When it comes to speed at moving in our https sites, and this may be more a hughes.net (satellite) thing, but there is a difference between the two. Last night I showed my wife an example. I opened up Firefox and then I opened up IE 7. Both are set to blank page. I started the process of comming to the main panel page of the Dreamhost configuration in IE7 first then jumed over to Firefox and did the same thing. Went back and looked at IE7 still looking at loading. (after both got past the username/password page) Looked at Firefox and the panel was all there and fully loaded.
Kept looking at IE7 for the page to be there… first a little top header and then some side info… … THEN finally it loaded. It would be in the neighborhood of 15X faster or MORE to use Firefox on https (secure) sites than IE7.
Now this may be just with our particular satellite situation, and there may be others in here with satellite, but if ANYONE has been frustrated at the pages loading in the panel, email, managers, and those other https pages, you might try Firefox. I have no idea what the difference is, but for speed it is significantly faster.
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