Windows XP or Vista? (Might or might not matter)
1. You may have an incompatible browser add-on installed.
For troubleshooting information see:
928426- Internet Explorer 7 may exit immediately when it includes an add-on
Problem: Crashes or hangs
2. If the problem is not caused by an add-on, look for a third-party program
as a possible cause.
936214- How to troubleshoot compatibility problems that affect IE7 in
(Also applies to XP)
3. Before reinstalling IE8 (step 4) try ie8-rereg from
your installation of IE8 can be repaired.
4. Third-party antivirus/antispyware programs should be disabled when
installing Internet Explorer. If they weren't you may have a corrupted
installation of IE8. Reinstalling with these programs disabled may be the
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"Sierra 452" <Sierra452@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> When I click on the Page button or the Safety button or the Tools button
> there is no text on the subsequent drop down box.
> Also have had an issue with text in some forms being microscopic.
> Any solutions will be greatly appreciated. So far I am really not
> with IE 8.