Restart Internet Explorer® in Windows® 7
Tips to restart Internet Explorer in Windows 7
Windows 7 is a recently released Operating System from Microsoft and offers the latest in technology features for enhancing user experience and system functionality. The Windows 7 is specially designed to work with even the latest networking technologies and supports a wide variety of network protocols and connection types. The Windows 7 is also featured with the latest version of Internet Explorer from the Microsoft and is integrated with the best available security options to ensure safe browsing on the Internet. The Internet Explorer 8 featured in Windows 7 OS is having advanced security options like Phishing filters and protected mode and also supports add-ons and tabbed browsing unlike its previous versions. The installation of new Add-ons, performing add-on and browser updates, installation of Plug-ins, and application freeze are some of the events or situations that demands an Internet Explorer restart in Windows 7 for completion of the required operation.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to restart the Internet Explorer in your Windows 7 system:
- Use application options
- Use Windows 'Task manager'
- Using third party applications
Use application options
The Internet Explorer in Windows 7 might have to be restarted due to many reasons and the options in the application itself can be used to restart the application in some cases. The Internet Explorer might have to be restarted after the installation of add-ons or performing an update and the options for restarting it is provided in the context menu of the application. Selecting the provided options will restart the Internet Explorer in Windows 7 to perform or complete the required tasks.
Use Windows 'Task manager'
In some cases the options given in the Internet Explorer for closing or restarting the application might cease to perform their actions and might become non-responsive. In these kinds of cases when a forced application restart should be performed in order restore the functionality of the application, the Windows 7 users can use the options to close an application or end related processes that are available in the windows 'Task manager' for restarting the Internet Explorer or similar applications. However terminating a process or application using the options in the 'Task manager' should only be used in cases when the application options or system becomes non-responsive; as doing so in normal cases will bring about application errors later.
The Internet Explorer in Windows 7 can also be restarted in some cases using third party applications similar to the Windows 7 'Task manager'. Some security or system optimization applications for Windows 7 are also having the options to monitor and manage the applications and processes that are running in the Windows 7 system. These options can be used to force restart the Internet Explorer by terminating the application and its related processes. As an alternative the users can also restart the Internet Explorer by restarting the Windows 7 in cases like application or system freeze.
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