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General => Community Forum => Topic started by: Graeme on August 01, 2006, 02:58:35 am

Title: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: Graeme on August 01, 2006, 02:58:35 am

From my work PC the forum web pages take a very long time to load (literally minutes).

Does anyone else experience this?

I'm behind company firewalls and website filtering/blocking etc.
I use IE6 and have "active X control execution" set to prompt me and usually I select no to this.

Any ideas why it's so slow?
Our internet connection is "some kind of broadband" - don't know the exact speed, so I don't think that's the cause.

Graeme
Title: Re: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: hs2 on August 01, 2006, 09:07:01 am
Same for me (even w/ the normal Slick-website).
I afraid it's a server-side problem :(
Quite annoying ...

HS2
Title: Re: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: Dan on August 01, 2006, 12:50:00 pm
Are you still seeing these problems?
Title: Re: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: hs2 on August 01, 2006, 01:02:05 pm
Seems better now. Thanks for pluggin in a thicker cable ;)

HS2
Title: Re: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: Graeme on August 02, 2006, 12:23:34 am

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Here is what I believe is happening.  Can someone confirm?

First page slow, every page after that at a normal speed.


No, not for me.  At home (not far from work) I don't have a problem.  At work, all pages take 2 minutes or more to load - they do eventually load if I wait long enough.  I guess it's something to do with our setup at work.  Mostly I read the forum from home anyway.

Graeme
Title: Re: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: Graeme on October 27, 2006, 11:29:06 am

For some reason I can now read the SE forums from my work PC because the page loading speed problem has gone.  My PC has just returned after getting a new motherboard, but I haven't changed any internet settings on it, so I'm wondering why it's ok now.  Could be my company's firewall mechanisms I guess.

Graeme
Title: Re: Forum website page loading speed
Post by: alex on October 27, 2006, 04:48:58 pm
Just to chime in, I noticed exactly the same increase in speed from my work PC that you did, Graeme.