Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

By Katherine ยท 6 replies
Aug 21, 2011
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  1. I get this message constantly. Does anyone know what it is trying to tell me?
  2. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

    A little more details would help others to help you. What version of IE are you using? Are you having problem w/ particular web sites? Have you tried using other browsers (Firefox, Chrome, etc.)? Are you experiencing this on your Compaq E500 w/ Windows 2000?
  3. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    Can you post a screenshot of the error message?
  4. Katherine

    Katherine TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Internet Explorer problems

    I really don't know if this is where I am supposed to be to ask a question. This is all very new to me.

    My version of IE is Version8. I have a Windows XP Home desktop.

    I was told to post a screenshot of the error message but I am unfamiliar as to how to do it.

    Almost every time I put whatever I am looking for in the search engine, when it comes up, I scroll through the websites to find the one I think I want. When I double click it and wait for it to open (my computer is very slow, since I have dial-up service), the next screen is: Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage. I try to refresh the page. Sometimes it works, but most of the time I have to do the search engine all over again.
  5. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    Better upgrade to DSL/broadband
  6. bazz2004

    bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,585   +250

    Yes, sign up for broadband. Surfing without it is no fun and takes forever. Then make sure you have a good anti virus package and firewall. You can download those for nothing. Have a try downloading Avira or AVG Free. Bet it turns out difficult with dial up. Also Windows needs frequent updates. When you have broadband you'll find Windows Update wants to download and install many security updates. XP is now on Service Pack 3 which is the final version available. A broadband provider may well include a security package making things easier. Be careful out there and have fun.
  7. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787   +58

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