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Re: TECH: Wikipedia freezes my computer

From:Mark P. Line <mark@...>
Date:Sunday, June 6, 2004, 19:20
vehke said:
> On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 08:53:33PM -0400, Trebor Jung wrote: >> Yesterday I tried going to a Wikipedia article, and ever since when I've >> gone to Wikipedia articles, my computer freezes. Has anyone else >> experienced >> this problem, and does anyone know why all of a sudden I can't go into >> Wikipedia pages without having to restart my computer? It's very >> strange. > > Why, they [seem to have] redesigned the site! BTW, which software do you > peruse whilst surfing the web? My Firefox under GNU/Linux seems to be > unaffected . . . left out of the conspiracy[?].
All my Internet-related problems went away as soon as I switched from Internet Explorer to Mozilla. No more popups, no adware, no spyware, no nothing. (And I use webmail instead of a local mail client anyway, so no attachments ever get downloaded to my PC in the first place.) Mozilla comes with integrated Google search in the toolbar, too. -- Mark