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Ie8 Will Not Start


I have installed ie8 two times and get the same experience, click on explorer to start and it does not even start, go to task manager and it says it is not responding, check process tab and there are multiple instances running of the following app dumpreg.exe, and the performance tab for cpu is at 100%. I am a dummy when it coes to these things, and everything i have read is about ie8 hanging up after it is in use, my problem is after tow installs and reinstalls it won't even open.

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Ie8 Start Up Error

Recently (as in the last 7-10 days) i receive the following message after boot up when launching ie8: "your last browsing session closed unexpectedly. I am given the choice of re-opening my last session or going to my home page. This only happens the first time i launch ie8 after booting up. I have tried most of the common fixes such as reset ie8, delete browsing history, delete hashed values from registry (.microsoft/internet explorer/recovery/active) all to no avail.

I also tried to disable all ie8 add-ons. When i went through tools/internet options/programs it didn't work. When i tried starting ie8 via start/all programs/accessories/ie (no add-ons), it worked like a champ. Clearly some add-on is still running but i can't see where.

I am running windows 7 on a fujitsu life book a1130, intel duel core, 4 gb of ram.

Office 2007
Norton internet security 2010
Norton utilities 14
Adobe reader 9
Adobe air
Adobe flash
Roxio creator
Cyberlink make disk
Cyberlink power director

As i mentioned, i tried disabling all add-on's but i think i am missing something.

Any ideas?


Posted On: 2010-02-09 . View Related Posts . . View 7 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, Office, Live Takes Several Minutes To Start

I'm running windows 7 64-bit with 12gb of ram on an i7 quad core. Whenever i start ie8 32-bit it takes several minutes before it will display a web page, most of that time it says waiting for about:blank in the status bar. I've searched the web and none of the solutions i've found work. I've noticed that office communicator and live meeting both take upwards of 5 to 6 minutes to start. I also use firefox and it starts on the same web pages as ie8 but only takes a second or two.

Since most of my work is using tools like share-point actually using firefox as my primary browser is not an option since it is not compatible with sharepoint. I've disabled all antivirus and even changed antivirus applications at one point so i don't think antivirus is an issue.


Posted On: 2010-08-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Boot Start Or System Start Driver Failed To Load

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Posted On: 2010-07-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Win 7 64-bit Doesn't Distinguish Between Ie8 64-bit And Ie8 32-bit

Windows 7 64bit doesn't distinguish between ie8 64 bit and ie8 32 bit when attempting to set a default browser using the control panel default programs 'associate' utility. My new windows 7 64 bit pc (luv that i7 920 intel cpu) came installed with both ie8-64 bit and ie8-32 bit (nothing more need be said regarding the absurdity of having to deal with this in the first place - i should have gone with the imac).

Anyway, ie64 bit lacks the flash player cuz adobe hasn't released a 64 bit version yet, per their website. So i can't use ie64 with xm online music stream (et al). Ie32, on the other hand, supports flash player, but won't successfully link to various embedded hypertext links, such as those embedded in an email. My initial solution was to use firefox, which served me well until an application from a local vendor will only work with internet explorer. Sigh.

I've used windows since version 2 back in the 1980s, have become stoic, and can emotionally cope with having to use 3 browsers to get the job done.

However, just for fun, my current burning question is, with two different versions of ie8 (64 bit and 32 bit) installed into windows 7, why doesn't the control panel default applications utility seem to aware of the fact that there are indeed two different versions installed? It lists firefox and internet explorer, but does not differentiate between the two flavors of ie. My goal was to set ie8 64 bit as the default browser temporarily to accommodate the vendor's application.

Fyi, by setting the default, i refer to: control panel | default programs | associate a file type or protocol with a program. Then scroll down to 'http' and click on the change program button. So in my case, firefox and only one instance of internet explorer, with no bit distinction, display as selection options.


Posted On: 2010-03-11 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-01 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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System: windows 7 ultimate when i want to manually install a windows update or any other program (logged on as admin) i get this message:

'cannot start the service because it is disabled or because there are no running devices connected' (approximate because my windows dlgs are in dutch). Ll actions that require admin privileges in the config panel are disabled (although i'm logged on as admin). I even cannot download new signatures for spybot search & destroy. Starting services. Msc as admin is impossible (get above mentioned message).

Running it as regular user means you cannot start/stop a service. I suspected malware but scans with sas, spybot, ms security essentials, threatfire didn't show any suspicious activity. So, i'm out of solutions. Do i have to do a repair with booting the windows dvd or will it become a reinstall.
My system partition backup is too old (i know. ).


Posted On: 2010-07-15 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-03 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I have tried the ms suggested remedies such as: deleting the outlook profile key from the registry, making sure the "run in compatible mode with. Box is not checked, rebooting, etc. But . To no avail. The condition persists. Running home brew system, 6gb high speed memory, i7 940 processor, evga 295 co-op video adaptor. Any advice?


Posted On: 2010-03-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I am trying to play the quake 4 demo that i downloaded. I want to see how the demo works on my machine before i purchase the game. I downloaded the demo, letting the game install where it wanted to install (for lack of a better way to describe it). When i tried to play the game, i got the following message "found dll in pak file: c:/program files (x86)/id software/quake 4 demo/q4base/game000. Pk4/gamex86.dll

Copy gamex86.dll to c:/program files (x86)/id software/quake 4 demo/q4base/gamex86.dll
Could not create destination file
********************
Error: dll extraction to fs_savepath failed
********************
Error during initialization
Shutting down opengl subsystem
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Can you help me figure this out? I have windows 7 64 bit, nvidia 6150 se video chipset, 6 megs of ram. My machine is 6 weeks old and appears to meet and surpass the requirements for quake4.


Posted On: 2010-03-02 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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At that point, if i choose to "start normally" it will - most of the time - start. On occasion, it will reset again, come to the "windows failed to start" screen again, i will chose "start normally" and it will this time boot. I thought at first it was a driver issue but i tried the install without the drivers and have the same issue. I have tried different keyboards, mice, etc. None of that helps. I have tried going into msconfig and unchecking "use original boot configuration". I read that this had worked in another forum with a similar problem. It was worth a try.


Posted On: 2010-02-26 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Error Recovery On Start Up

I have a message stating "windows failed to star. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. " I have tried both optinos1) launch startup repair (recommend)2) start windows normally choosing the first option it loads the windows file is loading  and then gets 3 bars into the windows & load screen then goes blank.

I have let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes in order to allow it to run it's diagnostic, but all that comes on the screen is the mouse cursor and nothing more. Choosing the second option, i get microsoft start up logo it runs and then a blank screen with a mouse cursor as well, but will not go past this point.

I attempted the f8 command to attempt to pick a boot another way, but it does not allow. Lastly, under the indicator lights on my lap top the processing indicator does not light up post the windows screen, thus my assumption is it will not configure in either option. The only indicator light that is present is the moon or sleep light.


Posted On: 2010-05-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Get Programs To Start Minimized

I am running windows 7 64 bit professional with an asus p5k3 mb, 3. 0 ghz, 8 gig of memory. I did a clean install on a freshly formatted 500 gig segate drive. (Never had an operating system on it)  i have a verizon air card that is controlled by verizon's vzaccess manager. No matter how many times i change the run in properties to minimized, after loading once or twice, it always changes the setting to "normal", which of course makes it so that i have to click the minus sign to get it to the taskbar.

I had the same trouble with my blackberry manager software, but after about 10-12 times of making the change to start minimized, it finally does now. One of the first things i did after installing win7 was to install vipre before i even went online to activate windows, so i don't think it could be a virus.


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

Cannot Start Background Service

I have tried to installed plug in suite 5 and i keep getting an error code of "cannot start background services - 11". If i go into services. Msc and look at the windows event log it will not start. When i attempt to start it i get an error code of, "4201 the instance named was not recognized as valid by a wmi data provider. "  What is the problem with my windows 7? My ua are set to not notify and when i install the program i shut off my virus and spyware just to make sure it was not interfering. Still no luck.

Posted On: 2010-04-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Change Start Menu?

How can i change my start menu? I would like to change options on my start menu. I looked for the documents and settings folder. Then i remembered it is a system file, so i went to the control panel and under folders /view tab unchecked the hide system files option. Now i can see the start menu folders but access is denied. I am the system administrator. What do i need to do to access and change the all users start menu folder and the start menu in my own user account? 

Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-22 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Task Manager Does Not Start

When i try to start the task manager by right clicking the activity bar and selecting start task manager i get an error saying the taskmgr.exe file can not be found. The path suggested is c:windowssystem32askmgr.exe. When looking in that folder the file is there.

If i do ctrl-alt-delete and select to start it from there i get returned to the previous screen without task manager or error. Ctrl-shift-esc has no effect.

I've tried running a copy of the taskmgr.exe that worked on another computer running 64-bit windows 7. I am running a 64-bit windows 7 on intel core2 quad (q8300) any ideas?


Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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I recently purchased windows 7 for home. I formatted the hard disk and did a full install. All works fine except there is no internet connectivity. 1) i identified that the network controller had no driver attached and in devices there was a yellow question mark. I loaded the broadcom 440x 10/100 driver found within windows 7 to receive the following message: "the device cannot start (code 10). How do i resolve this as i cannot seem to download this driver from anywhere and was reliant on the windows driver for this by the same name.

2) interestingly in devices there is a network adapter showing and that is working fine. I can't seem to identify what that is for and whether it is related to this problem. It shows up as an intel adapter.

3) i installed a dlink adapter for wireless and that does not show up anywhere.


Posted On: 2010-02-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I'm in 64-bit windows 7, and when i start powershell, i get the following error:

"There were errors in loading the format data file:

Microsoft. Powershell. Diagnostics, error in file c:windowssystem32windowspowershellv1. 0diagnostics. Format. Ps1xml: data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1. "

Even though the console comes up, the commands are messed up. When i start the x86 powershell, the error doesn't come up. But it appears that i need the 64-bit version for some programs i run.

How do i fix this?


Posted On: 2010-06-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I upgraded my windows 7 home premium to windows 7 ultimate, although when i restarted my pc, i could not open up the start menu, all my icons were gone, not just my desktop, all the icons in windows explorer too! And now since i cannot open the start menu ive been forced to shutdown using the command prompt and alt+f4.

The problem is not explorer.exe, that is running properly, all i can say is that i have a toshiba satellite l455, and i'm pretty sure that i have no viruses on my pc either. Please somebody help! This has been going on for about a week now and it is very difficult to work this way, i cannot open windows anytime upgrade (what i used for the upgrade) to try again at upgrading so please if somebody can solve this windows 7 issue please help!


Posted On: 2010-02-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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It is hit or miss if windows will load. Sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn't. I've put my windows 7 cd in and it doesnt, i've put a windows 7 repair disk and it sometimes will but it takes forever. I've even put an office 2007 and it does nothing. I've done memory test, and scan disk have not found any errors. When it does boot the interet works okay sometimes. Just like normal. Then it becomes very slow. One thing that never works is my outlook. It always
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Posted On: 2010-05-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-29 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .