Re: Why is IE8 so slow?
"VanguardLH" <V@nguard.LH> wrote in message
> Dan wrote:
>> Mona5728 wrote ...
>>> The issue I have is this: The internet explorer is very slow to download
>>> each page and links load even slower. My pc freezes when I use internet
>> Have you by any chance got a large number of sites in the Restricted
>> Sites zone, possibly from a Spybot "immunization"? If so, remove them
>> (use the Spybot deimmunize option) as these will cause IE8 to load and
>> run very slowly.
> As I recall, there was an update around May-June 2009 that fixed that
> problem (with too many sites in the Restricted Sites security zone). The
> patch doesn't mention it fixes this problem but it did. An MVP might
> recall what was the KB or MS number for the update. If this were the
> cause, the user should make sure they are completely updated.
> I had the same problem because I was using SpywareBlaster to add sites to
> the Restricted Sites security zone. So I cleared it out. However,
> early fall, I went back to adding the restricted sites (thousands of them)
> and did not reincur the slowdown. Then I found out about some update
> May or June that addressed the problem (but I found no specific mention of
> addressing this issue when reading the technical description of the
I had no idea they'd patched it. I've never used more than 1 or 2 sites in
the Restricted Sites zone. Cheers for the info.