Error message after you install a Windows Internet Explorer 7 update from
Windows Update or from Microsoft Update: "Webpage cannot be displayed":
If tweaking your third-party firewall's settings don't help, try the
1. Disable your anti-virus application, all Norton Add-ons (if any), any
real-time protection provided by an anti-spyware application (except for
Windows Defender; includes Spybot Tea Timer, SpySweeper Guards, AVG AS
guard.exe, etc.), disable any third-party firewall AND THEN enable the
NB: You're "working without a net" now: Don't to ANYTHING else online (e.g.,
browsing; reading email; chatting) except #4 below until your anti-virus
application has been re-enabled! If you're running ZA Free firewall, you
may need to uninstall it instead of disabling it.
2. Uninstall "Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB953838)"
via Control Panel | Security | Windows Update | View installed updates and
3. Re-do #1 above.
4. Run Windows Update manually and install any Important updates offered
(i.e., KB953838). If a Root Certificates update is listed in the Optional
Updates category, install it to take full advantage of IE7's enhanced
5. Reboot > Make sure everything in #1 above is enabled again and, if
applicable, disable the Windows Firewall and enable (or reinstall) your
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> I see what you are saying, but do you have any ideas where I should look
> get IEx32 working again? When activated, all it says is "Windows Explorer
> Cannot Display The Page". It won't let me look at any other pages, but
> IEx64 works fine. I don't know how to get x32 working again.
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> Get IE x32 working first.
>> JSO wrote:
>>> My new computer uses the Vista 64-bit OS. How do I make Internet
>>> (64-bit) the default for all internet related actions on my computer.
>>> the time the other Explorer (Internet Explorer X86) does not work.