IE7 works in safe mode, not after normal boot

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Rick, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. Rick

    Rick Guest

    Very strange - I know that my network is ok because email works fine - I just
    can't browse the web. If I boot into safe mode all is well. Anyone got any
    ideas? I'm thinking there's an add-on or something interfering but danged if
    I can find it.

    Rick, Aug 18, 2007
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  2. Rick

    PA Bear Guest

    How to troubleshoot network connectivity problems in Internet Explorer
    [ignore APPLIES TO section if you're not running Vista]

    Windows version?

    How do you connect? Do you use a router?

    1. Does this behavior persist if you start IE7 in No Add-ons mode?

    To start IE7 in No Add-ons mode:

    Right-click on the blue IE desktop icon and select Start without Add-ons; or

    Start > (All) Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Internet Explorer (No


    Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:

    2. Does the problem persist if you Reset IE7 Settings (RIES)? <= Read before using!

    3. If you uninstall (a) IE7 (which automatically returns you to IE6), (b)
    all toolbars and (c) all third-party Windows Themes (including Window
    Blinds) and don't reinstall IE7, does this behavior persist?

    Uninstalling IE7

    How to uninstall Internet Explorer 7:

    IE7 (Un)Installation and Anti-Malware Applications:
    PA Bear, Aug 18, 2007
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  3. Tools | Internet Options | Connections | LAN Settings
    Make sure the box for a proxy is not checked.
    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM, Aug 20, 2007
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