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Cannot access Main Yahoo page with IE8


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#1 Bob2009

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Posted 19 June 2010 - 09:06 PM

Ok, this is really weird. I've looked high and low to see how I could fix this but haven't figured it out. I have had IE 8.0 installed since it came out. I can access every webpage on the planet except the yahoo main page. If I type "mail.yahoo.com" or "sports.yahoo.com" I can see those pages fine. But acessing plain "yahoo.com" just gives me a blank page and the bar at the bottom just says "done". It doesn't say "cannot display page", the page is just completely white. I've checked all my settings and can't figure it out. I had a bout with a virus about a year ago and thanks to several great people on this board, I completely clensed my system and have had no problems since. I had no issues accessing the main yahoo page with other versions of IE.

I have firefox installed and can acess yahoo there just fine, but I use both browsers for various tasks and this one is just plain bugging me. Anybody have any thoughts?

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 11:06 AM

Well, in my experience with it, IE8 is a little finicky with the syntax of what you type into the address bar.

Click this link and see what you get: http://www.yahoo.com/

Also, try typing just yahoo, then hitting Ctrl + Enter on your keyboard (Save 15 Keystrokes Use Ctrl + Enter to Complete URL - How-To Geek)
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Posted 25 July 2010 - 09:26 PM

Sorry for the delay in the response....neither of those worked. The tab lights up with the yahoo logo but the page is just white. I've tried reinstalling IE 8 and everything, nothing works. I think I've determined it's just a really crappy browser.

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 10:29 PM

Hello, My 2 ,
Reset Internet Explorer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows...orer-8-settings
As you read down you will see this line To reset Internet Explorer automatically
Click on it.
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