Re: TECH: Wikipedia freezes my computer
|From:||Mark P. Line <mark@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 6, 2004, 19:20|
> 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
>> 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
> 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.