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On startup internet takes a while to work

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    Posts : 3
    Windows 8

    On startup internet takes a while to work


    Hey guys,
    So on startup it says I have a connection and I have internet access, but whenever I try to load a page it won't load. I have to wait a couple minutes for my internet to work. Also I have the latest drivers for my network card. It's kind of annoying and I would really like some help with this.

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Look at your adware/virus protection programs, turn off surf shield, protected mode in browser, any other helper add-ons, and see if it gets better...
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
    Look at your adware/virus protection programs, turn off surf shield, protected mode in browser, any other helper add-ons, and see if it gets better...
    I am using Windows Defender, and have no helper add-ons.
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  4. #4


    Have a look at the processes running in task manager to see what is using the most resources as soon as you boot.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
    Have a look at the processes running in task manager to see what is using the most resources as soon as you boot.
    I'm sorry but what does have to do with my internet taking a while to work?
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  6. #6


    A process with high cpu usage could cause the problem you describe...
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On startup internet takes a while to work
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