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In the past week it has suddenly been taking 5 to 7 seconds for images to load when I view an item on ebay. Other websights pretty much load immediately. Is this an ''ebay'' problem, or is there something on my computer causing the delay (Dell Studio MT) and how can I correct it? Thanks


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It's a server issue with Ebay. Depending on time of day, Ebay has more traffic than most websites than most and thereby has slower server speeds than others. Another issue is Ebay images are uploaded by users who may not understand how to compress images to make them load faster. A thumbnail that's 50k will load much faster than a thumbnail that's 250k. Hope this explains your issue. Thank you for using Fixya!
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