Fixing Internet browser freezing issues
Read on to know about the Internet browser freezing issues and how to resolve them.
It may possible that you get some problems with your Internet browsers while accessing it. The browser may keep freezing while you are attempting to open some websites or while you are downloading some applications. There may be a number of reasons behind it. The issue usually comes after installing a new operating system in it. You may get the issues with Mozilla Firefox thereafter, because of the lack of memory space. It is possible that the system is not connected to Internet connection properly. The issue usually comes up in Google Chrome, while attempting to use a dial-up connection. You may not even be capable to close the browser with Alt, Ctrl and Del keys. The Internet Explorer may also freeze due to some serious infections like Webroot.
Here are some tips to resolve freezing issues in Internet browsers:
- Reset Internet Explorer
- Disable add-ons
- Remove Webroot
- Tips to take care
Reset Internet Explorer
Any changes to settings of the Internet Explorer may cause freeze in the browser. For this, you need to open the browser at first. Then, get to the 'Tools' menu and select the 'Internet options'. You can then get the Internet options tab displayed from which you need to select the 'Advance' tab. You get the Restore Default's button in the right side bottom of the tab and you need to click the button to reset the browser settings.
You may have included a number of Add-ons in the Mozilla Firefox to enhance the performance of the browser. These add-ons may sometimes slowdown as well as freeze in the browser. You can try disabling them to fix the issue. For this, you need to select the 'Tools' menu of the browser and then get the add-ons from it. A new window can be displayed in which you need to navigate to 'Extensions' tab. You can then get options to disable add-ons from the browser. After doing these steps, you need to restart the system to get the add-ons disabled completely.
Google Chrome may have freeze issues due to infections in the system like the Webroot software. The browser may hang up due to Spy sweeper antispyware program of the Webroot software. You can try removing the infections from the system using good antimalware software to resolve the issues. You can use software like HijackThis for this purpose.
There are certain tips which you need to take care while resolving steps for your Internet browsers. You need to take care of disabling add-ons, which are getting issues frequently. You are advised to do so as disabling of important add-ons may corrupt the browser. If you reset the browser, then all bookmarks in it gets removed and thus it is good to use another browser when you get problems with a particular one. You can transfer bookmarks to another browser and can then reset the browser.
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