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IE 32 bit hangs ever time I try to close window

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Old 10-30-2008
Rajesh Fondekar
 

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IE 32 bit hangs ever time I try to close window
IE7 32 bit hangs everytime I try to close the window, while I do not face the
same issue with 64 bit IE. Is there anyway to make 64 IE into a default
browser?
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Old 10-30-2008
Leonard Grey
 

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Re: IE 32 bit hangs ever time I try to close window
Run Internet Explorer 7 (32-bit) in 'No Add-Ons' mode:

If you have Vista: Start > type Internet Explorer in the Start Search
box > click Internet Explorer (No Add-Ons)

If you have XP: Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools >
Internet Explorer (No Add-Ons)

Alternatively, you can create a shortcut on your desktop with the
following target path:

"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -extoff

If no problems occur in 'No Add-Ons' mode, the problem is caused by one
of the add-ons that load together with Internet Explorer 7.

Problems with Internet Explorer can also be caused by the presence of
viruses or other malicious software.

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Leonard Grey
Errare Humanum Est

Rajesh Fondekar wrote:
> IE7 32 bit hangs everytime I try to close the window, while I do not face the
> same issue with 64 bit IE. Is there anyway to make 64 IE into a default
> browser?

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Old 10-30-2008
Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM
 

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Re: IE 32 bit hangs ever time I try to close window
"Rajesh Fondekar" <Rajesh Fondekar@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:894513AC-2D70-4199-BB5D-FA4291995AFE@microsoft.com...
> IE7 32 bit hangs everytime I try to close the window, while I do not face
> the
> same issue with 64 bit IE. Is there anyway to make 64 IE into a default
> browser?


I know of three causes for the vast majority of such problems:
1. You might have incompatible add-ons:
Go to Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools
and click Internet Explorer (No Add-ons).

2. Tools | Internet Options | Advanced
Scroll to the bottom and click Reset Internet Explorer Settings. Read this
article first:
How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES):
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737
Note that the Reset IE Settings button will delete AutoComplete data (such
as passwords.) Do you have those backed up?

3. Malware already installed on the computer: Help with malware
All MS-MVP Sites.
http://aumha.org/a/parasite.htm
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/...moving_Malware
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/darnit.html
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm

Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827315

So How Did I Get Infected Anyway?
For quite a few people it's by installing programs like Messenger Plus,
whose ads for
malware don't identify the malware as such and try to convince you that you
owe it to the author. See also:
http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=27971
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 not sure
of.

You might also try the steps here:
"Internet Explorer stops responding, stops working, or restarts"
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/pc_ie_intro

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