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:
IEBlog Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:
928426- Internet Explorer 7 may exit immediately when it includes an add-on
Windows Vista Help- Internet Explorer add-ons frequently asked questions:
Download (to another computer) unzip and run ie8-rereg.zip from
very small file- less than 2 KB.
So you're not without a browser, download (to another computer) Firefox (7.7
MB) from http://www.mozilla.com
Transfer it to this machine and install.
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"Ray" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> After downloading and installing IE8 which turned out to be a corrupt copy
> which fouled up my entire PC, I uninstalled it and went back to IE7.
> very lengthy install IE7 does not run. I cannot access the internet to
> download another IE7 or IE8 so I am without a browser. I was happy with
> and would like to get it back but first have to find out how to get
> to run.
> - -