Run Internet Explorer 7 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 by malicious
software ('malware') that has been installed on your computer.
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Security Tips for Everyone, from PC Magazine
> Every time I "X" out or shut down Internet Exployer, a box comes up from
> Microsoft Windows that says, " Internet Exployer has stopped working. A
> problem caused internet exployer from operating correctly. Windows will
> close the program and notify if a soulution is available. When I close
> the box, Internet Exployer will close and re-open. I may have to do this a
> couple of time before I can shut down Internet Exployer properly. What is
> the fix?