Opera stalls on loading many web pages
My Opera 12.17 -1863 on XP goes to 37/56 for example, stalls there.
By stopping loading and restarting, I may eventually get a full load.
Never happens on my simple web pages but on many others.
It has become a serious problem. Interminable waiting if no good.
Please don't tell me to upgrade Windows and Opera. Please.
(I've been using Opera for many years and hate other browsers.)
Many sites stall, here are typical stall points, which vary, e.g.:
http://forums.opera.com/category/11/opera-for-windows 34/36 )I got it eventually)
http://www.nytimes.com/ 30/58 61/64 62/67(appeared) then 64/68 77/82 not beyond 81/82 after 10 minutes
Any suggestions? Thanks.
Well I've just tried all your links in Opera 12.14 on Linux, and every page loads completely in under 5 seconds. No errors, no stalls, nothing, just completely loaded web pages.
May be problem with XP:
- secure connection (SSL/TLS)
- virusscanner or other security software
- Adblocker extension or other webfilter
- blocked content by hosts file
Ich tested many sites and your URLs with XP SP2 and had no problems.
May be problem with XP...
I have similar issues with my 11 on Home SP3 here. Minor trouble: it's not the main content 'stalling' - I guess it's some shsh*** like ads and haberdashery. The pages I care about work; on heavy sites they might not - for that I have other browsers
Author, mind you! Your "resistance" won't last long anyway: Java's abandoning XP, Microsft itself abandoning XP, sure other developers as well. This year's gonna be the Apocalypse.
This morning all seems well -- loading in 5-10 seconds.
I may have done more than one thing -- bad practice.
For one, I turned Opera Turbo OFF.
Perhaps by coincidence, my WiFi machine had to be re-installed yesterday, it's failure was total, not just slowness. Seems unlikely to have been my stalling problem.
Could Opera Turbo have been my problem?
Ehhhmmm, activated Opera Turbo can be a problem on some sites. But why do you need Opera Turbo at home? Do you have no flatrate for Internet access?