Re: Internet Explorer 8 "cannot display..."
"Jenks318" <Jenks318@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:B87769F0-7FF3-4AA6-BCD4-9E1E4FD136EE@microsoft.com...
>I have experienced the same intermittent problem with IE8 on Vista Home.
> Followed all of Don's suggestions with no improvement. I find that I
> frequently have to refresh a page to get it to load. Sometimes, the refresh
> button will not do it and I will have to put the cursor on the address, click
> and hit enter. The page will then load.
> I will be posting another problem with IE stopped working
> notice where IE tries to recover the tab, but cannot do so.
> It begins a loop of the stop working message and recovered tab
> message until I use task manager to stop IE.
That's a new feature of IE8. You can disable it from Options, Advanced tab:
_Uncheck_ Enable automatic crash recovery*
*Takes effect after you restart Internet Explorer
(e.g. the next time you start a new instance of iexplore.exe)
> Add on removal does not make a
> difference. I noticed this accompanied a slow down of IE8. Resetting it to
> default sped it up but did not help the stopped working problem. I wrote all
> of this to see if The Bard is having this problem in conjuction with the
> cannot display notice.
OP's symptom is a connectivity issue. Yours is something else.
> "The bard" wrote:
>> "The bard" wrote:
>> > I have just installed IE8. Every time I try to use it, I get the message
>> > "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". I ran the diagnostics which
>> > found no problem. At the second attempt it works ok. I have Windows XP SP3
>> > and use Google as default.
>> Nothing works! If I click on 'refresh' it works ok and goes to Google, my