[Crossposted to IE General]
1. Start | [Settings | Control Panel | Add/Remove Programs | ] Set Program
Access and Defaults | Configuration that's already checked | Select a
default Browser: Select "Internet Explorer" here.
1b. Now check your settings here: IE Tools | Internet Options | Programs |
Default web browser.
If no joy...
(ignore the references to Outlook
3. Does this behavior persist if you start IE7 in No Add-ons mode? To start
IE7 in No Add-ons mode:
- Right-click on the blue IE desktop icon and select Start without
- Start > (All) Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Internet
Explorer (No add-ons).
Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode
4, Does the problem persist if you Reset IE7 Advanced settings (RIES)?
<= Read before using!
[Those with IE7-specific questions or comments are asked to post to and seek
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> I'm running IE version 7.0.5730.11
>> IE version?
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
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>> Bassman wrote:
>>> Running XP Pro Media Center Addition & for some reason the shortcut
>>> on the desktop will not work. The main "e" internet icon works ok but
>>> other icon I place on the desktop will not. If I double click the icon
>>> start to open the web page for like a split second & then close. If I do
>>> double double click (4 times) it works but it then will open two of the
>>> pages. Also if I try to go to my favorites & single click the site it
>>> also just flash the screen & then nothing.
>>> Strange thing is, if I log onto another account like my sons on the same
>>> computer his will work fine. We're all using the same Google toolbar &
>>> McAfee site adviser. I have done the SP3 update and have had no issues.
>>> This problem was present before the update. What's strange is why won't
>>> workwith my account but all the other three accounts on the same
>>> computer it
>>> works just fine?