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Unable to work with Internet Explorer... :-(

Hi, I'm Arghya. My machine is running on Windows XP Professional SP2.
I got the Internet Explorer 7 via automatic update. Now my problem is that, I can't work with Internet Explorer. It's not opening by double click. Whenever I Double click on the I.E. icon, the window appears just for a fraction of second and then disappears. Now I'm working with Mozila Firefox. What Should I do to get rid of this problem??
Please help me.

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It sounds as though the IE7 application may be corrupted. Try removing IE7.

To Remove IE7: Go to Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Select Internet Explorer 7 > Select Remove. IE is a core component of XP. Hence, your machine will revert to IE6. Reboot pc. If you like IE7, visit Microsoft and download a fresh copy.

Good luck.

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My internet is half working. will allow me to pull up sites but not access them or able to search the internet.


Hi smb343646205,

Welcome to FixYa! How are you doing?

You did not specify the Operating System you are using, whether Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7.

Anyways, try to reset the Internet Explorer Settings to resolve the problem.

To use the Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature from Control Panel, follow these steps:
  1. Exit all programs, including Internet Explorer (if it is running).
  2. If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER: inetcpl.cpl If you use Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following command in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER: inetcpl.cpl The Internet Options dialog box appears. Click the Advanced tab. Under Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Then click Reset again. When Internet Explorer finishes resetting the settings, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box. Start Internet Explorer again. The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature restores the following items to their default settings:
    1. Home pages
    2. Search scopes
    3. Browsing history
    4. Form data
    5. Passwords
    6. Appearance settings
    7. Toolbars
    8. ActiveX controls


    Hope that helps. Thank you for using FixYa!

Jul 18, 2011 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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Removing IE 8


<p>If you have problems with Internet Explorer 8, you might want to try <a href="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956197/LN/">Compatibility View</a> or our <a href="http://support.microsoft.com/gp/pc_ie_v8intro">guided help</a> <span> </span>to see whether you can fix the problem. However, if you just want to uninstall, or remove, Internet Explorer 8, this article helps you do that.<br /><br />When you remove Internet Explorer 8, your earlier version of Internet Explorer is restored with your customizations (such as add-ins, Favorites, and your home page).<br /> <p><b>Resolution:</b><br /> <p>To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow the instructions for your version of Windows. To follow these steps, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator<br /> <p><b>Important:</b> You cannot uninstall Internet Explorer 8 if it is set as not removable. This occurs if you install Internet Explorer 8 before you install Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows XP. If this scenario applies to you, then you must uninstall SP3 before you can uninstall Internet Explorer 8. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: <br /> <p><a href="http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950719/">950719</a> You cannot uninstall Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8 after you install Windows XP Service Pack 3<br /> <p>To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow the instructions for your version of Windows. To follow these steps, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator. <br /> <p><b>Steps for Windows 7</b><br /> <p>To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps: <br /> <p>1. Close all programs. <br />2. Click StartCollapse this imageExpand this image, and then click Control Panel.<br />3. Click Programs and Feature.<br />4. In the tasks pane, click Turn Windows features on or off.<br />5. In the list of windows features, clear the check box next to Internet Explorer 8.<br />6. You receive a warning message in a pop-up window. Click Yes.<br /> <p>Internet Explorer 8 will now be uninstalled. The system will restart after the installation. <br /> <p><b>Steps for Windows Vista or for Windows Server 2008</b><br /> <p> loadTOCNode(3, 'resolution'); To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps: <br /> <ol> <li> Close all programs. <li> Click Start</b>, and then click Control Panel</b>. <li> Click Uninstall a Program</b> under the Programs</b> category <li> In the Tasks pane, click View installed updates</b>. <li> In the list of installed updates, double-click Windows Internet Explorer 8</b>. <br /><br /><b>Note:</b> If Windows Internet Explorer 8 does not appear in the list of installed updates, try the <span><b>alternative steps for Windows Vista or for Windows Server 2008</b></span>. <li> In the Uninstall an update</b> dialog box, click Yes</b>.<br /><br /><b>Note:</b> If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type the password, or click Continue</b>. <li> Follow the instructions to uninstall Internet Explorer 8. <li> When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer. </li></ol> <p><b>Steps for Windows XP or for Windows Server 2003</b><br /> <p> loadTOCNode(3, 'resolution'); To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps: <br /> <ol> <li> Close all programs. <li> Click Start</b>, and then click Control Panel</b>. <li> Click Add or Remove Programs</b>. <li> In the list of currently installed programs, click Windows Internet Explorer 8</b>, and then click Remove</b>.<br /><br /><b>Note:</b> If Windows Internet Explorer 8 does not appear in the list of installed updates, try the <span><b>alternative steps for Windows XP or for Windows Server 2003</b></span>. <li> Follow the instructions to uninstall Internet Explorer 8. <li> When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer. </li></ol> <p><b>Alternative steps</b><br /> <p><b>Alternative steps for Windows Vista or for Windows Server 2008</b><br /> <p> loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps: <br /> <ol> <li> <p>Carefully select and then copy the following command: <br /> <p><b>FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-8*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /norestart"</b><br /> <li> Click Start</b>, and then type <span>Cmd.exe</span> in the Start Search</b> box. <li> In the list of programs, right-click Cmd.exe</b>, and then click Run as administrator</b>.<br /></li></ol> <li> Right-click inside the Administrator: Command Prompt window, and then click Paste</b> to paste the command that you copied in step 1. <li> Press ENTER to uninstall Internet Explorer 8. <li> When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer.</li> <p><b>Alternative steps for Windows XP or for Windows Server 2003</b><br /> <p> loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps: <br /> <ol> <li> <p>Carefully select and then copy the following command: <br /> <p><b>%windir%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe</b><br /> <li> Click Start</b>, and then click Run</b>. <li> In the <span>Open</span> box, type <span>Cmd.exe</span>, and then press ENTER. <li> Right-click inside the Cmd.exe</b> window, and then click Paste</b> to paste the command that you copied in step 1. <li> Press ENTER to uninstall Internet Explorer 8. <li> When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer.</li> <li> <b>More Information:</b></li> <li> After you uninstall Internet Explorer 8, you may notice Application event log errors after each reboot. To resolve this problem, delete the following Internet Explorer User Accelerators and Internet Explorer Machine Accelerators registry keys in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\GPExtensions: </li> <li> {7B849a69-220F-451E-B3FE-2CB811AF94AE} {CF7639F3-ABA2-41DB-97F2-81E2C5DBFC5D}</li> <li> <b>The information in this article applies to:</b></li> <li> Windows Internet Explorer 8</li></ol>

on Mar 15, 2011 | Internet & Communication Software

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Windows and Internet Aksplir 8 has been upgraded and did not work after 9


When you upgraded to Internet Explorer 9, it made a backup of Internet Explorer 8 and replaced it. If you are running windows xp you would have had the Beta release of IE 9, as the full blown release will not run on xp. It was designed only for Vista or Windows 7.

In order to get IE 8 back, you will need to go to Start > Control Panel and look for the option to Uninstall or Change Programs or the Icon for Programs and Features if in icon view. Once the list of programs loads, look for Internet Explorer 9 and then highlight it and click Uninstall at the top of the screen. It will remove the new version and replace it with your previous version. You will need to reboot the machine when it is finished.

Once back up and running you should have IE 8 back in place and fully functional.

Apr 06, 2011 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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I want to know on how to uninstall IE8 on my computer i am running a windows XP service pack 3. I just want to install a fresh copy of IE8 . . . . .


Hi josephc_agni,

You cannot uninstall Internet Explorer 8 if it is set as not removable. This occurs if you install Internet Explorer 8 before you install Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Windows XP. If this scenario applies to you, then you must uninstall SP3 before you can uninstall Internet Explorer 8.

To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps:
  1. Close all programs.
  2. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. In the list of currently installed programs, click Windows Internet Explorer 8, and then click Remove.

    NOTE: If Windows Internet Explorer 8 does not appear in the list of installed updates, try the alternative step given below.
  5. Follow the instructions to uninstall Internet Explorer 8.
  6. When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer.
ALTERNATIVE STEP:

To uninstall Internet Explorer 8, follow these steps:
  1. Carefully select and then copy the following command: %windir%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type Cmd.exe, and then press ENTER.
  4. Right-click inside the Cmd.exe window, and then click Paste to paste the command that you copied in step 1.
  5. Press ENTER to uninstall Internet Explorer 8.
  6. When the uninstall program is finished, restart your computer.

Dec 05, 2010 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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Hi, I am unable to connect to a number of major websites, the main one being Adobe. I use Windows XP and mainly IE8 but have also tried Safari with no success. I also have a laptop running Vista and that...


1. Check your Firewalls/Security programs if it is blocking any websites.
2. Reset your IE8 back to default settings from "InternetOptions"

Hope it helps.

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Chrome: hi, I cant run google chrome, opera, firefox or mi...


Google chrome, Opera, Firefox should work on Windows 7, but you can try to making a shortcut (or if you have one already - right click it, hit properties, and go to the tab 'Compatibility'- then choose Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista) and then see if it works or not, please reply back to tell me if it worked or not.

May 18, 2010 | Google Chrome

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I need to change my internet explorer 8 to internet explorer 7 & i have windows vista


Hi,
Click on the start menu (orb), go to the Control Panel and select Programs & Features. From the list of installed software locate IE8 and uninstall it.

Restart your computer and download IE7 from here (its say's it's for XP, just ignore that it will work on Vista)






http://www.soft32.com/download_997.html






May i also recommend Mozilla Firefox. This much easier and faster than any version of Internet Explorer. Get it here >>>>>






http://www.mozilla-europe.org/en/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=ppc&utm_campaign=firefox35&gclid=COPn16ve-5wCFd0B4woduRwAcA





Regards.

Sep 18, 2009 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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Unable to Install INTERNET EXPLORER 7


try installing sp3 first available from microsoft as an update or a standalone downloadable iso file (burn iso to a disc).

cideria

Aug 14, 2009 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

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I am using windows xp however I unable to change my explorer homepage everytime I changed the home page. It again shows the same home page www.fusionace.com. Tell me solution so, I am able to change t


This sounds like a BHO. Download and run the free version of malwarebytes available here http://malwarebytes.org/

after the scan you should be able to reset your homepage.

May 17, 2009 | Internet & Communication Software

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Updated Internet Explorer 7 now can't log on to windows xp?


Hi, if you can follow these technical instructions
you can do a manual restore using your XP disc and going into recovery console, or do it by removing your hard drive and connecting via a usb adapter to another PC if you have the resources.

I have used it many times to successfully restore, instructions here: http://www.aitechsolutions.net/winxpnoboot.html



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