Most of the Internet Explorer 8 issues like slowness, crashes are caused by Adobe Flash Player add on. Sometimes even updating, wont fix these issues, so it’s better to uninstall it completely and reinstall the Adobe Flash player. Follow below steps to make sure its done in right way and brings back IE to working condition.
- Download and Run Official Adobe Flash Uninstaller from here.
- Reset Internet Explorer Settings ( Control Panel > Internet Options > Reset )
- Reinstall the Latest Flash Player from here.
- Re-enable previously used add-ons ( Tools > Manage Addons > select Needed )
Following these steps will certain fix any issue with your Internet Explorer. [ via ]