Re: IE 7 not working
When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2
) is the preferred tool to use (in
conjuction with some other utilities). HijackThis will NOT fix anything on
its own, but it will help you to both identify and remove any
hijackware/spyware with assistance from an expert. **Post your log to
, or other appropriate forums for review
by an expert in such matters, not here.**
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> Frank, I've tried all your suggestions to no avail.
> I am having the same problem as mentioned by cummindl on the original
> I have XP Pro. I too tried to install IE7 and it says it was successful
> when I tried to open IE7 it just flashes and does not open.
> I tried to run with no add-ons... that didn't help.
> Then I tried to reset IE via Internet Options.... that didn't help.
> Is there maybe some way I can diagnose this problem? Some log file that
> will tell me what the problem is? Or is there a way to insure a CLEAN
> install of IE7?
> "Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM" wrote:
>> "colin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Please, please anybody
>>> ive just bought a new pc with vista and connected it to broadband but
>>> will not open. u click on the ie icon and error "internet explorer has
>>> stopped working"
>>> if u do reset internet properties on the advanced tab it works but if u
>>> close ie and open it again, u have to reset again to open it
>>> can any 1 help !!!!
>> I know of two causes for the vast majority of such problems:
>> 1. Incompatible add-ons: What if you right click the IE icon on the
>> desktop and choose Start Without Add-ons?
>> Or go to Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet
>> Explorer (No Add-ons).
>> 2. Malware already installed on the computer: Help with malware
>> All MS-MVP Sites.
>> Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software.
>> So How Did I Get Infected Anyway?
>> For quite a few people it's by installing Messenger Plus, whose ads for
>> malware don't identify the malware as such and try to convince you that
>> owe it to the author. See also:
>> Don't ever do a "default" install of anything. Always choose Custom and
>> see what else is being carried along. Don't install any extras you're
>> sure of.
>> Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM
>> Answer in newsgroup. Don't expect an answer to email.