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ALL internet browsers are very slow/cannot load some pages. Very specific problem.

Question: ALL internet browsers are very slow/cannot load some pages. Very specific problem.

Hi all, I have had this problem for about a week now, but it has gradually worsened.
As the title states, my internet is extremely slow, and I cannot load certain content heavy pages such as, etc.
My laptop (Xp) is wireless, I have tried direct connection to the router to no avail.
My dad's desktop (Xp) is wired, and also has the same problem.
My mum's laptop (Vista) is wireless but works absolutely fine (posting this off of her's)
I am running Zone Alarm, have done multiple scans with AVG, Ad Aware and Spybot with no improvement.
I've tried using open dns, and flushing my dns.
I've cleaned up my temp files and cache.
I should also mention, downloads are completely fine.
It's JUST the browser.
At one point I had two instances of rundll32.exe active at once, but only one seems to be running now.
In safe mode, guess what! Everything is dandy, so it must be program related, and I'm guessing a problem to do with something within Xp.
I saw on one forum someone reporting that there was an unknown process checked in msconfig and some dlls in the system32 directory with a similar name, upon deletion of them all, the problem was resolved, alas I cannot see anything like this.
After searching ALL over the internet and seeing many people with the same problem, I have found no resolution, someone please help me out!
Anything would be much appreciated, I'm losing it over this one.. hope the info is specific enough for you guys to work with!

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Preferred Solution: ALL internet browsers are very slow/cannot load some pages. Very specific problem.

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Answer: ALL internet browsers are very slow/cannot load some pages. Very specific problem.

Peerguardian seemed to be blocking most of the access to sites such as fileplanet, and Avg Web Shield was massively slowing down my browser speed.
This does solve the problem but leaves me a bit less secure.

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When I log into my work's website, I can log in on the main page and navigate it fine. However, there are several pages within my company website that load extremely slowly. I mean, they take over 10 minutes to load. The pages are my company mail inbox, my schedule, and the page where I bid for my schedule. Maybe some other pages. It's always these pages, and they are always slow. All other web pages load fine. My internet speeds run fine on test and in game. Uploads and downloads work fine.

This problem exists on Firefox, IE, and Opera. If I reboot my machine into linux and access the pages in Firefox there, they load fine. On Windows 7 though, they don't.

I've done the usual suspects such as clearing all history, cache, cookies, etc. I've deleted the cookie and cache files. I've uninstalled Firefox and started with a fresh install. I've also deleted all security certificates in Firefox.

My hosts file contains only the following:

Code: localhost
I've disabled my antivirus (NOD32 Anti-virus) and shut down my firewall (Comodo Firewall). I do not have Windows Firewall running.

Does anybody have any suggestions on how I can fix this problem, or at least troubleshoot it further?

Answer:Specific web pages only load slowly on all browsers

If the problem exists only on some browers you may want to reset one that does not work.
Please note that you will lose all of your personal settings and add ons. I have given directions for IE9, others will be similar. Good luck.
Reset Internet Explorer settings in Internet Explorer 9
Before doing anything be sure to have the most up to date version of IE.

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I have experienced a significant slow-down in my various browsers' ability to load pages over the past few months. 
I use IE9 and Firefox18.  Most of the slow-down seems to be with loading ads and other content external to the particular website I am visiting (YouTube embedded video player, etc.). 
On some websites, once they load, I experience freezing when scrolling with my mouse wheel -- text that blurs across the screen, etc.  This even happens on the site. 
I'm running a 3 year-old HP desktop, wireless cable Internet connection, and have not had this issue to this extent until recently.  I installed BOINC 6 weeks ago, but the slow browser problem pre-dates that software by at least a month or more. 
I've run MBAM scans - nothing found.  Online speed tests - throughput is fine.
Any suggestions on how to proceed in addressing this issue would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Browsers slow to load pages

Did you try to reset IE?
Did you try to reinstall Firefox?

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The computer I have here at work was working fine until I updated to the latest version of Firefox. It was painfully slow to open but once it was open it did relatively well. I decided I'd rather go back to the old version so I system restored back to before I did the update.. Well I dont know if a setting got changed or what but all browsers (including Chrome) are very slow to open and load most pages. This computer is on a network with 5 others and its the only one with problems. I should note it pings and speedtests just like all the others... its got me completely baffled.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:57:44 AM, on 8/3/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17055)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro... Read more

Answer:All browsers slow to open and load pages

I read that AVG 9 was causing similar problems. I have like 8.5 but uninstalled it anyways. Things are a little better now.. at least Firefox opens which it wouldnt at all before.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Hi, My problem is that none of my internet browsers will open any webpages. I have IE, Firefox and Chrome, and none will load any pages. I looked on the forums and I reset the proxy settings as instructed and this seems to have fixed the problem, but I was told to run HiJackThis but i dont really understand the log that was created, if I have anything untoward or what to fix?
Can anyone help me,
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Internet Browsers will not load any pages. HiJackThis.

Please run the following programs and post the logs so i can see them
Please download DDS from either of these links


and save it to your desktop.

Disable any script blocking protection
Double click dds to run the tool.
When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
Save both reports to your desktop.
Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here to your desktop. It will be a randomly named executable.

Double click the exe file.
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run on NO, then use the following settings for a more complete scan.
Click the image to enlarge it

In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Ensure the following are unchecked
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.

Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in reply.

Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

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I have been getting this error message all day, everytime I try to connect to the internet. Sometimes if I persist I keep hitting refresh I'll get through eg to Majorgeeks it took 2 1/2 hrs tonight. (However then when I typed the message, and sent it, it timed out and the message deleted - I am writing this 2 days later, because I fluked a connection).
I have 3 computers - 2 Windows, 1 MacBook Air, 2 iPads, iPhone- it is the same with everyone. I have changed my wireless router - no difference.
I have talked to my ISP - and the ping report was good, as was the Speed Test.
I have tried on Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox and Yahoo - no difference.
I can connect ok to the browser, but when I type in or click on an address I get this message.
This started last week and I think it has gotten worse (or I have just realised how bad it is because I was trying all day to work out what was wrong).

Please help me...I am getting so depressed and frustrated.

Answer:connected to internet but cannot load pages from browsers

Have you tried installing another browser? I've been having lots of trouble while using IE, but when I use Mozilla Firefox, it runs better. Try

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For a few months now, a few times a day, I'll be surfing fine but after awhile my browser (Firefox or IE) cannot load any pages, it'll say something like cannot load page. But I notice my downloads are still going (in Firefox or ?Torrent, etc.) and my VoIP still works.

I"m on a WIRED connection and have noticed the problem mostly on this PC, but that's probably because this is used way more than the others. I'm using Windows 7 x64. I've updated to SP1 but this problem has still been happening even before then. I've done alot of searching and I've done the following things to try and fix this but it still happens:
- My Setup: modem to wireless router to ethernet cables to 2 PCs and VoIP. My router is a D-Link DIR-615 B2 set to DHCP with DNS Relay OFF.
- The computer IPv4 is set to auto retrieve IP and DNS.
- Windows Firewall disabled, I use Kaspersky Internet Security 11. I've even tried to close Kaspersky when the problem happens, doesn't help.
- Kaspersky and Malwarebytes found no viruses/malware.
- I originally thought it may be a really hidden virus/malware, so I formatted and did a fresh install of Win 7.
- I've updated my network drivers (all are latest). I originally thought my onboard network adapter was dying, so I put in a spare Belkin F5D5000 v2000 10/100 Network Adapter and turned off the onboard one in the bios, still happens.
- My Rogers cable modem is 10/100, so in my D-Link router I switched the speed from auto to 100. On PC is auto, wasn't ... Read more

Answer:Connected to Internet but CANNOT Load Pages in Browsers

You mentioned downloading with ?Torrent, and this exact samething happens to me on 7, too, even with XP now as well. I think that more ISPs are blocking any ports that use BitTorrent in combination with routers. Although it doesn't say Rogers does, it seems weird that it's happening so much now lately.

I'm with Time Warner, and the only way I've been able to get around this is to use a VPN while I download. Even older versions of ?Torrent act the same now without the VPN.

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I'm using a Dell inspiron 1420 laptop w/ an Intel wireless wifi link 4965AGN. I'm running vista home basic 32bit. My laptop is connected to the network w/ Internet access & a good - very good signal strength. I can download windows updates, but none of my browsers (firefox or ie8) will load any pages. I checked my drivers & they are all up to date. I haven't made any changes in my settings but now I keep getting this prob

Answer:Connected to Internet but browsers won't load pages

Hi, click on "tools" and check if it not set to "work Offline" Also go to "tools" "options" under connection tabb > lan settings check if it set to get an ip and dns address by default..

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Error 118 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out.

I have been getting this error message all day, everytime I try to connect to the internet. Sometimes if I persist I keep hitting refresh I'll get through eg to Majorgeeks it took 2 1/2 hrs tonight. (However then when I typed the message, and sent it, it timed out and the message deleted - I am writing this 2 days later, because I fluked a connection).
I have 3 computers - 2 Windows, 1 MacBook Air, 2 iPads, iPhone- it is the same with everyone. I have changed my wireless router - no difference.
I have talked to my ISP - and the ping report was good, as was the Speed Test.
I have tried on Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox and Yahoo - no difference.
I can connect ok to the browser, but when I type in or click on an address I get this message.
This started last week and I think it has gotten worse (or I have just realised how bad it is because I was trying all day to work out what was wrong).

Please help me...I am getting so depressed and frustrated.

Answer:connected to internet but cannot load pages from browsers

I think I have solved it. After going to MacDonalds and using their free internet I realised the computer was working fine. So back home I rang my ISP for the 4th time and this guy seemed to know what he was doing and didn't give me shit about a possible virus on all the pcs etc. He changed a couple of settings his end, and it seems to be working now. (just wish I could get the last 4 days of my life back).

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My Internet is working but i am not able to open maximum website even i can open that website in other computer.

Answer:connected to internet but cannot load pages from browsers

Hi and welcome to TSF

Is your date and time settings correct?


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I can open Firefox, IE, Google. When I open any one of them I get the following error message: Firefox can't find the server at I am not sure what is happening. Also, when I start my computer I get an error "SPUpdate.exe error occurred". It gives me three options: Continue, restart or close program.

I am using my sons computer to send this because of the problems that I am having on mine, so I can't download ISG for you to get my computer information.

Answer:connected to internet but can't load any pages any browsers

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Please help, I've gone through every website possible relating to this in some way or another and can't find the problem or solution. I have Windows Vista x64. With AVG Virus Protection 8.5. I use Firefox as a primary browser, but also have IE8. The internet is connected and works fine, I'm using it right now on my laptop which works perfect. The problem is my desktop downstairs. The internet is getting through, as I can download and update Windows still for example. However I cannot update my Virus Protection (AVG), nor can I browse any websites. Once I open up Firefox or IE, automatically I get "Page Load Error". I am extremely frustrated as I cannot understand why this is happening and what caused it. I uninstalled my AVG to see maybe that may have been the problem but it's not, and reinstalled it and now it's even more outdated (Had 8.5, couldn't update to 9.0), and now I have 7.5. Also worthy to note, whenever I try to update it, it says it cannot connect to it server I believe. And it's not AVG as I have it on my laptop and updated it with no problems on the same network. Please help me! I appreciate it so much!!

Answer:Internet is connected, but Browsers won't load pages.

If neither browser is properly working, you might have a spyware infection. I would suggest downloading both and ComboFix. You will probably have to do so from the working laptop, then bring them to your other computer on a flash drive or CD. Uninstall AVG for now, then Run the ComboFix utility. When it finishes, install, update and do a full scan with MalwareBytes.

If all looks good and browsing works afterwards, you can either go back to AVG 9 or give Microsoft's new Security Essentials a try which seems to be working pretty well.

Good luck.

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I have a dell computer, windows xp, use bellsouth internet, and i have mozilla firefox, internet explorer, and google chrome. For some reason, starting two days ago, certain sites, or parts of sites refused to load. These websites are accessible on other computers. One website is If i were to transfer from any other website, say, to, when i click to go there the web browser borders change to the site but the main page still stays on, looks like it is continuing to load. Only certain sites are affected, such as veoh, My Ebay on Also my brother's profile on his computer is unable to use the internet at all, with the page stuck on a blank endless load. I use avg and avast antivirus. please help fix this problem, or direct me to a proxy site where veoh can work.

Answer:Problem: Certain pages won't load on my web browsers

welcome to the forum

first of all you shouldnt have more then one antivirus:

Here is a quote from an article:


Now, one piece of advice that applies equally to AVs and firewalls. You only need one of each! Having more than one firewall and AV can cause possible conflicts and system instability. Although you may think you have more protection by having more than one of each, it could cause you problems you were not expecting.

Click Here for the original article.

So please if you have more than one Antivirus or Firewall choose the one you want to keep and use and uninstall the rest.

do you have this problem in all browsers or just 1e

what version of ie is it

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Hello generous friends,

Something is wrong and I do not know enough to fix it. My firefox will no longer use google search, nor load certain specific websites such as amazon, myspace, gmail... however, it will load other pages. I tried reinstalling firefox - after the reinstall I used google search successfully a couple of times, then experienced the same problem. I'll enter a search term and the browser just will not load, same with the other pages mentioned - it will just tell me it's loading but never load.

This computer is a bit old and likely has some virus issues... here is a Hijack log if you are will to help. Thank You!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:36:33 PM, on 4/21/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask .exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpomau08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask .exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv... Read more

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hey guys
my browser wont load oron, rapidshare, some pages on tesco, thesun etc... it was working fine last night and i havent changed a setting etc it just stopped working. i tried 3 different browsers and none work. any ideas?

not sure if this is any help but i took a screenshot anyway as i googled the problem for 2 days now but cant fix it but i noticed alot of guys used this tool.

Uploaded with

Answer:Browsers Wont Load Half The Pages, Maybe DNS Problem?

From an admin account, open a command prompt.

type ipconfig /flushdns

See if flushing DNS improves things...You could also change your DNS setting if your ISP's name server is less than wonderful:
See for a list of alternatives...

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My name is Aman and I'm trying to fix my parents CPU. They have a tendency to download a lot of crap without first checking that the source is legit.

The CPU runs Windows 7 64 bit.

The specific issues are when Chrome or IE are being used. The browsers are always redirected to searchnu/406. I have changed the start page back to google and that works at startup, but when a new window is opened it goes back to I have also noticed that pages are regularly not loading fully and it takes 3-4 times hitting the reload button to finally load, sometimes they don't load at all. I am also noticing that the internet connection seems slower than before (they have ATT DSL) and the cpu in general is running a bit slow.

Any help would be great.


Answer:Internet browsers running slow, regularly stalling and not loading pages

Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next t... Read more

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My system has been very slow for the last 24 hours. Startup was slow. Programs not loading. Even the google home page wasn't loading properly.

I restarted my router and the issues seem to be better but I think there is still a malware issue in the background somewhere.

Please help!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:32:13, on 14/06/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS2\bin\VersionCueCS2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS2\data\database\bin\mysqld-nt.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue C... Read more

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Alright, so basically today while using the latest Chrome, I started running into problems such as this:

FB | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

It's the same with Photobucket and Myspace that I've found thus far. (I don't use Myspace, I just tested the URL when Facebook started acting up).

I tried it with firefox, and the same thing on all three pages.
Any suggestions? No cleaners or anything have been run since.


Answer:Browsers are not displaying specific web pages properly

I find this happens when you web connection is run through some filtering, be it hardware or software. Where are you when this problem happens?

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PLease help me/ I have windows XP Professional! and use a NIC Card . i got cable modem! Before my cable modem was running smooothly. over 100 to 300 KBS! now when i download something it only goes to like 4KB-10KB!! Not only that but everywebsite i visit! it takes forever to load. this never happened before! I installed all windows Updates. i went to and it said most of my drivers needed updates. But that i had to pay 25.00 just to get the updates. SO no i dont want to pay for that, I ran a Panda Virus scan. and there were viruses in the past. but not any more. I used to get MAssive Spyware like coolWWW and all them other ones. but i ran Ad Ware SE and SPYBOT programs. even Giant AntiSPyware program! But they kept coming back. But now i think im virus and spyware free.!! BuT the problem is Internet is really slow! I think i may have tampered with a setting but i dont know! also My cookies and Temp Files. fill up quick. I want setting so that no Temp Files or Cookies Could be there! But i cant find the program for that. i dont want to keep opening INternet Explorer click on Setting and deleting the TEMP files manually. It fills up quick and slows down internet pages even more! SO If you know a program where i t will just stop Temp files from saving or coming in my Temp Folder. Please give me that link ALSO! Since MY TEMP folders fils up quick in a day. Many images wont show up!! on all the ... Read more

Answer:Emergency!plz help! MY INternet is slow! Pages load slow!

I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{20EC3D2D-33C1-4C9D-BC37-C2D500688DA2} - (no file)O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Boost XP Service] C:\Program Files\Boost XP\bxservice.exeO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions presentO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel presentO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbars\Restrictions presentO9 - Extra button: Ebates - {6685509E-B47B-4f47-8E16-9A5F3A62F683} - file://C:\Program Files\Ebates_MoeMoneyMaker\Sy350\Tp350\scri350a.htm (file missing) (HKCU)C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\cdv3.exeReboot your computer into Safe ModeThen delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)C:\Program Files\Ebates_MoeMoneyMaker\C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\cdv3.exeReboot your computer to go back to normal mode and post a new log.

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When I open Foxfire, whatever url I use, it loads very slowly, if at all. Most of the time I get "Page not found or server unavailable," or something equivalent. Sometimes the page partially loads. This has been going on for a few days and has gotten worse. It's definitely this computer-specific since my other computer does not have this problem. I've got a Sony Vaio using Windows 7. Thanks for any help you can provide.Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Answer:Internet slow & most pages won't load

And what happens if you use a different browser?

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i beginning to have a problem with loading webpages
they are starting to load slow and its beginning to be even slower

at first i tough that maybe it was the browers but now i tried IE9 chrome
and i already used firefox

and they all have the slow down problem

the problem is i have no idea where to look for this problem
but the slow down starts to be a big problem

thats why this post i really hope someone can help me

Answer:internet browsers start to load webpages slow

1. What AntiVirus program are you CURRENTLY using?

2. Please advise if your computer came pre installed with an Anti Virus Program.
If so what AV program?
How did you remove it from your system?

3. Links to troubleshoot re the 3x Browsers you mentioned below...

Internet Explorer
Is Internet Explorer slow? 5 things to try - Help & How-to- Microsoft Windows

Troubleshoot and diagnose Firefox problems | Firefox Help

Webpages load slowly or don't load at all - Google Chrome Help

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Please help

I am running Windows 2000 on a Compaq Presario 5100CA computer. When I try to browse the internet, via a broadband connection, The CPU usage shoots to 100% and the webpage takes about 1-2 minutes to load. Ran Hijackthis.exe and here is the log file:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.1
Scan saved at 16:46:01, on 02/09/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\pcAnywhere\awhost32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Edwin\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\blank.htm
O2 - BHO: NAV... Read more

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Internet has gone wacky on me. Pages slow to load. Can anyone help?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:24:35 PM, on 1/19/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\DVD\ULCDRSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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Answer:Internet VERY slow to load pages....Hjt posted.

can anyone help?

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Appreciate any advise on lodf. applications are taking very long to start...tks.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:42:37, on 20/01/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sogou PXP\p2psvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader\shwicon2k.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\BitComet\BitComet.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
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Answer:2nd post-Applications/internet pages slow to load HJT LOg included

The P2P programs you have installed expose you to risks because of the nature of the P2P file sharing process. File sharing/P2P programs rely on members giving and gaining unrestricted access to computers across the P2P network. This practice can make you vulnerable to data and identity theft. It also exposes you to very malicious worms and trojans. You change those risky default settings to a safer configuration but the act of downloading files from an anonymous source greatly increases your exposure to infection.

Go to add/remove programs and remove all P2P programs from your machine!

Click here to download Dr.Web CureIt and save it to your desktop.

Doubleclick the drweb-cureit.exe file and Allow to run the express scan
This will scan the files currently running in memory and when something is found, click the yes button when it asks you if you want to cure it. This is only a short scan.
Once the short scan has finished, mark the drives that you want to scan.
Select all drives. A red dot shows which drives have been chosen.
Click the green arrow at the right, and the scan will start.
Click 'Yes to all' if it asks if you want to cure/move the file.
When the scan has finished, look if you can click next icon next to the files found:
If so, click it and then click the next icon right below and select Move incurable as you'll see in next image:

This will move it to the %userprofile%\DoctorWeb\quarantaine-folder if it can't be cured. (this in case if... Read more

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I am using Internet Explorer 7 on a relatively new computer with a 6 Meg broadband connection. I have noticed a couple of things lately.

1. IE says the page is 100% downloaded, but it will then take up to 30-seconds to display.

2. My title bar in IE says "Tech Support Forum - Post New Thread - MicroBorg Internet Explorer"

3. Sometimes the computer just seems to hang. At various times. Shutting down a program. Trying to open another. doimg a "File Save". Random times.

Here is my Hijackthis log. Can someone help me?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:53:24 PM, on 19/05/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)

Running processes:
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP DigitalMedia Archive... Read more

Answer:Internet Explorer Pages slow to load - MicroBorg Title Bar

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Facebook, Tumblr log in page, Pottermore and Apple pages will not load on any wed browser (Chrome, Firefox and IE) or any computer. All computers run windows 7 and one is very new. It seems to be getting worse as time moves on. The web browser will just keep spinning until it times out.
"Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out." (chrome)
I can access tumblr tags and blogs but not the log in page. My ipod will load both facebook and tumblr but only occsionly loads itunes store.
I have tried accessing the sites at through the library wifi and they work.
I think it is something to do with the modem/ router. But I do not know
The router is "Wireless G ADSL2+ Router
Would appreciate any help

Answer:Specific Web Pages Will Not Load

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 2806 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator HD, 1275 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 146426 MB, Free - 117863 MB; D: Total - 146427 MB, Free - 146333 MB; Motherboard: Acer Aspire 5741 V1.02, Base Board Serial Number Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled Hi, I've recently got both broadband and my new laptop up and running. After a few days of everything working fine, it's gone to pot. Pages are randomly loading very, very slowly or not at all, though sometimes loading fine if I hit refresh. Further, any video will buffer fine, play for 30 - 120 seconds then stop, say it is buffering and refuse to play. Downloads will randomly be ok or extremely slow. I spent 4 days on the phone to the tech support for my broadband company. We've established that there is nothing wrong with my internet connection or wireless (we even tried going through all the channels) and speed tests are showing real download/speeds of around 8Mbps. My flatmate's internet is working no problem. I thought it could be a problem with firefox and the add-ins I have (NoScript, Cookie Monster, Unplug, McAfee Site Advisor), although everything is up to date and I had consistently cleared the cache. So I downloaded IE and used it 'clean&#... Read more

Answer:Solved: Internet: pages slow/failing to load, videos not playing

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Dose any one know of this tweak, to make the IE load faster?

"step 1: first you go to start menu and then choose run.
step2: After you choose run,it appears a little box,then you can type regedit.
step3:Find the key that you need by following this HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ InternetSettings
step4:On the right box,right click and choose new ,then continue choose DWORD Value
step5:type into the box : MaxConnectionsPerServer
step6:Just right click on that key and choose modify,and then type the value that you want into the value box(when you type the large number then your browser faster)
step7:create another key such as MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server (do the same the above steps)

Thank you!!

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A couple of months ago I switched Internet providers - from 12MB AT&T U-Verse to 50MB Time Warner Cable. While I was with AT&T, I leased a 2Wire modem/router from them (I don't recall the model) and never encountered any problems using the Internet. When I started with TWC, I purchased my own modem - a brand new Netgear N300 (aka C3000 or C3000-100NAS) - to avoid the monthly lease fees.

For the most part, it has worked out fine. However, I have occasionally come across websites that either will not load, or will only load in part (the site text will load but no images or formatting, for example).

For a while I thought nothing of it - just hiccups in the service or whatever. But there is one specific website that has never loaded at all - every attempt results in a "Connection timed out" error. The site is It is where I have typically gone to get my daily gaming news and reviews.

At first I assumed it was a problem with TWC's network. But after an hour-long support call with them, I learned that this was not the case, because while the site will not load if I am using a typical web browser (I tested Firefox, Pale Moon, Chrome, and Internet Explorer), it will load just fine if I use Tor Browser. It will also load if I use the browser on my Playstation 3 console, and when using the default browser on my Android smartphone.
In the process of trying to solve this problem with TWC support, my Netgear N300 modem stopped working - It kept re... Read more

Answer:Modem issue - Specific websites will only load on certain browsers

The site you linked to doesn't host most of its images. They come from and subdomains which might be blocked.
To test this you could try accessing the site via an online proxy like : Free Web Proxy: Fast & Anonymous Web Browsing
Enter the full URL ( in the text field then click the GO button.

Have your tried changing your DNS server ? That's the only thing I can think of with such symptoms : the DNS by default in your router somehow filters some hostnames.

You can try Google's Public DNS. It can be set up on each PC individually bypassing the router. More info with a quick guide on how to set it up on Windows 7 :

Here is a tutorial describing how to configure your DNS with OpenDNS, it's also valid for Google's, just make sure to put in the right DNS server IPs ( and : DNS Addressing - How to Change in Windows 7

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I am using Windows 7 Home and recently have run into a problem with my browsers, Firefox, IE, and Chrome. I am connected to the internet however the browsers only respond within the first 20 or so minutes of a restart, then become unresponsive. Furthermore Firefox seems to be a victim of a redirect problem with google. I have used mbam but no fix. Spybot has revealed no infections and I'm not sure what to do with my Hijack this log. I also tried to renew my ip address but no fix either.

Other computers can use the internet just fine.


Am I helpless?

Answer:Browsers don't load pages

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team. I would like you to start a new thread HERE and include a link to this thread. Please make sure that you read the information about getting started before you start your thread.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.

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I've been searching for a week now and still haven't found a solution to my problem.. I'm beyond frustrated So here's my issue..About a week ago, my internet went down in the area.  I didn't realize it was the whole area at first, I though it was just something wrong with our household internet so I unplugged and plugged our router back in [which has always worked before when we had an issue in the house] but no luck.  My PS3 was telling me it was a DNS error so I went to my router configuration and reset all the settings.  Keep in mind I really don't know too much about all this stuff so I just try things I know how to do and see if it works, hahaSo the next morning, I found out the internet was down in our area.  That afternoon it was working again but I still couldn't connect so my brother unplugged, and plugged the modem back in and voila!  it worked again.Only problem was that half of my browsers would not load pages.  IE worked, and so did Firefox.. but Flock and Opera would not connect.  It was telling me it couldn't connect to remote server.  I tried to install the beta of google chrome, but it said it couldn't connect to the internet to install it.  And I downloaded the Windows version of Safari.. not loading any pagesI've searched google endlessly and done everything that people have said would work, and still nothing.  Last night I updated Firefox, which was working.... Read more

Answer:Browsers won't load any pages! PLEASE HELP!!

Turn off computer. Disconnect router, and modem from power source for 30 seconds.Power them back on.Restart computer.If that doesn't work, bypass router, and connect computer straight to the modem.If that doesn't work...Go Start>Run, type in:cmdClick OK.In Command Prompt window, type in following commands, and hit Enter after each one:ipconfig /flushdnsipconfig /registerdnsipconfig /releaseipconfig /renewRestart computer.If that doesn't work...Go Start>Run, type in:cmdClick OK.At Command Prompt, type in:netsh int ip reset reset.logHit Enter.Type in:netsh winsock reset catalogHit Enter.Restart computer.If that doesn't work...Download, install, and run WinSockFix: computer, and check again.

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None of the browsers (IE, Chrome or FF) on my PC will load webpages following the installation of SP3 on Windows XP.

I can ping sites and also my email still works (not webmail).

I have a wireless router and all others PC's using the same router can view webpages so it looks like it is a problem on the PC that is preventing the loading of webpages.

I tried uninstalling the wireless adaptor and reinstalling but that made no difference.

I had a malware problem about a week ago but that was cleaned with the help of the experts on this website. I then proceeded to install SP3 the other day and since then I can't get webpages to load.

Answer:Browsers won't load web pages

Have you tried XP Winsock Fix ?

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Hello..I was originally using Mozilla Firefox until one day it stopped working..which by that i mean that the browser itself would open and load as normal but the spot that says "New tab" or whatever site youre at, would just say "blank page" and stay that way I installed google Chrome after giving up on Firefox.. until today when it basically did the same thing (out of nowhere, just like last time)..the browser loads but no page will load AT ALL! And same with internet explorer! the only way I am even on and typing this is that IE 64 bit DOES work..but i can't leave it this way and use 64 bit regularly because it simply will not use or download flash, so NO games or movies are possible..which is just not barable to me! I dont know what to do..i've uninstalled and reinstalled, unplugged router and reset it, restored the internet options through control panel..i am out of ideas and i dont know what has even caused this, much less what to do to resolve this! But i just can't deal with the current state of things! ANY HELP is appreciated! thanks!!

Answer:None of my browsers will load pages!

Open Internet Explorer. Click Tools > Internet Options > Connections > Lan settings > Proxy server > Advanced > delete proxy server settings > click OK > uncheck all boxes > click OK.

In Firefox, click Tools > Options... > General > Advanced > Network > Settings > delete proxy settings > select No proxy > click OK.

If that works,

Please click HERE to download and install HijackThis.

Run it and select Do a system scan and save a logfile from the Main Menu.

The log will be saved in Notepad. Copy and paste the log in your next post.

IMPORTANT: Do not fix anything

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Hi everyone,

I spent an entire day browsing thru other topics with the same problem and I tried all the solutions that were listed, but to no avail - using win 8.1, certain sites just will not load in any browsers (tried Firefox, Opera, Chrome, IE) on my desktop pc. Usually they get stuck at "connecting to.. (site)" and then time out and once in a while (in about once every 50 timeouts) result an xml parsing error ("unexpected parser state")

Examples of the sites that won't load:
videos on
any of the podcasts from The YoGPoD

Some clues that might help finding the problem:
-It's probably not the router or the ISP since all the other devices (a laptop and a tablet with win8.1 and an android phone) load the same sites without any problems, even if I connect the laptop via the same ethernet cable to the router
-I'm able to load the sites via proxy
-The sites won't load in windows safe mode or firefox safe mode either

A list of things that I tried but didn't work:
-full system scan with multiple antivirus and anti-malware programs, and then disabling all the firewall and antivirus protection
-updating drivers
-changing the MTU size
-ipconfig release, dns flush and winsock reset in the command line
-using Google's public dns ( and opendns
-creating a new windows user account
-restarting the router, updating the firmware, changing the ethernet cable
-disabling IPv6

I'm getting really desperate and an... Read more

Answer:Certain pages won't load in any browsers

Check your add-ons(Silverlight-Flash player-that evil JAVA, Active X filtering and tracking protection)

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Hi all i am new to this forum
I just formatted my windows 7 a month ago and re-installed it . Few weeks ago i changed my modem to Netgear N150 modem + router . After that Most of the websites don't load . Eg : Facebook , yahoo , ms support , etc . I was scanning for any malware or virus but i didn't find any . And i hardly installed software in my computer . Even this forums is not loaded fully . My connection is really bad its oly 512kbps connection but most of the websites load in >10secs but now a days in any browser they are not loading at all. Not loading in the sense they are loaded half or not at all . Otherwise the loading thing is going on and on . It never ends. I checked my connection speed with and got 524kbps which is my speed . When i download things i get the correct downspeed which i used to get early . But now most of the website are not loaded . I have norton and malwarebytes installed scanned the computer like ten times now . I first taut that dey both wer blocking web traffic and so i shut them down and i didn't find any improvements :'(
Please help me out guys . If you can TV me and check my routers it would be great

Answer:Some pages do not load in any of the browsers

This happened with a Netgear router I set up for a friend. He uses some kind of real estate software that accesses the internet to generate maps and randomly one day it began failing to connect. I spent hours looking at the computer's firewall and checking the program's settings before I realized it was the router. Something got changed with respect to the traffic it allows.

Were you recently changing any router settings such as the firewall? I can't remember what the exact setting was but I can look into it and see what I changed.

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Hello.. this is my first post..
I have a minor yet irritating issue.

It doesn't occur too regularly but when it does I can't figure out what causes it.
I have no problem with my internet, and I keep my computer running well but
for some reasons.. sometimes the browser suddenly just decides to not load the
pages i frequent most.. like: google, myspace, deviantart, warez-bb and a few others
(doesn't matter if its Firefox, IE, Opera etc...) but many others like mycareer, netbank
hotmail, have no problems loading. So its not that my internet drops out because
even msn messenger loads fine.

I try many things, like disable firewall and AV.. release and renew ip..
uninstall and re install network driver.. delete cache.. reset modem.. EVERYTHING!!
but it doesn't fix it.. and then suddenly it will be all fine again.

Its obvious that there are little men inside my bookmarks folder having a good laugh
while they suspend them pages from loading but I just want to know what the
hell they're tweaking so I can at least know where to go to try to fin it the next
time they get drunk and play that annoying prank again!!

nah but seriously.. i can't figure out why it does this.. since I don;t get
the standard "page failed to load" message.. It just hangs and hangs and eventually
just stops trying to load. Its really annoying.

Anyway if someone could clear it up for me thanks a million.

Answer:[problem] - Internet is OK.. but sometimes certain pages won't load.

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I have a hp notebook running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. The eror massage on explorer :
Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage
the Hijack this log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:28:14 AM, on 12/5/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18828)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
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HI, Im new to the forums here.

Anyway, I have been having a problem with my internet since yesterday. It will not load certain pages, and random pages - I can google something and then 50% of the links I click on wont load- It will say
"The connection has timed out The server at is taking too long to respond.
* The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few

* If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network

* If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure
that Firefox is permitted to access the Web."

I have tried IE & Firefox- with no luck, also when I do get things to load it is a lot slower than I am used to. I download and I am running MBAM full scan, it has been going for an hour and a half and has not found a single thing yet.

My PC is only about 2months old, if that, and has windows 7 and Norton internet security...

If anyone can possibly help me out or at least tell me where to start I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks in advance! -B.

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Kept ignoring prompts to upgrade to 8.1. Finally went ahead and did it and now neither IE or Chrome will load web pages. The programs themselves open but nothing happens. Not even a "can't load page" message. I am connected to the internet and I tried a few apps that seemed to work as normal. I've found this question online and followed a few instructions that didn't work. One worked for a minute but it went back. I'm not super tech savvy so I don't even know what it did, just followed some command prompts. I contacted Samsung support and they had me turn off IE under "turn windows features on or off" and turn it back on. It worked. For about two minutes. Now nothing again. Any help is appreciated.


Answer:Web browsers won't load pages after 8.1 upgrade

Issue persists. Any ideas?

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Last night the web browsers on my computer suddenly stopped loading any pages. Instead they either display "waiting" (firefox) or no connection (IE). Since then I've run Spybot SD, Ad-Aware, and AVG. All programs had the latest updates. I've also reset the winsock and TCP/IP setting. Occasionally when I restart the computer webpages will load, but only for 30 seconds or so. Https pages appear to work fine, as does AIM.

I'm pretty much stuck here and it's frustrating me to no end

Here's my log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:08:43 PM, on 8/25/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext =
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I posted this in the Windows Vista section, but I'm gonna post it here too since I'm having a net problem.. I have a Compaq Presario CQ50-209WM Notebook PC - Windows Vista. I just boight it this January of this year (2009). It's been working completely fine up until a few days ago. My trial of the Norton Antivirus expired so I went to Notron's website to buy the program. I bought it but it took about 2 days to download since I have dialup internet. Once it finally downloaded, it said "a setup file is corrupt. please re-download" so I tried and it KEPT saying that. I finally downloaded the Norton chat thingy and chated to a person at Norton. I ended up having to cancel my Norton order and am going to buy it at Walmart. Well, after I canceled my order, I shutdown my laptop all the way so my little sister could use the phone. After she got off the phone and I restarted my laptop, I noticed my clock on the desktop (the windows sidebar gadget clock) was completely gone. I ended up getting it back by doing that restore thing that's built in the laptop. After I did that, I tried getting online. My laptop dialed-up fine, no problem, but ones it dialed-up and was connected to the internet, no pages in IE or Firefox would load. I restarted my laptop several more times and still the same thing keeps happening. It's been three days now since and it still won't work. It's connected completely fine, but no webpages will load. The internet i... Read more

Answer:I get connected but the browsers won't load any pages..

brittini said:

I posted this in the Windows Vista section, but I'm gonna post it here too since I'm having a net problem.Click to expand...

Hi and welcome to TSG. You may want to fully read the site rules before making any more new posts.

Category I Offenses: Multiple Postings - It is simply not acceptable to post your question more than once, or to post it in more than one forum. Choose the forum that your question or post best fits in, and place it there and only there. If, after posting, you feel it should be in another forum, use the "Report Thread" button at the bottom of the post and we'll move it. We also reserve the right to move posts to other forums and delete duplicates.Click to expand...

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Hello everyone, im new here. I have a problem with my new laptop i have recently bought. Dell Inspiron 7537 15inch OS 8.1 (after upgrade from 8.0) 16gb RAM, Samsung SSD SM 841 256gb. Lets go to the point - When i try to load a page, usually i have to refresh that page, because i get an error like "No connection" or sometimes it loads only HTML code. I saw many threads regarding that but non of them had helped me. Its happening with all browsers i have: IE, CHROME, MOZZILA.
Things i have done:
I installed a malware anrivirus, and performed a cleanup.
I disabled all "Startup" features from Task manager.
I started the laptop in Safe mode with netword - it didnt help.
I updated the WiFi drivers, from intel's website.
I reinstalled the browsers, and cleaned all ( history, cache, cookies, etc ).

Im getting out of ideas and im a bit worried.
I've mentioned the model of the laptop because i saw that many users from Dell and Samsung were claiming about same issue. I didnt notice if the browsers were working fine in OS 8 because i updated it immediately. I think a software or other is corrupting the connection. I have a phone and other laptop, and they are working fine with my home WiFi.

Answer:Browsers do not load pages properly!

Sorry about writing in Seven forum.

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I have one XP Pro Dell Optiplex PC that runs fine except that web pages don't always fully load,
or you get the raw data from the page (which looks very different).
Does not always happen...strange.

I suspected the network card was bad, so I put in a wifi card and same thing happemed
I have 5 other PCs on network that are working fine. Auto lan IP set.

The PC is clean of viruses. Use CCleaner often.
I have even tried different graphics cards.

All I can guess is that it's the motherboard.
Anyone ever see this?

Answer:Pages won't fully load on all browsers

Have you tried with any other browsers such as Firefox or Chrome?

This may be something localized to Internet Explorer.

You could try resetting IE's settings back to default by going into the Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced Tab -> Reset button towards the bottom

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Hello everyone, im new here. I have a problem with my new laptop i have recently bought. Dell Inspiron 7537 15inch OS 8.1 (after upgrade from 8.0) 16gb RAM, Samsung SSD SM 841 256gb. Lets go to the point - When i try to load a page, usually i have to refresh that page, because i get an error like "No connection" or sometimes it loads only HTML code. Almost always i cant see any pictures in Facebook, only broken links. Same is happening to the ads(if i am lucky enogh to see anything except html code). I saw many threads regarding that but non of them had helped me. Its happening with all browsers i have: IE, CHROME, MOZZILA. I will upload pictures if needed.
Things i have done:
I installed a malware anrivirus, and performed a cleanup.
I disabled all "Startup" features from Task manager.
I started the laptop in Safe mode with netword - it didnt help.
I updated the WiFi drivers, from intel's website.
I reinstalled the browsers, and cleaned all ( history, cache, cookies, etc ).

Im getting out of ideas and im a bit worried.
I've mentioned the model of the laptop because i saw that many users from Dell and Samsung were claiming about same issue. I didnt notice if the browsers were working fine in OS 8 because i updated it immediately. I think a software or other is corrupting the connection. I have a phone and other laptop, and they are working fine with my home WiFi.
I forgot to say that i bought the laptop with OS 8 installed and i dont have a windows d... Read more

Answer:Browsers do not load pages properly!

Any suggestions ?

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I have look around this forum some, but I am extremely tired from staying up all night trying to figure out what is wrong! I have a Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop running windows 7 home premium 64bit. This all started when I click on my google chrome and seen the home page was, so I tried to look up how to remove the search engine and get back my google one, then, the next thing I know everything I tried to search would just repeat in an endless loop.. I cannot download anything from a browser, I have tried MANY DIFFERENT suggestions that I've read, but none work. Idk what to do and I just really need some help.. I don't want to have to buy a new computer. Thanks in advance for anyone attempting to help me.. Any help is appreciated. Btw I am typing this from my mobile phone so replays may be delayed a bit.

Answer:No browsers will load pages, even with strong DSL connection!:(

By the way I did a clean install of window 7 home premium earlier today.. Leads me to believe its a connection problem with browsers.. Internet says connected but it's still not loading them and I assume any other problem would of been wiped away just like my harddrive

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My computer is clean of any Malware, Spyware etc.
But any of the browsers load pages so slow.
Can you figure out why this is so..
I need help please.

Answer:Browsers Load Site Pages Slowww

Have you run any Antivirus scans?
Have you cleaned your temporary internet files?
Have you cleared your cache?
Have you done any online virus scans?
What Spyware/Malware programs do you use?

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Hi.  A few days ago I noticed pages were taking longer to load than normal (several seconds rather than 1 or 2 seconds).  Have checked download speed and it seems to be close (13Mbps) to connection speed (15Mbps).  I run CCleaner regularly and have removed everything that Malwarebytes, Spybot and SuperAntiSpyware picked up, but still got the slow page load times.  
Any help with identifying the problem would be very much appreciated.  Logs attached as per instructions.
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16502  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.21.2
Run by David at 8:54:19 on 2013-08-31
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.44.1033.18.8102.6856 [GMT 1:00]
AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {ADA629C7-7F48-5689-624A-3B76997E0892}
SP: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {16C7C823-5972-5907-58FA-0004E2F9422F}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* {959DA8E2-3527-57D1-4915-924367AD4FE9}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Wind... Read more

Answer:Pages suddenly slower to load in all browsers

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I keep getting this message in Firefox.

"The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading."

The same thing happens in Internet Explorer with the comparable message.
I've done spyware checks, and have found nothing. I've tried to work with Dell on this, but they have no clue. I am using a router that I share with my roommate. She is having no problems.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Answer:Browsers do not load non-secure web pages consistently

maybe it has to do with the settings of your browser...

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I have no idea what this is, I have cleaned my registry from CCleaner, Ran my antivirus, rebooted, I have basically tried everything.

Many pages just keeps on going in an endless loop.

A few examples:

Images from
Images from
Download page for Microsoft Security Essentials

And a lot of other webpages. This is really starting to piss me off.

All webpages actually has that endless loadloop unless I stop the loading, doesnt matter if the page is done loading, its still there.

Any help to solve this would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

Answer:Multiple pages in my browsers wont load

slhmexe welcome to SevenForums


Click here AdwCleaner

Click on Download Now button

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and choose

Click the Search button

Upload the AdwCleaner[Rn].txt in your reply.

The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt

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this happened two weeks ago. almost 30 percent of images on facebook will not load. some web sites or pages will not load, for example for this site I'm getting SSL connection error ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR in Chrome. I try http and I get a blank page. I tried opening this site on Firefox, Edge and still the same. The same goes for Facebook. I tried on other browsers and still some images wont load. I do not have a third party antivirus/firewall. tried disabling windows defender ( including firewall) and still the same.
I have two VMs , Win 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. everything is working fine on these two VMs. so I'm quite sure something is wrong with my Win 10 but cannot think of anything. I was thinking it is most probably a firewall issue, so I'm posting in Security section.
anyone has any idea what to do?

Answer:Random sites and pages won't load (on all browsers)

Try changing DNS or download my file bellow and run as admin.

How to Switch to OpenDNS or Google DNS to Speed Up Web Browsing

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I have a problem with my internet at the moment. I've tried a few things to rectify the problem but am not so good at this, so hopefully someone here can help. For about a week now, about half of the pages I try to access on the internet don't load or load only partially. An example of this is that I can go to's homepage but when I search I can't see the search results page (it just comes up blank). I am on Windows XP and using Internet Explorer 6. Could anybody here help with this please or at least speculate on the problem. I am very stupid. All I've done so far is delete my cookies and that's all I could think of. This though did seem to make things better, so maybe it has something to do with that? All help is appreciated, of course.

This is for a friend, really. He's unable to get to here so asked me to post this.

Answer:Internet Browsing Problem (Pages Wont Load and More)

you may have a virus or spyware
have a read here and here

run a virus scan with your own scanner
an online scan from here

SPYWARE - note the spyware tools websites often come under attack (hence more than 1 location)

download, update and run ad-aware or

download, update and run spybot or or or

it may also be worth running CWShredder -
download form here or

then once thats all clean post a HJT log to be sure:-

download and copy hijackthis to its own folder, it makes backups so keeping seperate can be useful - run hijackthis
scan only DO NOT FIX ANYTHING post a log and await advise from one of the many experts in this forum.

just for completeness once its all fixed - download and install the following;

spywareblaster =
spywareguard =

then to keep the system clean update all four programs once a week and run ad-aware and spybot.

of course you... Read more

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On all browsers my pages will not load most of the time or may start but freeze shortly after. It is also taking forever for the browser itself to load. Chrome seems to be the worst. In my previous post after running a program and reboot I got a floating box "Input Not Supported" box that bounces around the screen like a screensaver and stays on top of everything else. I also noticed I keep hearing clicking noises from the speakers also. Thank you so much for your help.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.10.2
Run by Owner at 19:17:59 on 2013-02-16
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition  5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1471.578 [GMT -5:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
FW: AVG Firewall *Disabled* 
============== Running Processes ================
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
C:\Program Files\VERIZONDM\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\Online Backup & Sharing\Auto Update\OnlineBackup.UpdateSystemTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\Online Backup & Sharing\vewatch.exe
C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastUI.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpywa... Read more

Answer:Browsers taking forever to load, pages not connecting and a box I can't get rid

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the top of your post, click on the Watch Topic Button, select Immediate N... Read more

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I am running on Windows XP and Whenever I try to load a page on any browser, all the browser says in the status bar is that it is waiting for the site, and then after some time passes, the page would be blank or it would say connection timed out, and the status bar would say that it is done loading.

Answer:No Browsers will load pages (Firefox, Flock, Netscape, etc)

Need computer and operating system information.

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I run both IE 8 and Firefox on my Dell Dimension system. I'm having problems now with both browsers taking forever to load. This may be a virus or network problem. IE 8 just loaded now after 15 minutes (exactly - I timed it).

- Once it's loaded once, both browsers load in normal amounts of time.
- I haven't downloaded any new add-ons lately unless one browser or the other installed one in the background.
- The problem just started today after a reboot.
- I've also noticed that my network icon in the taskbar doesn't show up anymore when I first boot but by the time IE opens, it has showed up.
- Using ipconfig, I did determine that I am on the network and connected immediately after boot up (router also shows me connected immediately).
- I've tried running IE from the command line with iexplore.exe -extoff. It didn't make any difference. I don't know if this works with IE 8 though.
- When I click to open either web browser, the process shows up right away in Task Manager and remains.
- I have all the latest updates to both browsers that I know of.
- I've run a complete system scan with McAfee (fully updated as of today.)

Now I've run out of ideas on what to try. I appreciate any help!


Answer:Solved: Web browsers (both IE 8 and Firefox) won't load or load extremely slow

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Hi newbie here so go easy on me :wave:

My mum has a realtively newly built PC (about 2 weeks old), and has XP Professional installed along with Norton Antivirus 2003.

She is using dial-up internet with an external modem, and although her default homepage (bbc) loads straight away after that browsing becomes progressively slower and slower. Some pages do not load up at all after a while and she is forced to turn off her connection and try again. She cannot access any secure sites at all (for her internet banking and buying things). She has cleared her cache to no avail.

I have been told to see if a firewall is blocking secure ports 443, 84 and/or 8443. I'm not sure how to check that? I'm not even sure she has a firewall installed at all?

Should she try Mozilla Firefox? Should I install Norton?

I've checked her dialup internet provided (lineone/tiscali) and there appears to be no problems?

Help :grinthumb

Answer:IE 6 very slow loading pages and won't load secure pages

When you say they won't load, what exactly happens? Does it give an error message of any kind or just hang on a blank page?

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Google Chrome has become slow to load and then it is very slow loading web pages and navigating round web sites.
From previous experience I thought this may be due to a virus but Malwarebytes has found nothing.
Can you help please.
Hope this is in the right place-if not please advise.

Answer:Google Chrome slow to load and slow to load web pages

Further info.
Noticed 2 instances of msiexec.exe running in Task Manager.
Googled this and found that if genuine it is part of Windows installer
but can also be a virus.
Did a search and found
Googled this and found it is probably Malware.
If so can you help me get rid of it please

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I suppose the title says it all, my computer has some sort of infection where every search in google in both firefox and internet explorer redirect the searches to random pages. Additionally, typing in certain addresses simply won't load where I know the page should work, such as certain links on Furthermore, I have enabled Automatic Updates and it tells me that it is not enabled even though it clearly is in the settings and going to the update page through internet explorer simply does not work. I have read through various other forums here at and followed their instructions but nothing has fixed the problem so I figured I'd post as well and start fresh. A huge thanks in advance to whomever is able to help me out. So, where do I begin?


Answer:Firefox and Internet Explorer Redirecting Pages/Pages Won't Load/Auto Updates Doesn't Work

Here is the DDS Log and Attached is the Attach.txt
 Attach.txt   13.02KB

DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by user at 3:08:50.73 on Fri 01/03/2003
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.124 [GMT -8:00]
AV: COMODO Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {043803A5-4F86-4ef7-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
c:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1161876944\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\VIA\VIAudioi\EnvyADeck\EnMixCPL.exe
C:\Program Fi... Read more

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I've been having problems lately with my internet browsers. At first it was just Internet Explorer, but now Netscape and Mozilla are having the same symptoms. Basically, when first accessing a web page, the browser takes a long time to load it up. Once it's loaded, it seems to run a little better, but my speeds are definitely not what they used to be.

I checked with my ISP, as well as some independent sites, and my DSL speed is what it's always been, apparently. Uploading & downloading are as fast as ever. The only problems I have are when browsing.

Here is what I've done so far:
Updated and ran Adaware SE, SpyBot SD, SpywareBlaster, Spyware Guard, MS AntiSpyware. Found a lot of nasties, and cleaned them all out.

Ran a number of virus scans, McAfee, AVG, online virus scans like Symantec, Panda, etc. Found nothing.

Cleaned out my Temporary Internet files and cache.

Ran a Hijack This log, and had someone look at it and help me clean out 4 items.

I'm really frustrated, and all out of ideas. If it's not spyware, or a virus, or my DSL, or my particular browser, what could it be? I suppose I could always format my hard drive, and do a fresh install of Windows, but I want to keep that for a last resort. Any help will be greatly appreciated...

I'm running:
Windows XP SP2
P4, 1.6mhz
768M of RAM
80GB hard drive

Answer:Browsers Slow to Fetch Web Pages

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Hi all im hoping that someone will be able to help, I have windows 8.1 it was working fine for a good while but now web pages can be slow loading or dont load at all, if i hit F5 some pages will then load.
I have googled this problem & tried many different possible solutions but none have worked, this problem happens at home on my broadband & at work so i dont think its anything to do with the router.
I have ran malwarebytes & avast many times, the 1st run of malwarebytes it found 2 objects but since they have been removed everything has been clear.
Here's hoping someone can help, Many Thanks in advance

Answer:Web pages running slow on all browsers

Use CCleaner to clear all temp data.


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hello, my browsers get slow and different pages load at any moment.
It happens to my mozilla,chrome and edge browsers.
Thanks in advance.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Scan Date: 7/14/2016
Scan Time: 8:12 PM
Logfile: malware.txt
Administrator: Yes
Malware Database: v2016.07.14.11
Rootkit Database: v2016.05.27.01
License: Trial
Malware Protection: Enabled
Malicious Website Protection: Enabled
Self-protection: Disabled
OS: Windows 10
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Giovanny
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 409802
Time Elapsed: 21 min, 26 sec
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Enabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled
Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Keys: 3
Trojan.ProxyHijacker, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\setup.DynamicNS, Quarantined, [698a5bc80e8c64d263474d49b2502bd5],
Trojan.ProxyHijacker, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\setup.DynamicNS, Quarantined, [b241a47f1b7f5cda2f7bc8ce986ada26],
Trojan.ProxyHijacker, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\setup.DynamicNS, Quarantined, [b241a47f1b7f5cda2f7bc8ce986ada26],
Registry Values: 2
Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST, HKU\S-... Read more

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Hi Folks,

My computer has been taken over by a virus and I am now only able to visit certain websites that require a password to enter. (facebook, mobileme, banking, etc). Cannot browse general websites (google, msn, windows, etc.). This ocurred on Dec 31st about 2:11PM as I tried to install a program that scanned OK with Norton AV. I then downloaded Twister Anti-Trojan and scanned the file to find out that it was infected with Trojan.Agent.dsci.ynkb. I have tried the Windows Malware Removal and it didn't correct my problem. I cannot find any information about this trojan on the web. Norton AV did give me alerts after the fact stating that conhost.exe was blocked from download by hxxp://

I have unplugged my connection to the internet until I can resolve this.

I have scanned my computer and have attached the files as requested. Any assistance will be appreciated. PS - I am on a different CPU to enter in this request.

My computer has the preloaded restore information (windows) on the D: drive of this computer.
Thanks Gerard

DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by HP_Administrator at 2:23:59.07 on 01/02/11
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1982.1370 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Twister AntiTrojanVirus *Enabled/Updated* {FBD70C7C-71BD-4591-96BD-863C6980BE65}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\... Read more

Answer:Virus Help: Internet Browsers only visiting specific sites

Hi there Gerard and welcome to TSF Forums

I'm Steve and I will be helping you throughout this fix.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step. Please perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days from this initial posting then the thread will be closed.

We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool:

Windows XP Users: Please ensure you install the recovery console when requested

* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply for further review.

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Hello there!
I have posted a problem before - since it was in the wrong part of the forum I was redirected here.
The issue is that my laptop runs, how to say it....sluggish. On the one hand it's runnig but i feel like it's faaaaar from how it could run.
I have done few things already (mentioned here: ). None of them helped so You're my only hope
As mentioned in the is the dds.txt and attach.txt
Anxiously waiting for Your diagnose:)
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17280  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.67.2
Run by metalowa_glowa at 19:03:06 on 2014-09-30
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1250.48.1045.18.6038.4290 [GMT 2:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {ACCC9CA4-9C28-93C8-4B81-AFE241D3E736}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows... Read more

Answer:Everything runs slow, long load up time, slow browsers

Lets run a different scanner that may show us more than DDS
Please download aswMBR to your desktop.

Double click the aswMBR icon to run it.
Click the Scan button to start scan.
If you are asked to update the Avast Virus database please allow it to do so.
When it finishes, press the save log button, save the logfile to your desktop and post its contents in your next reply.

I just want to see the report....Please Do Not Fix Anything
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.
Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit version of the Windows operating system
A simple way to check your system: Start --> Computer (right click) --> Properties

Right click to run as administrator (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File). When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Please make sure All Users is checked
Do not check

*List BCD
*Drivers MD5
*Shortcut txt

Press Scan button.
It will produce a log called FRST.txt in the same directory the tool is run from.
Please copy and paste log back here.
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This is with regards to my post here: is windows xp sp2Quick Symptoms Overview:- Very Slow to populate files and folders on Desktop when startup.- Very Slow browsing folders and files. Sometimes stucks.- The lower browser toolbar isn't navigation friendly. Can't click on files and folders that are already opened there. I call them up by task manager "bring to front" option. They rarely are clickable.- No prob with internet and browsers. Work fine.- An incident occurred once where java was disabled for firefox alone. But it worked when I restarted PC.- Kaspersky, Spydoctor, Webroot-Spy-Sweeper, Registry fixer...etc. All claim to have fixed & cleaned whatever little faults there were, but I think there still lies some dirt.- MAY have something to do with the registry. As I've tried a few days ago to give full permission to some username, to act like admin. May have done something wrong, but other than giving permission on everything, I don't think I have.- Other than that, a pain in the a** and affected my online work badly.... grrrrrr!I've followed the instructions and I'm posting my logs here.Below are the DDS Log.... attached are the Attach logs and the kaspersky full scan reports (2 parts): DDS Log:DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Bassam at 16:54:19.78 on Sat 04/11/2009Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============uStart Page = hxxp:// Pa... Read more

Answer:Weird Problem - Folders & Files Slow - Internet and Browsers Fine

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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One specific website is reallly slow to load - 5 minutes or more - using chrome and firefox browser.  Will not connect at all using IE9. I downloaded/updated JAVA and confirmed it is working,  I ran a full system Malwarebytes scan with no issues, did full system norton scan, I restored advanced settings in IE and reset the IE settings to their default settings and I made sure SSL 3.0 is checked. I also tried adding the web address to "trusted settings".  No luck. All other secure websites I try work fine in all browsers. I even tried restoring windows  to a earlier setting a couple weeks ago with no luck. Just seems odd that same issue with all browsers.   ThanksEdit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

Answer:Really slow or will not load one specific https website

Hello -
Please list the site so that we can check that it is operating OK -
Have you attempted to access the site with another computer, or with another Internet Provider ??
Thank You -

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Running Win7, 64 bit, service pack 1
Don't know what I did, but computer may have been running slower the past few days -- but it really hit hard today.  Browser status bar shows 'transfering ....', 'connecting ....', etc to strange sites.
Please help

Answer:Need help - laptop very slow to respond & browsers opening unwanted pages

Also getting strange links on web pages that show "Click to continue > by Provider"

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It seems that the web pages are loading very slow and even when I "X" out of a pages it seems delayed also.

Probably the same problem: when I startup my computer in the morening it seems to get stuck sometimes and when it does load it loads very slow.

Please help.


Answer:Web pages are very slow to load and computer is slow to startup

The process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".C... Read more

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But I cannot figure out why. I have tried adjusting browser settings, clearing cache, clearing the extensions. My PC is Virus and Trojan free. I know its not my ISP, because when I play league of legends on my PC or any other online game, it loads up VERY FAST and connects to the server quickly, with no lag solid ping. Ive done speed tests on the speed test sites and everything is normal
Also.. Netflix on all my wired and wireless devices runs smooth. All my other devices in the house (Phones, laptops, tablets)  that can load webpages are loading them at blazing speeds when hooked wired and wirelessly to the same router. I built this PC myself and its always been speedy. Something happened out of nowhere.
Heres another odd discovery too... certain web pages are loading improperly now as well.. facebook takes like 10 mins to load, and when it does, its all text and no images. Youtube's formatting is way off as well and loads slow. Every webpage is taking a good amount of time to load up.
Here's another odd thing.. I wanted to test something out.. so I went to a proxy server website to try and load websites through one of their search bars... the weirdest thing.. everything loaded super fast and was formatted properly, yet when I use any of my browsers as normal, its slow as molasses out of no where.
The only thing I could find doing searches (which take forever because google also runs super slow now) is that it may be a DNS problem. 
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Answer:All browsers (chrome, firefox, etc) loading pages REALLY slow, Im pretty savvy..

I have noticed a less responsive downloading of pages for several weeks.
   I don't have the extreme issues you are experiencing.
      It just seems browsing takes more time for the page to complete.
I use Charter, who has just finished major upgrades to fiber and now provide a 60 MbS bandwidth. (Tests @ 63 MbS)
Does not matter the time of day or what is running, although I only use firefox.
You seem confident that it is not a computer bug, then you may try a network analyzer that will monitor and display all packet activity and information. Wireshark is free and if you have the time to understand what it displays you may find something.
I'm not a IT pro...yet. Still in training...I'm going to try my own advice to see what I may discover.
I just finished reading your post below the screen shot.
It appears that the CSS for the page isn't taking effect.*
Have you tried disabeling your anti-virus before starting a page download?
Do you use a registry cleaner/scanner? eusing free registry cleaner is FREE.
Try downloading in Safety mode with network ability...While your there do a security scan with another anti-virus program...Kapersky has a free scan and removal tool...that is, they did when I was Norton user...
*Theremay be an issue which is preventing your browser/s  from loading all of the page information.

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Win 7 machine. Netgear router seems to connect to internet - can connect other laptops and ipod via wireless, but desktop machine will not open any browsers. Just get page not found. Desktop has no wireless card - only has ethernet to modem.

Answer:internet working but browsers cannot open web pages

How are you sure that your connection to the router is working. Have you changed the cable just to check.
Left click on the Network connection icon in the Task Are (bottom right) then click on Open network and sharing centre.
Click on the network name and see if you are connected to the network.
Have you set a working DNS in Internet Protocol ipv4 in the Properties.
Try and as this is Googles DNS server.

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Hello everyone,
I did not know where to post about this problem I have been having, No matter what webbrowser I use, they are all slow to load and crash! I have tried scanning for viruses, spyware, spamware and malware, but nothing shows up except cookies! I do not know what is causing this problem with all of my webbrowsers!
It first started on Internet Explorer a couple of years ago. So I decided to change to FireFox then that started to slow down and then crash on me also, but not as often as the Internet Explorer. Then I tried Google Chrome. Then that started to slow down and crash, but not as often as the Internet Explorer. It happens everytime I load up or click on a Yahoo.como page or any of the Yahoo sites: Yahoo Fantasy Sports, Yahoo Autos, etc..
At first I thought it was because I had too many tabs or windows open at one time. But that was not the cause. I tried clearing the WEbbrowsers' cauche and clearing browsing history, that only helped for about a halff hour to about a hour! I even tried clearing the computer's cache, being careful of what files got cleared, Same results! I even tried cearing old files, again being careful of what got cleared. Only helped for a little bit. I even doing a web search on this very subject, but found too many differing opinions on what causes this to happen. I tried some of the recommendations, as I listed above, but nothing has worked to prevnt this from happening. The only other things that I can think of ar... Read more

Answer:Web-browsers crash and are slow to load!

Is anyone going to help me on this topic??

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I've used Firefox on my two PCs (XP) and two laptops (XP and Win7) for years. I've noticed more recently that all of them seem to have problems with loading up web pages compared to how older versions of FF were working.

I've tried using IE and Opera as well and they seem to be slow as well. All computers are running either AVG or Avast antivirus software.

If I try to open something, I can look down in the left side of the lower task bar and it will either say, "waiting for .........." or "transferring from....... " Regardless of which it is, I endure a slow painful page load up.

I've noticed this when traveling with my laptops so I know that its not just a problem with my home's internet and/or router. Some websites are worse than others because of bandwidth (I assume!)

Is it just that the web is being bombarded with so many advertisements, cookies and spyware that browsers are forced to "work harder" resulting in slower web page loading?

I've got little to no patience and I'm very sensitive to how my computers are running. In other words, I notice things like this and even my wife has noticed slower web page loading.


I forgot to mention that both laptops have recently been reformatted so they are fresh.

Answer:Web browsers slow to load up webpages

It is not ads. Cause you can hide them/disable them. This would be due to the connection and the number of people on it. Simple as that. Do you have WPA2 Security with a strong 16 character password that would take any brute force program at least a couple of days to crack? Or do you have some simple password that can be guessed by just about anyone who knows even a small detail about you?

What is your ISP speed as reported by SpeedTest.Net?

What extenstions do you have running?

What other programs do you have running?

How much RAM is in use? How many CPU Cycles?

Everything comes into effect. Sorry to inform you but no PC will stay as fast as it was the very first day you bought it. PC Hardware wears down. It starts to slow down. It is a fact of the industry. Even on a fresh install you can have more wear and tear on your hard drive causing read times to be longer.

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I have long had problems with slow starting up of the PC. I have tried removing virtually all start up programmes, running Scans, defrag etc. The main problem has been when loading the browser. It effects IE and Firefox. The hard disc light flashes away sometimes for half an hour before the browser loads and you can hear it whirring very slowly. Even when the internet browser loads, it initially runs so slowly that it often malfunctions and needs re-starting which leads to further problems as the ' do you want to report the problem to microsoft message is being generated in the background at a snail's pace.

Probably a rather unclear description of the problem , but I am happy to clarify if anyone has an idea as this really drives me mad. I always have to allow at least half an hour before I can expect to get online. I had convinced myself it was IE, so downloaded Firefox. I think, Firefox may be slightly better, but the problem is still there.


Answer:Browsers so slow to load up on start up.

What is your maintenance program for your system? Please name the programs you use so we can assist you further

I would suggest for starters you download and run CCleaner to clear out you temporary internet files.

Please, if you are not familiar with the software read the review thoroughly and do not use the registry cleaner option of the program.

kind regards,

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Hi guys/ladies
my laptop : Acer Aspire 5-571
Opsys: Win 7
browsers: Google Chrome and IE 11

Browsers slow to load ( both) first time ,occasional un-demanded redirect,these events seem to coincide with the loading of ICloud. run Windows Defender, Malwarebytes, no different , been like this for about a month.
Other programs a bit slow.
Hope you can help,

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3889 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, 1816 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 288642 MB, Free - 219176 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire V5-571
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 08:57:23, on 08/02/2015
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17496)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trusteer\Rapport\bin\RapportService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NTI\Acer Backup Manager\BackupManagerTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Launch Manager\LManager.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
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I have a emachine running Windows XP, Avast, and Spybot Search and Destroy. Both Firefox and IE are slow to connect to the internet. all my scans have come back clean. Also,I have 512mb of RAM installed in it, yet it is now showing only 368mb of RAM. Can someone help me figure out if the two things are related and what I'm infected with. Earlier today I noticed a AU_.exe process running but haven't seen it at all this evening. I hope someone can help me make since of all this.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 10:37:16 PM, on 2/11/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\readericon45G.exe
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Today when i turned on computer it was very slow, the cursor spins forever before any browser opens no matter what browser i try, it even does it when opening folders on my pc, i tried rebooting and it takes 30 minutes to reboot. My Ipad and IPhone and laptop all work fine, so I know its not my internet..
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2016
Ran by Charly (administrator) on DALLAS (03-06-2016 15:51:24)
Running from C:\Users\Charly\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Charly (Available Profiles: Charly)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Edge)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool:
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxCUIService.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Nalpeiron Ltd.) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ASTSRV.EXE
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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Answer:Computer very slow, Browsers take forever to load if at all.

Greetings CharlyRenay and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met.Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter prob... Read more

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I use Windows Vista and my internet speed is quite fast but recently any internet page that has any photos or graphics takes over 40 seconds to fully load. Can anyone tell me what is wrong and how to fix it. I use IE9

Answer:Pages very slow to load

Could be your browsing speed has been decreased by your ISP
but first try deleting the Internet cache and retry. (Tools - Internet properties - delete temporary files - press OK)

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Question: Pages load slow

I Have a Linksys cable/dsl router: model #BEFSR41 V4.3. I was having problems with downloading torrents, but my internet explorer was working fine. Then, i opened a port so i could download and since then web pages dont load right. They load slow and sometimes incompletely, and sometimes i will click on a link from a search and it will say it cannot find the page. Please someone help me!

Answer:Pages load slow

nevermind i think i figured it out, thanks anyways

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During certain hours of the day- web sites take ages to load up: and sometimes I keep having to refresh the page when it seems to stop loading.I use IE6, dial up modem 56k.Any ideas? thks in advance....

Answer:web pages slow to load?

It is just trafic mate :-) you can see what slowing you down by using Hypertrace, it is basicaly a free GUI for trace route, the higher the numbers it shows are where the hold up is.It is free and it is click here

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hi guys

my internet explorer works fine with most websites, however, on a few websites it takes a long time to load and loads in a different way to others - it loads the background of the website first, from top to bottom, then loads the main content all at once.

an example of a website that does this is

anyone have any ideas why it does this?

Answer:pages load very slow

I tried it with FireFox and it loaded the way you described. I think it's just the way the site was designed. As for why some sites load slower than others it's usually that some send the info faster than others.

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My apps and the rest of my system run perfectly. About a week ago whenever I open a web page it is very slow to load (sometimes not at all). Before this everything was running great (I haven't changed anything since). I am using Firefox (I also tried IE and opera and it still was slow). I ran adaware and spybot and removed all infections. I also ran my registry first aid platinum on the system. I have also tried different DNS servers (I think it may have something to do with this because my internet speed test is always high 7-8 MBs. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Answer:web pages slow to load

frequently scans either don't detect spyware/viruses or can't remove them properly.

I recommend download HiJackThis (google it) and run a scan and post your log here. Also press CTRL ALT DEL and see what your CPU usage and memory usage are when idle. But more importantly post the HiJack log.
Try this:
go to start->run
type CMD
at the prompt, type ping

It will ping that server 4 times, and show you an average round trip time in milliseconds. Do that a couple times for consistenty, and post what you are getting here.
But seeing as the rest of your system runs fine, it may be some settings you may have changed inadvertantly.

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Web Pages Load Slow

I donít know how long I have had the problem with pages loading slow for both of my browsers. It probably has been 6 months. I have tried a number of things and nothing seems to work. What I have done is listed below.

1. Firefox takes at least 1 minute to open at start up.
2. Internet Explorer takes 1 minute to load at startup
3. Pages seem to take 2 minutes or more to load

Computer Info
1. Pentium 4 2.66 GHz, 1,024 Mb memory
Windows XP Home Edition SP
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX4000
Default Browser Firefox: 17.0.1
Other Browser: Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

What steps have I taken?

1. Changed AVG Free to Charter Security Suite with F-Secure.
Charter Security Suite Online Scan found 4 iexplorer.exe files that AVG Free didnít catch.
2. Ran CCleaner and the registry cleaner in CCleaner.
3. Ran PC Matic at PC Pitsop. It found a lot of things wrong including Registry Errors. I didnít purchase it and run the fixes.
4. Ran a scan with Charter Security Suite. It didnít find any viruses or spyware.
5. I have read a lot of sites about browser is slow, pages loading slow, improving Firefox speed and optimizing Firefox. I did change a few settings in Firefox, but that hasnít changed anything.
6. Disabled Extensions and Plug-ins in Firefox except for Java and Shockwave.
7. I clear history in Firefox a lot more since I have this problem. I also have the history cleared out when Firefox closes. I delete all the browsing history in the Internet Options of Internet E... Read more

Answer:Web Pages Load Slow

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Fiend's computer using Broadband winxp Norton etc. For last few weeks web pages (all) take several minutes to load. BT and ISP say line is OK. SpeedTest shows line downloading at 256K. Tried Opera instead of IE6, but no difference. Have run Adaware and Stinger but still v slow.Any suggestions please.

Answer:web pages very slow to load

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hello everyone I am hoping you can help me.. My computer is going very slow lately and I have always played games at but reciently the games will not load up.. I have tried everything pogo has asked me to do but still doesnt work .. Can someone please help me and suggest what i can do..Here is my Log.. Please tell me what I can do.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:22:59 PM, on 12/3/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
c:\program files\\agent\mcdetect.exe
C:\Program Files\\Personal Firewall\MPFTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Adware Remover\AdwareRemover.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
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Hi When I try to load internet explorer 8 it takes over 2 minutes to load then when I try to open another tab it does the same.
Would this be a virus? I had IE 7 and it was doing the same so I downloaded IE 8 but it didn't make any difference.I have tried resetting Internet explorer and disabling add- ons. That didn't work either. I am going through google chrome just now this works realy fast. Grateful for any help.

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I am running a....
Northgate laptop w/
XP home
centrino 1.3 chip set
60 HD

I had wireless but too unstable, kept going up low to good to excellent to verygood w/ in 10 secondsof each, so went to wire w/25 foot patch still the same but some times the pages load faster then a blink but right now like a 56dial up, tried runing regcleaner on this here but cant decide whats stays or what goes..same w/hijack, have spybot, spyware spy sweeper adaware these seem to work fine, so any help to keep it from changing connection and loading slow..need more info let me know thanks for your time and help....ron

Answer:web pages load SLOW w/ DSL..

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I have a computer that is Windows XP SP2 and IE is slow to load pages and doesn't completely load them all the time. This started when I was having problems with Norton so I removed it and installed AVG. I upgraded from IE 6 to 7 and it didn't help...the only thing that helps is removing AVG. So I installed PC-Cilling...same thing. So when any anti virus is loaded the internet crawls, but once you remove anti virus it flies. Could there be a reminent of Norton causing this? Help!

Answer:IE Slow to Load Pages

Do you have any IE add-ons enabled? Also, have you tried installing anti-virus software and using a different browser to see if you get the same performance problems?

Also, have you tried emptying the browser cache and cookies?


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Dell 8300
XP Pro SP2 IE7

When I go to any web page it takes at least 30 seconds for the page to load. On the left of the lower task bar it says looking for www.whatever the it says waiting on www.whatever, then after what seems like an eternity it loads. I think this started after I ran PC Pitstop Optimizer but I am not sure of the exact timeline. I have done a system restore, uninstalled then reinstalled IE7. I have Zone Alarm Internet Security and have updated and scanned with SpySweeper, Adaware, Spybot and Trend Micro. Does anybody have an idea as to what I should do next? Thanks.

Answer:Ie7 Slow To Load Pages

IE7 is slow and bloated - try another browser like Firefox. firefox is light on resources and must faster.Download Firefox browser

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Windows 2000
Verizon high speed
IE 6
....during the last three days more and more often the websites I visit are either extreeemly slow loading or not loading at all.
I've done a spybot scan....nothing there.
----[We've recently added a router]
..If it's needed I've included a hijack this log....from a scan done five minutes ago
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:11:27 PM, on 10/5/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
C:\Program Files\12Ghosts\12popup.exe
C:\Program Files\Trillian\trillian.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 4.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Exp... Read more

Answer:web pages VERY slow or won't load

I don't see anything in the scanlog that should affect this (unless it's the Google Toolbar), however you are posting with an older version that may not show everything.

The latest version is 1.98.2

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I've got a bit of a strange issue. Hopefully someone here can shed some light on it for me. As Iíve typed and typed this here, it got a bit long, but hopefully it all makes sense.

I've got 4 computers in my house, all listed in my signature. There is a WHS 2011 machine down in my basement, a desktop PC, a HTPC and a laptop. We also have a WD TV box and our 2 smart phones on the network. Recently we've had some problems / slowness loading IE pages, at first it seemed to be only Google which is our home page. The page would take minutes to load, and we got an error "waiting for GoogleĒ' in the tab. We first noticed this with Google on our laptop because the laptop gets the most use during the week. But it seems to also happen on other pages.

Because we first experienced this on the laptop, I thought it was a wireless issue . So I unplugged the router & modem and restarted them, which seemed to fix things, but only for a short while and then the same problem started again. The past few days I've been using my desktop PC because of the issue on the laptop, and now the same issue is happening up here. So I'm thinking that it isn't WiFi related and it's more of an issue with my internet/network.

I tried doing a "ipconfig /flushdns" running as an administrator and also resetting the IE settings (tools, internet options, advanced, reset IE settings) thinking it was an IE issue. Again, each of those migh... Read more

Answer:IE pages slow to load

it could be, at least partially, DNS-related issues. When seeing "Waiting on" could certainly mean that it's still trying to resolve the hostname to an IP.

So... first thing you could try is changing the DNS servers on one of your machines and see if that makes a different.
You can use Google's.

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Question: Pages load slow

I have been having alot of trouble with webpages taking forever to load. drives me nuts.
I dont remember how to get into what starts up when I boot my computer so I can turn things off. I am thinking this is the problem. I have XP, Cable connection, pretty old computer,
at least 5 years old. I really dont want to buy a new one, but dont know how much more of this I can take. any suggestions?

Answer:Pages load slow

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i'm having trouble with web pages loading extremely slow or not at all, any help will be appreciated...

Answer:web pages slow to load

Travel to and check your connection speeds...

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