RE: Wait at 'Connecting' solved
I have Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). The Add-in I had to disable
was Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper (file date 25/07/2009 6:23AM)
Hope this helps other people.
I disabled them all, then re-enabled them one by one until I found the
"Michael Walraven" wrote:
> I have solved my problem of IE7 (final) waiting forever at 'connecting' when
> first starting up.
> This would happen usually after IE7 had not been used for a while, overnight
> for instance.
> It would equire several 'kill task' and retry to get it to go.
> I discovered that if I disabled the add-on 'dsWebAllowBHO' then all of the
> startup problems went away.
> In addition the sluggishness of IE7 also went away, pages load much faster.
> dsWebAllowBHO comes with Windows Desktop Search, which I actually like as it
> does good indexing of pictures
> (vs google desk top search). However I don't like add-on stuff installed
> that I have to disable, so I removed Windows Desktop Search.
> The problem was solved by disabling dsWebAllowBHO, the removal to Windows
> Desktop Search was just a clean up
> I see that the large number of complaints about this problem have
> dissapeared, many of the users having problems were declaring that they were
> reverting back to IE6, this is a least an option to try before reverting