Internet Explorer Closes

I am running Windows 7 on a Lenovo Laptop.  For quite a while my Internet Explorer opens for just a few minutes, then gives me a "closing" error message and stops working (see attached/below):

IE stops working message
I've been using Chrome as a workaround, but there are times when IE better serves my needs.  Any idea how to fix this?

Thanks,

Phil
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Two things to try:

1. Try a Full Reset. IE, Tools, Internet Options, Reset and select the bottom half as well which removes personal data and passwords (take note).

2. Go to Control Panel, Programs and Features, Windows Features and remove (uncheck) Internet Explorer. This forces a restart. Go back and enable IE and then restart again.

Test to see if any improvement.
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philsimmonsAuthor Commented:
Not sure which worked (or both), since I had to do #2 first, and then #1.  But it worked!  Thank you.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@philsimmons - Thanks. I have used both. #2 usually does the job. I am certainly glad you got the errors stopped.
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