browser shuts down when going to some sites

  orpingtonman 18:15 21 Jan 2007
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The problem is when going to certain sites, my browser just shuts down.....for example: eBay, where the auction has ended, THIS site when I use the search box! For example, when I tried to search this site, the results page started to load (maybe half the page) then bosh...the browser (ie7 / was same on ie6) just closes and I'm left with the desktop, just as if I'd clicked the 'X' button. I've a feeling this may have started when I changed from Tiscali to Bulldog (could this be related?). About 15% of the links I click on from Google do this. Most odd, I'd really like to fix this, as its driving me mad...thanks.

  VoG II 18:20 21 Jan 2007

Does Firefox click here do the same?

  orpingtonman 18:36 21 Jan 2007

Thanks VoG. I've just downloaded Firefox and it doesn't do it anymore!! What is it? Some kind of problem IE-v-Bulldog? Although its fixed, I'm still curious as to what was happening.

  VoG II 18:45 21 Jan 2007

Are you saying that IE doesn't do it anymore? Or that Firefox doesn't crash but IE does?

  octal 18:52 21 Jan 2007

I get exactly the same on IE6 at work on this site, I just don't bother looking at this site anymore during lunch time, I've never found out what it is.

  orpingtonman 20:17 21 Jan 2007

I'm saying that Firefox doesn't crash but IE still does...so I think I will now use Firefox. Thank you very much for the suggestion about Firefox, it seems really good.

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