Internet Explorer hangs when clicking links

The number one problem that cause IE problems can be related to add-ons.   Other causes  include toolbars or a virus.  An often overlooked problem can be Protected Mode.  Unchecking IE’s Protected Mode on a virus free computer can correct hangs in IE. (Found under the security table under Internet Options and the Security Tab.

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Protected Mode is designed to protect you against malicious software.Many users still report this (hangs and hesitations) as a problem although their computer is virus free, IE has been reset  and appropriate files (dll’s and others) have been re-registered.

There are reports this is a Flash related issue.  You can try uninstalling and re-installing Flash.

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