How to Fix internet explorer won’t open and close immediately

Question

Internet explorer won’t open, are you getting these type of problems?

1. internet explorer won’t open
2. internet explorer closes after a few seconds
3. internet explorer flashes open and closes
4. ie open and closes immediately
5. internet explorer open and close right away

Solved Answers

That means some internet explorer setting gone corrupted, now here we go to repair them in advance mode, have to repair them manually, Please follow the steps below

Steps

1. Start “command prompt” with Administrator mode
Click on Start and then click on All programs then click on Accessories and now do right click on “command prompt” and then click on that and choose Run as administrator ( In XP you you just have to click on “command prompt”)

2. Copy and paste this below line (which is in orange color) into “command line” and then press enter button from your keyboard.

regsvr32.exe "c:\program files\internet explorer\ieproxy.dll"

OR

regsvr32.exe "c:\program files (x86)\internet explorer\ieproxy.dll"

3. Now you have to reset the Internet explorer for set the defaut settings. Please click on below click that is the Ms fixit to reset the Internet Explorer.
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9646978




4. Download this IE Fix Utility this file and run it and run it (Right click on that and run as administrator)

5. Download this zip file IE_Reregister_dll.zip Unzip it and you will be getting 2 files here and run all 2 files one by one with admnistrator mode (Right Click on .cmd files and choose run as administrator (In windowsXP you just double on that file)

6. Now restart the computer once

7. then now again reset your internet explorer with below command
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9646978

8. Restart your computer and get resolved your problem.

if doesn’t work then go to Microsoft Fixit

Download MS Fixit

Source Link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967896

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49 thoughts on “How to Fix internet explorer won’t open and close immediately”

  1. Registering the DLL fixed mine.. NOTHING else was working. (Not even reinstalling IE) I am so glad I found this, thanks a ton!

  2. Hi. I got an error on step 2 that says “The filename,directory name, or volume level syntax is incorrect.” I have check the command line and typed it as it is.

    1. If you have 64bit windows installed on your computer then you have to try following command:
      regsvr32.exe “c:\program files (x86)\internet explorer\ieproxy.dll”

  3. When i attempted this as of 12/5/2015 when I get to the step 3 and try to download the ms fixit it says that it cannot download because my windows installer is not working correctly or not installed correctly. I skipped that and tried the next step to download the zip file and could not determine how to run it as a .cmd file so I just opened the files and ran them normally. Once I did that and tried to reset the Internet Explorer link I got the same message of windows installer not installed correctly. Any help would be appreciated. I am running Windows 7 on 64 bit.

  4. None of the links work here so apparently this is no longer a “solution”… What the hell is it still doing here then? IE11 still just flashes, then closes. Same with IE 10. I can get IE 9 to work, but not well. This doesn’t solve anything.

    1. So sorry for the inconvenience. We have checked and found some links were not working properly since we were upgrading our website. Now, all the links are working perfectly fine. Please follow all these instruction step by step and let us know if doesn’t help.

  5. Thanks so much. This worked for IE11 on 7 home 64bit. Your copy and paste line in step 2 is missing the closing “.

  6. Thanks it worked for me!!! the command prompt didn’t work though, I think I may have missed the ” at the end only seen in the comments after trying the Mr Fixit in step 3/4 which worked IE 11 on 7 Pro 32bit

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