Weird task bar locking and ie locking up

By buzzin
Mar 23, 2003
  1. hi , i have this really weird problem and its is really bugging me:mad: when i open internet explorer at random times when opening new pages etc scrooling down my taskbar locks up or my desktop does.... and i press ctrl+alt+delte to open taskmanager and it fixes it until i next open up ie (it always tends to be ie doing it) i have reinstalled my os from xp(when it started) to win2k(still happened) then reinstalled xp again and it still happens all my drivers etc are up to date my sys specs are

    Amd 1600 xp +
    Abit at7 max
    512 ddr pc 2100
    40 gig quantum hd
    geforce 4 ti 4200

    it never used to happen so im wondering why it has started any one help? :(

    thank`s in advance :)
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Have you done a clean install of your OS? Meaning format everything then install, or did you just update/install over?

    This could be your problem as it is inherit from one OS to the other.

    BTW, :wave: :wave: Welcome to TechSpot :wave: :wave:
  3. buzzin

    buzzin TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yeh it was a complete install format etc i cant work it out :confused:
  4. azrael4u

    azrael4u TS Rookie

    did you ever solve this problem? I just started having it about a week ago.
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