How to Repair a Loading Error in Internet Explorer

By Kefa Olang

Internet Explorer is a web browser found mainly on Windows operating systems. Like other web browsers, it enables you to navigate the web to locate content. Internet Explorer can at times run into display problems, which cause loading errors. These problems are caused by a variety of issues, such as damaged add-ons or network connection problems. Performing a few troubleshooting steps can solve loading errors.

Step 1

Close and relaunch your web browser. You can solve a majority of loading and display issues using this simple troubleshooting method. Restart your computer to reset network connections and properties if relaunching your web browser does not work.

Step 2

Click the "Refresh" button on your web browser if you are still having loading and display issues.

Step 3

Reset your web browser's settings. To do so, click the "Tools" menu on your browser and click "Internet OptionsClick the "Advanced" tab and click the "Reset" button under "Reset Internet Explorer settings." Click "Reset" again. Internet Explorer resets and resumes the default settings. Click "Close" in the "Reset Internet Explorer Settings" dialog box. Close and relaunch your web browser.

Step 4

Disable add-ons that could be causing errors. To do so, click the "Tools" menu and click "Manage Add-ons." Click the "Toolbars and Extensions" tab and select the add-ons you want to disable. Click "Disable."

Step 5

Download and install the latest version of Internet Explorer if you are running an older version (see Resources for download link).

Tips & Warnings

  • Check your Internet connection if you are still having trouble loading pages. Contact your Internet service provider (ISP) if your connection is not working.