Re: Isolating a bad add-on
"Robert Schuldenfrei" <RobertSchuldenfrei@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
in message news:BB61F140-FB59-4C73-9B0A-E0921A971C92@microsoft.com...
> Hi Donald,
> I just found out the same thing. Since a few others have mentioned Skype
> a suspect, it was the first add-on I turned on. Sure enough, IE 8 started
> crash. It is now disabled. I have now enabled Google and Microsoft
> So far so good. I will continue to add back add-ons as the day
> Yes, I did run compatibility checks before I went from Vista to 7.
> Thank you,
Your welcome Bob.
As far as I know Skype is not fully compatible with Windows 7.
Skype 4.1 Hotfix 3 for Windows Release Notes
Version: 4.1.x.179 Hotfix 3
Release date: 12th October 2009
Skype plans to release further versions with improvements for Windows 7
compatibility in the future.
> "Donald Anadell" wrote:
>> "Robert Schuldenfrei" <RobertSchuldenfrei@discussions.microsoft.com>
>> in message news:2D71ECD1-855F-439D-8F27-8737751653F5@microsoft.com...
>> > Hi NG,
>> > IE 8 has been running very successfully under Vista. It fails many
>> > times
>> > a
>> > day under Windows 7. From advice in this NG I am experimenting with
>> > add-ons.
>> > Please look at the list of add-ons below and see if you can spot a
>> > known
>> > trouble maker. Thank you bob (firstname.lastname@example.org)
>> > I have run IE 8 by executing iexplore.exe -extoff. Worked fine. I
>> > have
>> > run
>> > IE 8 from a desktop icon with all add-ons disabled. Worked fine. I am
>> > in
>> > the process of turning each add-on to the enabled mode. I wish there
>> > was
>> > more information on which add-on has been found troublesome.
>> > These are my active add-ons:
>> > Adobe PDF Link Helper
>> > TextAloud
>> > Google Toolbar
>> > Google Toolbar Helper
>> > Google Toolbar Notifier BHO
>> > Google Dictionary Compression sdch
>> > Blog This in Windows Live Writer
>> > Send to OneNote
>> > Skype add-on for Internet Explorer
>> > Research
>> > RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin
>> > Skype add-on (mastermind)
>> > Skype
>> > Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper
>> > MSN Toolbar
>> > Windows Live Toolbar
>> > Search Helper
>> > Groove GFS Browser Helper
>> > Windows Live Sign-in Helper
>> > MSN Toolbar Helper
>> > Windows Live Toolbar BHO
>> > Groove Folder Synchronization
>> > Research
>> Did you run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor before installing:
>> Doing so might have pointed you to Hardware||Software compatability
>> prior to installing Windows 7.
>> Having said that, you might want to focus on Skype:
>> Good luck,
>> Donald Anadell