How to speed up slow performing Facebook games or apps?
- 2012.09.27 08:05
There are many reasons why some users may experience a slow performing Facebook. Mainly lag or high latency are responsible for causing Facebook pages to open slowly, login issues, delaying your status updates, letting your Facebook chat perform slowly and of course causing problems with Facebook games like FarmVille, Mafia Wars, Word Challenge, Texas Holdem Poker, Treasure Isle, PetVille and many others.
In this article we will provide troubleshooting suggestions and solutions to speed up Facebook, fix lag and reduce high latency! (Mobile version excluded)
Why is Facebook slow, lags or suffers from high latency for some of its users and how to fix it?
First of all it is very very rare that Facebook performs slowly, lags or suffers from high latency because of the Facebook servers or the Facebook website! Facebook's servers are counting to the fastest available and are maintained and operated by professionals .
Slow Facebook or lagging Facebook experiences are mainly caused by the user's ISP or the user's computer! As Facebook highly depends on your web browser, a major factor for slow performing Facebook can be the choice of your browser and the related settings.
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Here is a list of reasons that could let Facebook perform slow, lag or suffer from high latency:
1. The web browser's security settings are too high. (!) Balance between security and usability.
2. Too many plug-ins, apps and toolbars are installed (web browser and Facebook).
|3. Firewalls, antivirus scanners and other security applications slow down the communication with Facebook.|
|4. An irregularly updated web browser can cause issues!|
|5. Winsock, IP and DNS issues can be responsible if your web browser doesn't open specific pages or open them too slowly!|
|6. Misconfiguration or wrong internet connection settings slow Facebook down.|
|7. Corrupted or wrongly configured system settings.|
|8. Wrong or missing system processes.|
|9. Generally slow performing computer because of insufficient hardware setup and/or slow performing operating system.|
|10. Wrong or missing registry processes.|
|11. Virus, spyware, Trojan, root-kits or other malware infections harming your internet connection and system performance.|
|12. CPU is overloaded (100%) because of a driver issues, hardware issue or infections.|
|13. 3rd party applications interfering with the TCP/IP protocol and using system resources.|
|14. System memory is generally too low even if the amount of hardware RAM is sufficient.|
|15. Wirelesses internet connection signals are too weak and cause lag spikes.|
|16. LAN or Wireless card / adapter settings are wrong, configured wrongly or corrupted.|
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|18. Your ISP oversold the bandwidth he provides in your area and your internet connection speed went down.|
|19. Your ISP has bandwidth problems in rush hours.|
|20. Low signals or weak lines provided from the ISP (mostly in country areas) causes your internet connection to be laggy.|
|21. Restrictions in the router/modem harm your internet connection speed.|
22. Temporary maintenance or internet gateway issues.
How to speed up Facebook, fix lag and reduce high latency?
Registry settings, corrupted internet connection settings, operating systems, software or 3rd party applications, processes, IP, Winsock, DNS issues, infections like viruses, worms, spyware, malware, adware, Trojans, root-kits and many other reasons can cause Facebook to perform slowly or lag. In some cases it can even spike lag.
The first step is to always check your hardware first. (Cables, signal strength, network card and router or modem, RAM and processor) You can get help here: https://www.badosoft.com/blog/fix_slow_internet_repair_no_internet.php If your hardware is OK then the real hard job starts, as you will need to find out what else can cause the slow Facebook performance, lag or high latency!
Here are our suggestions to speed up Facebook
|1. Download Latency Optimizer to assist you to speed up Facebook and fix lag.|
|2. Install a proper anti-virus scanner.|
|3. Maintenance your computer and system on a weekly base.|
|4. Download Connectivity Fixer from our website in the case Winsock or IP is corrupted. Buy Connectivity Fixer PRO to assist you with limited or no connectivity and many other internet connection and Internet Explorer issues.|
|5. Troubleshoot your internet connection speed. Test the upload and download speed, test the ping, test the latency and send a full report to your ISP if you notice something isn't right. This is a good base to get attention as you would be dealing with facts. (You can use Latency Optimizer and Speedtest4free to save and compare speed test and ping test results. Latency Optimizer will also allow you to do a latency test).|
|6. Send a support ticket and explain the issue to your ISP if the issue is caused on his end.|
|7. Look periodically for announcements on the ISP website (maintenance, technical issues).|
|8. Ask your ISP if he can advise you on some router/modem tweaks or port-forward your connection. Port-forwarding has a slight chance of solving lag issues and speeding up Facebook. At least check if filters block your web browser.|
|9. Change your ISP if the issues are clearly caused on his end and no steps are taken to improve your internet connection.|
|10. Update all drivers and firmware regularly.|
|11. Change malfunctioning hardware parts.|
|12. Study the manual of your firewall and anti-virus scanner on best uses while surfing the Internet or using Facebook.|
|13. Update your flash player.|
Latency Optimizer 3.0 can assist you to speed up Facebook and fix lag!
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