Internet Explorer problems and how to solve them
Internet Explorer is the most used PC web browser. If you own a Windows 8 device, chances are you’ll be taking in the likes of Google, YouTube and Which? Tech Daily through the Microsoft-made program.
But what if Internet Explorer isn’t working correctly, loads websites slowly or not at at all. Follow our simple steps below to have your Internet Explorer problems solved.
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Internet Explorer add-ons can add new features to your web browsing, such as viewing 3D websites, but can sometimes cause problems with Internet Explorer. Start Internet Explorer without add-ons to see if it improves things:
Click the Start button, then click All Programs, then click Accessories, then click System Tools, and finally click Internet Explorer (No Add-ons). If this works, see you’ll also be able to use the add-on manager to turn individual add-ons on or off until you isolate the problematic add-on.
Run the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool
Another common cause of Internet Explorer problems is a virus or malicious piece of software causing havoc. To scan for one of these troublemakers, download and run the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool or take a look at our guide on how to save money on antivirus software.
Reset Internet Explorer
If the problem isn’t solved by disabling add-ons or running the Malicious Software Removal Tool, then try resetting Internet Explorer back to its original settings.
Click the Start button, then click Internet Explorer. Click the Tools button, then click Internet Options. In the Advanced tab, click Reset. Then click Reset in the message window that appears.
Click Close, then click OK. Close Internet Explorer and restart it. All changed settings will be returned to the default settings.
Update Internet Explorer
Software updates can fix problems with Internet Explorer, as well as prevent software that can harm or slow down Internet Explorer being added. Always ensure you are running the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Click the Start button, then click Internet Explorer. Click the Safety button in Internet Explorer, then click Windows Update. Follow the instructions on screen to update Internet Explorer.
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