try resetting your Internet Explorer to default values, then dl install and run this small app>>>
dl this here>> http://www.stevengould.org/software/cleanup/
to reset ie
from internet explorer--
tools>internet options>advanced>click on "reset to defaults", then select apply onbottom>
select "programs" tab >click on "reset web settings" the hit apply>
select "privacy" tab>click on default, then apply>
select "security" tab>highlight the "internet" icon>then select "default">highlight "local internet" icon>then select default>highlght "trusted sites" icon then click default>select "restricted sites" icon>click default, then apply
select "general" tab>click on "delete cookies", yes to delete all cookies>then select "delete files">select delete all offline content and select ok.>click on "settings">then "view objects", this will show you active x controls installed in your computer, check under status, right click and delete any that say "damaged" or "unknown".
then close that page, click on "ok". up top where it says "address", you can change your home page to whatever you want, i use www.google.ca for most people.
Your Internet explorer is now reset to default values.