How to Fix Google Chrome Slow Load Time on Windows 10

How to Fix Google Chrome Slow Load Time on Windows 10

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In the last few weeks I have had a few clients with an issue with Google Chrome taking a long time to load.


I have found a few methods to fix this, not all methods will work for all computers and some of these methods may work for Windows 7 and Windows 8.


Method 1 – Winsock Reset

Step 1: Open CMD as an Administrator (Right-click + Run as Administrator).
Step 2: Type “netsh” and press enter.
Step 3: Type “winsock reset” and press enter.
Step 4: Restart your computer.

Method 2 – Disable Hardware Acceleration

Step 1: Open your Chrome browser.
Step 2: Click on the menu button at the top right hand corner of the Chrome.
Step 3: Click “settings.”
Step 4: Scroll down & click on “Show Advanced Settings.”
Step 5: Scroll down again till yo see the “System” section.
Step 6: Clear the check box next to “Use hardware acceleration when available.”
Step 7: Shut down Chrome and restart it.


Setup Permanent 301 Redirect with .htaccess

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Setting up a permanent 301 redirect


Redirect individual files

redirect individual files, like “” to “newfile.htm you can use a 301 redirect such as this

Redirect 301 /oldfile.htm /newfile.htm


Redirect an old domain to a new domain

If you had an old domain such as “”, and now you to change your domain to say “” for the website. You could setup a 301 redirect for the entire domain, so that old links to “” carry over.

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1 [L,R=301,NC]


Windows 10 – Disable Startup Programs

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To disable programs that load at boot you will need to open Windows Task Manager.

There are a few way to open the Windows Task Manager.

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and click on Task Manager to open.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open the Task Manger.
  3. Right Click on the Taskbar and select Task Manager.
  4. Type Task Manager in the search box on the Taskbar and click Task Manager to open it.

Once your got Windows Task Manager open, click on the Startup tab.

In the Startup tab you will see all the programs installed on your computer that have been allowed to start at boot.

To disable a program to start at boot right-click the program you don’t want starting at boot and select disable.


It’s really that simple.

Windows 10 – fix WMVCore.dll is missing

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Method 1.

  1. Open Windows explorer.
  2. Navigate to Local Disk (C:) and open the Windows.old folder (If you don’t have a Windows. old folder on your drive you will need to use the second method).
  3. Double click to open the Windows folder and then open the System 32 folder.
  4. Type WMVCORE.DLL in the search bar at the top right of the Window.
  5. Right click the WMVCORE.DLL file and select copy.
  6. Now navigate back to Local Disk (C:).
  7. Open the Windows folder and then System 32.
  8. Right click on where you have a blank bit of screen in the Window and select paste.

Method 2.

If your not able to locate the WMVCORE.DLL file in the System 32 folder in the first method, then your still able to fix the WMVCORE.DLL is missing error in Windows 10.

You will need to download the Windows Media Feature Pack and install it. You can download the Windows Media Feature Pack from here.


If your only after the WMVCORE.DLL file you can now download it from our download section

Server 2012 – How to install the FTP Server

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  1. Log into your admin computer that has the Server Manger feature installed.
  2. Open Server Manger.
  3. On the menu at the top of the Window, click “Manage and click “Add Roles and Features.
  4. On the Before You Begin window click next. Select “Role-based or feature based installation” and click “Next” again.
  5. Select the server that you want the FTP role to be installed on and then click “Next”.
  6. Expand the “web server (IIS) role”, Select the “FTP’ server and click “Next”.
  7. We don’t need to add any more features, so click “Next” again. Click Finish on the Confirmation window.

Exchange 2013 – How to enable OWA light

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  1. Log into the server running Exchange 2013 on your network
  2. Open up PowerShell
  3. Enter “Get-OWAVirtualDirectory | Set-OWAVirtualDirectory –LogonPageLightSelectionEnabled $true”
  4. Restart ISS by entering the command “iisreset” in PowerShell
  5. Now when you next go to OWA you will see a check box for using the light version of OWA