Sunday, May 15, 2011

How to Get Your Freezing Internet Explorer Back

Internet Explorer is one of the most famous and widely used browsers in the world. It is a long standing and popular product with a lot of supports.

Even though some newer internet browsers are introduced nowadays, most of people still prefer Internet Explorer. However, even the most loyal or faithful Internet Explorer users can not avoid of the moments when Internet Explorer freezes. Then, what should you do when such problem happens? This article will help you eliminate the problem at once. I once had the problem too and I found an answer.

Here are 3 steps:

Running antivirus and anti-spyware software on your PC

We have to admit that sometimes the problem does not lie with the Internet Explore itself but our computers instead. Seeing is believing. Unfortunately, this idiom doesn't necessarily apply in the case of these virtual pests that can infest your computer undetected. The viruses can be the reason why your Internet Explorer freezes up as they place invalid keys in your registry. You can then perform the scans with the appropriate anti-virus and/or anti-spyware software.

Internet Explorer updates

Just like any other software, Internet Explorer requires regular updates. Most computer users update their software automatically which is recommended to obtain the latest upgrades without the need for you to manually search for it. So it is important for you to take note of the patches or bugs fixes that might help you.

Sometimes, Internet Explorer will release an entirely new version of Internet Explorer. These new versions need to be downloaded and installed. So you should pay attention for this.

Check your registry

The Windows registry is a main database in your PC which is used to store all of the configuration settings for all hardware and software installed on your pc, all of the user accounts and your settings of computer's network, operating system, file associations, start up and shut down and even security. Therefore, your Internet Explorer web browsing experience will be impact if there is something to happen within the registry. Like every other program on your PC, the Internet Explorer is constantly reading from and writing to the registry from which we can find that Internet Explorer is heavily reliant upon that the registry must have few errors and the data within registry should be optimized for speedy read or write access.