I there:

I am developing a system in PHP (language) using Apache as a web server (WAMPServer 5.4).

My site (located in http:\ works fine in Firefox (my main browser).

I tested in Internet Explorer 10 and it works fine. However, if i try to open firefox when Internet Explorer is open (both pointing to the same website), Firefox delays 2 minutes to open the website.

I though that it was some problem with the website, i checked with chrome & firefox but i was unable to replicate the same problem.

What i tried:

  • Opening firefox then opening the site. Then, opening Internet Explorer and opening the site (it opens instantly). Then, turning back to firefox is refreshing the site. Result : delay 2 minutes.
  • I tried the same with Chrome and Internet explorer and it happens the same. Chrome took 2 minutes to load the page.
  • I tried to use Chrome and Firefox at the same time and it worked without any problem. (loads instantly).
  • I opened Internet Explorer then Firefox and while firefox is trying to load the sime (the 2 minutes delays), i closed Internet Explorer. Result : firefox opened the site as fast i close internet explorer.

Apparently, Internet Explorer monopolyze my local connection.

What could be the cause?.

My spec:

Windows 8.1 64bits

Iexplorer 10 (no plugins active)

Firefox 28 beta (no plugins)

Chrome (latest)

WAMP Server.

DNS : (no proxy).

  • If you open IE and point it at some OTHER site, does FF open your site at the expected speed? Does it behave the same way if you open IE with-out add-ons enabled? Does it behave the same way if you log into Windows as a different user? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Feb 12 '14 at 19:40
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    IE10 isn't supported on Windows 8.1 so are you using windows 8.1 and IE11 or Windows 8.0 and IE10 – Ramhound Feb 12 '14 at 20:25
  • yes is ie11 and i am unable to test in a different machine. – magallanes Feb 15 '14 at 18:59

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