Slow Safari and Firefox with sys. 10.4.11

Since installing sys. 10.4.11 both Safari and Firefox have become extremely slow. Safari can take 25, 30 or more seconds to open a page. I haven't noticed a speed change in other apps. I have a DSL router which serves 4 computers. Sys. 10.4.8 was much faster. Any ideas are welcome.

I've experienced the same thing. Thought it was my DSL ISP and complained numerous times. Went from avg. 2600 kbps down/ 768kbps up to 860 kbps down and 13 kbps up. This range is consistent on all machines on my network, and with both Firefox and Safari. Last night, I hooked up my IBM lap top and re-ran the test: got 2586 kbps down and 457 kbps up on the PC. Now I think my ISP may be correct -- they don't see a problem with the lines. Looking back, the slow down for the Macs coincides with 10.4.11 updates. Tonight I'll begin looking at the Macs to see why they can't connect at the same rate as before the update, and at the same rate as the PC. Any suggestions on how to restore Mac performance?

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