Certain web pages cause Internet shutdown

By minno2 ยท 4 replies
Sep 3, 2008
  1. hello, hope u can help.

    when i go to certain websites and try to go in to start a thread (my college online class) my computer says at the bottom left hand corner "Transferring ww.(whatever).edu" it keeps trying to load the page, gets 1/4 of the way loaded and quickly shuts all of my web pages down. do u know why this is happeneing. oh, btw, it started with just trying to send in homework about a month ago. my brother brought his laptop over and his worked just fine. any ideas?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Please do this
    (Some members say they have already tried this in a reply; but later I find it has not been done!)
    The following not only resets all Internet Explorer's settings, but also removes all temp files, all extensions are disabled (toolbars, browser extensions, and Browser Helper Objects), and activeX controls are restored.

    How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES)

    To use RIES in Internet Explorer 7, follow these steps:

    1. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
    2. On the Advanced tab, click Reset.
    3. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.
    4. When Internet Explorer 7 finishes restoring the default settings, click Close, and then click OK two times.
    5. Close Internet Explorer 7. The changes take effect the next time that you open Internet Explorer 7.

    Note for users who cannot start Internet Explorer 7 for some reason, use RIES from Internet Options in Control Panel.

    Refer here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/community/columns/ietopten.mspx
    For even more options
  3. minno2

    minno2 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    that didn't work. I even had 5 SEPERATE windows open and went back to the first one. I did the same thing to see if the other windows would stay open but when the first one closed, the other 5 did automatically close also.
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Are you using tabs on IE7 or did your launch IE 5 times? Please give us some computer specs to include how much RAM you have.
  5. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Please put your System Specs information in your Profile
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