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Multi-user IE7 Our Family PC is always on and all four of us are always logged in. Unfortunately only the first one to bring up IE7 can use it. If he or she leaves it up and we switch users, it won't come up in the other user. No error message either, it just hangs. If the first user quits IE7 the second user can bring it up but that's a HUGE pain. Running windos XP Media Center, on a 2GB/500GB Dell XPS 400. Already reloaded IE 7 from scratch.

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  • Ted Murguia Mar 06, 2007

    Well, thanks for the suggestions but those are all mickey mouse ideas. Tried them all already. reinstalled IE7 from latest version, reinstalled OS from scratch. Firewalls and Antivirus disabled in all combinations and other "Protective" software all eliminated. Ran plenty of software to ensure no viruses/malware/spyware. C'mon, if you're going to help - can you at least recreate the problem? Of confirm that it works for you? The funny part is that I can't find any trace of this problem anywhere on the net.

  • Ted Murguia Mar 06, 2007

    Oh, and Firefox doesn't have the problem at all - that works fine.

  • Ted Murguia Mar 11, 2007

    Sorry, I was grumpy about the whole thing at the time. Thanks for recreating it, glad to hear it's a problem and not a design feature from Microsoft. I'll look at the group policies and maybe try reloading again. Thanks and sorry again for my grumpiness.

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If it is a beta release of IE7, try to update with the latest patch. Download the latest version from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/downloads/ie/getitnow.mspx Also try a different browser and see if the issue remains the same or not. Try and Disable Antivirus/Firewalls and check if it helps.Also run a Malaware/Spyware check. Hope it works out for you.

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    Adi Rishi Mar 09, 2007

    Dude, I recreated the issue on my comp. but it worked fine after reinstalling IE7. Try checking the group policies that you have set. maybe some mistake over there that you might have overlooked.

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