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.NET Hobbyist Programmer Staying Confused in a Busy World IE8 There are 2 entries for the tag IE8
Killing Flash
Over the past several months, I frequently found myself cursing the Internet slowness of my fully loaded multi-core computer. I cleaned, optimized, defragmented, flushed and did everything customary to resuscitate a lethargic machine. A blog entry described the woes of someone in a similar position. He speculated that the cause was Abobe's Flash plug-in for IE. A Google search showed people with a similar problem and similar thoughts. I figured it would not hurt to just kill Flash ... kill it as ......

Posted On Monday, May 18, 2009 10:56 PM

IE8 Beta 1 - Fixing the Favorites Crashes
IE8 Beta 1 now available here. My initial experience with this version was not good. As soon as I viewed my Favorites and started to mouse over the list, the browser crashed. Every time. After the fifth or sixth time, I uninstalled it and returned to IE7. After downloading a new copy, I reinstalled. It still crashed. Then I started the browser without add-ons. (Right click the Desktop icon and choose "Start Without Add-ons.") No crashes when viewing Favorites. Ah hah. I went in and pruned down the ......

Posted On Saturday, March 8, 2008 11:21 PM

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