Internet Explorer 9 takes forever to open on Win 7 laptop

Toshiba / Satellite a505
September 9, 2012 at 02:03:19
Specs: Windows 7, 2.2 GHz / 3963 MB
My IE9 won't open initially and always comes up with the message Internet Explorer has stop working, then it resets and opens much later on another tab. How can I speed up ie9 to work normally and open when clicked to open the first time around?

Pr_arcangel


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#1
September 9, 2012 at 03:11:59
To isolate the problem, try other browsers such as Opera, Firefox, Chrome & tell us if they are slow.

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#2
September 9, 2012 at 05:22:02
Do a Disk Clean Up. (monthly)
Scan with Malwarebytes.
Remove programs from starting with Windows by running msconfig Start Tab and unchecking all except Microsoft and your antivirus program, Apply and restart the machine.
Clean out your browser's cookies, history, Temp Internet files, etc. (weekly)
Set your browser to delete cookies when you close it.
Set your browser to keep history for 2 or 3 days only.
Turn off most of the browser's add-ons, only leave on Reader, Flash, Java, and what you absolutely need. (check monthly)
Note that things that are intended to help us do things quicker and easier like keeping cookies, history, and using add-ons can and will slow things down significantly when added together and are in long lists. Keep it clean and lean and you will be much happier. Try other browsers also, I prefer Firefox primarily.

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#3
September 9, 2012 at 17:44:10
The easiest way is to just reset IE....there is probably a bad addon causing the problems.

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#4
September 10, 2012 at 05:46:46
Hi,

I would suggest you to boot your system in “Safe mode with networking” and check whether the Internet Explorer works fine or not?

If Internet Explorer 9 works fine in “Safe mode with networking” then follow the steps mentioned below, to identify if a startup service or program is interfering with Internet Explorer 9:
• Click “Start”
• Type” msconfig” into the search field
• Press “Enter” on your keyboard
• Click “Continue” on the User Account Control (If prompted)
• Click “Selective startup”
• Uncheck “Load startup items”
• Click the “Services” tab
• Check the “Hide all Microsoft services” box
• Click “Disable all”
• Click “OK”
• Click “Restart Now”

Once your computer restarts, check if you still get the same problem in Internet Explorer. If not then you just have to identify which service/startup item was causing the problem.
• Click “Start”
• Type “msconfig” into the search field
• Press “Enter” on your keyboard
• Click “Continue” on the User Account Control (If prompted)
• Click the “Services” tab
• Check the “Hide all Microsoft services” box
• Check “(Enable)” the top half of the service boxes
• Click “OK”
• Click “Restart Now”

Once your computer restarts again, check if the issue is fixed. If so, then the services you enabled are good to stay. Repeat the enabling process for half of the remaining disabled services and continue this process until the problem returns or all services are enabled. If the problem returns then you will need to test the last batch of services you enabled one by one to find which was causing the problem to occur.

Once you have identified which service/startup item causes the problem in Internet Explorer you will need to either disable/uninstall/update the program to avoid further problems.

Kindly let me know for further clarifications.

Thanks & Regards
Debbie B
#iworkfordell


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#5
September 10, 2012 at 08:48:43
I'd do a restore point to a time when it worked.

I'd also consider a reload of the OS.


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#6
September 10, 2012 at 11:14:50
Take it slow... Do not assume the worst. Try the simpler fixes first rather than the more drastic ones. This is probably just a case of the browser and possible the system being bogged down with too much junk. Assuming there is a problem with services or the need for a system restore is jumping the gun. Please let the OP try the simpler, more obvious things first and if it becomes apparent that the problem is more complex, then begin suggesting more in depth, more involved, solutions. If the problem is just a lack of normal maintenance then the later 'solutions' will not help and he went through a lot of trouble (and risk) for nothing.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#7
September 13, 2012 at 13:16:48
Thanks to you guys, all the members that replied with great answers. This is why I consider this to be the best computer issues helping website around. I was able to fix my problem and greatly appreciate all the great advises/guidance. Have a bless day!

Pr_arcangel


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September 13, 2012 at 18:22:46
The users here are happy to help, just make sure to select the answer that solved your problem as the best answer, to help future users who have a similar problem.

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