Re: Computer hangs when clicking a link in IE6

Hi Eelco - Go to Start|Run and enter "regsvr32 /i urlmon.dll" (without the
quotes). After you get a Success message, re-boot. If that doesn't work,
then check out the following article and do the additional steps outlined

You Cannot Open New Internet Explorer Window or Nothing Happens After You
Click a Link;en-us;Q281679

Also see these articles:
and, Internet Explorer 6.0 Service Pack 1 may display a blank Web page
after you select Auto-Select encoding

If you're on XP your can try MVP Ramesh's .reg fix here which sometimes can

Regards, Jim Byrd, MS-MVP
My Blog, Defending Your Machine, here:

"Eelco Wiertsema" <EelcoWiertsema@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
message news:AAE7987B-6FFD-4C93-AC82-B2ADE7368174@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Hi,
> When I click on a link in IE6 my computer hangs completely ie nothing
> works anymore not even ctrl + alt + del so the only sollution is then
> to restart. This happens every time after a couple of minutes in IE6
> and it doesn't matter what site I want to start, however when I don't
> click anything it runs fine.
> I've got Windows XP Pro SP2 installed and everything is virus and
> spyware free, no other application errors of any kind, does anybody
> know what the problem could be?
> Thanx Eelco