Try disabling IE8's memory protection and see if it helps.
Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > Advanced > under
'Security', uncheck 'Enable memory protection to help mitigate online
attacks' > OK
Otherwise you can use the free Microsoft Phone Support for IE8 (see under
Free phone support for Internet Explorer 8 is limited to installation,
set-up and usage only. Advanced issues are not supported. Advanced issues
include problems that are associated with software and hardware development,
network connectivity, server-based technologies, and business-critical
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"Anonymous User" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm about ready to give up on IE7/8 all together. No matter what I try,
> it always has the same problem. You try to browse a site and you stare at
> "Connecting..." forever. Load up Firefox and it snaps the page right up.
> I tried doing this which I found in this newsgroup:
> regsvr32 actxprxy.dll
> Which does seem to fix it at that moment, or so I think, but later on it
> will be right back to the problem. I've tried disabling all the addons,
> still does the same thing. I originally went from ie6 to ie8 so I thought
> I would try ie7 and it also does the same thing. So now I am back to ie6.
> Any idea what is causing this?