Internet Explorer® not working in Windows® Vista
Are you getting "Internet Explorer has stopped working" error message on your Windows Vista PC?Windows Vista is one of the latest OS from Microsoft. Windows Vista comes with many advanced features such as Windows Defender, Windows Search, Windows Gadgets etc. Some of the older features in Windows Operating Systems have been retained for Windows Vista and these include disk defragmenting tool, disk cleanup utilities and a newer version of Internet Explorer web browser. Internet Explorer browser is one of the best web browsers available. Internet Explorer that comes pre-installed with Windows Vista is not only stable but also very fast and secure. However, there are some issues that might come up while using this browser. One of the common issues is "Internet Explorer not working" error message coming up on the system etc. This message is common and can be solved very easily. This issue on Windows Vista might be because of reasons such as corruption of application files of Internet Explorer, registry related issues, malware infections within the system, issues with system files associated with Internet Explorer etc.
Following details gives users some information regarding ways to fix "Internet Explorer has stopped working" issue on Windows Vista:
- Repair OS
- Remove infections
- Clear registry errors
Repair OSIf some of the system files associated with the functioning of Internet Explorer on Windows Vista got damaged in some way, then this issue may come arise. In such case, users can only fix the problem by repairing the damaged system files on the OS. Users can either repair the OS with the default OS repair tool or restore the system to a time when Internet Explorer was working well to solve the problem.
Remove infectionsMalware infections can also cause error message "Internet Explorer has stopped working" in Windows Vista. Malwares cause such problems so that users would not be able to use the browser to find out information about the malware and then remove it from the system. All Windows Vista users having this issue are suggested to install the system with a good malware removal tool such as Malwarebytes Antimalware and remove the infections so as to solve the issue.
Clear registry errorsRegistry contains information regarding the working of applications installed on the system. Even Internet Explorer application installed on Windows Vista has some registry entries and if the registry entries associated with Internet Explorer are having some issues or they are clashing with each other, then this issue might come up. Under these circumstances, users can use a compatible registry cleaning software such as RegCure to clean system registry and solve the issue.