Here are some possibles .
Try this 1st . ( It may not apply )
Slow IE .
4) Better Than Rogaine
Start > Find > Files or folders , type into the top space > Hosts (no extension, just Hosts . Make sure you are in C drive ) & press Enter .
You may have 2 hosts files , 1 is a sample ( SAM ) file .
The other is associated to this >
SpyBot have a Host file list .
If you would like to completely disable your Hosts file, rename it to "Hosts.txt". When you want to use it again, change it back to "Hosts".
# in front of a line , means it is disabled .
Windows 95/98/Me c:\windows\hosts
Windows NT/2000/XP Pro c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
Windows XP Home c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
(you may need administrator access for Windows NT/2000/XP)
NOTE: Hosts is the name of the hosts file and not another directory name. It does not have an extension (extensions are the .exe, .txt, .doc, etc. endings to filenames) and so appears to be another directory in the example above.
Another way to fix IE6 slow page load with XP .
Internet Explorer 6 Starts Running Slow
You may have a variation of the CoolWebSearch hijacker .
Download and run the CWShredder Tool .
Run CWSHREDDER, check you have the current version, press check for update and let it update
Close all browser windows, click on the cwshredder.exe then click "FIX" (Not "Scan only") and let it do it's thing.
and make sure you follow the advice about the security updates listed at the bottom of the page, in order to prevent re-infection, otherwise you will be continually reinfected.
Also download Spybot Search & Destroy by clicking here .
Once you have the program installed, open SpyBot and select the "Immunize" icon on the left & cick Click on Immunize in the new page .
Permanently running bad download blocker for Internet Explorer .
Select > Block all bad pages silently & click Install .
Then check the box "lock hosts file read-only as protection against hijackers". This will stop the program from modifying your "hosts" file again .
Not networking , this will help .
1) Tools -> Internet Options
2) Connections tab
3) LAN Settings
4) Uncheck "Automatically Detect Settings"