Thursday, October 21, 2010

What to Do When IE 8 Freezes or Fails to Load

 Most of the time, you face browser issue because of incorrect settings in antivirus and antispyware. To check if they are the cause, turn them off. Close all open windows of Internet Explorer 8, and open a fresh one. Use this Internet Explorer window to browse only secure sites.
 If it works fine, the problem is with your antivirus or antispyware software. You can isolate the problem by turning them off one at a time and seeing which one is causing problem. You may then fix it by updating or reinstalling the antivirus or antispyware program or even by replacing the one creating problem.

Also you can reset the  Internet Explorer Settings feature from Control Panel, follow these steps:
  • Exit all programs, including Internet Explorer (if it is running).
  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
  • (inetcpl.cpl If you use Windows Vista, click Start). Type the following command in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER:  inetcpl.cpl The Internet Options dialog box appears.
  • Click the Advanced tab.
  • Under Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Then click Reset again.
  • When Internet Explorer finishes resetting the settings, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box.
  • Start Internet Explorer again.
Try Disabling the Add-ons that are causing this issue. To do this, follow these steps:
  • Open Internet Explorer 8.
  • Click Tools, and then click Manage Add-ons.
  • On the Show drop-down menu, select All add-ons to display all add-ons that are installed on the computer.
  • Look for each item in the list, select the add-on, and then click Disable in the Information window.
  • When you have disabled all the items in this list, click OK.
  • Exit and then restart Internet Explorer.