This is the error message I received:

"Internet Explorer has closed this webpage to help protect your computer
A malfunctioning or malicious add-on has caused Internet Explorer to close this webpage.
What you can do:

More information
Windows Data Execution Prevention detected an add-on trying to use system memory incorrectly. This can be caused by a malfunction or a malicious add-on.
Other things you can do:
Go online to learn about the Data Execution Prevention (DEP) security feature"

By the way, before I ever got online I already had SP3, IE8 & other KB updates installed from previously downloaded KBs from the Microsoft "Update Catalog". It was indicated on the update site that I only needed 4 new KBs to be fully updated.
Thanks for your attention.