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Internet Explorer 8 takes longer than expected to start.

Symptom:
When launching Internet Explorer, you may notice that Internet Explorer takes longer than expected to start.
Cause:
This issue can be caused if there are damaged or incompatibilities with installed Internet Explorer add-ons. This behavior may be more visible in Internet Explorer 8 due to changes in the way that Internet Explorer 8 handles the internet zones list.

This issue can also be caused if using Spybot and the Spybot immunization feature is enabled.
Resolution:
To resolve this issue, troubleshoot the Add-ons to determine which Add-on may be causing the issue and then disable or uninstall the Add-on and then contact the manufacturer of the Add-on for support with that Add-on.

To do this, follow the steps listed below starting with Step 1.

Note: If you currently have Spybot installed with the immunization feature enabled, you will need to disable that feature until that issue is resolved. If you’re not sure how to disable the immunization feature, contact the vendor for more help.
Step 1: Run Internet Explorer 8 in "No Add-ons" mode to determine if the issue is Add-On related.
loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Internet Explorer 8 add-ons, such as ActiveX controls and browser toolbars, are used by some Web sites to provide an enhanced browsing experience. An error may occur if an add-on is damaged or if an add-on conflicts with Internet Explorer 8.

To determine whether the error is caused by an add-on, run Internet Explorer 8 in "No Add-ons" mode. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then type Internet Explorer in the Start Search box.
  2. Click Internet Explorer (No Add-ons). Internet Explorer 8 opens without add-ons, toolbars, or plug-ins.
  3. Test Internet Explorer to verify that it works correctly. If issues still occur, try Step 3.
If no errors occur, the problem is caused by one of the add-ons that typically load together with Internet Explorer 8. In this case, continue to Step 2 to determine what Add-on is causing the issue.
Step 2: Use the Manage Add-ons tool to determine which add-on is causing the issue
loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Use the Manage Add-ons tool in Internet Explorer 8 to individually disable each add-on to determine which add-on is causing errors. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open Internet Explorer 8.
  2. Click Tools, point to Manage Add-ons , and then click Enable or Disable Add-ons.
  3. In the Show box, select Add-ons that have been used by Internet Explorer to display all add-ons that are installed on the computer.
  4. For each item in this list, select the add-on, and then click Disable under Settings.
  5. When you have disabled all the items in this list, click OK.
  6. Exit and then restart Internet Explorer 8.
  7. If issues do not occur, repeat steps 1 through 3.
  8. Click Enable for a single add-on.
  9. Repeat steps 6 through 8 until you determine which add-on causes errors to occur.
After you have used this process to determine which add-on is causing errors, you can disable that add-on. Or, you can uninstall the software that installs the add-on. We also recommend that you contact the software vendor that provided the add-on for additional troubleshooting and support.
Step 3: Reset Internet Explorer 8 settings
loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); To determine whether a performance issue or an error message is caused by configuration settings, reset Internet Explorer 8 to its default configuration. This step will also disable any add-ons, plug-ins, or toolbars that are installed. Although this solution is quick, it also means that, if you want to use any of those add-ons in the future, they must be reinstalled.

To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open Internet Explorer 8.
  2. Click Tools, and then click Internet Options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Under Reset Internet Explorer Settings, click Reset.
The information in this article applies to:
  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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crashes are often cause by buggy add ons. you can check to see if that is the problem by running internet explorer with out add ons
To do so, open the Start menu and launch the All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Internet Explorer (No Add-Ons) shortcut.
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Select an add-on in the Toolbars and Extensions category and click the Disable button to disable it. Disable add-ons one by one - or disable them all and enable them one by one - until you identify the add-on causing the problem.

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If you use Internet Explorer you may experience issues where the browser freezes, hangs up and stops responding.


Although many things can cause the browser to stop responding, if the problem persists there are a few troubleshooting techniques that you can use to fix the problem.


Troubleshooting Internet Explorer may require you to perform a few steps or several, depending on the cause of the problem.

Click "Start," choose "All Programs" and click on the "Windows Update" option.

A new window will appear.


Click the "Check for updates" link on the left side of the window.

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Click on "Internet Explorer (No Add-ons)" when it appears in the list.

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A pop up window will appear.


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A list of add ons will appear on the right side of the window.


Scroll through the list of installed add-ons and locate third party add ons that you've recently installed.

Note that you can look at the "File date" for a date of when you installed the add on.

Look for add ons that you installed at approximately the same time you began experiencing issues with Internet Explorer not responding.


Click on any suspected problematic add-ons and click the "Disable" button at the bottom of the window. Close "Internet Explorer (No Add ons)" and restart the browser normally.


Verify that disabling the add-on fixes the problem.

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Hi there,

cause:

This issue occurs if the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration feature is enabled. By default, the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration feature is enabled in Internet Explorer on Windows Server 2003-based computers.

This enhanced level of security may prevent certain Web sites from displaying as expected in Internet Explorer. For example, programs that require the Web browser may not work as expected because scripts, ActiveX controls, and downloads are disabled.

Resolution:

To resolve this issue, add the following Macromedia Web sites
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  • http://fpdownload.macromedia.com
  • http://sdc.shockwave.com
to the Trusted sites zone in Internet Explorer. To do so, follow these steps:
  1. Start Internet Explorer (if it is not already running).
  2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  3. Click the Security tab.
  4. Under Select a Web content zone to specify its security settings, click Trusted sites, and then click Sites.
  5. In the Add this Web site to the zone box, type http://www.macromedia.com, and then click Add, type http://fpdownload.macromedia.com.
  6. Click Add, type http://sdc.shockwave.com, and then click Add.

    The Macromedia Web sites are displayed in the Web sites list.
  7. Click Close, and then click OK.
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The Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration feature configures several security settings that define how you access Internet and intranet Web sites. The configuration also reduces the exposure of your server to Web sites that may pose a security risk. To log on to a Web site that requires Internet Explorer functionality that is disabled by the Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration feature, add that Web site to the Trusted sites zone in Internet Explorer.

For more information about Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration, see the Internet Explorer "Enhanced Security Configuration" Help topic. To do so (on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003), start Internet Explorer, and then on the Help menu, click Enhanced Security Configuration.

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hi, this is the general issue with the IE.Please go to control panel and in add or remove programs and remove this from there then again run the setupthis will solve the issue.

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