Fix: Internet Explorer Crashes & Freezes at Startup

Today I’ve spent some time fixing issues on my parents’ computers – on both of their computers, Internet Explorer froze and crashed at startup. It gave a message asking whether to restore the previous session or going to the start page, but clicking either would still crash the Explorer. Now, my mom uses FireFox and from now on, so will my dad (finally), but having a program on your PC with a problem just isn’t a nice thing.
First, I tried installing the latest version of Internet Explorer over the old version on my dad’s computer. That didn’t work. Then, I managed to fix the problem by doing the following on my mom’s computer:

Internet Explorer Crashes & Freezes at Startup Solution

(This guide is based on Windows XP.)
Internet Explorer Crashes & Freezes at Startup solution

  • Go into Control Panel
  • Go to Internet Options
  • Click on the tab Advanced
  • Then click Reset

This should have fixed the problem!