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I am using XAMPP Lite on my desktop and laptop, which uses Apache for the web-server and also supports PHP.

My locally hosted image gallery PHP program has its page elements (100s of thumbnails) rendered instantly on my laptop - as it should - but seems to take as long as it would online, on my desktop.

Can anyone explain this? I suspect this may be a port issue. I haven't tried reinstalling XAMPP yet, however.

EDIT: I changed the Apache port to 81 and the problem persists.

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What's the difference in hardware between the two systems? Memory, hard drive speeds, CPU, etc, could all contribute to vastly different performance. –  ernie Jan 24 '13 at 23:06
    
Oh the laptop is really a larger netbook. The hardware in my desktop is incomparably more powerful than my laptop. –  Lee Jan 24 '13 at 23:19
    
OS differences? –  Abhinav Jan 24 '13 at 23:20
    
Note that i had similar problem with speed on my Win7 comp while others did not have on their XP's, but it went away on it's own. I thought surely an update to windows could have repaired it... –  Kitet Jan 24 '13 at 23:21
    
No both same Windows 7 Prof. I've tried everything google has to offer so far. Both are updated regularly too. –  Lee Jan 24 '13 at 23:55

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