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Can I then ask what is wrong with my IE when i click on it to start it up, its really slow and sometimes freezes - its been like that for a while now and thats why I use chrome.

It looks all clunky as well, here is a snap of it:
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Your link is messed up, doesn't work.

Try starting IE without any Add-ons: Tips for solving problems when Internet Explorer crashes or stops working
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That link says its for IE 7&8 ????? I think I got 9? How can I tell?

The other question I have is that if i reset it, will I lose all my chrome folders and stuff in my chrome browser?

Edited by ding dong, 04 June 2013 - 07:28 PM.

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So the suggestion many say is uninstall IE and re-install.

I cant find it - can anyone help me find IE on my pc? It doesnt appear to be in the programs list for uninstalling.
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Try following the directions at the link I gave you. IE7, 8 or 9 should all be pretty much the same.
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There is no instructions there for an uninstall....
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I looked at the link again and I don't see anything there that you have not already done, sorry.

To uninstall IE9, open Control Panel, Programs and Features.
Click on Turn Windows featured on or off.
Remove the check next to IE9 then click OK.
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I cannot see IE9 or IE8 in the list of folders.
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??? What list of folders? Do you mean in the "Turn Windows features on or off" window?

If so perhaps it's time to backup your data and reinstall Windows 7? If you would like to do that let me know and I can provide links to some excellent tutorials.
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yeah, but its not windows 7 but Vista.

Not sure I want to go that drastic because IE is still there because its in my programs list and comes up and tries to work when i click it.
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Try starting IE without Add-ons as follows:

Press Windows key + R.
Type iexplore -extoff and press Enter or click OK.

You should get a page that looks like this:

Internet Explorer is currently running without add-ons

All Internet Explorer add-ons, such as ActiveX controls or toolbars, are turned off. Some webpages might not display correctly.

To continue to your home page, click the Home button.

To browse using add-ons, close Internet Explorer and then start it again.


Forward Arrow Check for the latest Windows updates.

Question Icon How do browser add-ons affect my browsing experience?


If you can get to your home page okay then click on Tools then Manage Add-ons and start disabling them a few at a time until you find the one that is causing the problem. You can safely disable all Add-ons too. I have only Shockwave Flash Object enabled and I'm not sure even that's needed.

If you don't have the Menu bar being shown so you can click on Tools, click on the Gear icon at top right then Manage Add-ons.
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Thanks but I am looking at uninstalling IE now but am having difficulty finding it.

I hope I will still be able to use the internet if it gets removed - I have Chrome - will it affect my internet connection if I remove it?
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So tried to uninstall IE but cant find it anywhere?
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From Programs and Features, click on View installed updates, see if IE shows up there.
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No. its not in Installed Updates.
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