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Old 03-30-2009
DL
 

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IE 8 problems
WinXP pro updated
I installed IE 8, it appeared suceesfull however after a couple of uses it
constantly froze, finally resulting in the usual send a report err msg.

Fortunately I only use IE to access a couple of sites that FF has problems
with, so either how should I repair IE8, or roll back to IE7
I apparently omitted to create a restore point when I installed it - oops
T/Y


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Old 03-30-2009
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: IE 8 problems
1. Does the behavior persist if you start IE in No Add-ons mode? To start
IE in No Add-ons mode:

=> Right-click on the blue IE desktop icon and select Start without
Add-ons; or

=> Start | (All) Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet
Explorer (No add-ons).

Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/07/25/678113.aspx

2. Does the behavior persist if you Reset IE Advanced settings (RIES)?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737 <= Read before using!

3. Does the behavior persist if you boot into Safe Mode with Networking?
[Careful! Only remain in Safe Mode just long enough to test!]

4a. What anti-virus application or security suite is installed, is your
subscription current, and is it supported in IE8? What anti-spyware
applications (other than Defender)? What third-party firewall (if any)?
Were any of these applications running in the background when you installed
IE8?

4b. Has a Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this machine
(e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought it)?

5. How to uninstall or remove Internet Explorer 8
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957700
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DL wrote:
> WinXP pro updated
> I installed IE 8, it appeared suceesfull however after a couple of uses it
> constantly froze, finally resulting in the usual send a report err msg.
>
> Fortunately I only use IE to access a couple of sites that FF has problems
> with, so either how should I repair IE8, or roll back to IE7
> I apparently omitted to create a restore point when I installed it - oops
> T/Y


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