Resolving Browser Working Slow Issue on Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. This OS comes with many advanced features and is more stable than any other version of Windows OS. Windows 7 also has excellent networking capabilities. The OS has a default firewall and also a security application to ensure that malware are not be able to infect the system when connected over a network. Many applications can be installed on Windows 7 and these include web browsers. Web browser is an application essential for viewing webpages on a computer and there are many types of Windows 7 compatible web browsers. Some Windows 7 users might face web browser working very slow issue. This problem makes using the web browser difficult as the pages take very long to load and might even result in time out errors. The web browser working slow on Windows 7 system is usually because of reasons such as malware infections within the system, some toolbar consuming all of the bandwidth, problems within the network connectivity of the system, etc.
Following details gives users more information regarding tips to fix web browser working slow issue on Windows 7:
- Disable Toolbars
- Clear Cache
- Remove Infections
Toolbars are additional components that are added to a web browsing application to enhance its overall functioning. Some toolbars are very useful and they make working with the browser fast and effective. However, some toolbars might constantly send out information from the system and consume all of the bandwidth. Windows 7 users having web browser working slow issue are advised to disable all toolbars installed on the browser to solve the issue.
When the web browser installed on your Windows 7 system is used to browse the Internet, some temp files or cache is created. Cache contains information about the animations, flash and other small files on the webpage. Over time the cache of the browser might increase to great volumes and this causes slowdown of the browser. Removing the cache from the system using the clear cache option in Windows Explorer browser solves slowdown issues and makes the browser work faster.
Another reason as to why the web browser installed on your Windows 7 system is working slow is the presence of malware. If your system gets infected with a malware such as spyware, then the infection sends out information from the system and also downloading newer malware causing browser slowdown. In such cases, Windows 7 users can install the system with a good malware removal tool and remove the infections to resolve the problem.
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