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Restart your computer unless you've already done so. The ieframe.dll error
might be a fluke and a simple restart could clear it up completely.
Install the latest version of Internet Explorer. No matter if you're
missing ieframe.dll or if you're receiving a browser error message about it,
reinstalling or updating to the latest version of Internet Explorer has
resolved many user's issues with ieframe.dll.
Using Visual Basic 6? If so, change the reference for Microsoft
Internet Controls from the existing ieframe.dll to shdocvw.ocx.
Save your project and then reopen it.
Restart your router, switch, cable/DSL modem and anything else that's
used to communicate to the Internet or other computers on your network.
There may be an issue in one of these pieces of hardware that a simple
restart could solve.
Scan your entire computer for viruses. Sometimes, the ieframe.dll
error will show up when your computer is infected with certain kinds of viruses. Use your antivirus software to do
a complete system scan for virus infections.
Disable Windows Firewall in Windows XP if you have another firewall
installed. Running two firewall applications at the same time can cause
problems so if you have a firewall program installed like ZoneAlarm, Norton
Personal Firewall, Comodo Firewall, etc., then you should not be running
Windows's built-in firewall simultaneously.
Note: Even if you're positive that the Windows firewall is disabled,
check again. Some Microsoft security updates have been known to re-enable
the firewall automatically even if you have an existing firewall enabled in
another security software program.
Update all non-Microsoft firewall and other security software on your
computer. Certain security updates from Microsoft have been known to cause
issues with security software from other vendors that those vendors are
responsible for resolving. Check their websites for updates or service packs
and install any that are available.
Note: If you're already running a fully updated version of your
security software, try uninstalling and then reinstalling the software
instead. A clean installation may stop that nagging ieframe.dll error
Install any available Windows updates. It is true that some previous updates from Microsoft may actually cause
some ieframe.dll errors, but installing more recent updates, especially
those to the Windows Update software itself, may help resolve the
Increase the frequency that Internet Explorer 7 checks for new versions of web
pages. If the default setting is too infrequent and there are issues with
certain pages, you may see ieframe.dll and related errors.