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1. Does the behavior persist if you start IE in No Add-ons mode?
=> Start | (All) Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet
Explorer (No add-ons).
Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode [Applies to IE7 &
IE8 in all OSS]
2. Does the behavior persist if you Reset IE Advanced settings (RIES)?
3. 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)?
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
Cal Who wrote:
> I'm running IE8.
> I think I allowed some toolbar to be added a couple of days ago. Can't
> remember what it was. Might have been with a java update.
> Anyway, I now have a blue bar under the menu bar in IE8 that says
> Downloading the latest applications
> Been like that at least since yesterday.
> Do you know what is going on and how to fix it?
> I mistakingly sent this first to the windows ng