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When i open IE 8 a message comes up that says "A program on my computer has corrupted my default search provider for IE" I can close the message and then another box opens to set my default search provider. I can then close that box and everything is fine. This does not create any problem other than it is anoying because it happens every time i open IE 8. Is there anything I can do to get rid of this?

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Set the default search provider to Google when you see the message. I then suggest you update all security programs and then run all your security scans in Safe Mode. You are more than likely infected with something.

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Every day I have some dyslexic out fit take the place of my chosen Home & Search page. put it in Add-On Every day -sometimes twice a day.


It can be frustrating when a program changes your default search provider, especially if the provider is changed without your permission. But you can stop this from happening. When a program such as an add-on or toolbar suggests changing your default search provider, Internet Explorer displays a dialog box that lets you decide whether to keep or change your current default provider.
If you want Internet Explorer to keep your default search provider and not prompt you again, select the Prevent programs from suggesting changes to my default search provider check box in the dialog box that appears when a program suggests a change.
You can also do the same thing by following these steps:
  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools button, and then click Manage Add-ons.
  3. In Manage Add-ons, under Add-on types, click Search Providers.
  4. Toward the bottom of the screen, select the Prevent programs from suggesting changes to my default search provider check box, and then click Close.
ref:
How do prevent programs from changing my default search provider Windows...

How to Fix Browser Settings Changed By Malware or Other Programs

I would also run a program called COMBOFIX by bleeping computers to help remove infections.
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Feb 29, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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Fix Windows 8 Error 10


The TIPS this article will help you get detailed diagnostic information and fix the error 10 in Windows 8 operating system.

Update Malfunctioning Drivers

Update the drivers for malfunctioning devices indicated with a yellow color exclamation mark.

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1. Press Windows Key + C.
2. The Charms Bar will be displayed.
3. Click the Settings icon.
4. Click Control Panel.
5. Click System and Security ' Administrative Tools.
6. Double click Computer Management.
7. After Computer Management dialog opens, expand the top root node, i.e. Computer Management (Local).
8. Expand System Tools node. Select Device Manager.
9. Yellow colored exclamation mark will be displayed to malfunctioning devices. Right click a device and select "Update driver software".
10. Follow the on-screen instructions.


Reset Internet Explorer Settings

Set the default browser settings.

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1. Press Windows Key + X.
2. Select Command Prompt (Admin).
3. Type "inetcpl.cpl"
4. Press ENTER.
5. Internet Properties dialog will open.
6. Click the "Reset" button and confirm the action.

Change the Security Zone Settings

Go to the Security Zone settings and set appropriate levels for the Internet, Local Intranet, Trusted Sites and Restricted Sites zones.

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1. Open Internet Options dialog. (Refer Steps # 1-5 from Reset Internet Explorer Settings paragraph)
2. Click the Security tab.
3. Select "Internet" icon.
4. Move the "Security level for this zone" slidebar to Medium-High.
5. Click "Local Intranet" icon.
6. Set Medium-Low level for this zone as in the Step # 4.
7. Click Trusted Sites icon.
8. Set Medium level as in the Step # 4.
9. Click Restricted Sites zone and set High level for this zone as in the Step # 4.
10. Click Apply, and then OK.


Delete the Browsing History

Every time that you open Internet Explorer corrupt history is loaded. Delete the browser history to fix Windows 8 error 10.

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1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Press the Alt key of your menu bar.
3. Select Tools ' Delete browsing history.
4. In the new dialog check-up all the checkboxes displayed.
5. Click the Delete button to start cleaning the Internet history.


Disable the Smooth Scrolling

Smooth scrolling feature may not work properly due to graphics issues. Disable the smooth scrolling feature to prevent this problem.

1. Open Internet Options dialog. (Refer Steps # 1-5 from Reset Internet Explorer Settings paragraph)
2. Click the Advanced tab.
3. Scroll down the scrollbar. Under Browsing category uncheck the "Use smooth scrolling" checkbox.
4. Click Apply ' OK.
5. Exit and re-open the Internet Explorer.


Turn Off Hardware Acceleration

Many applications use the hardware acceleration feature. Disable the hardware acceleration and check whether it helps.

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1. Press Windows Key + X.
2. Select Search option.
3. Type "desk.cpl" in the Search Box.
4. Click the Apps icon and open it from the Search Results.
5. Screen Resolution dialog will open. Click the "Advanced settings" link.
6. In the subsequent dialog click the Troubleshoot tab. If that tab does not exist it means your graphics card does not support the hardware acceleration feature.
7. Set Hardware Acceleration= None
8. Click OK ' OK.


Reregister Problematic DLL

Reregister the system file named rasppoe.sys using Command Prompt.

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1. Press Windows Key.
2. Type "CMD" in the Search Box.
3. Click the Apps icon.
4. Right click the "Command Prompt" icon in the Search Results page.
5. Click the "Run as administrator" icon at the bottom of the page.
6. Type the following command:
Regsvr32 rasppoe.sys
7. Press the ENTER key.


Rename Problematic DLL

If there is any problem with the rasppoe.sys it will be resolved after renaming the file.

1. Double click Computer desktop icon.2
2. Open the following location:
C:\Windows\System32\Drivers
3. Rename "rasppoe.sys" as "rasppoe.sys.old"
4. Restart your computer.


Turn Off the Software Rendering

If the software rendering feature is not supported, simply disable it.

1. Open Internet Explorer dialog box. (Refer Steps # 1-5 from Reset Internet Explorer Settings paragraph)
2. Click the Advanced tab.
3. Uncheck the checkbox named "Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering" under "Accelerated Graphics" category.
4. Click Apply ' OK.


Change NVIDIA Graphics Settings

Go to the NVIDIA Graphics Settings and uncheck the Stereoscopia 3D setting.

Reinstall Flash, Java & Silverlight

Uninstall and reinstall these three programs to check whether program files corruption was an issue or not.

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1. Press Windows Key.
2. The Start Screen will open.
3. In the Start Screen type "Uninstall a program" in the Search Box.
4. Click the Settings icon.
5. Open it from the Search Results.
6. Right click a program name and select Uninstall option. Uninstall the Flash, Java and Microsoft Silverlight.
7. Download the above programs from the Internet.


Change the Environmental Settings

Change the values of Environmental Settings in order to fix Windows 8 error 10.

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1. Right click Computer desktop icon.
2. Select Properties from the context menu.
3. Click "Advanced system settings" link.
4. System Properties dialog will open.
5. Click the Advanced tab.
6. Click Environment Variables button.
7. Under "User variables for " category two temporary folders will be displayed.
8. Select the "TEMP" folder.
9. Click the Edit button.
10. Specify Variable Value: "C:\Tmp" (without quotes).
11. Click OK ' OK ' OK.

Fix Issues in Registry

Often errors in Windows registry result in such problems. It is wise to keep Registry cleaned from corrupted entries. To fix Windows 8 registry, use the Intel Software Partner Reginout System Utilities here: RegInOut System Utilities

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When I try to open a cookbook I get a dialog box saying Unable to create view: 'cbks'-'open'


I started receiving this same message today also. In addition, when I do a search by ingredient in the Search feature and try to open up the recipe I get the same message with the words 'Rcpe' - 'open' instead of the 'Cbks' - 'open'

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How to uninstall funmoods


1- Open your IE browser, click Tools, then select Internet Options. Click Restore to Default on General Tab.

2. Open your IE browser, click Tools, then select Internet Options. On the first tab labeled General, click Settings, then select your preferred search provider and click Set as Default.

3.
Close all your browser.
Go to Control Panel in your Start Menu.
Click on Uninstall/Remove a Program.Find Funmoods Toolbar and click Uninstall.
Restart your browser.

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Try reinstalling IE8 after removing the problem programme, which may infact be a virus.

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I use : WIN 7 Ultimate 64 bit . IE 8 for 32 bit ( I tried IE 9 Beta, with catastrophic consequences ). Many times I get the following message WITH NO SOLUTION : " IE HAS STOPPED WORKING. A problem...


Hi,

I would perform a systems restore and take it back to the day before you installed it and it will restore the system to a working state.

If you need me to step you through it please let me know.

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Am NOT on witter and keep getting messages that i can not stop from coming through.. All for a Jeffery scott? Also this has brought a virus with the twitter messages!


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1. Go into control panel
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3. Click onto the advanced tab up at the top.
4. Click reset. (its just above apply)

Its most likely an old browser plug-in that is clogging it and that will remove it.

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Cannot open attachments in Yahoo emai.


Hello,

I'm guessing that anyone that is having problems with their Yahoo or Google Email, has recently installed Internet Explorer 8 to their pc.IE8 prevents you from opening your mail, (after you sign in, or if it lets you sign in). This is not an isolated problem, everyone is having the same problem.

You just have to uninstall IE 8, if you have Vista, go to Control Panel, then click on System Maintenance, then, under Windows Updates, click on "View Installed Updates".(Search for IE 8 and uninstall) On Vista, IE 8 is an Installed Update, click on Remove, this will remove the IE 8 Update and convert back to your old version of IE. (Probably IE 7)

If you have XP, IE 8 is classified a Program, therefore, go to Control Panel, then under Programs, click on Uninstall a Program, (Search for IE 8 and uninstall)

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I have a BRAND NEW HP Pavilion Notebook which I just switched on for the FIRST time. It has come up with an error message, ie: "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error....


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