I saw hundreds of web viewers working just fine. Does it take the long time if you load the same page in a browser? How many web Viewers you have on the same layout?
The way to resolve this is to make the page you are loading lighter.
The layout is by no means minimal but works fine without the Web Viewer. The page in question is similar to that of the one used in the sample Contacts solution. It simply loads a google maps browser with a client's address. I am just trying to use the one web viewer and it tends to navigate really slowly through records and then becomes unresponsive and crashes as a result.
I'll have a look at removing some layout objects.
Web Viewer should not really behave differently from your browser - IE or Safari.
Try to create a new database, use empty layout with no objects and add webviewer, point to something simple like www.google.com
Is this still slow?
After reducing the amount of layout objects I had on my screen I was able to get this Web Viewer working more reliably - thanks!