On Thu, 7 Aug 2008 17:06:43 -0400, Fran wrote:
> Using IE7 and XP. Lately, when surfing and clicking on a variety of
> websites (some new, most are farmiliar) I have been getting a frequent
> pop-up error message that reads "Internet Explorer Cannot Open Internet site
> www.xxx.xxx - Operation Aborted." Then when I click OK it takes me to the
> blue IE page...Internet Explorer Cannot Display this page, etc. Often when
> I refresh, the page I want then appears!
> Can someone please explain why this is happening and provide a fix. All
> help is appreciated.
These applications may also be of assistance:
Malwarebytes© Corporation - Anti-Malware
SuperAntispyware - Free
After the software is updated, it is suggested scanning the system in Safe
How do you boot to Safe Mode?
By pressing/tabbing F8 (or F5 on some keyboards) during re-boot.
click onto Start==>Run, type "msconfig" (without quotation marks), click
OK. Then click onto BOOT.INI tab and 'check' /SAFEBOOT then OK and click
Restart. To go back to Normal Mode, you must access the System
Configuration utility again and click the General tab then click/check the
radio button 'Normal Startup'- load all device drivers and services'.
A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP