Posted 04 September 2007 - 11:32 PM
There are many possible reasons this is happening and the contributing factors vary for each computer.
Try and determine if there is a problem with an extension by starting IE in No Add-Ons mode.
Then determine if IE still fails.
If not, use Tools/ Manage Add-Ons to disable all browser extensions and toolbars.
Restart IE and re-enable the browser extensions one at a time.
When you've the culprit, contact the manufacturer and request an update.
If no joy, then clear old files and settings may be preventing you from connecting to the Internet.
Select Internet Options.
Click the General tab.
Click the Delete Files button.
When the box opens, put a check in Delete All Offline Content.
Click Delete Cookies. When you are prompted to confirm this selection, click Okay.
Click View Objects.
Click View, and then click Details.
If Damaged appears in the Status column for any program file, remove that program file.
Close the Downloaded Program Files dialog box.
In the Settings dialog box, click OK .
Under History, click Clear History, and then click Yes when you are prompted to confirm the selection.
In the Internet Options dialog box, click OK.
Try to browse the Internet.
Check your settings.
Open IE, click on Tools, then Internet options, then go to the Connection tab, click on LAN settings,
Check the box Use a Proxy Server for Your LAN (These settings will not apply to Dial-up connections), enter your IP address and port number then check Bypass Proxy Server for Local Addresses.
Click Okay, then Okay again.
Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.
aaaaaaaa a~Suzie Wagner