Those MSKB articles are just a bunch of gobbledygook. And who needs to
download software anyway?
This is frequently caused by an incompatible browser add-on. The
troubleshooting steps described below will help you to diagnose and fix
How to Optimize or Reset Internet Explorer 7
(Give the Guided Help a try.)
Problems with Internet Explorer can also be caused by the presence of
viruses or other malicious software.
Before installing IE 7 you need to carefully follow the procedures
described here (which, for the most part, should be followed whenever
you install or upgrade software):
If you did not follow these instructions you may have a damaged or
incomplete installation. If that's the case, uninstall IE 7 (which
returns you to IE 6) by following these directions:
then follow the procedures described above and re-install IE 7. Tip:
Download the IE 7 installer directly from Microsoft and install from
your hard disk:
Note: If you installed Service Pack 3 after you installed IE 7, you will
have to remove SP 3 before you can remove IE 7.
Errare humanum est
> I have a strange issues where I cannot view any KB articles from microsoft
> support. Nor can I download any software. The webpage cannot be displayed for
> windows update. I have tried turning off my firewall and changing all the
> settings. Also I have re-installed IE7 on my XP machine but this has not
> solved the problem.
> Any ideas on what is going on?