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[solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

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[solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Kitkat on Tue 17 May 2011, 21:32

I've been getting that stupid notice now - since I upgraded my Firefox.

Does anyone else still get it? ... and what can I do about stopping it?

It's so flamin' annoying.
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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Stardust on Wed 18 May 2011, 08:58

Good morning, KitKat. Yes, I find it annoying too.

Feather got the following advice in the "What is wrong?" thread:
John wrote:I use the Firefox browser and I have the Ad Block Plus add-on installed.
The SL widget was causing me the same problem but I just ad-blocked it and everything's been fine since
I don't know if it worked for her, I haven't tried it myself.



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Kitkat on Wed 18 May 2011, 09:35

It does seem to just happen in spates. Seems fine now. Every now and then a little box comes up on the SL widget something to do with ads - and I just 'x' it from the top right-hand corner. That's not a problem though and doesn't cause the slowing down of the computer.

I will look for this Ad Block Plus add-on and if it happens again will install it.
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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Feather on Wed 18 May 2011, 09:59

I must admit I haven't tried John's tip either. I find, if you're really quick to click the "yes" button, it vanishes. I have found it on Photobucket too but far less frequently. shrug



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Kitkat on Thu 19 May 2011, 12:37

A quick and easy guide on how to install Ad-Block Plus for Firefox users:
(I haven't done it yet, as I'm just a bit cautious in case it blocks stuff that I need, but the video also explains how easy it is to uninstall Ad-Block Plus if you find you're not happy with it)

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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Kitkat on Thu 19 May 2011, 13:01

I've just been reading the reviews for Ad-Block Plus, and although there seem to be hundreds of people saying how satisfied they are with it, I just read this one posted yesterday:

Not working with Youtube

May 18, 2011





Good tool, but there are some problem seen with the youtube video play pack when this is enabled.

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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Kitkat on Sat 21 May 2011, 17:05

I've marked this as Solved now because I think I've discovered the cause - and rectified it.

I actually had an extra page set up in the Forum (unintentional) which was in effect a complete duplicate of the forum - with winking cat logo etc. Didn't know I had done this as it was hidden away - until I went to experiment with adding an extra page (for what I'm not sure yet.. but would be nice to have).

Anyway, hopefully - these slowing down notices shouldn't happen anymore. cat
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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Feather on Sat 21 May 2011, 21:38




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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Stardust on Mon 23 May 2011, 09:11

I'm still getting it - am I the only one?



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Feather on Mon 23 May 2011, 09:35

I've just come on so it remains to be seen if I still get it or not. If I do, I'll let you know.


I STILL GET IT. IT JUST HAPPENED NOW. hairpull



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Update ...

Post by Kitkat on Mon 23 May 2011, 18:29

The culprit was the winking cat in the logo.

SORTED! and SOLVED!
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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Feather on Mon 23 May 2011, 22:55

Goodness!! Who would have thought it? scratchhead



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Stardust on Tue 24 May 2011, 13:48

Good for you, Feather, but I'm still getting the darn pop-ups.



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Feather on Tue 24 May 2011, 21:55

So am I, Stardust. Just had one. head-bang



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Stardust on Thu 26 May 2011, 15:47

I disactivated the Flash plug-in on my computer and it seems to have done the trick.



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Re: [solved]Notice "script causing your comp to go slow"

Post by Stardust on Fri 27 May 2011, 11:30

Confirmation - it works, I don't get the 'script' pop-up here anymore.

Only thing is I can't get the Arcade on other forums unless I re-activate the Flash plug-in when I want to play the games. Then have to remember to de-activate it afterwards.

Still, it's easy enough to do and much less hassle than the script message which was popping-up so often here it was beginning to drive me slightly insane.



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