Windows 7 hourglass circle keeps spinning and won't stop

I am having problems with Internet explorer and the windows hourglass circle.  Explorer keeps crashing and the hourglass circle will not go away.  It's really annoying.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Open Control Panel, Programs and Features, Windows Features. Remove (uncheck) Internet Explorer. Close out and you will be required to restart so do that.

Upon startup, open an admin command prompt and run SFC /SCANNOW. Allow to complete.

Now go back and add IE back in again. Restart.

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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
Thank you, joinaunion and John Hurst for your solutions.  I think these are good solutions. I used the free version of Malwarebytes and that took care of it.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
Appreciate the solutions.  Thank you.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Biopsych  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
Your very welcome.
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