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I found that the slowness is due to McAfee antivirus real time scan. I turned it off and everything returned to expected speed. It very greatly slowed down Microsoft Live Mail. If you are using McAfee antivirus it is the culprit.
I totally concur. FireFox is very fast. At the slightest sign of a slow down, I use CCleaner and one other utility, Auslogics Disk Defrag. Both are free, very fast, and FF revives wonderfully.
Remember if you are using and experiencing problems with SeaMonkey you might want to follow these steps too. SeaMonkey is built on Mozilla technology.
That sounds pretty dangerous. You are now open to virus attacks.
I have used CCleaner for several years and am convinced that is a very useful tool. I run XP Pro and use a variety of programmes, especially photo editing, with Sea Monkey as the browser and my computer still snaps like it did in Aug 2006 when I bought it. Also, when I uninstall a programme I clean the registry with CCleaner, there are always files left after the uninstall.
Great tip. Firefox always ran speedily for me up to version 10.0 (I'm now running version 11.0.). This seems to have fixed the problem.
I don't use Foxfire but I've used CCleaner for years. I recommened it highly.
I've NEVER had any issues with it.
I run CCleaner every Sunday morning, I've been doing it for several years as part of a weekly routine.
In the past couple of days, after updating to Firefox v11, I was having some problem with Firefox. Excruciatingly slow! My fix was to disable the addon and/or plugin for McAfee SiteAdvisor. Now my copy of Firefox is running very good. You may want to check any/all addons/plugins to see if just maybe they are possibly causing the slow-down.
I was having that problem too and a whole bunch of others but I'm not blaming Firefox or Microsoft this time just my lack of knowledge. After a few hours of pulling my hair out I installed Linux Mageia and everything works perfectly.
I'm not saying that Linux is the magic bullet for everybody because it isn't. I was just having one of those days. If I would have checked here first I would have found the fixes for my problems. Darn it !
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