Re: saving attachemnts out of OE after IE8 install
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I didn't ask you if you'd *uninstalled* AVG prior to installing IE8, Snicks.
> I do have a fully purchased version of AVG Internet Security.
> I did not uninstall AVG prior to updating to IE8 - the other 9 pc's here
> have all been installed the same way without any issues.
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
> Did you disable all components and add-ons in AVG Internet Security (i.e.,
> Resident Shield; firewall; Search-Shield; Active Surf-Shield; & Security
> toolbar) and then enable the Windows Firewall prior to installing (and/or
> uninstalling) IE8?
> Have you purchased AVG Internet Security suite?
> Snicks wrote:
>> oops, I forgot to put my windows version...
>> I am using XP Pro with SP3.
>> I have AVG Internet Security 8.5.387 (currently the latest version) which
>> also controls the firewall.
>> I am able to "uninstall" IE8 using add/remove programs which puts the
>> back to IE7 and the problem goes away.
>> And no... Norton hasn't been anywhere near this machine... I know better
>> than to do that
>> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>>> [crosspost to IE General]
>>> Please state your full Windows version (e.g., WinXP SP3) when posting to
>>> this newsgroup.
>>> What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
>>> subscription current? 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 and/or
>>> uninstalled IE8?
>>> 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)?
>>> Just asking for now!! Do NOT use such a Restore Point yet!! => Do you
>>> an available Restore Point which predates the install of IE8?
>>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>>> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
>>> snicks wrote:
>>>> after installing IE8, I can no longer drag attachements out of oulook
>>>> express emails onto my desktop or any other drive on my PC. I get the
>>>> following message "Cannont copy file: Cannot read from the source file
>>>> Right clicking the attachment and choosing "save as.." or "save all"
>>>> fine, but is time consuming....
>>>> Uninstalling IE8 back to IE7 fixes the problem