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07-03-2010 01:47 AM

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Lumberjock site takes a very long time to open: Is it only me?

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#1 posted 07-03-2010 02:01 AM

Sometimes when there are a lot of LJers waiting for glue to dry but never more then 10 secs.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 07-03-2010 02:17 AM

it’s usually the service provider you are using.
They are cutting corners like crazy rigth now and about to loose millions of customers as a result.
On the other hand, your computer might be corrupted by malware that Microsoft has failed to address.( for 30+ yrs)

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#3 posted 07-03-2010 04:59 PM

I sometime experiencing the same problem. It’s faster to log in during late night (my local time) and early morning.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 07-03-2010 05:10 PM

They may have been doing maintenace on the site today all is good and faster.
Also could be the Windows Internet Explorer I am using.


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#5 posted 07-03-2010 05:16 PM

I started using StopZilla about a week ago as AVG was not doing the full job for me and found my hard disk loaded with Spyware.
It’s running much faster now.
I think it was $10.00 – worth every penny so far.

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#6 posted 07-03-2010 06:25 PM

The speed comes and goes, and sometimes there is obvious maintenance at some level happening. Once you have your browser up once in a session, it appears that it comes up faster thereafter. Lot of it is the antivirus activity in the background. As time goes on, the antivirus and internet security stuff in general becomes more complex. Old computers will have trouble dealing with all the background activity. Spyware, Adware, etc can slow you down, as can other processes related to other programs that are updating, looking for a time to pop up etc. Defragmenting your drive might help a bit also.


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#7 posted 07-04-2010 03:08 PM

I haven’t seemed to have that problem. I have a rather large bandwith for the internet.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#8 posted 07-04-2010 07:46 PM

Yes. You are the only one (maybe).

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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