I had the exact same problem as you, I uninstalled all java components and now it works again. Hope this will help for you too.
Hi, I am also running Internet Explorer 6.0.2800.1106.xpsp2.030422-1633 on XP Home.
My problem is when every I want to open this browser it close in by itself in a without warning.
Not know what is wrong with my IE6 Browser. Can any one help....?