=> Does this behavior persist if you start IE7 in No Add-ons mode? To start
IE7 in No Add-ons mode:
1. Right-click on the blue IE desktop icon and select Start without Add-ons;
2. Start | (All) Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet Explorer
Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:
=> Does the problem persist if you Reset IE7 Advanced settings (RIES)?
<= Read before using!
STEP TWO (if necessary):
Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software
Run a /thorough/ check for hijackware, including posting your hijackthis log
to an appropriate forum.
Checking for/Help with Hijackware
When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2
) is the preferred tool to use (in
conjunction 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 another appropriate forum for review
by an expert in such matters, not here.**
If the procedures look too complex - and there is no shame in admitting this
isn't your cup of tea - take the machine to a local, reputable and
independent (i.e., not BigBoxStoreUSA or Geek Squad) computer repair shop.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> Using IE7 & XP. For reasons unknown to me I have been getting frequent
> hanging of web pages when working in IE7. This has only been in recent
> weeks. This seems to happen when click on a website link. I do not work
> with more than 2-4 windows open at one time. So, when one window hangs
> (hourglass appears and stays on), I use contol/alt/delete to open Windows
> Task Manager and "end" the non-responding application. Then all windows
> close down. Is there something(s) that I can do to fix this problem? All
> help is appreciated. Thank you in advance. Fran