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Same 'old' problem!! :(

by glenn30 / March 16, 2004 10:29 PM PST

Sitting and waiting for CNET pages to load is becoming mighty old. Just now after the "Viruses and Security Alerts" heading was loaded it took 1 minute and 40 seconds for the page to finish.

I don't know but it appears the Engineers are stumped. I for one will not continue to stare at blank pages. There are better things to do!

SadSadSad

Glenn

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Re:Same 'old' problem!! :(
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 17, 2004 4:03 AM PST

Yep, here too......

But I don't "wait" anymore - as I have the upper part of the page I click on "stop" and voila the page is there ........ well, it works MOST of the time Happy

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Re:Re:Same 'old' problem!! :(
by John Robie / March 17, 2004 4:37 AM PST

Yep, noticed that little "stop" trick before, even in the old forum format, to speed up the page...only thing you have to watch is that the listing titles of replys is usually not shown, so you have to go back and try again to click on the replys.

Another little ditty, that sometimes works ok is when it starts to take a while, close out your browser (IE6)restart it and click on post again which will sometimes come up pretty fast.

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Re:Same 'old' problem!! :(
by Bob__B / March 17, 2004 4:45 AM PST

I do not have a fix.

Here is a work around that I use until the prob is fixed.

I view multiple forums, I have them lined up in my favorites.

If I click on forum #1 and see that it is slow I click on forum #2 if it is also slow I click on forum #3 etc.etc.

So far what I am seeing is forum #1 may be slow but forum #2 works fine.

When I finish with forum #2 I go back to forum #1 and often it now works fine.

It seems like the problem with slow forums floats from one forum to another so I just move to another forum and come back to the slow forum later.

It is not a fix but I am not very good at waiting. Happy

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Re:Same 'old' problem!! :(
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 17, 2004 6:10 AM PST

Glenn,

For some reason, I've found the page load a little faster if you surf through them WITHOUT LOGGING ON. When I finally get to a specific forum where I need to post, I then log on.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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