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Internet Explorer hangs when starting, Netscape does not.

I have XP running avg not-free. IE hangs very frequently when I start it. After a couple of fruitless tries, I use Netscape, which starts right up. I like IE better (when it works). I removed the Google toolbar, which seemed to help for a while, but no longer. I have the Yahoo toolbar which AVG puts on there. So?

Thanks, Hollis

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Is there some reason you ...

In reply to: Internet Explorer hangs when starting, Netscape does not.

haven't tried to REPAIR internet Explorer?

It is easily done by using the Add/Remove Applications applet in the Control Panel.

Alternatively you can also make use of IEFIX http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm

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Well....don't know how.

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REPAIR. Is that an acronym? All I know about add or remove programs is add or remove programs. The IEFIX tip you gave me doesn't describe my symptoms. Tell me about repair.

Thanks very much. We dense people are quite reliant on the other kind.

Hollis

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REPAIR means repair and ...

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making use of the Add/Remove Applications applet takes you through the process.

Sorry that the IEFIX utility "doesn't describe my symptoms" - You said MSIE wasn't working but now it appears that you KNOW that the core IE library files are properly registered and that all components are properly installed. If you do not KNOW those things give IEFix a try.

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try to repair IE

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cleared all

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have you cleared all temp internet files and cookies?

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