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Old 03-11-2009
Adi
 

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IE 8 Wont Open
IE 7 Stopped working for me so I downloaded IE 8. I would click on IE 7 and
nothing would happen at all. Now, with IE 8 it opens briefly and immediately
closes. I have restarted my computer, reset internet settings and downloaded
and installed all windows updates. I dont know what else to do.
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Old 03-11-2009
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: IE 8 Wont Open
Installing IE8 *Beta* only served to compound the problems you'll have
resolving the real problem.

Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827315

Run a /thorough/ check for hijackware, including posting the requested logs
in an appropriate forum.

Checking for/Help with Hijackware
http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=4075
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/data/prevention.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/tshoot.html
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm
http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/...moving_Malware

**Seek expert assistance in
http://spywarehammer.com/simplemachi...php?board=10.0,
http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=22,
http://aumha.net/viewforum.php?f=30, or other appropriate forums.**

If the procedures look too complex - and there is no shame in admitting this
isn't your cup of tea - take the machine to a local, reputable and
independent (i.e., not BigBoxStoreUSA or Geek Squad) computer repair shop.
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Adi wrote:
> IE 7 Stopped working for me so I downloaded IE 8. I would click on IE 7
> and
> nothing would happen at all. Now, with IE 8 it opens briefly and
> immediately
> closes. I have restarted my computer, reset internet settings and
> downloaded and installed all windows updates. I dont know what else to do.


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