You could try the following fixes from Microsoft
Fix Internet Explorer add-on problems when IE hangs or freezes
Playing video files crashes or freezes Internet Explorer or Windows
Improve performance, safety and security in Internet Explorer
If none of that would work you can try to spot errors with Event Viewer.
Open the Start Menu, and type eventvwr.msc in the search box and press enter.
If prompted by UAC, then click on Yes (Windows 7) or Continue (Vista).
In the left pane of Event Viewer
, double click on Windows Logs
to expand it, then right click on System
and check for errors (see screenshot). If no errors related to IE will be in System
, please check Application
Please post description of errors occurred within the described time.