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
=> Start | (All) Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet
Explorer (No add-ons).
Troubleshooting and Internet Explorerís (No Add-ons) Mode:
2. Does the behavior persist if you Reset IE Advanced settings (RIES)?
<= Read before using!
3. 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
4. Has a(nother) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this
machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
Jake S wrote:
> IE 8.00.6001.18702 running on WinXP Home with SP3 and the latest patches
> to Oct 2009
> I was at the following site:
> trying to get zonealarm. I click the left side of the page "Download Now"
> under Download Basic Firewall and it takes me to the following site:
> once again, I click the "Download Now" link. The next thing that happens
> nothing. I don't get prompted for a location to save the file. All I see
> iexplore process starts eating up memory (Mem Usage) all the way to 1GB
> before I end task it.
> Not sure if this is IE8 problem or something else. I've never seen this
> symptom with IE7. This is my first experience with IE8. Does anyone
> experience the same problem with IE8?