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IE8, Crash Dump, Safe Mode

I'm using IE8 with Vista SP2. I LOVE IE8, BUT every now and then my entire system crashes. I'm on a website and suddenly my screen goes black. Next a blue screen comes up saying "initiating crash dump". Then my computer restarts giving me the option of restarting in safe mode. I checked out IE8 problems on the Microsoft website, but it just has options for IE8 restarting or shutting down certain webpages with instructions about compatability mode. It's not just a matter of shutting down websites, but my entire system. When I looked under the help section on VISTA and typed "crash dump", the only things that came up were about IE8 (which is why I KNOW that's what's causing my problem). None of the problems mentioned are the problem I'm experiencing.

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