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Posted on 2007-03-17
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I have a Toshiba laptop which is about 6 months old and running XP Tablet Edition.

It was working fine, but yesterday, the web ground to a halt.

It generally seems to work fine, but web browsing is too slow as to be completely unusable.

I have tried another PC and the ADSL line is fine.

I have tried :
- restarting numerous times
- scandisks
- Removing Norton Internet Security 2007
- Running ccleaner
- Running Disk Cleanup

The web is unusable on both IE7 and FireFox.

Any ideas what it could be or how to fix it?
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Question by:leoemg
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burrcm earned 500 total points
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A winsock fix appears in order. This works -

http://www.xp-smoker.com/freeware.html

Chris B
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If winsock does not fix it look for and remove Microsoft patch 902400
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