Re: IE8 Not connecting
Work offline option was unchecked and all the LAN settings were empty (i.e.
unchecked). Can you suggest anything else please.
"Helpful Helper" wrote:
> Is IE8 in offline mode? In IE8, hit the ALT key on your keyboard (so the
> menus show up) and then click on the File menu. Look for a 'work offline'
> option - is it checked? If so, uncheck it.
> That should work.
> If not, or if it's not checked, go to Tools, Internet Options. Then go to
> the connections tab and click the "LAN Settings" button at the bottom. Make
> sure the settings are correct (chances are, if you're at home, all
> checkboxes should be cleared/empty).
> "Bart" <Bart@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > --
> > Leonard
> > Many thanks for your comments. Zone Alarm is already configured to allow
> > access to IE8 and I had already tried to run IE in no-addons mode and had
> > run
> > Malicious software removal. Can you suggest any other actions to resolve
> > my
> > problem
> > "Leonard Grey" wrote:
> >> Is Zone Alarm configured to permit your new version of Internet Explorer
> >> to access the internet?
> >> Run Internet Explorer in 'No Add-Ons' mode:
> >> If you have XP: Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools >
> >> Internet Explorer (No Add-Ons)
> >> Alternatively, you can create a shortcut on your desktop with the
> >> following target path:
> >> "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -extoff
> >> If the problem does not occur in 'No Add-Ons' mode, then it's being
> >> caused by one of the add-ons that you have installed. We can show you
> >> how to identify which add-on is causing the problem.
> >> Problems with Internet Explorer can also be caused by by malicious
> >> software ('malware') that has been installed on your computer.
> >> ---
> >> Leonard Grey
> >> Errare humanum est
> >> Bart wrote:
> >> > IE8 will not connect to the internet. It will open with blank page but
> >> > will
> >> > then not connect to any website. My internet connection is OK as I can
> >> > connect to websites via Firefox. I am running Windows XP SP3 and Zone
> >> > Alarm
> >> > firewall.