Edge as SLOW as molasses when downloading

  1. jimbo45's Avatar
    Posts : 10,587
    Windows / Linux : Arch Linux
       #1

    Edge as SLOW as molasses when downloading


    Hi there
    Edge seems as SLOW as molasses when downloading almost anything --IE11 (still !!) and Firefox MUCH MUCH faster -- same websites, download to SSD and same Internet speed so proper test.

    The only thing I use edge for now is the built in PDF reader - otherwise it's USELESS --and if you have SKY GO you still can't use it !!!!.

    (Running from latest W10 Pro X-64 updates).

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2. MrHudson's Avatar
    Posts : 376
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition
       #2

    I agree that Edge is slow, Downloads haven't been a problem, downloads been less than 2 minutes using Edge. it slow loading start page and browsing. clicking links from Email, it seems fairly faster than just clicking icon in task bar.
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  3. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 4,782
    Windows Home Dev 21xxx x64
       #3

    Edge is fully script based, scripts are generally bad for performance, I can not even run it because of that. :)
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