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
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
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> It keeps coming up with the message "Internet Explorer cannot display the
> I have tried all the suggestions and it is still not working, ever since I
> installed the service pack 1 for vista it has stopped working. I have
> checked for virases and there are none on my computer, a few cookies and
> adaware but they have been dealt with. I have tried everything.
> It seems to work fine in safe mode but it just does not want to work in
> normal mode.
> Can anyone help please?