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Offline sierraman3

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Browser very slow to load
« on: April 26, 2015, 09:40:17 PM »
After starting my XP computer, using Avast Free Antivirus, when I try to start a browser like Firefox or Chrome, it takes FOREVER for the browser to load -- a least a minute or two. During this time, the Avast logo is alternately spinning and still in the tray.  Once the browser finally starts, it won't go to a URL or let me search for another minute or two. What is it doing all this time? And why is it preventing the browser from starting?  Thanks.

Offline Pondus

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Re: Browser very slow to load
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2015, 10:02:57 PM »
Have you just installed avast?


Offline sierraman3

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Re: Browser very slow to load
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2015, 11:05:19 PM »
No I've been using it for several  months.

P.S. It's nearly impossible to read the Verification images.

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Re: Browser very slow to load
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2015, 11:29:23 PM »
Perform a clean installation of the latest version:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=169255.msg1203279#msg1203279