faster now, start IE8 normally, go to Tools (if the menu bar
does not appear, hit the Alt key on the keyboard) > Manage Add-ons. Here,
disable all the add-ons you don't need under 'Currently Loaded'
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"Jud McCranie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have google as my start page in browsers. Firefox and Chrome bring
> it up in about 2 seconds. sometimes IE brings it up in 2 seconds,
> other times it takes 10-20 seconds. It seems that if IE has been used
> recently, it is fast. If it hasn't been used for a while it is slow,
> but that isn't a hard-and-fast rule.
> Is there some setting or something that can cause this?
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