Internet Explorer 7 uses high CPU while browsing large SharePoint 2010 list views

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When you use Internet Explorer 7 to browse to a SharePoint 2010 list that is set to display a large number (200 or more) of items on a single page, CPU usage may increase significantly, and navigation performance may be degraded when the cursor hovers over list items.


This is a known issue with the way Internet Explorer 7 implements the :hover pseudo-class in CSS.


Use Internet Explorer 8.
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Article ID: 2270545 - Last Review: July 19, 2010 - Revision: 3.0
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7

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