IE Perform Extremely Slow

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Dec 1, 2017
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Operating System
Windows 7
#1
There were three KB patched were installed in machine and after that IE - 8 runs very slow

KB4040980 - Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (KB 4040980)
KB4040966 - Description of the Security Only update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: September 12, 2017
KB4038779 - This security update includes quality improvements. No new operating system features are being introduced in this update.
 

RoboMan

Level 19
Content Creator
AV-Tester
Jun 24, 2016
924
9,350
Operating System
Windows 10
Installed Antivirus
ESET
#3
Aforementioned, pretty much every updated security solution offers no support for old versions of software (take as reference Windows XP), now IE8. It's a huge risk to security so i would suggest updating to the lastest available version.
 
Likes: Sunshine-boy

Opcode

Level 26
Content Creator
Aug 17, 2017
1,538
9,643
Installed Antivirus
Qihoo 360
#6
Internet Explorer is sort-of dead nowadays, and Microsoft have moved on to Microsoft Edge (originally code-named "Spartan" in the very early Windows 10 development). I recommend you switch to Microsoft Edge or Firefox; I don't recommend Google Chrome for privacy reasons.

Microsoft Edge also has its own AppContainer usage (built-in to Windows 10) for enhanced mitigations against attacks to its processes, thus further protecting you from some variants of banking malware (Zeus will be mitigated for example - it just won't be able to inject code to install its form-grabber). Firefox isn't very good in this aspect compared to Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome though - Google Chrome are 2nd place for this, Microsoft Edge being first place. -> from personal testing, because I managed to find a bypass for the Google Chrome AppContainer for normal DLL injection without it being aware.

Opera is allegedly quite good but they've had some suspicious banking government website connections lately, and I didn't like some things I found during investigation with hard-coded URLs to services like Conduit and MyStart (with zero explanation or information online for their documentation), so I'd personally avoid that web-browser as well. They were recently bought by a Chinese company for a lot of money, so I expect it to be a data collection and data selling service now.

Yandex is well liked by a few members here like @Sunshine-boy and @Slyguy (I think?) and it appears to have some form of Host Intrusion Prevention System, aimed at protecting its web-browser. Therefore, protecting its processes from external third-party source attacks, also beneficial for preventing banking malware and similar. However, I've not had a chance to test it out because I could never get it running for me, nor do I know much about them/their privacy guidelines.

I'd say using Internet Explorer is a security risk and a bad decision, but each to their own. :)