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How-to fix Internet Explorer when it stops working in Vista

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Error Message:
"Internet Explorer has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working
correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available."

To fix this issue:

  1. Open the Control Panel (switch to Classic view if it's not there already).
  2. Double-Click the Internet Options icon.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab.
  4. Click Reset at the bottom of the window.

This caused IE to start working again. The cause of this particular instance is
unknown, but tech forums have information about various program installations that
caused this or IE add-ons.