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I occasionally have html files stored locally that I need to view. Opening them in Google Chrome as file:///path/to/file.html is excruciatingly slow. If I serve them up over http like http://path/to/file.html they load instantly. Other browsers like Firefox load them instantly whether using file:// or http://.

Is there a setting in Chrome that's causing this? Is this a bug or a "feature"?

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