Is Internet Explorer not working on Windows 8? Fix it quickly.
Internet Explorer is a web browser that comes pre-installed with the Windows operating system. When you are using Windows 8 on your system and your IE browser shows a message “Internet Explorer not working” then there might be certain reasons that restricts its seamless working. You might face other issues like slow browsing, frequent hanging or freezing. These errors can be frustrating and damage your files and folders too. Thus you need to fix this issue immediately as you encounter it.
How to fix Internet Explorer not Working Issue?
- Install a good antivirus on your system and scan your system with it to remove malicious software. Restart the computer after scanning is completed.
- Few add-ons may also create problem to internet explorer. Thus you need to disable add-ons. If you are able to launch Internet Explorer, click on “Features” and select the “Programs” tab. Select “Manage Add-ons” and manually disable each.
- If the issue persists, you need to reset Internet Explorer settings. Open Internet Explorer and select “Features” option. Click on “Internet Options” and select the “Advanced” tab. Click “Reset” to reset IE settings. Close the browser to save the changes. Restart your browser to check if the issues have been resolved.
- Update Internet Explorer. If the above steps have not solved your browser problems, try updating to the latest version of IE if you have not already. Click “Features” and select “Windows Update” to update your browser. Restart the computer.