IE8 will not start

By nichos
Jun 24, 2011
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  1. Hi,
    Recently IE8 opens & a window shows up as per screen shots.

    I now resalted to Firefox but it does not suit me.

    Can you help please with IE8:

    Thanx ....nick


  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,670   +413

    I'm no pro,but does that happen everytime,or occasionally?
    Firefox is a much safer browser. What didn't you like about it?
    I myself use Firefox,SeaMonkey ( my default) & Google Chrome.
  3. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

    Maybe one of the add-ons is causing the problem? I'm using IE9 now (FF5 is my default), I think IE8 had this as well. From Control Panel, open Internet Properties, click on the Programs tab. Then Manage add-ons. Try disabling all the add-ons, then start IE8, if that works then start enabling the add-ons one by one. Tedious, but probably the best way to figure out the problem. Btw, have you applied all IE8 updates?
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,670   +413

    I do believe my IE8 is up to date but I don't use it. I usually use SeaMonkey (my default) , Google Chrome or Firefox.
    Hopefully a more knowledgeable person will come along to help you, good luck.

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