1\ done a virus check?
2\ Ran a sptware program?
why do you think it is "messing up" your IE.
Also have a look in msconfig and make sure you know what programs and services are being loaded.
any problems let me know
Every time I turn on my computer there is an error message that says "unable to load xml parser." i think it is messing up my internet explorer but i dont know what i did to make this happen or how to fix it. please help!