Without any clues as to what might be causing your problems, you can do
generic troubleshooting or hope for a lucky guess. Since I don't guess
when it comes to computers, here is some generic troubleshooting that
has helped many people:
This is frequently caused by an incompatible browser add-on. The
troubleshooting steps described below will help you to diagnose and fix
How to Optimize or Reset Internet Explorer 7
(Give the Guided Help a try.)
Malicious software ("malware") could be installed on your computer.
Make sure that your anti-malware software is running, then download the
latest signatures and run a full scan.
Comprehensive anti-malware software scans for all types of malicious
software in the background, on demand and on schedule. If you don't have
comprehensive anti-malware software, you're a sitting duck.
For now try scanning your system with /several/ of the better online
scanners, such as:
Kaspersky Antivirus (http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner
Panda ActiveScan (http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan
Download HijackThis from www.trendsecure.com
. Run it, save a log, and
post the log at one of the many sites that support HJT, such as
spywarewarrior.com, bleepingcomputer.com, and http://aumha.net
not here. Within a day you'll have step-by-step advice from an expert on
cleaning up any malware infestations.
Errare humanum est
> I have Internet Explorer 7 I'm sure, and I have Windows Vista. And I can't
> offer any clues as to why it may have happened. I was just using it one day
> and the computer decided to freeze so I restarted and after that IE has been
> "Leonard Grey" wrote:
>> To start, we need to know which version of Internet Explorer you have,
>> which version of Windows you have (including the service pack), and any
>> clues you can offer that might account for the problem (e.g., recent
>> changes in software.)
>> Leonard Grey
>> Errare humanum est
>> Ashleigh wrote:
>>> When I click on the IE icon the window opens, but nothing loads and none of
>>> the buttons and tabs are displayed. The window also will not close unless I
>>> end the process through the task manager. I thought about uninstalling it,
>>> but it's not displayed in my uninstall group. I was going to trying to
>>> re-install, but my computer says that I already have it.