Resolving Windows® 7 Slow Browsing Issue
Is the browsing speed on your Windows 7 system extremely slow? Find out how to solve the problem.
Internet connects majority of all computers in existence. These connected computers can share data and information among each other quickly and efficiently. Windows 7 OS is ideal for all users who like to use Internet extensively. Windows 7 comes with the Internet Explorer 8 browser which is one of the best and there are many more Windows 7 compatible browsers that can be installed on the OS. Windows 7 even has an in built security software (Windows Defender), two-way firewall to keep malware and malicious codes out of the system. There are no complicated procedures involved in using browsers on Windows 7 and even users with little or no computer knowledge would be able to do it. Nonetheless, there are some problems that might come up when using Internet on Windows 7. These include Internet browsing experience being very slow. There are many reasons as to why the Internet browsing on your Windows 7 system is slow. These include malware infections within the system, problems with the browser in use, problems with the network connection in use, some other Internet related application running in the background etc.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to fix slow Internet browsing problem on Windows 7:
- Remove malware
- Check network settings
- Disable/ terminate unwanted services
The slow Internet browsing issue on your Windows 7 system might be because of malware infections within the system. Malware such as spyware are known to have capabilities to slowdown Internet browsing by running along with the browser and sending out critical information from the system. Such problems can be fixed by removing the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program.
Check network settings
There are many network related settings on your Windows 7 system and any problems with the settings configuration can cause system slowdown. The slowdown might be because the DNS server provided by the default Internet Service Provider is not good and users having very slow Internet browsing speeds are advised to change the DNS server in use to a more reliable one such as Open DNS or Google DNS.
Majority of all applications that are installed on your Windows 7 system are designed to carry out update automatically. This means that even if they are not executed, applications might be running in the background updating and consuming all of the bandwidth. Windows 7 users having slow Internet browsing problem are suggested to terminate or disable all Internet related services using the task manager to help speed up the browsing.
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