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Cannot add accelerators to IE8. XP-SP3. I select

Cannot add accelerators to IE8. XP-SP3. I select the accelerator to add, click it, & nothing happens. Pop-up blocker is off. Tried with Avast & Zonealarm off, tried IE8 with no add-ons.

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1. Does the behavior persist if you start IE in No Add-ons mode?

=> Start | (All) Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet
Explorer (No add-ons).

Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode [Applies to IE7 &
IE8 in all OSS]
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/07/25/678113.aspx

2. Does the behavior persist if you Reset IE Advanced settings (RIES)?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737

3. What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)? Were any of these applications running
in the background when you installed IE8?

4. Has a(nother) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this
machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
it)?
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002

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