Resolve issues with Internet browser on Windows® 7
Is the Internet browser on your system not working? Find out how to solve the problem.
Internet connects majority of all computers in existence. Internet helps users share data and information with each other. There are billions of webpages on the Internet and in order to view these webpages and access information from them an Internet browser application needs to installed on the system. An Internet browser application converts data coming into the system into user understandable form. Many browsers can be installed on your Windows 7 system such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and the OS itself comes with a default browser known as Internet Explorer. There are no complicated procedures involved in using these browsers but some users might face problems with them. Some of the common problems that might come up with the use of web browsers on Windows 7 include problems with the network settings, issues within the browser, malware infections, problems with some of the system or application files associated with the browser. Such problems with browsers on Windows 7 might also come up suddenly and this would cause loss of data which was being sent or received.
Following details gives users more information regarding tips to fix Internet browser issues with Windows 7:
- Check system files
- Scan and remove malware
- Check network settings
Check system files
If some of the system files associated with the Internet browser installed on your PC got damaged or corrupted in some way, then issues would come up with the use of them. All Windows 7 users having problems with the Internet browser are suggested to check the integrity of the system files on the OS (using system file checker). If some system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired to solve the problems.
Scan and remove malware
Malware infections within Windows 7 can also cause problems with the functioning of Internet browsers installed on the system. Complex malware such as Conbfickers can cause such problems so that users would not be able to download malware removal tools or retrieve malware removal information from the Internet. Scanning the system thoroughly with a good antivirus program and removing the problem causing malware would solve the problems and get the browser working.
Incorrect configuration of network settings can also cause issues with the working of web browsers installed on your Windows 7 system. Users having browser related problems are suggested to check settings such as access points, IP address in use etc. and make changes. Users are also advised to check the firewall settings and make sure they are not blocking the connection. If the issue has come up after changing some of the settings, then changing the settings back to default values would solve the issues and get browser working.
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