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Internet Explorer 6 freezes

by hairymon / October 22, 2003 12:51 AM PDT

For one workstation in this office, Internet Explorer 6

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Re:Internet Explorer 6 freezes
by HerbChong / October 22, 2003 9:45 AM PDT

without knowing more details, about all i can suggest is to make sure that you have applied all critical updates from Microsoft.

Herb...

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Re:Re:Internet Explorer 6 freezes
by hairymon / October 24, 2003 1:09 AM PDT

Why did it only show the first sentence of my post. When I reviewed my message it showed everything?

Anyway, I'll try again, it tends to only happen after a lot of activity, especially (but not always) the use of the Maximizer CRM software.

Basically, IE opens but you do not see the progress bar. You can type in any website, but this is what happens.

Then if I reboot it works again for awhile.

Sorry if it seemed like an extremely simple post.

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Re:Re:Re:Internet Explorer 6 freezes
by HerbChong / October 24, 2003 9:36 AM PDT

i think that something in IE is still trying to run and nothing is happening. have you scanned for adware and spyware on your system? this is the most common cause. you need to run 3 or 4 different scanners as no one scanner catches them all. while you are at it, you might as well run an up-to-date virus scan. if you Ctrl-Alt-Del and look in Task Manager, is IE running and using up CPU?

Herb....

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Re:Re:Re:Re:Internet Explorer 6 freezes
by hairymon / October 27, 2003 5:48 AM PST

What spyware scanners do you recommend? I tried the one that is part of pcpitstop.com and it didn't find anything.

I did do all the other things you suggested (i.e. virus scan) and nothing came up.

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Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Internet Explorer 6 freezes
by HerbChong / October 27, 2003 8:09 AM PST

you need to head over to the security and virus forum to get a good list. with ads and such, you need to run more than one. also, running a different virus scanner would not hurt. if you look in Task Manager, do you see Internet Explorer taking up a lot of CPU?

Herb....

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internet explorer 6 freezed how to repair
by salek abrahamer / March 5, 2008 5:49 AM PST

can one help to solve this problem

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After 4 years it appears not.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2008 6:17 AM PST

If this is not about this 4 year old post try this.

Make a new post all about you, your machine and the issue.

Bob

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