Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

IE Toolbar Icons Keep Changing


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 poss727

poss727

  • Members
  • 8 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:20 PM

Posted 27 December 2008 - 03:45 PM

Hi Everyone,

I've been on the HijackThis thread for a couple of days-going back and forth and posting different logs-they suggested that I post to the XP thread-they said everything is clean from what I posted.

When I am using the computer for a long period time, the IE toolbar icons change around. I have it set up for 2 rows of icons but then it will change to 4. I do have the option to Lock Toolbars checked. Also-after this happens, if I go to open one of my OE emails, it says- not enough memory to open this -and I have to reboot. Any help would be so much appreciated!

XP SP2 Home
IE6

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 garmanma

garmanma

    Computer Masochist


  • Staff Emeritus
  • 27,809 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Location:Cleveland, Ohio
  • Local time:10:20 PM

Posted 27 December 2008 - 04:30 PM

First, did you uninstall Combofix as Grinnler advised?
Please do that before anything else
--------------------------------

Go to My Computer and right-click on the C: drive,. Select Properties. What is the size of the hard drive (or partition) and how much free space is left?
Mark
Posted Image
why won't my laptop work?

Having grandkids is God's way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time around
Do not send me PMs with problems that should be posted in the forums. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefits
Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter

#3 poss727

poss727
  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 8 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:20 PM

Posted 27 December 2008 - 04:56 PM

I did uninstall.

Total Size 74.4 GB
Free Space 63.8 GB

Edited by poss727, 27 December 2008 - 04:58 PM.


#4 usasma

usasma

    Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad


  • BSOD Kernel Dump Expert
  • 25,090 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Southeastern CT, USA
  • Local time:10:20 PM

Posted 28 December 2008 - 07:40 AM

I would suggest installing SP3 and IE7. Then test to see if it's fixed.
Then install the rest of the Windows Updates that are available (as I recall, there's a security fix for IE in them).
If it's not fixed, post back here.
If it is fixed and you don't want IE7 - then uninstall it from the Add/Remove Programs applet in Control Panel
Test again to make sure the problem didn't come back.

Edited by usasma, 28 December 2008 - 07:41 AM.

My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

- John  (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ )**If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. I have the Knack. **  If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. My eye problems have recently increased and I'm having difficult reading posts. (23 Nov 2017)FYI - I am completely blind in the right eye and ~30% blind in the left eye.<p>If the eye problems get worse suddenly, I may not be able to respond.If that's the case and help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance.

#5 poss727

poss727
  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 8 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:20 PM

Posted 30 December 2008 - 10:25 PM

I decided to remove all unnecessary toolbars from IE-Google, Snagit, Dictionary.com-to see if that would help and everything is working fine.
Thanks!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users