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Well I've got a strange one on my hand here:

Just formatted my laptop to use for work. Downloaded all the latest drivers and installed all the windows updates. Everything is great except browsing-Both IE and Firefox have trouble loading pages (they keep redrawing, or skip images, or sometimes do nothing unless you repeatedly request the page.) Anyways, this is a clean installation of XP Pro SP2. All updates and the installation of anti-virus software were done offline so there's no chance of virus/spyware infiltration there.

Here's what I've done to troubleshoot:

- Different browsers - same thing
- Network - not cable or switch, all other computers are fine
- Wired and wireless - same thing
- resetting winsock
- Tried older network drivers

Any ideas?
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How fast is your connection? Is it a wireless connection with no password? People could be hogging your bandwidth.

Well I've got a strange one on my hand here:

Just formatted my laptop to use for work. Downloaded all the latest drivers and installed all the windows updates. Everything is great except browsing-Both IE and Firefox have trouble loading pages (they keep redrawing, or skip images, or sometimes do nothing unless you repeatedly request the page.) Anyways, this is a clean installation of XP Pro SP2. All updates and the installation of anti-virus software were done offline so there's no chance of virus/spyware infiltration there.

Here's what I've done to troubleshoot:

- Different browsers - same thing
- Network - not cable or switch, all other computers are fine
- Wired and wireless - same thing
- resetting winsock
- Tried older network drivers

Any ideas?


Edited by I.D.S. Administrator, 08 August 2007 - 07:39 AM.

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How fast is your connection? Is it a wireless connection with no password? People could be hogging your bandwidth.



It's a 3Mb ADSL line, all other computers are fine with regards to browsing. I'm still scratching my head on this one.

PS. No unsecured wifi here :whistling:
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You could always use the "netstat -n" in prompt and see what is all connected.

How fast is your connection? Is it a wireless connection with no password? People could be hogging your bandwidth.



It's a 3Mb ADSL line, all other computers are fine with regards to browsing. I'm still scratching my head on this one.

PS. No unsecured wifi here :whistling:


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