Internet Explorer 7 wont respond

  pj1664 00:30 07 Aug 2007
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Hi, My internet works fine but my internet explorer itself wont respond, ie it does not load any pages, it just keeps saying this prog. is not responding. All I did was updated my wireless driver from dell and thats when the problem started. I have even tried re installing windows but no change. I have been on microsoft knowledge base sit but cant find a solution. Appreciate if anyone had a similar problem and found a solution and would like to share it with me. Thanks.

  pk46 01:05 07 Aug 2007

What OS are you running???

  ArrGee 01:05 07 Aug 2007

Have you tried re-installing IE?

  pj1664 01:12 07 Aug 2007

Windows xp sp2 and yes I have tried reinstalling IE, still nada, at the moment I am trying sfc /scannow to see if it will resolve the problem but I am still open to suggestions just in case it does not work.

  ArrGee 01:20 07 Aug 2007

Run this first and then re-install the OS (will take about 3 hours)

click here

  pj1664 01:30 07 Aug 2007

Thanks ArrGee, but I dont want to wipe clean my drive, It seems like a prog. fault rather then OS fault.

  ArrGee 01:40 07 Aug 2007

3 hours will probably be less time than trying to figure out the base problem. Best to back-up any documents and run the format and reinstallation.

If you have a restore-point, try going to that first.

  beeuuem 02:21 07 Aug 2007

You could try uninstalling IE7 from Add/Remove programmes which should restore IE6. If this works you could then try a fresh install of IE7.
Alternatively you could try an 'over the top reinstall of XP as click here to Repair Windows XP by Installing Over top of Existing Setup:
This would mean obtaining Windows updates again but you should not lose any programmes or data.

  Taff™ 06:27 07 Aug 2007

Have you tried "Rolling Back" the wireless driver? Go to Device manager, right click the wireless adapter and go to the driver tab. You`ll see a button to Roll Back Driver. Since it was immediately after you installed the update it may work.

  pj1664 09:17 07 Aug 2007

I have tried all of the above, I tried rolling back driver but it says no backup drivers were safe.I have tried to restore system to different date but it wont go beyond yesterday when I re-installed windows (Repair windows installation)

  pj1664 09:22 07 Aug 2007

Sorry what I ment to say was backup drivers were not safe, therefor rollback driver is not possible.

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