Fix Opera® Running Slow
What are the common reasons due to which Opera browser works slow and tips to fix the issue?Opera is a widely used web browser. Fast and stable performance is the major benefits of using this browser. You could use this browser for displaying the websites, reception and sending e-mails. Chatting in IRC and the downloading of files could also be done by using this browser. This browser would be offered as free of charge in the case of many PCs and also for mobile phones. There are many security features present in this web browser. In some conditions, the browser would become very slow. You would not be able to perform well. This might be due to many reasons like excess Internet cache, browsing history and issues with registry etc. If the add-ons that you have installed are not genuine that would also lead to slow performance of the Opera web browser. So, you need to be very careful while downloading these add-ons. It would be better to make the system free from all viruses. If they are present, they would cause the slow performance of the browser.
Below mentioned points are the tips to fix the slow performance of Opera web browser:
- Clearing Internet cache
- Disable excessive toolbars and add-ons
- Other tips to fix
Clearing Internet cacheIf there are more entries in the Internet cache the Opera would become slow. If you browse for long time, it would lead to more cache. As a result, the Opera browser would be very slow. In order to speed up the browser you have to clear the Internet cache present for Opera web browser. You would firstly open Opera, go to Tools. From that, choose Delete private data. You need to select the item that you need to delete.
Disable excessive toolbars and add-onsIf you have more number of toolbars and the add-ons in the Opera browser, there are chances that, the browser would become very slow. Even though these elements are built to increase the performance of browser, some of these add-ons would create problems. So, you need to select the most needed tool bars and add-ons in the Opera web browser. Then, try to remove all the unwanted toolbars and the add-ons. After that, Opera web browser would regain its performance again.
Other tips to fixIt is seen that Opera browser would be slow when the Internet history get increased. You would check for that and try to clear the history. You need to click 'Tools' from Opera and from the list, you would select 'Preferences'. From the 'Advanced' tab, you would click the History present in left side. Then, click the 'Clear' button and have to click 'OK'. It is seen that if the Windows registry becomes messy or having some problems that would lead to the slow performance of the Opera web browser. So, you need to repair and fix the registry. There are many registry cleaners available to correct these registry issues. This would fix the slow Opera. If you have done all these tips, you need to check the Internet connection and make sure that it has sufficient speed.