This articles describes how to work around a problem that may occur when you access the administration interface in Drupal.
When you try to load pages in Drupal's administration interface, they load very slowly.
By default, Drupal automatically checks several URLs on the internet for system updates. However, if there is a non-functioning URL, Drupal waits for the connection to time out. During this waiting period, administration pages load slowly.
To work around this problem, you can disable the Update status module in Drupal 6, or the Update manager module in Drupal 7.
To disable the Update manager module in Drupal 7, follow these steps: