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Try this go to c:\ right click to properties on drop down menu.
tools on the popup fix error tick box click check now reboot computer on startup computer should scan disk for and fix any errors. this method has worked on a few computers but does not work everytime as something else is basically wrong

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When opening any pdf file internet explorer gets stop working and browser restart. Reader.exe faulty module


Check for any updates and optional updates in control panel.
Run Windows Update in Windows 7

Using Windows Update in Windows 7 keeps your laptop and desktop computer safer.
Microsoft periodically releases updates and security fixes.

By loading these updates, you are keeping your Windows computer safe from viruses, spyware and malware.

With Windows Update, you have the ability to download updates and choose when to install, automatically have updates applied, check for updates only and/or never check for updates.

Click "Start," "All Program" "Windows Update."
Alternatively, you can click the "Start" orb and type Windows Update in the instant search box.

Windows Update appears in the list for you to choose.
Click "Check for updates;" it is located on the left hand-side of the open window.

Windows 7 begins checking for updates.
They are categorized as important and optional.
Click the "Important Update" link and choose all that apply.

Once you are finished choosing your important updates, click "OK."
Click the "Optional Update" link and choose all that apply.

Once you are finished choosing your important updates, click "OK."
Click "Install updates."

Windows 7 downloads your updates and installs them.
A reboot of your computer is required once the update process is complete.
You might also try this for IE 7 not sure about IE 9
Fix Adobe Acrobat or Reader 9 Crash on Internet Explorer 7 Problem

Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader 9 enable the computer to view PDF files.
These applications also install an add on, or plug in a small software that adds extra features to a programto Internet Explorer 7, enabling IE7 to load PDF files from within the browser.

If conflicting add-ons are installed to the browser, or if the Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader software is not properly installed, however, IE7 will crash whenever it attempts to load a PDF.

Open Internet Explorer.
Hold down "Alt" to show all of the toolbars.

Click "Tools" from the menu bar.
Click "Internet Options."

Go to the "Advanced" tab.
Click "Reset" to revert the Internet Explorer 7 settings to default.

Click "OK."
Restart Internet Explorer after resetting the browser.

Return to the "Tools" menu and click "Manage Add-ons."
Wait for all of the add-ons to load in the right pane, then look through the list to find the add-ons labeled "BHO" or "Browser Helper."

Click each add-on with "BHO" or "Browser Helper" in the name, then click "Disable." Restart IE when finished.

Download the Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader 9 software from the Adobe website, if you do not already have the setup program on your computer or on disc.

Click "Start."
Click "Control Panel."

Click "Programs," then click "Programs and Features."
Scroll to "Adobe Acrobat" or "Adobe Reader 9."

Right-click the program. Select "Uninstall" from the context menu.
Follow the onscreen directions to remove the software from the computer, then restart the PC.

Log back in to Windows and click "Start."
Click "Computer."

Navigate to the folder where the Adobe setup file is saved or insert the Adobe Acrobat CD.
If the file is saved on the computer, double-click the file to launch the installer.

Follow the onscreen prompts to reinstall the plug-in to Internet Explorer 7.
Restart the PC when the installation is complete.

Open Internet Explorer 7 after booting to Windows.
Open a PDF file from within the browser to test the browser.

http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/331/331025.html

Dec 10, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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You have upgraded to Windows 7, love the new taskbar, and enjoy the power of using the cool Libraries feature. But now you want more. You want the cool tips and tricks that make Windows 7 fun! So here are the best ones to help you get the most out of your new OS. We will focus on the Windows 7 interface to get you started on the road to becoming a Windows 7 Power User.

1. Use Keyboard Shortcuts Using the mouse, you can drag-‘n-dock windows to either side of the screen, or drag it to the top to maximize it. These keyboard shortcuts are even faster:
  • Win+Left Arrow and Win+Right Arrow dock the window to the left and right side of the screen
  • Win+Up Arrow and Win+Down Arrow maximize and restore/minimize
  • Win+M minimizes everything
  • Alt+Up, Alt+Left Arrow, Alt+Right Arrow navigate to parent folder, or browse Back and Forward through folders in Explorer
  • Win+Home minimizes/restores all open windows except the active window
  • Alt+Win+# accesses the Jump List of program number ‘#’ on the taskbar

2.Rearrange System Tray Icons
You can rearrange icons on the taskbar as you wish and start new (or switch to running) instances of the first ten taskbar programs using Win+1, Win+2, and so on. The cool thing is you can also rearrange system tray icons. Reorder them on the tray or move them outside or back in the tray. Take control of what you want to always keep an eye on, and from which apps you’ll require notifications.


3. Access Jump Lists with the Left Mouse Button Jump Lists usually show up when you right-click on a taskbar icon. However, they can also be accessed by holding the left mouse button and dragging upwards. If you’re using a laptop touchpad or a touch screen, this is convenient because you do not have to click any button to access a context menu.


4. Add Any Folder to FavoritesYou can add any library or folder to the Favorites section in Windows Explorer. To add a folder, navigate to it in Explorer, right-click Favorites in the left navigation pane, and select Add current location to Favorites. Now you get quick access to your favorite folders in all File->Save As dialogs!


5. Pin Frequently Used Folders to the Taskbar Right-click, drag, and pin your favorite folders to Windows Explorer on the taskbar. They will now show up in the Jump List when you right click on Explorer giving you quick access to your favorite folders.


6. Pin Control Panel to the TaskbarYou cannot pin the Control Panel to the taskbar via the Start Menu or by drag and drop. Open the Control Panel and right-click its taskbar icon to pin it to the taskbar. An advantage of this is that Control Panel’s Jump List allows quick access to recently used functions.


7. Create Keyboard Shortcuts for Programs You can create keyboard shortcuts for any program in Windows 7. Right-click the program icon and select Properties. Select the Shortcut tab, click in Shortcut key, to set the keyboard shortcut for that program.


8. Open Command Prompt in Any Folder Like the command prompt? Miss the ‘Open Command Window Here’ Windows XP power toy? Press ‘Shift’ when right-clicking on a folder to get that option in the context menu. This also works on the desktop. No power toy required!


9. View Expanded ‘Send To’ MenuPress Shift when right-clicking on a folder to get an expanded Send To menu.


10. Adjust Screen Text with Clear Type Use Clear Type Tuner for the best look on your LCD monitor or laptop screen. Run ‘cttune.exe’ from the Start Menu search box, or go to the Control Panel Display applet, and select Adjust ClearType Text from the left.


11. Get Exact Colors On Your Screen If you are an artist or you work with colors, use the Calibrate Color option in the Control Panel Display applet or run dccw.exe from the Start Menu search box. You can adjust gamma, brightness, contrast, and color balance, ensuring that colors are displayed correctly on your screen.

12. Customize the Power Button If you restart your computer more often than you shut it down, change the default Shutdown power button to Restart. Right-click on Start, select Properties, and choose the Power button action that you use the most.

13. Customize Number of Items in Jump Lists & Start Menu google_protectAndRun("ads_core.google_render_ad", google_handleError, google_render_ad);Right-click Start, select Properties, click Customize and choose the number of recent programs to be shown in the Start Menu and the number of items displayed in Jump Lists from the Start Menu Size section below.

14. Search Internet from the Start MenuEnable Internet search from the Start Menu using your default browser. Run GPEDIT.MSC from the Start Menu search box to start the Group Policy Editor. In the left pane, go to User Configuration->Administrative Templates->Start Menu and Taskbar. In the right pane, right-click to Edit and Enable Add Search Internet link to Start Menu.


15. Add Videos to Start Menu Windows 7 does not place a link to your videos on the Start Menu by default. To add a link to your videos on the Start Menu, right-click Start, select Properties, click on Customize. In the Videos section at the bottom, choose Display as a link.





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My samsung N150 does not start up windows explorer


Insert the Windows disk into the computer. Restart the computer. Press any key as prompted to boot from the disk.2 Select your language, keyboard, and currency preferences. Click "Repair your computer."3 Select the drive containing Windows and press "Next" to detect and repair problems with the operating system. OR how to fix Microsoft Internet Explorer when it is not responding to return to surfing the web Click the "Start" menu button in the lower-right corner of your computer screen. Click "Run" and type "msconfig" in the search field. A dialog box will appear that lists all software programs enabled to run when you turn on your computer. Disable all of the programs except for essential services such as your anti-virus software and firewall. Restart your PC.2 Hold down "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete" on your keyboard simultaneously. This will activate the Windows Task Manager. Select iexplorer.exe" in the list of running programs and click "End Task." Continue to Step 3 if that does not close the Internet Explorer browser.3 Click the "Start" menu button. Select "Settings," then click "Control Panel."4 Click "Add/Remove Programs." Double-click the Microsoft Internet Explorer icon and select "Internet Tools." Click "Repair Internet Explorer" and press "OK." Microsoft Windows will scan your copy of Internet Explorer for errors or bugs and fix them.5 Open "My Computer," accessible on your PC desktop or in the "Start" menu. Right-click on your "C: Drive" and select "De fragment Occasionally, your hard drive might misplace program data, which results in software freezing or not responding. Repeat the defragment process with the "D: Drive" and any other hard drive partitions.6 Click the "Start" menu button and select "Restart" to reboot your computer and apply the changes made in Step 7 Return to browsing the web with Internet Explorer.
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    Recently I upgraded Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 to Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and I am having problem with my Real Player, not able to download any program. So I wanted to uninstall Microsoft Internet...


    Windows Internet Explorer 9 has been installed as a system update in the operating system, and as such can be removed from the Uninstall an update control panel menu.
    To get there click the start orb in the lower left corner of the screen, and then Control Panel in the right menu.
    Locate Uninstall a program in the Control Panel and click on the entry.To uninstall Internet Explorer 9 click the View Installed Updates link in the upper left corner of the screen. This opens a listing of Microsoft updates that have been installed on the computer system.
    Right-click on Windows Internet Explorer 9 and select uninstall from the context menu.
    To complete the uninstallation, the computer needs to be restarted in the end.
    After restart ur pc Run reginout cleaner to clean it's registry files

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    Remove IE 8 & Replace w/ IE 7


    go to control panel from start menu and then go to programs and features. under programs and features look for windows IE 8. and click on that and uninstall.
    or other wise if you don't see it there click on show all installed updates on top left corner. then under installed update lists fine windows IE 8. and uninstall them all. it will prompt to restart coimputer. restart computer you will get windows IE 7.

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    I've been trying to connect to my work e-mail from home. My employer allowed staff to have access from other computers. I've had access since February of 2006. Recently my son upgraded windows to windows 8...


    You can do either of two things:
    In Internet Explorer, choose [Internet Options] under the [Tools] menu selection.
    [Advanded] tab
    scroll down to the "Security' section
    UN-check the "Warn about invalid site certificates"
    [OK] [OK] [OK]
    close and restart Internet Explorer.

    #2:
    If not satisfied with iE8, you can un-install it and the previous version that you had will re-install itself (and keep all your favorites, etc. intact).
    [Start] [Control Panel]
    [Add/Remove Programs]
    Scroll most of the way down to [Windows Internet Explorer 8]
    [Remove]



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    Internet explorer stopped working


    Do you get an error message which asks you send or dont send? if yes, delete all the temporary files by clicking on tools menu -> internet options -> general tab -> click delete button -> click delete all.
    If there is no message before internet restarts, then uninstall internet explorer 7 from 'add/remove programs and try in ie6. if that does not work then remove ie6 from 'add/remove windows components' and restart computer then check internet explorer in 'add/remove windows components' and restart again. It should work.

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    I am a new Home Max customer and I have followed the instructions to connect my Live box to my PC. My laptop is working nicely wirelessly but my PC is not. The problem is that Internet Explorer keeps...


    Reinstall the Internet Explorer, that will help.
    U can reinstall Internet Explorer by clicking on start, control panel, add/remove programs, add/remove windows components, remove a checkmark next to Internet Explorer.
    Then restart the computer.
    Again go to start, control panel, add/remove programs, add/remove windows components, put a checkmark next to Internet Explorer.
    Then apply, ok and again restart the computer.
    Try to connect to internet and then check.
    It will not close again.
    Its possible that something might have been downloaded accidently and that is interfering with the internet.
    It should work.
    Otherwise, go to start, run, msconfig, startup, disable all, apply, ok and he restart the computer.
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