Shall just guess what version of Windows you have (including the service
Do you have the same experience when you start Internet Explorer from
the 'no add-ons' icon?
If you have XP: Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools >
Internet Explorer (No Add-Ons)
If you have Vista or 7: Start > type Internet Explorer in the Start
Search box > click Internet Explorer (No Add-Ons)
Do you have the same experience after you have reset Internet Explorer
"How to Reset Internet Explorer Settings"
Problems with Internet Explorer can also be caused by by malicious
software ('malware') that you have unwittingly installed on your computer.
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> I have never had problems with IE loading but IE 8 has issues. About half
> the time I use it, it doesn't load. This is on multiple machines that I have
> at different locations. Others I know have complained of the same thing. I
> click IE and it just sits there 'Connecting' but the webpage no matter what
> it is does not open. What is the problem with IE 8 and will it be fixed
> soon? Until then, I am using Firefox or Chrome.