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Internet Explorer 8 corrupted - Help!!


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#1 angerli

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 08:43 PM

Hello! When I open IE8, I get a blivit screen which tells me that my IE8 has been corrupted by another program on my PC, causing the search engine to be damaged, and the default engine (LiveSearch - search.live.com) has been activated. I click OK, then a search engine listing shows up. Happens every time I run IE8, and I have to click it out of the way before I can do ANYTHING in IE8. Very annoying.

What's worse, I cannot uninstall IE8 and even when I try to re-install it, I get a blivit screen which tells me that even the IE8 installer engine cannot uninstall the version I'm running right now.

I don't know what's wrong. I'm running a good virus/spyware scanner and there's no junk on my PC anywhere.

Can someone help me with this problem, please??

Sandy Gerli


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#2 bludgard

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 09:25 PM

Hi, Sandy.
Go to Control Panel > Internet Options > under Advanced tab > push the button Reset in the Reset Internet Explorer settings.




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