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Ie7 And Ie8 Wont Open


I have an older machine that for some reason will not open any internet explorer web browser window or connect to the windows update website if using any ie other than 6. I am using xp sp3 and as i said it is an older machine its a sony vaio with an intel p4 @1500mhz with 256mb ram. I have installed ie7 and 8 separately and both of them show to install with out error however after restart ie does not load open a blank window or give an error it honestly does nothing.

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Ie7 Internet Options Will Not Open

I want to upgrade to ie8 but each time it tells me that the install has brought forward an error from ie7. My ie7 will not open internet options, thus i cannot "easily" disable add-ons, etc. I have gone so far as to completely re-installing xp and sp3, re-installed ie7 (or ie8) but continue to have the same problem when i try to open ie7 internet options; the sub-screen temporarily flashes and closes (without any error message).

I have a laptop on the same home lan running vista and ie7 but i don't want to upgrade it to ie8 until my desktop will successfully install it. Most of the on-line fixes keep pointing me to ie8 pages. I could sure use a simple fix that does not entail modifying the registry.


Posted On: 2010-05-28 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ie7 And Ie8 Graphics Do Not Load

On my logon to the internet each day using the msn homepage, the graphics do not load initially until i refresh the page. It does not happen again until i have closed the homepage for a period of time and come back to it later to log on to the net again - as before everything on the homepage loads except the graphics until i refresh the page? I have just downloaded ie8, but the same problem was occurring last week when i had ie7.

I am using windows vista ultimate 2007 sp1 on a dell optiplex 755, intel core 2 duo with 2 gigs ram and 32 bit os - not a major problem, but it is an annoying.


Posted On: 2009-05-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Not Able To Print Directly From Ie7 Or Ie8

Having problems getting computers to print directly from the internet. 4 computers on a network (total of 5 workstations and 1 server). Mix of ie 7 and 8. When trying to print directly from internet in ie. The browser page shows an error and refreshes without printing. When using firefox and trying to print directly from internet, the browser is shut down and has to be restarted. Have tried running with no add-ins. Same problem. Have tried to run "sfc /scannow" no change.

I am starting to think there may be a corrupted system file somewhere. I don't know if it is affecting it or not, but also avg free anti virus is running on these computers. All are running windows xp home with service pack 3. The computers are all relatively new. Approx 6-9 months old. Any answers?


Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Enlarge Picture Will Not Work On Ie7 But Does On Ie8

New computer with windows 7: running ie 8 - cannot download adobe flash player and hyper-links work ok; on ie 7 can use flash-player but then hyper-links don't work. Sites such as ebay - the 'enlarge picture' will not work on ie7 but does on ie8. Seems i can't have flash player and working hyper-links together.

Posted On: 2009-12-05 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Ie7 Refuses To Open - Net Framework Issue

Via email a ms tech support advised me last week to uninstalled all .net framework components using win installer clean-up download which i did. Then download the .net framework packages. None of the downloads will install. Some instructions i've used seem to require ie for downloads but my ie is inoperable right now. Ie will flash for a brief instant then go hidden.

This self-help via ms links odyssey began when i tried to install update .net framework sp1 and .net fw 3. 5 family update v 2. 0-3. 5(kb951847)x86 and it always fails to install. 3 days ago i was told in an email that an xp support professional would contact me w/i 72 hrs. That has not happened. My whole system is a mess. How do i unravel this mess and get back to where i was? Also, system restore will not restore to an earlier date.


Posted On: 2010-02-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Install Ie8, Ie7, Ie6 Internet Explorer Versions

I have ie8 installed but also need to install ie7 and ie6 (i'm a designer and need to check my sites in previous browser versions). I can't find out how to do so as ie8 seems to be programmed to prevent the installation of previous versions.

Posted On: 2009-11-05 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Ie8 Wont Open

In an evening, it wont open, in a morning it does. I connect via a 3g bt dongle, and up to a few days ago have had no problems, when ie does not open, i am am connected to the net via the dongle, and can open msn but ie just hangs, says connecting in the top tab and waiting for down the bottom. This will go on for hours.

I have tried:
System restore
Uninstalling/reinstalling my dongle
A different dongle
Opening ie without add ons
Resetting ie
Removed all toolbars from my laptop its a toshiba one
Defragging
Disc cleanup

I am now at a loss as to what to do and as to why ie8 will not open in an evening, but will first thing in a morning.


Posted On: 2010-02-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ie8 Will Not Open Email

I am running windows xp, sp3 and ie 8 on 3 computers with avg antivirus. I have had zero problems until the other day. On one computer i.e 8 is not opening my yahoo or google e-mails. I can get to my inbox but when i click on the e-mail the computer responds "loading" and then times out. I have firefox and chrome browsers installed on this computer and can access my yahoo & google e-mails normally. I can also access my e-mails via ie8 normally on the other two computers.

I tried uninstalling ie8 and did manage to do this after uninstalling sp3. I then tried installing ie 7 but could still not access my e-mails. When i uninstalled ie 7 i was able to access my e-mails using ie6 (but it is very slow!). I reinstalled ie 8 and sp3 on the computer and still no success. I prefer ie8 to firefox and chrome and would welcome any suggestions to troubleshoot this problem.


Posted On: 2010-01-11 . View Related Posts . . View 23 Replies .

Ie8 Will Not Open Certain Websites

When i type in certain web sites that i want to go to in the address bar, i get a message that i.e. Has blocked the site from opening due to security problems. It then asks me if i want to try and open the file associated with thw web site. I am then directed to windows file association page and am told that windows does not recognize a mime file. I downloaded google chrome and went to the web site with no problem, but i don't like the chrome page so i went back to i.e. Anyone have any solutions?

Posted On: 2010-07-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie Will Not Open After Updating To Ie8

I recently reformatted my desktop pc and reinstalled xp home sp2. I have updated to sp3. I have just finished updating ie to ie8. I rebooted but, upon restarting, explorer did not open in the usual way. I selected my account to log in and my settings loaded but, when my desktop appeared, there was no taskbar and none of my icons. There was a small popup window about personalization of my browser settings (i'm sorry, for some reason i can't recall the wording) in the top left corner but, unfortunately, it hung and i had to reboot without shutting down properly.

Now, explorer starts as usual and, other programs seem to be fine but, when i click to open ie8, i get the little animated hourglass on my cursor for a moment or two - as though it is about to open - but then, it stops and nothing else happens. I would appreciate some direction on how to rectify the situation. I have to make do with a dial-up internet connection at the moment and so, if there's a way to fix it without downloading anything (simply because it takes a long time), that would be preferable.


Posted On: 2010-07-11 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Attachments Wont Open In Ie8

Vista home premium, att.net/yahoo email, norton internet security.pdfs and word docs open everywhere, including web sites all accessed through ie 8. However, on att.net my email attachments will not open or save (word, pdfs). Uninstalled norton and they still won't save or open so i reinstalled norton. All was fine until a week ago or so. If i use mozilla and access att.net attachments open just fine.

Specifically i open the email, click on the attachment, norton scans (maybe through yahoo), says no viruses so i hit download attachment box, file download box opens and asks if i want to save or open, click either one and file download box opens with no info in time remaining boxes, etc. , Box just sits there with the graphics running and nothing happening.


Posted On: 2010-07-09 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Ie8 Some Links Open, Some Don't

I am new to the forums and i need help with windows 7 ie8, version 8. 0. 7600. 16385ic. I have been searching the forums for a solution but can't seem to find one that will help me. I will try to make this brief with minimal background info. Recently upgraded from vista home premium to windows 7 home home premium on an hp slimline s3000f. 32-bit os & amd athlon 64 x2 dual core processor. I noticed this problem after the recent security update for ie8 on 3/30

When i try to click a link on a page one of 2 things happen. If i am performing a search and click on the link, it opens in the tab the search was performed in. If i am clicking a link that should open a new tab such as in a yahoo or hotmail email or as i am writing this question, there are links on the left side of the page that appeared as simular questions, nothing happens when i click the links. One other thing i notice is when i close ie8, it does not ask if i want to close all tabs and when i access again i get an message to restore previous page or close.

From what i have read about others having this problem, i've looked in my program files ie8 folder for "c:program files (x86)internet exploreriexplore.exe ", all i see is "c:program filesinternet exploreriexplore.exe". When i look at the target on the shortcuts i see the same thing. I changed the target to "c:program files (x86)internet exploreriexplore.exe " and tried to start ie only to get an error "not valid".

I also have a laptop that is running vista with ie8 and not having a problem at all with ie8.


Posted On: 2010-04-01 . View Related Posts . . View 13 Replies .

Ie8 Won't Start / Open

So i've done a bunch of searching around and cant find anyone who has had the same problem i am having. Basically it is pretty simple. I click on any ie8 shortcut, the computer thinks for a second and then nothing. I went through the steps to disable (the ie8 "uninstall") the program and then re-enable hoping that would solve it, but nothing has changed. I am kinda at wits end because i cant download and reinstall ie8 on windows 7 and i cant get a previous version like ie7 because that isn't supported as well. 95% of what i do can be done on other browsers, but that 5% is driving me crazy. Any ideas?

Posted On: 2010-06-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie8 Extremely Slow To Initially Open

I have recently installed ie8. When i try to open it, it takes about a minute and a half to open. The homepage is blank. Once pen, it works normally until i try to open a new tab which again takes about a minute and a half. I have researched and tried various things including:

Re-registering two specific dll files
Disabling all add-ons
Resetting defaults

Resetting the security settings that is talked about in the microsoft fixing ie8 document
I uninstalled ie8 and tried 7 and had the same results. Ie 6 works fine. I have ran a virus scan and malware scan and the machine is clean.


Posted On: 2010-05-06 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Hyperlinks Open In Ie8 Than Firefox Set As Default

Hyper-links open in ie8 rather than firefox (set as default). Default program for .htm and .html set as firefox. Win xp pro sp3 updates automatically. Behavior began over last 36 hours

Posted On: 2009-11-26 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ie8 Won't Open .wav Files

I am trying to open . Wav audio files in ie and i was getting a window asking me if i want to save the file. I then reviewed a few of the forum posts and thought i was on to how to fix and now i just get a window that shows below. I have no idea what i've done to but know the wav files work. I refered to the following forum post to try to fix 

http://social. Answers.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/w7pictures/thread/12fd4dd3-344b-4f5e-9201-ccaf2eefae13

Can someone please help me?

http status 404 - /vota/vxml/wavs/2010-2-23/6107706440fieldaudio1266984381318. Wav

Type status report
Message /vota/vxml/wavs/2010-2-23/6107706440fieldaudio1266984381318. Wav
Description the requested resource (/vota/vxml/wavs/2010-2-23/6107706440fieldaudio1266984381318. Wav) is not available.

Apache tomcat/5. 5. 23


Posted On: 2010-02-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Unable To Open Ie8 - Error Message - Cannot Find File Welcome.html

Every time i try to open ie i receive the following message: cannot find 'file:///c:program%20files/aol%20toolbar/welcome.html. What can i do to remedy?

Posted On: 2010-07-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Upgrade To Ie7

I am trying to upgrade our church's computer to ie7 and have tried just about every idea i've read online. Downloading and installing the ie7 upgrade loses my internet connection. I get the "cannot display page" error. I have tried it with no firewall and with all add-ons disabled. I tried installing xp - sp3 upgrade today and lost connection with ie6. As soon as i uninstall ie 7 and xp - sp3 - everything works again. The connection diagnostic tells me three ports are blocked due to the firewall - but it's disabled. Ive written down everything i can find (ip address, gateway, etc. ) And nothing appears to change after the upgrade - i just can't get back to the internet. Has anyone else dealt with this problem?

Posted On: 2010-04-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie7 Error - Out Of Memory

While on ie7 i get an 'out of memory error - line 140'. After 4 or 5 clicks it goes away and page reloads.

Posted On: 2009-10-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie7 Memory Error

While i am on the net i click on things and i get a message that pops up stating "memory full on line xxx". Does anyone know what this means? And if so how to take care of it?

Posted On: 2009-09-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Installing Ie7 On D: Drive

I have an eee pc with two ssd drives - its a neat little piece of equipment. Drive c is really small (4gb), and mainly contains windows-xp. The d partition is bigger (12gb). Currently internet explorer 7 resides on the c drive. To conserve space i wish to move (or uninstalled-reinstall) internet explorer to the d drive.
 
Does anyone have any idea how to do that?


Posted On: 2009-03-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie7 Error Access

When i click to open my browser i first receive this error message:

C:\windowssystem32sensapi.dll is either not designed to run on widows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support.

So i am trying to contact the vendor - microsoft. I click ok and get he browser with no evident issue or problem ut this is appearing everytime and started about two days ago. It's my home computer with 64-bit windows vista and automatic updates. I cannot delete the dll as microsoft won't let me. Can w fix this anytime soon?


Posted On: 2010-04-10 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Upgrading Win 7, Trying To Get Ie7

I just received a laptop for christmas and i found out that my job doesn't operate on ie 8 so i need to figure out how to install or get ie 7 on my laptop that runs in windows 7. I have the home edition and it seems i need to upgrade to the professional edition to run a virtual office for ie 7. How do i upgrade, will i pay the $199 or can i just pay the difference? I need to figure out the cheapest and easiest way to get ie 7.

Posted On: 2010-02-16 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ie7 Not Receiving Website Content

Running windows xp, using mozilla firefox as main browser and avr virus protection - no problems here at all. I originally installed ie8 but every time i tried to open would get "data execution prevention" message which would shut me down. Eventually set waiver for ie8 but same result.

Eventually removed ie8 and installed ie7. Now program opens but after typing any site address in address bar, tab appears with site name (eg. "Msn"0 but no content on page. On all occasions (whatever site i try to visit) it seems to be trying to contact "127. 0. 0. 1"

Is there a solution or should i simply forget about ie altogether. Problem is that the reason that i am using avr anti virus is that i need ie to install mcafee anti virus.


Posted On: 2010-01-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie7 - Cannot Manage Add-ons

I have a problem concerning ie 7 add-ons. I can't open the tab that customize the ie add-ons, neither through ie -> tools, or control panel -> internet options -> programs. I just doesn't open up when i click it (no error message, nothing).

My internet browsing works fine, with all add-ons activated, the problem is just i can't see the tab to see what's installed and change their status. I'm on a win xp sp3, mcafee av since a year ago (previously norton av). I don't know exactly when the problem started, but when i installed ie 7 i remember clearly it was ok. I remember my laptop became infected with a pen-drive virus, which was solved time ago.could that have affected this feature?


Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Flash Flicker Or Stutter In Ie7 And 8

When i visit a website using ie with any flash content in it the page loads and the flash window displays the image but the image flickers  noticeably as it updates at a rate of about 5 to 6 a second. Even modest minor motion animations on webpages will flicker. I also experience flickering of the flash content while passing the pointer over an ie page with flash content.
 
I have uninstalled and reinstalled flash. Same problem uninstalled and then upgraded flash to ver. 10 - still the same problem. This problem was present with flash 9. 2. X. X and remains with a new reinstall/upgrade to ver. 10. 0. 42. 34.
 
In ie internet options i have done a full restore in advanced settings and reset internet explorer settings – still the same problem.
 
I previously had ie 7 running and started having this problem after doing some massive upgrades on drivers and software on this system. I was well down this road when i first noticed this problem. A restore was not really an option. After trying to uninstall flash and reinstalling it and doing a repair on ie without any change in the problem i finally upgraded to ie 8. I am still experiencing the same flicker or stutter problem with ie 8. As might be expected any flash content that shows up in the windows live messenger control window also has the same issue.
 
System:
Winxp pro sp 3. 0 32 bit (current on all critical updates)
Msie 8. 0. 6001. 18702 (latest version)
Window live messenger  2009 (build 14. 0. 8089. 726)
Flash player 10. 0. 42. 34  (latest version - non-beta)
Ati radeon 9200 – running ati catalyst v 1. 2. 2314. 20337 (latest version)
 
There is a different install of the flash plug-in/player for ie than the one firefox etc use. Both are separately installed while running the respective browsers and they seem to recognize the appropriate install.
 
When running any of the following browsers i do not have the ie problem.
 
Firefox 3. 5. 7
Safari 4. 0. 4
Opera 10. 1 (smoothest of all)
Chrome 4. 0. 249. 89 (38071)
 
When running ie or firefox, etc, i can visit http://www.Adobe.com/software/flash/about/ which does a installed flash status and version detection.
 
*All* browsers report:
"You have version 10, 0, 42, 34 installed"
  
Because of the nature of my work using ie is a necessary evil otherwise i would simply go to one of the other browsers which have already demonstrated themselves to be trouble free.
  
I have spent the last several days searching the web for solutions and have yet to find one that solves the problem. I have the most current video display adapter drivers and have tried different display resolutions and refresh rates without any success. The fact that i don't have any problems in firefox, safari , etc and they all use a common (with the exception of ie which has its own) flash plugin/player leads me to believe that the problem lies with the configuration of ie.


Posted On: 2010-02-11 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ie7 Closes When Clicking A List Box

Ie 7 closes when a specific list box on a page is clicked. This does not happen for any other list box and only happens on certain machines. The shop runs xp pro sp2 and uses ie 7 across the board. The same users can log onto a different machine and click the same list box (or any list box for that matter) and the problem does not persist on that machine. Security settings have been set to medium-low on the machines with the issue so this doesn't seem to be the issue. Is there a setting or other ap that could be causing this issue for these three machines?

Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Ie7 Not Handling Excel Files Properly

With ie7 i am at a website where i can export an excel document. I had 2000 installed and didn't have this problem. I now have office 2007 installed and have an issue where it will give me a prompt stating "the file you are trying to open is in a different format than specified. " If i hit yes it will then give me a user login page as though i am just about to login to the website. However, if i hit no, it will prompt the same message again but with a different file name. If i hit yes to that it works fine.

If i try this through firefox, however, i don't have a problem at all which leads me to believe it's an issue with ie. I tried the registry hack to suppress the error message and when i do it'll simply open up an instance of excel with the user/pass dialog boxes asking me to login.


Posted On: 2010-05-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Strange Sound When Ie7 Loads New Url

There is a strange sound intermittently being broadcast from ie7, it usually occurs when i type a new url into the window, but sometimes the noise occurs when the window is active. I tried a number of antivirus programs and everything is negative. I changed the control panel sound from blank to windows default. The sound still occurs as before, it sounds like a kazoo blast. I have a screen capture with audio, you can here the sound at http://www.Youtube.com/watch?V=jcvyowsqnta

Can you tell me what sound file format internet explorer uses for it's various prompts? (Wav, mp2, wma ) and which default directory path?


Posted On: 2010-02-26 . View Related Posts . . View 13 Replies .