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Firefox home page

by eliz6beth / May 26, 2008 1:12 AM PDT

I find the homepage for Firefox seems to take a long time to load - does anyone else have this problem and is there a tweak. Or is it me just being impatient?


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It happens to everyone and ...
by Edward ODaniel / May 26, 2008 2:50 AM PDT
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you are impatient.

What can be better than being a winner all the way around? Wink

Several scripts are run on the page and depending on how your browser is configured and what extensions you may or may not have installed along with processor, internet connection speed and graphics rendering capabilities slight differences are noted from PC to PC.

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by Jimmy Greystone / May 26, 2008 3:59 AM PDT

Also, we can't forget server side things... The server could be loaded down at the moment because a few hundred other people all started their browsers within a few seconds of you, and are hitting that same page, there could simply be a slow link between you and the Firefox homepage, all kinds of fun network issues could come into play.

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Nice To See...
by Daviddude / May 26, 2008 2:58 AM PDT
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That I am not the only one who noticed that.
Thanks for the post Liz Happy

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by eliz6beth / May 26, 2008 6:29 PM PDT
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Very many thanks everyone - guess I will have to be a bit more patient.



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What is your homepage?
by Kees Bakker / May 26, 2008 6:34 PM PDT
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Mine is a .html file on my own hard disk. I don't notice it's slow.

And if you don't like the current one, you can easily make it another. Even an empty one. That's real fast.


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home page
by eliz6beth / May 26, 2008 8:22 PM PDT
In reply to: What is your homepage?

Many thanks Kees


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