Resolving Problems with Internet Explorer® in Windows® XP
Tips to resolve problems with Internet Explorer® in Windows® XP.
Windows® XP is an operating system designed by Microsoft® to use with desktops and laptops. Internet Explorer® is a web browser that helps you surf Internet. Even if they are stable programs, sometimes they start to show problems. The common problem is error messages. Error messages include page cannot be displayed or some links are missing. Sometimes Internet Explorer® loads some pages slowly. In some cases the Internet Explorer® itself would fail to open or restart unexpectedly.
These problems can be due to different reasons. Some tips to resolve the problems are:
- Change settings
- Clear browser history
- Disable browser add-ons
- Frequent virus scanning
The first solution for problems with Internet Explorer® in Windows® XP system is to check and change the settings. Most of the times, these problems happen due to large number of files inside Internet Explorer® cache. So, either by deleting the unwanted files or reducing the cache capacity, you could solve the problem. Cache only needs 50 to 100 MB storage capacity.
Clear browser history
You might have visited different websites daily and these get stored. This creates some sort of problem. So, clearing the browser history at least twice in a week helps to avoid problems.
Toolbar is an example of browser add-ons. These add-ons cause conflict errors. Uninstall or disable browser add-ons to resolve error messages.
Frequent virus scanning can solve almost all problems caused by Internet Explorer®. Some of the problems might result from some powerful viruses. For example, adware are common while using Internet Explorer®. These malware appear as popup windows and interrupt your work. So, if you use powerful virus scanning software, these problems would be solved.