Re: IE 8 will not connect to the internet...
Why isn't SP3 installed?
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? 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 IE8?
Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the
computer (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
> New installation of Win XP SP/2...upgraded from IE6 to IE8 and IE8 fails
> connect to the internet.
> Already did the usual checks...everything is in order except IE8.
> Since everything else checks out OK...maybe some registry setting is
> or correupted.