4 best ways to fix internet explorer crash issues

Fix internet explorer browser crash

Web browser crash: Are you using Internet Explorer browser and having browser crashes very frequently? Even there are many other browsers available still, we most love to use Internet Explorer on Windows OS devices. Many have different reasons why they still love to use it.

Do you have any device with only Internet Explorer and don’t have any other browser available due to any reason? And it’s getting crashed as soon as you open a page/tab? Then if you are facing any issue with the same, you have many choices how you can fix them quickly.

Already tried different ways to fix the problem, almost lost the patient? Don’t worry, here are some simple steps to follow by which we can fix the issues with Internet Explorer browser crash.

  1. Clear the cache
  2. Resetting the IE to default settings
  3. Checking the DNS configuration
  4. Uninstall & Install again

1#: Clear the IE Cache:

we should frequently clear the internal memory allocated when it filled up with the system cache data. When you are using IE to browse the internet for the longer period and you have not clear the IE cache, then better we do that instantly. Because that’s the reason mostly IE works very slowly and it may get crashed if we are trying different options event it is not responding.

The quicker way to clear the IE cache, open Settings–>Internet Options–>General–>Browsing History–>Delete. This will give further options to choose what are all files to delete like saved passwords, cookies, website history etc. select all options applicable and hit Delete button to clear the corresponding cache files from the system.

After done with the above steps, try to open Internet Explorer. Issue resolved and working as expected? If yes, then better you keep doing the above steps regularly to avoid such issues further. You can also opt for option “Delete browsing history on exit” option in open Settings–>Internet Options–>General–>Browsing History. If still IE crashing issue not resolved then will try with below #2 option.

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#2: Resetting the IE settings to default:

This is another good way to resolve IE crashes with simple steps. Open Settings–>Internet Options–>Advanced–>Reset.

IE Crash Fix

By using this option, the system will reset almost all settings related to Internet Explorer. It gives options to select the option reset setting like home page setting, ActiveX filter, search provider settings.

Check-up that box “Delete personal settings” in order to successfully restore all the settings of IE.

#3: Check the DNS configuration:

The DNS configuration for the Internet might have been changed. Not proper DNS configurations for the Internet also one of the reasons why the browser is getting crashed.

Hence better to check the DNS configuration done for Internet Explorer and redo once.

Open the Command Prompt in admin mode–>type below commands in sequence manner as given.

  • >ipconfig /flushdns
  • >ipconfig /registerdns
  • >ipconfig /release

#4: Uninstall the IE & Install:

Have you tried all the above steps and Internet Explorer browser crash issue not resolved yet? Some files related to Internet Explorer might get corrupted in the installed folder. Hence better we should uninstall the IE and install the same again.

To install the latest Internet Explorer version, go to Microsoft site Internet Explorer.

Are you using a different web browser other than Internet Explorer on your PC like Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox? Are you facing same crashing issue with any of those web browsers on your PC? Here are I have listed some tips or ways to resolve web browser crashing issue.

Update latest version:

Web browser crash may be due to the fact that it’s not up-to-date and not able to cope up with the software on PC. hence better we keep browsers on PC updated always.

Try with a different browser on your PC if you are fed up with the current one and didn’t able to resolve the crash issue in time. As there is no limit or hard dependency, you can install as many browsers as on your PC to try.

Chrome Update
Chrome Update

Restore tabs:

Have you tried with different ways and different browsers? If you are not able to stop the browser crash even after tried all possible ways then one option left to try.

Internet Explorer: Open Settings–>Internet Options–>General–>Startup. Select “Start with tabs from the last session” option and click apply. This will make to re-open earlier open tabs when you restart the browser.

IE Restore Tabs
IE Internet Explorer Restore Tabs

Chrome: Open Settings–>in “On Startup” option there are list of options to select. Pick and make sure check the option “Continue where you left” and restart the browser.

Chrome Restore Tabs

Update Adobe flash & JAVA version:

there may be an issue with add-ins ActiveX or plugin because of which browser getting crashed. This, in turn, might be due to the right JAVA version and/or adobe flash not updated. Hence better you check the latest version and update both flash software and JAVA on PC.

New Windows Updates for Microsoft Edge || useful options in Microsoft Edge

New options in Microsoft Edge

There are few new updates from Microsoft Windows 10 related to Microsoft Edge. If you are using a web page very often and you want that on your taskbar for quick access you can do that. Open that webpage using Microsoft Edge, click on settings and more option and select “pin this page to the taskbar”.

By doing this system will pin that webpage to your taskbar. After that when you want to use that webpage very quickly you can simply click on the Taskbar icon which will directly open that specific web page in Microsoft edge. You do not have to open Microsoft edge and select that book market page or read for letter page.

You can also pin a web page in Microsoft edge to start options. for that you have to open that webpage in Microsoft edge, click on the setting option and click “pin this page to start” option. this will pin that particular webpage to start list so that you can simply click on the windows icon in the start and access that webpage from start options.

Other important update from Microsoft for Microsoft edge is save tabs for later. If you are opening several sites and you want to save the tabs for later reference then this option is very useful option. select the tab in Microsoft edge and click “set these tabs aside”. After that if you want to restore them, there is an another option just beside the “set these tabs aside”, that is “tabs you have set aside”. When you click on this tabs you have set aside, it will display all the tabs you have kept aside. Select the tab you want to restore and click restore tabs which will restore the selected tab for your reference.

See snapshots of open tabs

When you have opened lot of tabs in a single Microsoft edge instance and you want to see what are all tabs open by you. If you want to see the snapshots of these opened tabs, you can simply do the mouse hover over open tabs. Or else click on “show tab previews” option to see previews of all your open tabs.

Instance access to your favorite sites

You have a favorite web page opened in Microsoft edge and you want that as a favorite site on Microsoft edge. by setting that favorite, you can get access to that webpage very instantly. open the Microsoft edge where there is a simple option given by Microsoft with Microsoft edge. that is select the tab you want that to be a favorite site right-click and select “pin”. By doing this when you open Microsoft ads you can get access to that site very quickly. If you want to unpin that site, right-click and select “unpin”.