>I use Firefox, have Windows XP on a fairly powerful (new) home computer,
Any up-to-date machine work - this is 3 year's old, though it was a beast in it's youth. It's much more to do with the internet connection.
Java you don't need.
In Firefox you can set so that cookies expire when you close FF. - in tools-> option ->privacy -> cookies
>Anyone else have these problems?
>I'd like to be able to use it - it's a fantastic idea and what I >could see of it looked great. Any suggestions, Jim?
Well it takes less than one second from clicking the "Click to see the map" button to a completed download. (that's firefox)
IE is a good bit slower - say 7 seconds.
This is Windows XP, Athlon 1.7 GHz, 500Mb Memory on a 600Kb broadband connection.
I would suspect a firewall or virus checking problem.