+ 0 Votes Well it depends on what you did to IE7 to stop it working. OH Smeg 6 years ago You could try left clicking on the File and then scroll down to the Work Online as the easiest option.Then if that doesn't work you could look at the Security Settings and lower them to Medium.But without knowing what you did to stop IE working there isn't much else that can be suggested. OF course using Fire Fox is more secure than IE ever could be so maybe that's just a better option for General Browsing at least though the Microsoft Update Site may prove problems.Col + 0 Votes You might need to.. Peconet Tietokoneet-217038187993258194678069903632 6 years ago Go into "IE7" and look under "tools" and make sure "work offline" is not ticked.. Also go into "internet options > search" and make sure that "live search" is high lighted. You could always make sure that you computer is running smoothly by downloading "Regcure":http://www.registry-cleaners-reviewed.com/regcure.htm?gclid=CJH_i9uhuJICFQkiQgodyCU3VAThere will be people who will tell you not to get it because of this and that but i use it all the time on my vista systems without any trouble. This might cure some of your problems, if not all.Please post back if you have more problems or questions. + 0 Votes check for malware jdclyde 6 years ago load and update your fav adware scanner (adaware is one I use).boot to safe mode and run a full scan.reboot and try IE.