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Unable to access internet explorer

We are connected because my son can go on MSN. We jiust cannot open internet explorer

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Are you new to the internet? I am going to assume that you are and forgive me if I am writing in too simplified a manner. Is your son on the msn homepage? As in http://www.msn.com ? If he is, then internet explorer is open. You can access anything you want from the msn page but if you would like a another place to go so that you can search the internet at will, in the tool bar at the top of the screen if you click on "tools", it will drop down a menu. Move down the menu and click on internet options. This will open up a smaller window. The front tab is "general". On this small page you will see a sentence regarding setting your homepage and a box. You can delete what is in the box, and type in: http://www.google.com Click on apply and ok and the window will close.I use this as my homepage because it is just a search engine. You can type whatever you are looking for in the search box and hit enter or go and it will give you a list of pages that match where you want to go. You then click on the one you want and you are off. To get back to the google page at anytime just click on the little "HOUSE" icon on the toolbar that indicates your homepage. As you become accustomed to using the internet you will see that there are several search engines and you can change your homepage anytime you want by following the above procedure. Just experiment going places and seeing things.

On the off chance that you CANNOT get on the internet, then do this:

Click on "tools" and "internet options" again. This time click on the Security tab and make sure that your security is not set so high that it is keeping you from browsing on internet explorer. Just set it to the default level for now (remember to click apply and ok) and if you change your mind later you can raise it a bit higher.

Which security software do you have? (Norton..McAfee..Trend Micro..???)You may want to make some adjustments there on what or not you want your children to see, Let me know and we can discuss this when you are ready.

But first let's get you browsing the internet.


One final possiblity. There are several browsers out there Internet explorer is one. You probably have it most people do, but if you don't see it in your hardrive (Drive "C") folders then you need to let me know. To find that you just click on the "MY COMPUTER" icon on your desktop or in your START menu and it will open up and show you your drives. You can click on "C" and scan the folders for internet explorer. If you don't see it just click on the My "programs" folder and it will be in there.


If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask. I will be glad to help.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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Can't log in to msn.com


When you log in to MSN a website powered by Microsoft you also log in to its Hotmail and Messenger programs.


Hotmail is MSN's email program, while Messenger is an instant messaging and networking program.


Because Messenger and Hotmail are connected to MSN, if you have problems logging into one program, you'll likely have issues logging in to all of them.


Register for Account


The first step to logging in to any MSN-powered sites is to have a Windows Live ID.

This includes an email address, which acts as your username, as well as a password.


The email address must end in either "@hotmail.com," "@live.com" or "@msn.com."

Even though these emails use different domain names, all can be accessed by logging in to the Hotmail homepage.


If you try to log in to MSN or any of its partner sites like Hotmail or Messenger using anything but a Windows Live ID, you won't be allowed to access or create a profile and will be prompted to create a Windows Live account.


Incorrect Password


The most likely reason you aren't able to sign in to your MSN accounts is user error.

Entering an incorrect email address or password will return an error message, informing you that either the email address you provided isn't registered with MSN, or that you entered an incorrect password.


MSN and, hence, Hotmail and Messenger passwords are case sensitive, so check your keyboard's settings before retyping your password a second time.


If you don't remember your password but know your Windows Live ID, you can opt to reset your password by answering some security questions pertaining to your account.


Browser Issues


A slow browser can impact your ability to log in to your MSN accounts.

Try deleting your browser's cookies and clearing its cache before attempting to sign in again. This process varies from browser to browser.


For example, in Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon, "Internet Options" and click "Delete" under Browsing History.

Check the "Cookies" box and click "Delete."


Internet Issues


A slow Internet connection can also hinder your login attempts.

Check your Internet connection to make sure you're connected to the Internet.


Also, check that you're working online instead of offline, which can prevent you from logging in.


Click on the "File" tab at the top of your browser, and make sure there's not a check mark next to the words "Work Offline."


If there is, click on the words to uncheck that option and sign in again.

There might be some interference from another browser

Create the menu tab on your homepage right click in the top toolbar you should see a number of toolbar options select the menu tab which will add File Edit View Favorites Tools and Help

Click on the tools at the bottom of the drop down list will be internet options or
click start control panel internet options you will see a home page box To Create Page Tabs type

each adress on its own line (type in MSN.com) or you preferred home page and browser
below that will be change search defaults click on settings you will see all search providers you have if dont need any of them you can disable or remove them.


Hope this helps.

Nov 26, 2012 | HP PC Desktops

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I can not seem to connect to msn.com. I can


Couple of things to check. Make sure you software firewall has not been accidentally set to block this site. If you are using an Antivirus program you will find advanced firewall settings in the configuration section.

Secondly, click Tools on the top Menu bar in Internet Explorer, and then choose Internet Options. Re-enter MSN as your homepage and click OK, in the event the URL has been changed from your original page.

Hope this helps.

Nov 17, 2009 | Dell Studio XPS Desktop Computer

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I've been trying to connect to my work e-mail from home. My employer allowed staff to have access from other computers. I've had access since February of 2006. Recently my son upgraded windows to windows 8...


You can do either of two things:
In Internet Explorer, choose [Internet Options] under the [Tools] menu selection.
[Advanded] tab
scroll down to the "Security' section
UN-check the "Warn about invalid site certificates"
[OK] [OK] [OK]
close and restart Internet Explorer.

#2:
If not satisfied with iE8, you can un-install it and the previous version that you had will re-install itself (and keep all your favorites, etc. intact).
[Start] [Control Panel]
[Add/Remove Programs]
Scroll most of the way down to [Windows Internet Explorer 8]
[Remove]



Oct 13, 2009 | PC Desktops

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UNABLE TO CONNECT YAHOO IN INTERNET EXPLORER


were you able to connect to other web sites?

check to see if yahoo has been blocked on your browser- Tools-Internet Options-Content- Disable content advisor.

Also, try to use a different browser to see if it will be accessible (Mozilla Firefox, Netscape, Opera).

Jul 30, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Wont let me log on


What internet browser are you using and the version? For example Internet Explorer 6 or Mozilla Firefox 3. Internet Explorer is the "e" on your desktop.

Have you ever been able to successfully surf the internet on this computer?

If so, try clearing out your temporarly internet files and cookies. It depends on what browser you have on the computer for steps.

Internet Explorer: you would right click on the "e" on the desktop and left click on properties from the drop down menu. Then depending on what version you have....you would clear history, delete cookies and delete files...for example.

The other thing you might need to do is remove MSN Messenger from your startup folder so it doesn't even open anymore causing grief.

Mar 31, 2009 | Gateway PC Desktops

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I am unable to access my yahoo mail. When I select an item, after a long wait, I get reply unable to find web page. I cannot find a "contact us" on the site.


open internet explorer then intertnet optipon.then security then trusted zone.add www.yahoomail.com
disable chec kbox.and then sele ct trusted zone then custome option then low then reset and apptlly ok
then closee explorer then open your yahoo mail.

Nov 15, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Error code 80048820


MSN Message error 80048820, unable to signin

Problems:
- While you try to Sign in MSN Messenger you getting an error message with the no. 80048820
- Unable to Sing in

Probably reasons-
- Your system time/date incorrect
- Internet Proxy setting incorrect
- softpub.dll disable/missing
- Firewall does not allow to access, etc.

Solution-

Step#1

- Remove Internet Explorer proxy server settings and check the 'Automatically detect settings'.
- Launch Internet Explorer, click "Tools" and then click Internet Options. From the Internet Options dialog box, go to the Connections tab. Click LAN Setting. Uncheck the Use a proxy server for your LAN checkbox. Finally tick/check: 'Automatically detect settings'.

Step#2
- Correct the computer system's Time/Day as current (if required).

Step#3
- Click Start (Button), and then click Run, type regsvr32 softpub.dll click ok.

Step#4
- Turn off the firewall. Check firewall settings such as Norton: "Block access to secure sites". If this cures the problem, make sure that Microsoft's MSN Messenger is allowed full access through your firewall.

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Unable to get internet explorer but am still able to get on internet via a.o.l


do the following steps :

1. open internet explorer.
2. on the menu bar on the top goto > Tools > Internet Options> Connections.
3. Under the connections tab you would see the LAN Settings tab on the bottom, on clicking the same a new window would open. just remeber to tick automaticly detect my settings and everthing else should be unchecked or in the off state.

Click OK, OK,

and exit the browser.

reopen your browser and it should work...

Best oh luck :-)

Have a Nice Day !!

Apr 19, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Internet connection


Open Internet Explorer. In the menu on the top click on "Tools", "Internet Options", click on the "Connections" tab, click on your dial up connection, on the left, click on "Settings" and put a check in the "Automatically Detect Settings" box. Click OK.

Click on "Lan Settings" and do the same thing.

Clear your browser history and restart Internet Explorer.

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MSN Internet explorer


Are you using MSN explorer with a "paid" account.

When did you start having this problem.

I'm assuming you can connect to the internet all other ways by using either internet explorer or firefox mozilla.

There are a lot of small issues that may be going on. More details are needed so please let me know everything you can, including your Operating System, PC or Notebook..etc

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