If your IE browser is not functioning properly or is slow, reset the advanced settings.
To reset the IE Advanced Settings perform the following:
Close all open windows of Internet Explorer.
Click the Start button and open Control Panel.
Make sure Classic View in Control Panel is selected, then open Internet Options.
Select the Advanced tab.
Click the Restore Advanced Settings button (You will not notice anything change).
Click the Apply button on the bottom right.
Click the Reset button.
A window stating "Are you sure you want to reset all Internet Explorer settings?" will come up, click Reset on the bottom.
* If you place a check in the “Delete personal settings” box, it will delete all of your temporary internet files, cookies, history, saved usernames and passwords, and resets home pages. It will not delete favorites, those will be preserved.
9. Click Close once all the items are checked with a green check mark.
10. Restart computer for changes to take effect.