Can't preview web pages in browser window
Posted on 2001-07-11
Perhaps this question belongs under windows me; I'm not sure. I have just got a new 2nd pc, with a 1GHZ PIII and 256 megs of RAM, and it is having problems running my web developement programs. I use Dreamweaver 4 and Arachnophilia, and with each of these I am often unable to use the preview feature to display the web page I'm working on. Usually this happens after the machine has been on a while, but occasionally it happens as soon as I boot up the computer. In either Dreamweaver or Arachnophilia, when I click on "Preview in IE 5.5" the screen just freezes and nothing happens. I have to control-alt-delete and end the task. This happens when I try to preview in Opera as well, so I think I can rule out IE as the problem. When I restart the PC again the preview feature will usually work for a while and then the problem resurfaces after a certain amount of time. (30 mins or longer, usually) Both these programs work fine on my other machine, which is a celeron 400mhz with 128 megs running Win 98. I tend to think it has something to do with windows me, what do you guys think?? The tech at the local shop where this PC was built didn't help much.