Open the Internet Explorer Performance troubleshooter to solve problems in Internet Explorer 8

This information applies to Windows Internet Explorer 8.

If your computer is having problems browsing the web with Windows Internet Explorer 8, try running the Internet Explorer Performance troubleshooter to fix the problem. It checks for common issues, such as whether you have enough space on your computer's hard disk to store temporary Internet files.


  • To make sure you have the most up-to-date troubleshooters from the Windows Online Troubleshooting Service, your computer should be connected to the Internet. For more information, see Troubleshooting in Windows.

Open the Internet Explorer Performance troubleshooter by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting. Click View all, and then click Internet Explorer Performance.


  • This feature isn't available in all editions of Windows.