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Webpages say "Not Responding" constantly

by sbartel / December 17, 2004 4:27 AM PST

bought my laptop a few months back, and a TON of 'sites say "Not Responding" and freeze up; happens most on ESPN.com.

Any tips? Yes, I use Norton's, Spybot, and AdWare, and they never find anything.

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Craplets
by Yew / December 17, 2004 6:28 AM PST

Quick word to the wise... It's not enough to just use AdAware and Spybot, you have to make sure to update them regularly, just like your AV program.

But my guess would be that you've got a problem with Flash/Java craplets. The ESPN website is almost entirely Flash based from what little I've seen. As I'm sure you can tell, I've got unfond opinions of Flash, so that's all the more I'm going to help. I don't want to do anything that might directly, or indirectly, encourage people to create more useless, bandwidth wasting, annoying animations. It's too bad the one or two good uses of that technology get drowned in a sea of crap.

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So ...
by sbartel / December 20, 2004 11:58 PM PST
In reply to: Craplets

What can I do to solve the problem?

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Well....
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 21, 2004 1:00 AM PST
In reply to: So ...

...unfortunately, you haven't given us much more information about your computer, operating system, browser type, etc....so I'll shotgun it...

I'll assume you're using the Internet Explorer browser. (You probably should download, install and run a second one such as the one at this Firefox Download Link.)

Next, download and install the three items below:

Click on the link below, then click on the "Download J2SE JRE" link in the "J2SE v 1.4.2_06 JRE includes the JVM technology" section. Follow the prompts to download and install the "Windows Offline Installation".

Sun Microsystem's Java

Since we don't know your operating system, please choose from the correct link below:

Windows Script 5.6 for Windows 2000 and XP

Windows Script 5.6 for Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, and Windows NT 4.0

Now install Flash and Shockwave from the download links in the lower section of the page.
Macromedia Home Page

Now install Adobe Acrobat Reader because some links load pdf files requiring this program:

Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 Download Page

Hope this helps and let us know more.

Grif

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Windows not responding..... Freezes
by robert56h / December 21, 2004 5:58 AM PST

No problem bud, just need to clean out your cach....
Go to internet explorer, up to tools, click on internet options, then click on Delete files, put a check in the box that says delete all offline content.
Then click on clear History, and finally ckick on VIEW files, See how many coockies you have, go to the top of that box, Click on EDIT, SELECT ALL< Go to FILE, and click on Delete. You will be surprised at how well your system will operate after that.
Robert

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wepage at yahoo mail not responding on only one account
by patches4423 / October 3, 2009 10:17 AM PDT

unable to retrieve email pages at yahoo mail for my account onlly and the computer stops responding only when i go to my yahoo mail only

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This Thread Is Five YEARS Old..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 3, 2009 12:57 PM PDT

Please repost as a new question in the main forum by clicking on the link below, then click on the "Create a New Thread" button in the upper right, and when doing so, please give us more information about your computer.. Operating system, Make and model, etc.

http://forums.cnet.com/computer-help-forum/?tag=forum-w;xNav

Hope this helps.

Grif

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