I'm still having trouble here

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    Now I can't seem to get pages to load. Whatever I'm clicking on will just sit there, although the routing will eventually skip to "done" when of course it isn't. I've had to log off, return to my home page, then back to USMB and log back on to read or post anything. Then it will freeze up again.

    NOW what??
     
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    I have similar experiences now and then. I don't think you have to log off...just back up one page and redo your click to the one you want.

    If your browser opens a new opens a new window when the malfunction occurs, note the name assigned to it and also see if the window you just exited is still on the window-menu-bar.

    Every time I log on I am sent to a PM that I answered long ago. I think that problem is with me, not at USMB. (However, it does occur whether I use my laptop or my netbook so it may be there.) The other problem (that you and I both suffer) may be at either end...I can't tell. With all the screwy things that have been going on with quote commands and other things, I think there may be a bug at problem at USMB or the mods are having some holiday fun.
     
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    I haven't had any problems (crossing my fingers) at USMB.

    It would be nice if the mods explained what was going on, though.

    Hello?
     
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    This site is slow sometimes because of one thing or another....heavy traffic or whatever else you're doing on your own PC..
     
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    I am having slow service but it is not just to here so can't blame USMB. Something that has worked for me in the past when getting slow service and page time outs is to enable noscript. I never leave it on for ever cause it also disables video viewing. But it has in the past helped speed up service across the internet on slow mornings.
     
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    Thanks for the replies. This was a unique situation, which seemed to be just a simple freeze (unlike all you've mentioned, which I've also experienced and got around). I did notice today, however, a Mozilla tab that appeared in the start menu. So all was well once I deleted that. Since I'm still not overly familiar with all the "messages" and explanations Mazilla/Firefox provides, I'm probably at fault here and not the result of glitches experienced by USMB in the last few days.
     
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    I am still thinking you might have some malware on your computer. Did you get and run Stinger as I suggested in the other thread?
     
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    The Mozilla program tends to slow things down.

    Any browser with that many capabilities tends to.
     
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    No, since I haven't had any actual intrusions. Is Stinger a permanent anti-virus program or just a scan? I think you also suggested Hijack This. Same thing?
     
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    Firefox consistently is found to be faster than any other browser. Especially when running AdBlock with it. This according to the objective cnet.

    I've found it so in my personal experience as well.
     

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