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Youtube doesn't load tumbdnails, keeps loading forever

Q: Youtube doesn't load tumbdnails, keeps loading forever

As the title says bringing up a YouTube page doesn't load all thumbnails including my own in the top left and users/videos ones. Page looks like this:

This happens in Chrome and Firefox. It started about a week ago apparently when some script froze and I forced it to stop running. It's really annoying since it usually stops comments loading and videos too sometimes. I did try wiping everything and reinstalling FF if you're wondering.

Sorry if this is the wrong subforum to post in, not sure where else to post.

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A: Youtube doesn't load tumbdnails, keeps loading forever


I looked more into this and it doesnt seem browser related, some kind of Youtube script doesnt work, maybe flash player is bugged?

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Could I possibly be infected? I am having problems with accessing any and all webpages. At first, I thought it was just a Mozilla issue, but the same problems occur in Google Chrome and IE. I will type in a URL and press enter and sometimes it will take forever to load, and if I click on the link again, it will bring it up instantly. It seems as if it is stalling. And other times, if I click on the link for a second time, it will say "done" on the bottom left hand side, but it will certainly not be done! I have been having this problem for weeks now and it is driving me crazy!
I have run Spybot, Adaware, Spyware Doctor, Malwarebytes, my AVG antivirus scan, and the free Symantec one on the website. Nothing has been found wrong!
I tried restoring my computer to 4 different restore points but they were all unsuccessful.
I tried uninstalling Zone Alarm, thinking that was causing the problem, but nothing changed. I had k9 web protection on my computer, but uninstalled it weeks ago and I am still having problems. I have the same problem running my wireless or using an ethernet cable; on my network and at a friend's house.
Please help!

A:Web pages taking forever to load or not loading at all

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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So i got this Dell Laptop to fix...weird thing is

it will be stuck on the load-up screen for 15-20 minutes or more, then logging in will take another 10-15 minutes...

I tried looking into the system configuration through msconfig

disabled most of the startup programs down to the two most important ones
also played around with the "system services", but no luck...both will still startup the laptop really slow...

it has a 1gb ram and all updates/drivers are installed...

i also tried swapping the hdd with another laptop, still the same thing. I do not suspect it to be a bad hdd

but even after swapping the hdd, it will still take a very long time to load up and login....

occasionally the explorer.exe will shoot up to 50% CPU usage without me doing anything...

i believe these two are related in some way...

any ideas...thanks in advance

A:Loading screen takes forever to load!

For clues run the free programs Autoruns and Process Explorer to see what's starting up / going on. Is Windows updating anything in the background.
Is the HD from the other computer running on the exact same kind of computer?

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My problem is windows 7 takes a long time to go past the welcome loading screen when it's loading the OS. (FYI- Win7 came preloaded when I purchased my laptop)It takes about 5-10 mins to finally load onto desktop.Never took so long before up until last night.Once at the desktop...I can't open my programs like normal each time it freezes/lags/slow as molasses if you will .Then I'm able to open up a program and it continues...Sometimes the screen blacks out and never returns so I reboot.Whatever trojan/virus is present manages to disable McAfee protection each time I start up.I would have to go in and enable it each time I'm logged on.Steps I've taken:***I've tried booting up via safe mode (same thing happens).***I've ran the startup repair (could not detect a problem).***I've Cleared out my temp files.***I've Defrag my laptop.***I've ran spybot search & destroy(found the following Doubleclick,Win32.Agent.ws,Zedo)***I've done a system restore to a point where my laptop worked like charm.***I've ran full MBAM (safe mode) scan results...(no malicious viruses detected).***I've ran full McAfee (safe mode) scan results( no viruses found).I wanted to see what could be done first, before I attempt a system recovery which is at the bottom of my totem pole,don't want to lose my data. Please Advise & Your Assistance would be greatly appreciated!

A:Win 7 takes forever to load past Loading Screen

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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Hi I've been having this problem for some time where the youtube loading bar doesn't appear. This means when i load a video, pause it and come back hours later it only plays like a minute of the video. This mostly happens on long videos like 10 minutes and above.

My friend told me to let it play and mute it, then scroll back later and watch, which i did but it reloads when i scroll back.

Most of what i've read online says that I should clear recent history and cache which i did but the problem still persists. I couldn't find anything on youtube's help page.

Flash is updated and as I said shorter videos the bar appears.

Any advice?

A:Youtube loading bar doesn't appear

Try these steps:

1) Right click on the player > click Settings > Disable Hardware Acceleration > Refresh your Internet Browser
2) Try closing your browser and re-load the video.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 631 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4075 Mb
Graphics Card: ASUS EAH6670 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 156218 MB, Free - 95682 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., F1A55-M LX
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

The window which says 'Loading' when I'm installing Secunia just stays inactive.

A:Solved: Secunia window saying 'loading' doesn't load

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Hi Guys, I need some help here. My PC is screwed. After reading a bunch of loading screen problems I saw that all of them were problems that occurred after the XP loading screen happens. But, after around yesterday night I got up and used the computer, and when I was done I put the computer into standby mode and went back to bed. A few hours later I woke up, and still a bit sleepy I got up, turned my computer back on and held the Power Button until it shut down, all of which I did not turn on my monitor or move anything; I was sleepy. Then, today when I started my computer, the computer booted up as usual, and I saw my ASUS loading screen, and the the flashing _'s that happens when my computer loads when I start it up. But then, it just goes blank. I tried restarting the computer and try again, with the power button turn off, which just turns off when I press it, unlike when my computer is acting normally, which takes a few seconds. Can anyone help me? I just hope my hard drive isn't fried or anything. Thanks!

A:Monitor turns black and doesn't load before XP loading screen

Could you explain this again please"?
"turned my computer back on and held the Power Button until it shut down, all of which I did not turn on my monitor or move anything"

Do you mean you pressed the power once then held it for 4 seconds? Do you normally turn your system OFF this way instead of using Start /Shut Down?

Sounds like this is a desktop, recommended practice is to turn the monitor ON then the system, after use, turn the system OFF then the monitor.

Standby, Suspend to RAM and Hibernation where windows is concerned, do not always work and are highly hardware and setup dependant.

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ok this is gonna be a bit long but i want the details there. the issue pc is my old pc. it has windows 7 its an asus msn-la motherboard i cloned this drive and used it in my new pc. after a few months my new pc's drive died and i took the old drive from the issue pc(witch was not giving issues at this time) and stuck it into my new pc until my replacement drive came. when i got the replacement drive i cloned the drive again onto the replacement drive and then put the new drive in the new pc had no issues there. put the old drive back into the issue pc (this is when issues started) the pc booted up to the windows desktop loading screen fast but once it got there it sat there for like 5 min before loading into windows. once it loaded into windows it was un usable for around 10 min while it loaded background stuff. once it finally loads into windows if i try to open anything its still responding extremely slow. is there anything i could do to fix this or is this going to me a re install only situation? i did try to use a windows 7 disk to do a startup repair but it claimed i couldn't do it because i dident install from that disk.

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I have Win7 RC1 installed on three machines. Two are 64-bit and one is 32-bit. On the 64-bit desktop and the 32-bit laptop, everything seems to be running OK in the Devices and Printers window. However, on the 64-bit laptop, the Devices and Printers page doesn't load. The green bar moves across, then stalls after several minutes. I can install a new printer or device, but I can't configure or delete an old device. Any assistance is appreciated. The two laptops are identical Dell Latitude D830s, except that one runs 32-bit Win7 and the other runs 64-bit. It's the 64-bit one that's having problems. At the very least, if there are other ways to install, configure and -- especially -- delete printers and devices without using the control panel applet, I would greatly appreciate learning how to do it. Ths...

A:Devices and Printers page takes forever to load & doesn't show my devices or printers

The issue occurs if your anti-virus or firewall blocks this action. Please temporary disable the firewall and anti-virus, and then check the result.
If the issue persists, please boot in Clean Boot Mode. This method will help us determine if this issue is caused by a loading program or service. Please perform the following steps:
1. Click the Start Button type "msconfig" (without quotation marks) in the Start Search box, and then press Enter.
Note: If prompted, please click Continue on the User Account Control (UAC) window.
2. Click the "Services" tab, check the "Hide All Microsoft Services" box and click "Disable All" (if it is not gray). 3. Click the "Startup" tab, click "Disable All" and click "OK".
Then, restart the computer. When the "System Configuration Utility" window appears, please check the "Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows starts" box and click OK.
Please test this issue in the Clean Boot environment, if the issue disappears in the Clean Boot environment, we can use a 50/50 approach to quickly narrow down which entry is causing the issue.Arthur Xie - MSFT

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Hi. I have an old Compaq laptop (says Presario A900 on it) running on Vista. A while ago, it froze, so I had to press the power button until it turned off. Now, when I turn it on it starts up normally with the black screen and the 30 secondseconds to start Windows regularly. I can log in fine, but if I click on Chrome and search something, it freezes. Sometimes I don't even get that far. I click on the Start button and the blue loading circle comes up. It doesn't do anything after that. The circle keeps going like something's loading. Occasionally it will freeze and I have to manually restart it. What's going on? Thanks.

A:Loading Forever

Download UBCD. Burn the iso to disk on a Windows 7 or later computer by right clicking the iso file and selecting Burn Disk Image. At the UBCD menu screen select Seatools for DOS. Do the short and long tests.  If it does not detect your hard drive at the UBCD menu select Parted Magic. Once on the Parted Magic desktop click on the desktop icon labeled Disk Health. Do the short and long tests.

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Hi. I have an old Compaq laptop (says Presario A900 on it) running on Vista. A while ago, it froze, so I had to press the power button until it turned off. Now, when I turn it on it starts up normally with the black screen and the 30 secondseconds to start Windows regularly. I can log in fine, but if I click on Chrome and search something, it freezes. Sometimes I don't even get that far. I click on the Start button and the blue loading circle comes up. It doesn't do anything after that. The circle keeps going like something's loading. Occasionally it will freeze and I have to manually restart it. What's going on? Thanks.

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This always happens when after i watch couple videos from youtube and then the internet stops working. The browser takes forever to load. The loading bar just keeps spinning doesnt load the page at all. This happens to all the web browsers. The internet is connected but it doesnt work at all. Its not only the browser, the online games i play take forever to log in. It runs for 3hours and nothing happens. When ever this happens i have to restart my computer to make the net work again. I have already tried re installed windows since it thought it was a malware but problem is still there
Could you please help me fix this...
Thank you

A:Forever loading web browser

You're going to have to give more information about your PC before anyone can help you.
Click on your "User Control Panel" and fill out your system specs

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Ok.well my ASUS laptop with Vista home premium is having some trouble.. first notice windows freezes ... next vista welcome window stays on loading.......... till I turn it off and restart in safe mode with network... Then the unthinkable ... all my pictures, all my documents, all the restore points, ALL anything that I added to this hard drive for the last 4yrs.... IS GONE!!! and now nothing is saved after I reboot.( ok Im in safe mode) I have reloaded the service pack 2... found out some drivers can not update. I looked at the event manager ... OMG that list is too long. I remember sometime last year their was an Microsoft update that wiped everything off like it was a new laptop...But I had a restore points to go back to fix that one. 2 days ago my laptop appeared to be ok. Turned it off that night and in the morning all was gone. But I am hoping the light is still on at the end of the tunnel for this hard drive.

A:Vista welcome window forever loading etc

Run a full anti virus scan
Download and run a full scan with malwarebytes.

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Windows Update keeps on loading and never shows up any update:
What can I do to fix this? Thank you!

A:Windows Update loading forever

Please run the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
Please provide the exact details of any problem it reports as not fixed.

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I have windows 98 with ie6 and firefox 2 installed. My problem is that oftentimes it takes 2-3 minutes to switch from one open window to another or to open a new web page. My computer whirs and clicks forever and while it is doing this I can't do anything else ecept press alt-ctl-del to end the process and even that takes a long time to accomplish.
At first I thought it was a problem with ie6 so I installed firefox. Firefox worked fine the first few days but then it began behaving like ie6 taking forever to navigate between open windows. I tried disconnecting from the internet by turning off my dsl modem but the 'puter just kept whirring and clicking.
I ran a reg scan with cc and it reported no issues.
Any ideas?

A:Page loading takes forever

try defraging
also check the disk for errors
and clean and delete stuff you don't need intill you have a good amount of free space

also try this
click on start>RUN>type MSCONFIG>go to the Startup tab>unselect all the useless stuff their > click on OK>press ok to restart>tell us if that worked

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Hello fellow technies,

Anyone know why my S3 bucket is forever loading and my files won't show up although

they're uploaded to AWS ?

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I just recently upgraded my computer to Windows 10 but I noticed my Outlook 2010 emails have been a bit slower and then today it says loading profile when I try to open it but my emails won't open. This is not the first time that it has happened. Anyone know what it could be? I'm thinking there is something running in the background that is preventing it from opening it up.

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Please note, I am typing on a DIFFERENT computer (IP address) than my other PC that has the problem - specifically a Windows 10 "Forever Loading" Problem, I believe. It is a 3 year old DELL, with Windows 10, so I cannot run the above suggested SysInfo Utility.

That said, I had an automatic regular Windows 10 update, which took forever and ever. While it seemed to be finishing; my DELL logo appeared, then I get my welcome screen and it allows me to very S-L-O-W-L-Y type my password; then my center screen wallpaper appears, but never any of my desktop icons. After much passed time, my task bar appears but no icons on it. The time appears in right hand corner of task bar, but the real time never advances. Lastly the dreaded spinning blue circle remains in the blank Task Bar. I have tried unplugging overnight, restarting, and the same thing. The Windows start button appears on task bar, but nothing works, because nothing has loaded on task bar or on my desktop. I have left it on overnight in hopes of a wishful escape of this endless loop it is stuck in.

Checking online, I have tried various suggested processes (getting to Task Manager, trying to restart explorer.exe, running new task (msconfig), tried to get to Safe boot to reboot, but cannot do any of those things due to the dreaded spinning blue circle. I simply can't get anywhere except to Task Manager, but nothing actually works within there either. Help Please?

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Hi there,

I have 2 email accounts that I check mail through Outlook Web Access 2003 on my home computer running Vista. Up until earlier this week I had no problem doing this. Now everytime I try to logon the pane on the left with all my folders is displayed, but the pane that normally shows my email just says "loading...."

Any suggestions? Anyone else having this difficulty?

A:Vista + outlook web access = loading.....forever!

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IE, Opera, FF Chrome, all have problems loading the same websites while other sites load right away.

Just for an example... racerxonline.com will not load on any browser, but only on one of my windows 7 pc. My second win7 and linux pc work fine using the same router and all three computers are hard wired to the router as I don't have or use WIFI.

Here are the steps I have taken to resolve the issue with no success over the last couple of days:

1 Deleted and reinstalled all browsers with no add ons.
2 ipconfig /release..... ipconfig /renew
3 I use ccleaner all the time
4 swapped ethernet cables with the two other computers
5 swapped ethernet ports on router that other two computers work fine with
6 checked all start up programs in start up folder and all basic nothing new or odd
7 ran full scan of malwarebytes, awdcleaner, avast, windows defender on and updated
8 said on occasion %&$#@ but that didn't work either

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So i'm having an issue where my cover photo and profile picture won't change on my laptop (aka lockscreen). The pictures currently on my lockscreen were my old cover photo and profile picture on facebook, and have since changed on facebook. I uninstalled and then re-installed facebook. I made sure profile sync was turned off and everything. Now, I changed my profile picture for microsoft, and that worked, except on the lockscreen page it is the same old facebook picture.
With the lockscreen wallpaper, it will not let me change it at all. In the personalization settings, it will let me browse for a picture, but will not load the preview.
I have tried everything. I've spent two days on the forums trying to figure this out. I have done the sfc /scannow several times. I have checked for virus. I checked to see if the new update messed with it, and I couldn't find the exact update everyone else was referring to; it didn't exist on my computer. The only thing that worked at all was when I did the registry editor, and disabled the lockscreen altogether. (computer>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE>POLICIES>MICROSOFT>WINDOWS) I didn't have a personalization file, so I made one and added the NoLockScreen option and set the hexadecimal value to 1 to turn the lockscreen off.

Now the issue, I would like to have a lockscreen. I do not care is it is my facebook profile and cover picture at all, I am just getting very aggravated by the constant picture that I have to see every ti... Read more

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k i created a partition and formatted it of 70gb to install windows 7 in it. Im obviously using the clean install method, everything goes fine. It expands the files, it installs them,copies them, etc. When my system is booting up, it shows me the screen of windows below saying "windows is starting up", the problem is that windows never starts up, i left it for a night, and it didnt start up, it just stayed there. Im trying to install windows 7 64bit, any help would be greatly appreciated

A:Windows starting up loading screen forever!!!

Have you read these links for Ideas, Hints, Tips, & Questions so we can help you better

Tutorial quick reference list for Installing Windows 7

Questions to use for help with Installation Issues

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I've recently developed this problem with a slow startup time. Everything else loads at a decent speed, but when it gets to 'Loading Your Personal Settings' it hangs for 2 - 3 minutes.

Can anyone help?

I'm willing to post more details if necessary.


A:Loading Personal Settings Takes Forever

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About a week and a half or so ago loading media files takes forever. Whenever I click on a MP3 or AVI file it takes about 30 secs before it loads. In the meantime I get a Windows Explorer has stopped responding dialog and I can either shut it down or wait for it to load.

I've run Spybot, Adaware, and installed ZoneAlarm. I keep getting a message that my computer is trying to access another comp on my network.

I've also tried restoring to an older restore point with no luck. I have no idea what may be causing this. Any help would be massively appreciated.

A:Loading Media Files Takes Forever

Can anyone help with this?

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hello, I just bought Lenovo Y530 and it's working good, the only problem is some websites do not work, somehow if I restard my Laptop they do work but after a while, they Just don't load again, it's annoying and I am confused.

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HP Desktop on Windows xp sp2
2wire router via USB Dynex wireless stick

Hello, need some help over here.

Im using internet explorer and ever since i've installed my dynex usb wireless to my desktop some sites are taking forever to load! Anybody have anybody have any ideas?
Anybody have any ideas?


A:Some Sites Take FOREVER to load!

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I recently cloned my Windows XP Pro with SP2 from a failing Hitachi harddrive to a new Samsung HD in my Tecra S1. Everything went smooth and the system immediately recognized the new harddrive. The transfer was perfect.

Then for some unknown reason about a week later I decided to upgrade to Service Pack 3. I've read where they got the kinks out. Hmmmm... Anyway, the first reboot afterwards loaded my background but that was it. No Icons, No Task Bar, No Start Menu was displayed. I had to do a hard shut-down and when I rebooted all screens loaded fine with all icons, etc.

Today I turned on the laptop and it loaded to the Windows screen and then my desktop with no icons, etc. to be seen. I shut down via power button and tried again. The same thing. Eventually the Icons, etc., loaded.

How do I rectify this problem? The boot up time is definitly quicker since upgrading from 512 megs of RAM to 2 Gigs and going from a 42000 rpm HD to a 54000 rpm. It is only when I get to the desktop that a full load fails to happen.

A:Icons, etc, take forever to load

Uninstall or otherwise remove the service pack.
Defragment the drive.
Use RegEdit by Juoni Viourno to clean up the drive and get rid of any suspect registry lines. (Find on MajorGeeks.com).
Reinstall Service Pack 3 once more, watching carefully to assure that everthing was installed, and the Service Pack was fully installed. As you probably know, with your experience, this darned thing can take forever... Sometimes it is still running processes and install bits, when you think it has finished.
Regardless of whether you are sure you did it right the first time, shut down, then do a cold boot.
Reinstall Service Pack 3 and give it up to an hour to finish.
Good luck. Let us know if this works. It worked for me.

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My desktop is taking so long to load up the desktop every time after I started up the laptop. It just gives me a black screen with somewhat dim light. Although, I can see and move the mouse cursor on the screen.

I rarely restart my laptop though (Maybe once every 2-3 weeks). Could this be the problem? Or is it possible for some malwares to cause this, as recently I scanned quite a lot of adware and malware on my laptop.

FYI, my toolkit:
- CCleaner
- Malwarebytes
- Hitman Pro
- Microsoft Security Essential
Thank you in advance for those kind souls out there.


Hi, you are receiving help here from one of our malware experts - please keep all your replies to that post.

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My boot up time is okay and everything but when I get to the actual screen after signing in, everything slows down and starts freezing. I've looked at YouTube to increase computer speed and all that but nothing has worked. Something that I think has caused a lot of this is when Skype always automatically starts up and I can't close out of it because my computer always freezes. Is there anyway I can bypass all this just to make it where I can't get rid of Skype? I'm just having issues getting past my home screen and into any application.

A:Taking forever to load

Follow Up -----It hasn't always been freezing like this so I have no idea what to do about it.

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Whenever I start up IE 6, it takes a good 2-3 minutes for the browers to open my home page. Once the browser is open, it acts fine unless I click on a link that opens a new window.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:51:00 AM, on 04/28/2008
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client\BESClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaiser\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\vstskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Lotus\notes\ntmulti.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\... Read more

A:IE 6 Takes Forever to Load

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Hi everyone,
I've been having major problems with my laptop since I first got it last March - I'm pretty sure I got screwed with a laptop from a defective batch. I have a Toshiba Satellite L750, Windows 7, 64-bit, with 6GB of RAM. 
Little bit of background:
Last year I had issues with my sound within a couple months of getting the laptop, but I was able to fix that problem by calling Toshiba Support. But last December (right before all my finals were due -_-), my laptop just committed suicide. The hard drive totally died on me out of the blue. I got a computer-savvy friend to replace my hard drive with a new one. Everything was working fine at first, but within a week my laptop ate that hard drive up too. It was bizarre, to say the least. So I went back home for the holidays and since my laptop was still under warranty then (it's not now), Toshiba replaced my hard drive, reinstalled Windows, etc. This was in January - things were fine, but it's now May and everything is messed up again.
Basically everything takes forever to load or it doesn't load at all. By everything, I mean the desktop, taskbar, programs, internet, user accounts... sometimes Windows won't even load. Even if I boot in Safe Mode, things work, but they still take a little longer than usual. Even just logging into my user account in Safe Mode takes a minute.
And this all happened, once again, out of the blue. One day my laptop was working fine, the next day it wouldn't load any... Read more

A:Everything taking forever to load

Let's gather some data...before suggestions begin.
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
 List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.  Do not copy/paste data from the report.

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I've got two main issues with my PC.
It takes FOREVER to restart, when I get to the welcome screen it takes the best part of 10 minutes to get to the point where I click on my name so that it can load the main windows interface (this in itself is a bug-bear as I'm the only person who uses the PC so why can't it just skip this step and go straight to windows?)
Secondly, once windows has loaded it takes AGES for anything to load up, especially firefox. MSN messenger seemed to make the system hang so I tried removing this and reinstalling but it's still doing the same thing.

Have run spybot, adaware, registry fixer, and carried out a virus check with AVG. I've also defragmented the hard drives (windows is on C drive, everything else is on D drive) and this hasn't really resulted in an noticeable difference. After looking at the task manager when windows is loading the SVCHOST.exe file seems to be hogging about 99% of the system resources. Once this process is closed down the system works a lot faster, but I lose sound and other abilities within windows.

Windows XP SP2
C drive for windows
D drive for everything else
2gb RAM

Below is the Hijackthis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 07:37:01, on 06/07/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ser... Read more

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Okay , here is what I got..
basicly , I can't access to my folders (Only through programs and shorcuts that I saved , I can access to those folders like "downloads" ,"My personal files").
This started after my laptop became very slow , I downloaded "CCleaner" and "Avast Free anti-virus" , and deleted few unnecesary programs from the system.
It seems to helped me out with the lags , but windows now loading and loading my folders like..Forever !
When I restart my laptop it works fine for few times , and after few times of opening folders , it starting to load again forever..
Im not a pro with win7 . Could someone pls tell what could be the problem ?

Here is what I see all the time , those magnifying glasses spinning around and around and nothing else.

A:Computer searching or loading problem. Takes forever.

Hello and welcome Baubza mate run these and see what thye come up with - in safe mode if necessary


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < use the /f option in Option 2 ifnecessary
Then you might like to have a read of this Optimize Windows 7 > point 8 is a good place to start at.

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Hi guys. I'm having some wierd problems with firefox. I don't recall/remember these ever happening when i first used it. But I notice that in forums, for example, if one image is repeated multiple times, it will actually go through the trouble of loading each one, one by one.

In internet explorer 6 and Opera, the very same pages load HELLA fast.

I have a Cable internet connection (by timewarner/roadrunner)

I'm PRETTY sure it was never like this before. Any ideas?

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Firefox is now taking about a minute to fully load the page complete with pictures. I am using a high speed internet connection and it used to take a matter of seconds. Now I am getting very frustrated with Firefox and am thinking of using IE 7 again. Can anyone help me with my problem?

Thanks for all your help!

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Have got two accounts with xp sp2 and the problem is that it takes so long for the browser to load up when click on the icon.
Tried to delete the temp internet files and that dont work and also have norton for viruses why does it take so long and what can be done about it.

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When mean two user accounts.
It also has virutal memory to low but when go to change page size memory it dont let us.

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DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by IRON at 8:59:08.57 on Fri 09/04/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.5.0_12
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.767.390 [GMT -6:00]

AV: COMODO Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {043803A5-4F86-4ef7-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}
FW: COMODO Firewall *enabled* {043803A3-4F86-4ef6-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\Program Files\Comodo\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\Update Service\IntuitUpdateService.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G PCI Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G PCI Wireless Network Monitor\WMP54Gv4.exe
C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k ... Read more

A:IE takes forever to load: Here are my logs

I really don;t think it's virus related. IE just takes FOREVER to load and sometimes sometimes WMP slows down a lil

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i have windows xp home 2002 sp2 on my emachines desktop computer...

when i first got the computer of course it loaded lightning fast

well for about the past 6 months now, the inital startup is still fast but once the desktop appears, it takes absolutely FOREVER to actually be able to use the computer... i would say close to 5 minutes...
what it will do is give me my desktop and be set to go it seems and the computers not thinking or anything... but icant do anything really yet... then after a few minutes of sitting, it will finally finish booting up everything it needs ie. taskbar msn etc.
then ill be able to run the computer fine no speed problems after that

also i dont know if its related or not but i had major adware issues before and downloaded ad-aware to fix these issues and it seems every time i run it i find more tracking cookies that lead me to ie popups when i dont even use ie. i use firefox


A:Xp Startup And Load Time Forever

Hi 03impala9c1 and to BC!

Do you have any security programs on your PC? Maybe your PC is infected with malware and this is causing it to slow down? Also, how many programs load up at start-up?


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I have a Dell Inspiron 531 running Windows Vista Home Premium, and lately I noticed that it seems to take forever just to load any of my favorite websites...I have run Super Anti Spyware, and haven't found anything unusual; any suggestions as to what could be causing this super slowdown?

Thanks for your help...

A:IE 9 taking forever to load web pages

Have you tried reconnecting your router, perhaps the problem could lie in your internet rather than your browser. Also try downloading another browser (like google chrome) and see if it makes a difference. Otherwise just re-install IE9 and see if it helps.

Hope you get it running--Gilroy

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Hey, can anyone tell me if i need to delete anything from the system, cause on some websites pics are like not even loading. it works for abit and then its taking ages to load then it times out. help me anyone and thanks in advance.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 9:27:39 PM, on 9/22/2004
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\LCRMS\LCRMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\DVD Region Killer\RegKillTray.exe
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A:Websites Taking Forever To Load! Help

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Having a problem with Windows 7 in that it takes forever to load and the network icon spins and spins. In a about 15 minutes everything returns to normal. If I go into safe mode with networking it loads very quickly. Have tried to disable all non-MS services does not make a difference. Have also tried normal and selective startup. Check for latest drivers/firmware updates. Performed the usual cleanup and check disk. SFC did not find any missing or corrupt files. Scanned and removed malware. Waiting for it to reload to look at event viewer logs.

Grateful for any assistance.

Win7 64bit SP1
Compaq Presario CQ5123F
CPU Pentium Duo Core E2500
Realtek Network PCI (latest drivers installed)
Realtek Audio (latest drivers installed)
Intel G33 video display
MS Office XP
MS Security Essentials
Brother HL 440n printer

A:Windows 7 takes forever to load

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for some advice. I have a PC from mesh, its Intel Pentium D80 Dual Core, with ASUS P5b-TMX motherboard. I've had the PC for just over a year...

I've been having problems with Windows XP starting up, it stays on the Windows XP screen (with the blue bar at the bottom) for up to 10 minutes, then just resets and the process continues for sometimes up to an hour before it eventually loads. Some times take longer than others, doesn't seem to be consistent. Once loaded all is fine.

I have reinstalled Windows countless times using the recovery CD. After the most recent install I purposely installed only a few bits of software, MSN etc, nothing weird or that I didn't have before....but its still happening.

I'm not sure how to go about analyzing the problem, I enabled boot logging and I have a log which shows 10 drivers did not load... also looked at Event Viewer and seems to have quite a few errors, mostly "disk" - does this mean the hard-drives worn out? to be honest, i'm a complete n00b and have nooooo idea what to do or where to start...drivers? hardware? I don't know!

Any advice offered (in relatively simple terms! ) would be very much appreciated


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Asus P4P800SE M/B
Samsung Ultra ATA 133 80Gb H/D
ATI X1600pro 512mb AGP video
2GB Corsair XMS pc3200 gaming memory
Northwood P4 2.53 533mhz cpu
Sound Blaster Audigy II Sound Card

I have plenty of horse power to run this game but it takes several minutes to load. I have the graphics set to medium and the maps take forever to load and so does the menu.

I have never seen a game that the menu has to load after the game is already loaded.

I am running XP pro and I have a clean load of Windows only installed less than 2 months ago. I don't run any programs at all in the background.

Once the game is loaded, I have good frame rates and no lag. I just don't have 10 minutes to spare just loading the game to play it. I cannot find any solutions to this except people telling me to upgrade video cards.

I am running an Awsome card now. Do I need a main frame to run this game or what?

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This is an incredibly weird problem that began happening in conjunction with another problem which I posted under the OS forum, but as it might be related, I'll include it below. First, the IE/FF problem...this started happening about two weeks ago, IEv7 would constantly crash -- didn't happen consistently on any one page, it would crash when I went to Yahoo and clicked on 'mail', it would crash when I went to eBay and tried to do a search...so I'd launch Firefox...that would take a whole five minutes to load! So I tried updating IE to v8...problem has not gone away. I haven't installed anything these past few weeks other than the usual Windows updates. I am running Vista Home Premium with SP1 which came installed on my Toshiba Satellite. (And just now, when I went to upload the pics below, my FTP program took about five minutes to load, another odd symptom.)

Here's the OS problem: when I hit Start > Programs > and the list of installed programs comes up, sometimes my mouse hovers over a program and gets the little 'description' window...well, that window won't go away. (This usually happens when IE has crashed and I attempt to launch FF as stated above). Here are some pics of this happening this morning (note the "Location: Acrobat.com" window):

...and that window stays on top of everything:

I finally figured out to get rid of it I need to hit Start > Programs and hover over that same program, then i... Read more

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This started last night, and I thought it was just a temporary internet thing but it is continuing tonight.

My browser takes minutes to load a page, which is just awful. I don't know if it is just my internet or I have a virus. Also, when I tried to do google searches it had me enter a code because it thought I was some virus bot, and to do some scans.

So here is my hijack this log and any help would be appreciated!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:28:26 PM, on 12/13/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.EXE
c:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
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A:Browser takes forever to load.

oh, and I've tried it on Firefox and IE.

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This issue was occurring befor eand after I installed IE 8. It's a 6 year old machine. Just started having thi sproblem one week ago. I open a NEW IE window, and it is a white screen with no address bar for several minutes before loading to my home page. This issue seems to be intermittent. I have a perfect connection as I connect my laptop directly to the router and have no problems. Here's a copy of my toolbarcop report.


Browser Extension: n/a - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll - Enabled - All Users

Toolbar: &Address - {01E04581-4EEE-11D0-BFE9-00AA005B4383} - %SystemRoot%\System32\browseui.dll - Enabled - Current User

Toolbar: (Empty) - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - (empty) - Enabled - Current User

Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll - Enabled - Current User

Toolbar: (Empty) - {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - (empty) - Enabled - Current User

Toolbar: &Links - {0E5CBF21-D15F-11D0-8301-00AA005B4383} - %SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll - Enabled - Current User

Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll - Enabled - All Users

BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll - Enabled - All Users

BHO: AcroIEHlpr... Read more

A:IE takes forever to load, once it does, it's fine


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