What happens when your internet explorer just stops working? The problem can persist whenever you log in, bookmark or every time you open the menu bar. The internet explorer version has a number of versions popularly used today. These include; the Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 and 10. Sometimes your computer can exhibit unusual behavior raising questions about the possible causes.
Possible Reasons for the crash
Often a crash error report will indicate the cause of the trouble shooting effect. This could be as a result of:
- Adds-on manager in the browser
- Windows programs running on your computer system
- Operating System in use
- Advanced settings on your system
- Anti-virus and
- Security application in use
What to do When Internet Explorer Keeps Crashing
First, you need to know your Windows program and the Internet Explorer version well. Check if the Adds-On manager is on, since it can hinder the program. The Adds-ons affect the operation of certain web pages. It is advisable that you restrict your computer users from interfering with the Adds-ons applications. This is found in the computer configurations; administrative templates of your Windows component. You could try the following strategies to correct the problem.
Simply click on Start Menu>All Programs>Accessories>Systems Tools>Internet Explorer>No Add-ons
Go to Tools Menu>Click on Manage Adds-On>Enable or disable the application. Keep disabling and enabling Ads-ons until the problem is solved.
If this does not work, and you encounter more problems-Click on the Control Panel>Internet Options>Programs>Manage adds-Ons and view whether there are any Add-ons installed on your system.
Reset default Settings
If crash continues after trying to change the add-ons, make changes in the default setting. Ensure that you take note of your security and privacy settings since resetting changes will affect them.
Click on Tools>Press Alt+x>Internet Options>Select advanced tab>click Reset>Click Close> Restart your computer
When the Internet Explorer keeps crashing, consult Microsoft support page for troubleshooting. You will find ways to correct problems in all internet Explorer versions.
If the troubleshooting is as a result of an anti-virus or safety installation, try to disable it. Scan the computer system and downloads to erase any viruses and malware. Sometimes, the IE will crash due to the programs you are using. Double check with any new programs you could have installed. If the system continuously crashes on certain web pages, you will benefit from expert assistance on diagnosing such a problem.