IE8 hangs and won't shut down

whutsupdoc

whutsupdoc

Master of my Domain
#1
having some great difficulties lately with my new acer laptop.

IE8 seems to hang, which in turn hangs the internet.

when i go into the TaskManager... IE8 is listed once or twice even though i've shuts down the browser. strange thing is if i attempt to force an END PROCESS it will NOT shut it down no matte how many times i try to end/shut down IE8

i have to physically shut down/reset the computer... which because the darn IE8 has shut down, takes the laptop about 10mins to shut down/reset.

what the freck is wrong.

specs for the laptop:
windows vista
4megs ram
500gig HD
 
whutsupdoc

whutsupdoc

Master of my Domain
#2
well..... i just installed firefox3.5 and guess what..... it hangs as well. i can not shut it down via task manager either!!!

WTF is going on!!!
 
whutsupdoc

whutsupdoc

Master of my Domain
#3
when the internet/browsers hangs (even though there is no browser window open... but the task bar states they are present/active) the entire system becomes unstable and i can not shut down for 5-10mins

when the computer restarts and i start the browsers again... they ask if i want to open up the previous browser sessions
 

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