IE7 excite.com will not load

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Rev OOC, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. Rev OOC

    Rev OOC Guest

    Vista Home Premium. IE7

    One of my "home pages", http://my.excite.com will no longer load. The tab
    for this URL shows "Connecting", but the connection does not ever happen.
    I've tried to connect to the more generic http://www.excite.com , and cannot
    connect with that, either.

    I am able to connect to this page with other browsers such as Firefox,
    Opera, and even Safari (windows version).

    This is something that has only happened recently, and I can think of
    nothing that may have caused the problem.
     
    Rev OOC, Jun 19, 2007
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  2. Rev OOC

    Rev OOC Guest

    Ah ha!!!

    I found the problem and it's called "Spybot, Search and Destroy".

    I decided to run IE7 without Add-ons and see the results, and excite.com
    opened. Checking the IE Add-ons (Tools, Manage Add-ons, Enable or Disable
    Add-ons), I found one by "Safer Networking" which is "Spybot". I had just
    installed the new Spybot version 1.5. So I disabled the Add-on, and all is
    ok again. Evidently, Spybot doesn't like Excite.

    Rev OOC


    "Rev OOC" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Vista Home Premium. IE7
    >
    > One of my "home pages", http://my.excite.com will no longer load. The tab
    > for this URL shows "Connecting", but the connection does not ever happen.
    > I've tried to connect to the more generic http://www.excite.com , and
    > cannot connect with that, either.
    >
    > I am able to connect to this page with other browsers such as Firefox,
    > Opera, and even Safari (windows version).
    >
    > This is something that has only happened recently, and I can think of
    > nothing that may have caused the problem.
     
    Rev OOC, Jun 19, 2007
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