Re: IE8 Fails to open web site from email
Neil H wrote:
> I am running XP Home 32 bit SP3. IE8 is the default browser and I also
> use Firefox, Thunderbird is my mail program. This has been my setup for
> quite awhile. Just recently when I click on a link in an email an IE8
> window opens but it is totally blank and the tab says "Connecting..."
> however it never connects. If I right click the email link and select
> Copy Link Location and then paste it into the address bar and hit Enter,
> the window connects to the site. I believe something has changed in
> IE8's setting but I cannot determine which one. Please advise what
> might have happened so I can correct it.
Internet Options -> Advanced tab -> Reset button
Does that work to fix the problem?
As I recall, a reset sets all add-ons to disabled. You'll have to
reenable them after doing a reset. However, it could be the reset that
disabled all add-ons also disabled the add-on that causes the problem.