Browsing slow, laggy: what’s the cause?
While surfing the web, the browser suddenly “lagged” for an hour, even “crash” and asked to restore. At times like that, you just want to smash your computer. The usual cause for this is that the device does not have the necessary configuration for web browsing. Or it is due to the habit of opening many computer tabs at the same time of users (according to technology website Gizmodo).
According to data from Coc Coc – Make in Vietnam browser with more than 25 million users, on average a browser tab will consume about 50-100 MB of RAM. This number is common to all browsers and will change up or down depending on what is displayed on the page.
The computer “hangs” greatly affects the user’s experience when surfing the web
Besides, most computers in offices and schools today have not too high configuration. Moreover, the equipment has been used for many years and is not maintained and upgraded regularly. According to a survey by Coc Coc, about 80% of computers in Vietnam have configurations with less than 4 GB of RAM.
Thus, opening too many unnecessary tabs at the same time will consume a large amount of RAM. When combined with old devices with not too high configuration, the performance is not guaranteed, often slow, lag is understandable. Please refer to the tips for using the browser below to improve this situation.
The solution to help you browse the web smoothly you should know
Regular browser upgrades
Normally, browsers like Coc Coc will automatically update to the latest version to ensure the operating speed and safety of the device. However, sometimes for some technical reasons and poor network connection, the self-update process will fail. At this point, you do it manually with the following steps:
Step 1: Open Coc Coc browser.
Step 2: Type the following command in the address bar: coccoc://help
Update your browser regularly to ensure performance and security.
If you are using the old version, Coc Coc will check if the current version is the latest and then automatically start the update process. If your browser is up to date, you will see a message that Coc Coc has been updated.
If opening multiple tabs at the same time causes the computer to “hang”, the Discard tabs feature will thoroughly solve the above situation. Accordingly, this “small but powerful” feature will automatically stop downloading content on tabs that users do not use. And the pages only reload when the user clicks on that tab and uses it. Your computer will automatically release the card at a preset interval of 30 seconds to 1 day.
Thanks to that, the feature helps the machine use less resources, save RAM, and save time for more important tasks. For example, your computer will pause to load a website while you are composing an email for work at a predetermined time.
Coc Coc’s tab release is now automatically enabled for computers with less than 4GB of RAM. In addition, users can optionally enable/disable this feature in the “Settings” section of the browser at the Automatically release tabs section.
Option to use the Release card feature by changing settings
Use the ad blocking feature, scan malicious code
Many ads, extensive ads, and malicious code are also one of the reasons why the website loads slowly. Using the Ad Block feature will help the browser “clean” and make it safer, and at the same time, it will help you to browse. Web experience is faster, save network space.
Coc Coc’s ad blocking feature.
There are now quite a few extensions that help do this. In particular, Coc Coc Browser has built-in ad blocking feature in both computer and mobile versions. Accordingly, the feature will automatically remove ads containing harmful content, helping to optimize the browsing experience.
Always operating with the motto “Users first”, Coc Coc constantly strives to bring positive experiences to Vietnamese people. Features such as Freeing Cards, Blocking Ads, … will help users free up space, optimize browsing experience and save time when using the Internet. Install Coc Coc browser to experience today!