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Slow loading of Internet pages 8.1

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    8.1 Std-64

    Slow loading of Internet pages 8.1

    I am my wits end, all my searches has not picked up anything relevant enough…

    By “Slow” I mean from 20-30 seconds to X minutes, or never...

    WIN 8.1.0 STD with IE 11 – and Chrome - under Classic Shell on HP/Compaq Desktop 100 (1,48/8GB)
    F-Secure 1.99. When disabled for testing, no change
    Connected to:
    Netgear Genie WNA 1100 Wireless USB adapter (Reports 150 Mbps)
    Connected to:
    Gigabyte Aircruiser Ultra N Router GN-BR32L-RH (WPA2-PSK)
    Cable Connected to:
    ISP Cable modem 50/10 connection. Speedtest from ISP/Authority show normal result.

    Same setup OK under previous XP machine with IE 10 – and Chrome.

    Hope for fresh insight.

    By the way: IE 11 do not render most web pages correctly either, switching to Chrome where necessary. Next problem….

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Half is the router is the issue. The other is you never stated what Cable modem you are using.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 3
    8.1 Std-64

    Solved (software problem)

    Cable modem is Cisco EPC3010 furnished by ISP.

    If router is behind problem, why do speedtests and internal Netgear info report expected transfer rates?
    A software/firmware problem related to incompatibility with 8.1-IE11, since it worked under XP With IE10?

    My bad, Sync turned on in JottaCloud. Underlying reasons not investigated.
    Last edited by kelwin; 17 Apr 2014 at 08:36. Reason: Solution found
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Slow loading of Internet pages 8.1
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