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IE Takes ages to open, often fails and often freezes for

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IE Takes ages to open, often fails and often 'freezes' for no apparent reason and I often cannot open my mail at outlook. This problem has steadily become worse over the last 2 to 3 months.
Can you help

Andy Harkins

We need to do a reset of Internet Explorer

To do this

1) Close all open Internet Explorer Windows
2) Open One Internet Explorer window
3) click the tools or settings Wheel top Right
4) Click Internet options > then the Advanced tab > then Click Reset and Reset again.
5)Close internet Explorer and re-open and see if you still have the Issue

Then test - if you still have an issue then do this

Go to :

Download and Install Firefox -

Firefox is a browser like Internet Explorer , But faster and More secure.

Once Installed open Firefox and see if you have the same issue in Firefox

Let me know

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Cheers James
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for advice but unfortunately it does not appear to be working - Still taking ages to startup and then stops responding and freezes the screen. Most times Only part of the IE home screen appears. Have not tried Firefox yet.

Can I remote onto your Machine and have a look at your problem

Remote means i can see your issue and fix this for you

Its fully Secure and Built into the Just Answer System and you can see what i am doing at all times

If you wish i can send you the details to connect

Cheers James
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes please, that would be good

Click the Link above

1) Click Join
2) Click Run/OK/Yes/Allow if asked
3)Click Allow /Run/Ok if asked by Anti Virus
4)Let me know any issues

Any Problems connecting let me know

Cheers James
Come back to me when the Machine Restarts please
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Sorry for the delay. Using my other Computer as the problem Dell Computer is still giving same problems when trying to connect to internet. It freezes and also will not open link to my email.


Just tried again to open on Dell computer - system frozen ? ?

No Problem

on the problem machine can you do this

go to

download and install firefox and let me know when done
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

That was a bit of a struggle - thought that I would never get back to you.

Firefox now downloaded and installed

Ok great now test with firefox to see if that works better than IE
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes, this seems better than before - just need to get used to using Firefox and try accessing other sites etc for full confirmation of it working satisfactorily.


Thanks for help, at the moment it seems all okay




Andy Harkins


Thanks ok now Please rate my Service with the Smiley Faces and submit and come back any issues

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Cheers James
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