Internet Explorer® 8 crash in Windows® 7 Operating system
Windows 7 is the Operating System produced by Microsoft with advanced features. Windows 7 comes with many versions like Windows 7 Professional Edition, Windows 7 Ultimate Editions, and Windows 7 Enterprise Editions etc. Windows 7 does not support older versions of some application software. Internet Explorer 8 is a compatible version web browser for the Windows 7 Operating System. Internet Explorer 8 or IE 8 is the latest version for the Internet Explorer. It comes with many new features that enhance the performance of a web browser. 'Accelerator' is a good feature that comes with Internet Explorer 8. Internet Explorer 8 crashes is the main issue that could arise during the performance of Internet Explorer 8 on a Windows 7 system.
Following are some of the reasons due to which Internet Explorer 8 crashes on a Windows 7 system and methods to resolve those issues:
- Internet Explorer 8 crashes
- Reset Internet Explorer settings
- Disable the Add-ons
Internet Explorer 8 crashes
When you attempt to open or close some tabs, there may arise Internet Explorer 8 crash issue. After an Internet Explorer 8 crash, the system would display some error message like "Internet Explorer 8 encountered a problem and needs to close" or "Internet Explorer 8 has stopped responding". Incompatible add-ons/toolbars installed in your system are the main reason for the crashes in Internet Explorer 8.
Reset Internet Explorer settings
In order to reset setting for the Internet Explorer you need to exit from all programs, including Internet Explorer. You need to open 'Start' menu and select 'Run' and type 'inetcpl.cpl' in the textbox and press the 'Ok' button. It would display the 'Internet Properties' window. From the 'Properties' window, you need to choose 'Advanced' tab. you need to click 'Reset' under the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings'. After resetting the settings, you need to close that dialog box and restart your system.
In order to disable the add-ons, you need to use the 'Manage Add-ons' tool. You need to choose 'Tools' menu in the Internet Explorer and select 'Manage Add-ons'. On the 'Show' drop-down menu, you need to select 'All add-ons' to display all add-ons that are installed on your system. From the list of items, you need to select the add-ons, and then click on 'Disable' option in the 'Information' window. Finally close the windows and restart your system.
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