Internet Explorer might keep closing due to corrupted data within the browser itself. It may be cookies copied in the hard disk to make the computer work faster or add-ons that conflict with the browser's ordinary functions. Security software, malware and viruses may also create issues.Know More
Data gets copied from the visited website, which stores bits of information called cookies on a hard drive. While cookies help load information faster, they can also conflict with other data and cause a browser to crash. Internet Explorer saves a variety of information, including Web histories, temporary files and other data that is entered.
Sometimes when system automatic updates are not set, a browser may be infected with malware, and malicious attacks may cause Internet Explorer to shut down. A firewall or anti-virus software may be interfering with Internet Explorer, causing it to shut down.Learn more about Internet & Networking
Because Internet Explorer is a Windows feature it cannot be uninstalled, but it can be turned off. Computers using Windows 8.1 have Internet Explorer 11 already installed.Full Answer >
When the message "Internet Explorer has stopped working" appears during a browsing session, there are several solutions that can be tried. These solutions range form disabling add-ins installed on Internet Explorer, resetting Internet Explorer settings, disabling protected browsing mode, re-installing Internet Explorer, and creating a new user account on Windows.Full Answer >
Enable cookies in Internet Explorer by clicking the gear-wheel icon at the top right of the browser window and choosing Internet Options. Next, click on the Privacy tab, then move the slider to the desired setting.Full Answer >