1. Is IE7 the default browser? Check that at Control Panel> Add or remove
programs> Set program access and defaults.
2. Start Internet Explorer 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, you have an incompatible browser add-on installed.
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:
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"1PW" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On 02/27/2009 06:53 PM, ElMira sent:
> > TYPO: Should say "result in IE..."
> > "ElMira" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > news:email@example.com...
> >> WinXP-sp3 and IE7
> >> IE links open fine from outlook express. And favorites work when IE is
> >> open. But any shortcuts saved to desktop result in IR opening but
> >> immediately showing the dialog box that says IE has encountered a
> >> and needs to close. I click ok and it closes. If I open IE then drag
> >> that same shortcut onto it, it brings up the webpage just fine.
> >> Any way to fix this?
> >> Thanks.
> *** crossposted ***
> I wonder if you should have also crossposted this to:
> for more effectiveness?
> - -
> 1PW @?6A62?FEH9E=6o2@=]4@> [r4o7t]