Error message after you install a Windows Internet Explorer 7 update from
Windows Update or from Microsoft Update: "Webpage cannot be displayed":
If tweaking your third-party firewall's settings don't help, try the
1. Disable your anti-virus application, any real-time protection provided by
an anti-spyware application (except for Windows Defender; includes Spybot
Tea Timer, SpySweeper Guards, AVG AS guard.exe, etc.), disable any
third-party firewall AND enable the Windows Firewall.
NB: If you're running ZA Free firewall, you may need to uninstall it instead
of disabling it. You're "working without a net" now: Don't to ANYTHING else
online (e.g., browsing; reading email; chatting) except #4 below until your
anti-virus application has been re-enabled!
2. Uninstall "Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB939653 [or
KB942615])" via Add/Remove Programs (make sure Show Updates box is checked
at top right) and reboot.
3. Re-do #1 above.
4. Go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com
and install any Critical Updates
offered. If "Root Certificates" update is listed in the Optional Updates
category, you might install it, too, to take full advantage of IE7's
5. Reboot > Make sure everything in #1 above is enabled again and, if
applicable, disable the Windows Firewall and enable your third-party
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> I upgraded to IE7 over the weekend. There were a number of problems did
> install properly at first. Took off and reinstalled. Most functions
> ok. Several shortcuts not working at all some are. Presently I am not able
> to connect to my ISP(Comcast) at all even if I go out to Internet
> Spent hours on the phone with Comcast this morning they cannot figure it
> out. I was informed that many people are having problems with strange
> websites coming up, etc.
> Presently I am only able to get my email via Outlook!
> Note: In checking list of programs on my system I no longer she nVida
> Driver. I know I saw it before.
> Could this cause the problem of not being able to access some websites?
> Where can I get a safe nVIDA Driver to download?
> Thanks for any help you can provide.