Internet Explorer

Posted on 2009-12-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Currently using Windows 7 Pro, When I try to close out of internet explorer, hit the red X at top of page.  For page to go off is 8 seconds.  This has just started in the past couple of days.
Question by:ycguy1117
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    Is the exit time the same when you hit file/close?

    The issue might be that it takes the system a while to unload all the add-ons it loaded up while browsing.

    Get process explorer from (Now Microsoft) and see what is it doing.
    Prior to existing also check how much memory the iexplore process holds.
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    Have you upgraded or added any IE plugins/add-ons recently?
    Have a look in Tools - Manage Add-Ons and disable anything you don't need.  Ensure others that you do use are up-to-date - esp Flash Player.
    You could always use the Reset IE Settings feature (Advanced tab of IE Settings) but it's a bit drastic and you'd have to start adding things back in afterwards.
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    tried to reinstall IE 7.0 on your computer. Tried also to do update IE 8.0 with the security patched on windows update.

    Hopefully will help
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    The user has Windows 7 so IE8 is built-in - you can't put IE7 on.  The reset IE settings button will usually fix most problems.  And if not, I'd be then running
    sfc /scannow

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    try to restor your browser setting to deafult

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