First, you should uninstall IE8 Beta. Your problem is being caused by a
third-party program, add-on, toolbar, etc- not by IE7.
Make sure you're running without add-ons from:
Right-click the IE icon on the desktop. Choose Start without add-ons.
Programs> Accessories> System tools> Internet Explorer (no add-ons)
If the problem goes away, look for the troublesome add-on.
For troubleshooting information see:
928426- Internet Explorer 7 may exit immediately when it includes an add-on
Problem: Crashes or hangs
IEBlog Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:
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If the problem is not caused by an add-on, look for a third-party program
as the cause.
936214- How to troubleshoot compatibility problems that affect IE7 in
(Also applies to XP)
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This may be a malware problem.
See these sites for help, including the posting of a HijackThis log to one
of the forums where HJT logs are analyzed:
The Parasite Fight http://www.aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
Dealing with Unwanted Spyware and Parasites:
Partial list of forums- there are others:
You will have to register to post to any of these forums and should look for
one or more "Important- Read this first" type messages, at whatever forum
you choose, for specific instructions.
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"Jeremy" <Jeremy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I starting having this problem yesterday myself, I tried downloading IE8
> see if that would make a difference and allow me to use IE, but that had
> effect at all. Did a "reset" as proposed above and still only frustration
> to what the heck went wrong. HELP PLEASE!
> "Gistcheckin" wrote:
> > Have you tried doing a Reset? Tools>Internet Options>Advanced Tab>Reset
> > - -
> > Gistcheckin
> > "Marcus" wrote:
> > > Each and every time i try to open Internet Explorer 7, i get the same
> > > "Internet Explorer has stopped working" message. I have tried
> > > the help and support suggests, such as disabling all add on and
> > > files, but it still will not work. Is there any way to fix this?