Who told you to reinstall IE and what were they smoking? (IE cannot be
reinstalled in Vista.)
What updates did you install?
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than
Defender)? What third-party firewall (if any)?
Has a Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this machine
(e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
In no certain order:
How to troubleshoot Internet Explorer 7 issues in Windows Vista:
How to optimize or reset Internet Explorer 7:
Internet Explorer stops responding, stops working, or restarts (Guided
Those with IE7-specific questions or comments are asked to post to and
seek support in this newsgroup:
On the web:
In your newsreader:
> I installed a few MS updates on my laptop running Vista Home and now whenI
> go to a web site I can move the curser around but it does not let me click
> on any links. *Can't even click on the X in the top right of the screento
> get out of IE. *I must Ctrl, Alt, Del, to get out of it.
> Was told to reinstall IE but how is that done? *Any help is appreciated..