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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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When you reset Internet Explorer to its default settings, all changes that were made to Internet Explorer after it was installed are removed. However, this action does not delete your favorites or feeds. To reset Internet Explorer to its default settings, follow these steps:


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  5. Close Internet Explorer, and then restart it.

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To use the Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature from Control Panel, follow these steps:
  1. Close all Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer windows.
  2. Click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg , and then click Control Panel.
  3. In Control Panel, open Internet Options.
  4. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.
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How to delete all cookies & clear all cache using IE and FireFox browser.


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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. 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.
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Go to next step if you are still experiencing problems with Internet Explorer.

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.
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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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If you're receiving an error message that says, Your browser's cookie functionality is turned off. Please turn it on:
Open Internet Explorer, and click Tools along the top of your browser window.

Select Internet Options... and click the Content tab at the top of the dialogue box. If the Content Advisor is enabled, please disable it.

Click OK.

Next, please clear your browser's cache. To clear your cache in IE:
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There are a few things you can try to solve this problem. First try resetting your Internet Explorer settings by following these steps:
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Try deleting your cookies. Use one of the below options: How to manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 8 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 8, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. On the General tab, click Delete under Browsing History in the Internet Properties dialog box.
  4. In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click to clear all of the check boxes except for the Cookies check box.
  5. Click Delete.
To verify that the cookie files are deleted, follow these steps:
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 8, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. In the Internet Properties dialog box, on the General tab, click Settings under Browsing History.
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How to manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 7 loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation');
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 7, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. On the General tab, click Delete under Browsing History in the Internet Properties dialog box.
  4. In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click Delete Cookies.
  5. In the Delete Cookies dialog box, click Yes.
To verify that the cookie files are deleted in Internet Explorer 7
  1. Exit Internet Explorer 7, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows Vista, click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image vistastartbutton.jpg, type inetcpl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the Open box, and then press ENTER.
  3. In the Internet Properties dialog box, on the General tab, click Settings under Browsing History.
  4. In the Temporary Internet Files and History Settings dialog box, click View Files. This opens the folder where your cookie files are stored.
  5. In the folder that you opened in step 4, verify that there are no .txt files.
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  1. Exit Internet Explorer 6, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  2. Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER.
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Step 1: Open a blank page in Internet Explorer loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Test Internet Explorer by opening a blank page. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type iexplore about:blank in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. If Internet Explorer does not start, go to "Step 3: Start Internet Explorer in 'No Add-ons' mode." If Internet Explorer starts correctly, follow these steps to use a blank page as your home page:
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uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 2: Remove temporary Internet files, browsing history data, and Web form data loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); To remove temporary Internet files, browsing history data, and Web form data, follow these steps:

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  4. In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click Delete files, and then click Yes in the Delete Files dialog box.
  5. Click Delete cookies, and then click Yes in the Delete Cookies dialog box.
  6. Click Delete history, and then click Yes in the Delete History dialog box.
  7. Click Delete forms and then click Yes in the Delete Form Data dialog box.
  8. Click Close, and then click OK.
Test Internet Explorer to verify that it works correctly. If problems still occur, go to the next step. uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 3: Start Internet Explorer in "No Add-ons" mode loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); To start Internet Explorer in "No Add-ons" mode, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Internet Explorer (No Add-ons). To continue to your home page, click the Home button.

If the problem does not occur after you use this method, use Manage Add-ons to determine which add-ons are causing the problem. To do this, follow these steps:

Windows Internet Explorer 8
  1. Click Tools on the Internet Explorer toolbar, and then click Manage Add-ons.
  2. Click the name of the add-on at the top of the Toolbars and Extensions list, and then click Disable.
  3. Click Close, and then test Internet Explorer.
  4. If the problem still occurs, open Manage Add-ons, enable the add-on that you disabled in step 2, and then repeat steps 1 through 3 for the next add-on in the Toolbars and Extensions list.
  5. Repeat steps 1 through 3 until the problem is resolved or until all the add-ons have been tested.
Windows Internet Explorer 7
  1. Click Tools on the Internet Explorer toolbar, point to Manage Add-ons, and then click Enable or Disable Add-ons.
  2. Click the name of the add-on at the top of the Enabled list, and then click Disable in the Settings area.
  3. Click OK, and then test Internet Explorer.
  4. If the problem still occurs, open Manage Add-ons, enable the add-on that you disabled in step 2, and then repeat steps 1 to 3 for the next add-on in the Enabled list.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 3 until the problem is resolved or until all the add-ons have been tested.
uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 4: Use another user name to log on to Windows loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); Using a different user name and password to log on to Windows can help determine whether this problem occurs only when you use a particular user account. After you log on, test Internet Explorer to see whether the problem still occurs. uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 5: Reset Internet Explorer settings loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); To reset Internet Explorer settings, follow these steps:
  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools on the toolbar, and then click Internet Options.
  3. On the Advanced tab, follow one of these steps:
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