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When I am browsing, then close one window, the entire internet will shut down and a box opens that says Windows Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close.

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  • mivijama Sep 29, 2008

    thanks, but I have been doing system restores and I keep getting the message that the computer cannot be restored, pick another date. No matter what date I chose, or as far back as I go, the same message comes up.

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I would do a System Restore from a restore point: (pick a date previous to you getting the IE error)

Through the All Programs menu:
1.
Click Start.
2.
Point to All Programs.
3.
Point to Accessories.
4.
Point to System Tools.
5.
Click System Restore.
6.
Follow the instructions on the wizard.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

  • JDTec
    JDTec Sep 29, 2008

    I would boot your XP cd and perform a repair.

    After the cd boots and gets to the page where it ask you whether you want to install or repair, chose install. Then on the next page, you will see an option to run the repair.

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4. Just close and re-open Internet Explorer

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Internet shuts it self off


Whereas Internet Explorer is a very popular browser, you may have problems with it from time to time. Internet Explorer has been known to either randomly shut down or close pages. This can be extremely irritating, especially if you are in the middle of a project. Use these tips to fix Internet Explorer if it keeps closing Web pages.

Start by deleting your browsing history. Open Internet Explorer and click the "Safety" tab found in the top right corner of the Web browser. Then, choose the "Delete Browsing History" option. A box will appear on the computer screen. Make sure that there are checkmarks next to each option listed in the box. Click the "Delete" tab to delete the browsing history. Move to the next step if Internet Explorer keeps closing pages. Download, install and then run both an anti-malware and an anti-virus software program. http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=4281&file=1&evp=dbb3b0aebe6a6a4ff18089a6489a5e62 anti malware free edition Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7 http://www.majorgeeks.com/Microsoft_Security_Essentials_for_Windows_d6242.html microsoft security essentials your operating system must be registered Spyware, adware, viruses and other similar infections can cause Internet Explorer to shut down or close pages. Deleting your browsing history may not take care of these problems. Spybot and AVG Anti-Virus are two very useful free programs that will search for and remove harmful infections from your computer. http://spybot-search-destroy.soft32.com/ Freeware detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules. Try resetting the Internet Explorer settings. Open Internet Explorer and then click "Tools." Choose "Internet Options." Click the "Advanced" tab. Then, click "Reset" found at the bottom of the box. A second box will appear on the screen. Click the "Delete personal settings" option and then click "Reset." You will need to restart Internet Explorer to finish the process. Go to the next step if Internet Explorer continues to close pages. Run Windows Update. Open Internet Explorer and click the "Safety" tab in the top right corner of the Web browser. Select the "Windows Update" option. You will be taken to the Windows Update Web page. Click the "Express" tab on that age. Windows Update will then check for any updates. Click the "Install Updates" tab to install any of the recommended updates. Hope this helps.

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I feel so stupid! How do I clear my "browser cache"?


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  1. From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History... .

  2. Deselect Preserve Favorites website data, and select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History.

  3. Click Delete.
Internet Explorer 7
  1. From the Tools menu in the upper right, select Internet Options.

  2. Under "Browsing history", click Delete... .

  3. To delete your cache, click Delete files... . To delete your cookies, click Delete cookies... .
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  4. Click Close, and then click OK to exit.
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Firefox 3.5 and above for Windows
  1. From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... .

  2. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.

  3. Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose what history elements to clear (e.g., check Cookies to clear cookies). Click Clear Now.
Firefox 3 for Windows
  1. From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... , and then select the items you want to delete (e.g., Browsing & Download History, Cache, Cookies).

  2. Click Clear Recent History... .

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Hi- I can get onto the internet but now strangely I cannot get onto the Shutterfly website. I have IE 8 and Firefox 4. please help!.net


Try clearing your browser cache and cookies. Sometimes, temporary files in the cache will interfere with web browsing.

In IE 8:
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  2. Click the Safety button, and then click Delete Browsing History.

  3. Select the check box next to each category of information you want to delete.

  4. Select the Preserve Favorites website data check box if you do not want to delete the cookies and files associated with websites in your Favorites list.

  5. Click Delete. (This could take awhile if you have a lot of files and history.) Close IE8 and reopen a new window.

  6. In the new window, type the web address to Shutterfly.

In Firefox 4,

How to clear the cache The Firefox cache temporarily stores images, scripts, and other parts of websites while you are browsing.
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  3. Click on the Network tab.
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Internet Explorer is not working. What I can do to get it back. I try different thing to get it back, but it was imposible. My son was plaing and delate internet explorer.


To reset Internet Explorer settings
  1. Close any Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer windows that are currently open.

  2. ?id=microsoft.windows.resources.shellexecutetopiciconClick to open Internet Explorer.

  3. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.

  4. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.

  5. Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would like to remove browsing history, search providers, Accelerators, home pages, and InPrivate Filtering data.

  6. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.

  7. When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the settings, click Close, and then click OK.

  8. Close Internet Explorer.

    Your changes will take effect the next time you open Internet Explorer.

Notes
  • If you close all visible windows, but still get an error message when trying to reset, you might have programs running that are not visible. Restart Windows, open Internet Explorer, and try resetting again.

  • To back up your home page or home page set before resetting Internet Explorer defaults, see Back up your home page or home page tabs.

  • If any of the categories fail to reset, it is because Internet Explorer could not access a file or registry setting. This can be caused by insufficient security privileges, files or settings being used by another program, or low memory or high CPU usage. You can either continue to use Internet Explorer without restoring these settings, or restart your computer and try to reset again.

  • If you are using Internet Explorer on a server and have turned off Enhanced Security Configuration or hardening (stronger security settings for use on servers), reset will go to client-level security. You must reinstall hardening if you want the increased security level. For more information on Enhanced Security Configuration, see Enhanced Security Configuration for Internet Explorer online.

  • To re-enable add-ons, see Internet Explorer add-ons: frequently asked questions.

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How do i change my home page? i want it to gateway


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Internet Explorer for Windows

1. Browse normally to the web page you want as your home page.

2. Pull down the "Tools" menu of Internet Explorer.

3. Select "Internet Options."

4. The "General" tab appears.

5. You'll see the "Home page" box at the top.

6. Click the "Use Current" button in that box.

7. Click "OK." \

8. Close and open Internet Explorer. You should see your new home page.
Firefox for any operating system Changing your home page in Firefox is easy. Just follow these steps:

1. Browse normally to the web page clip_image001.gif

you want as your home page.

2. Pull down the "Tools" menu of Firefox.

3. Select "Options."

4. Click on the "General" tab, if it is not the first to appear.

5. You'll see the "Home Page" box at the top.

6. Click the "Use Current Page" button in that box.

7. Click "OK."

8. Close and open Firefox. You should see your new home page.

Safari for MacOS X

Changing your home page in Safari isn't tough either:

1. Browse normally to the web page you want as your home page.

2. Pull down the "Safari" menu.

3. Select "Preferences."

4. Click on the "General" tab.

5. Note the "Home page:" field and the "Set to Current Page" button beneath it.

6. Click "Set to Current Page."

7. Click the red "close" button in the upper left corner of the preferences dialog.

8. Close and open Safari. You should see your new home page.

Opera

Opera changes the home page in pretty much the same way as the rest:

1. Browse normally to the web page you want as your home page.

2. Pull down the "Tools" menu.

3. Select "Preferences..."

4. The "Preferences" dialog box appears. Click on the "General" tab.

5. Note the "Home page" field and the "Use Current" button to the right of it.

6. Click "Use Current."

7. Click "OK."


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Why does my internet freeze? what can I do


If your computer as a whole is freezing, then you have to check for viruses / malware.
But, if it is only your internet that freezes up, then try resetting your Internet Explorer.
I am presuming that you are using Internet Explorer 7 or 8, as your browser.
To reset Internet Explorer (IE) :-
1. Open Internet Explorer .
2. Click Tools, and then click Delete Browsing History.
3. In Delete Browsing History, click Delete All.
4. Click to select the Also delete files and settings stored by add-ons
check box, and then click OK.
5. Switch to the Security tab.
6. Click Reset all zones to default level, and then click OK.
7. On the Advanced tab, click Reset.
8. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.
9. When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the default settings, click
Close, and then click OK .
10. Uncheck Enable third-party browser extensions option in the Settings box
11. Close Internet Explorer . The changes take effect the next time that
you open Internet Explorer .
Try to reset IE, as explained above.
Even after resetting IE, if IE still freezes, then there may be some viruses / malware on your computer.

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you might have a virus run your antivirus then
try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs then click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/f which will automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive
then you should replace all leads that are attached to your hard drive including the ones from your motherboard
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My internet explorer is out. When I try to bring it up I get the following message " internet explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close "


Please see Mircosoft Artical on this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293623

Known issue - it is because of "script de-bugging" - here is how to disable it:
Manual steps to disable script debugging in Internet Explorer loadTOCNode(2, 'workaround'); To work around this problem, disable script debugging in Internet Explorer. To manually disable script debugging, follow these steps: 1. Start Internet Explorer. 2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options. 3. On the Advanced tab, click to select the Disable Script Debugging check box in the Browsing section. 4. Click OK, and then restart Windows.

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