Whole PC freezes when site loads for first time - it's the ads

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  • morriss 19 Jul 2012 10:39:53 71,297 posts
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    As per thread title. I'm using Chrome. My PC PC freezes until the top and side ad-bar loads, then it works again. It's only perhaps 5 seconds, but mildly irritating. Just thought I'd draw attention to it.

    Edited by morriss at 10:40:04 19-07-2012
  • Razz 19 Jul 2012 10:41:04 63,190 posts
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    morriss wrote:
    My PC PC freezes until the top and side ad-bar loads,.
    As opposed to an unPC PC? I must admit my PC can be a little racist sometimes

    Edited by Razz at 10:43:12 19-07-2012
  • nickthegun 19 Jul 2012 10:45:13 71,034 posts
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    It cant cope with the POWER OF FLASH
  • morriss 19 Jul 2012 10:48:48 71,297 posts
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    I like to think me being on here helps the people who design the site and write the content get paid. #holierthanthou
  • nickthegun 19 Jul 2012 10:50:10 71,034 posts
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    Adblock and send them a bottle of scotch every few months.
  • Deleted user 19 July 2012 10:52:57
    It's the new mod tools
  • morriss 19 Jul 2012 10:54:55 71,297 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Adblock and send them a bottle of scotch every few months.
    :)

    I hash-tagged, Deck. Sorry. But yeah, adblock. However, it's never happened before. So it's either Flash Player itself or some jiggery pokery from their adserver.
  • Razz 19 Jul 2012 11:00:36 63,190 posts
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    Probably just your PC PC #morris'sPCisacunt
  • morriss 19 Jul 2012 22:21:53 71,297 posts
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    It's my work laptop, actually.
  • Dirtbox 19 Jul 2012 23:04:29 89,033 posts
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  • Pirotic Moderator 4 Aug 2012 19:11:40 20,638 posts
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    Feel bad for us mac users, when I type a comment the characters appear one per second. I'm still seeing the words 'users' while typing this bit.
  • Dirtbox 4 Aug 2012 20:52:44 89,033 posts
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  • monkehhh 4 Aug 2012 20:56:13 4,689 posts
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    Portable mode / Ghostery extension for Chrome - lot less eye rape.
  • DFawkes Friendliest Forumite, 2016 5 Aug 2012 15:11:39 31,214 posts
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    Mine freezes the same way, and that's on both Firefox and Chrome with their respective versions on AdBlock tried unsuccesfully. Does it still load the ads but just not display them?

    The Firefox one is almost certainly the PC though, the one running that is held together with tape and willpower.
  • THFourteen 5 Aug 2012 15:12:47 45,054 posts
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    no problems on any of my machines using IE.

    IE, the browser designed for PC PCs
  • Deleted user 5 August 2012 15:14:34
    And cunts.
  • THFourteen 5 Aug 2012 15:15:52 45,054 posts
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    Adebayor uses IE?
  • Deleted user 5 August 2012 15:16:35
    Don't think he's that stupid, even for a footballer.
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