Important web sites blocked

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Barbara, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. Barbara

    Barbara Guest

    Every since I installed IE7 I cannot access several important government
    websitesL www.acf.dhhs.gov and www.samhsa.gov plus some White House sites. I
    need to access these for my work, and the tech staff here has been unable to
    find out why these do not come through to me while others here are able to
    access. HELP!
     
    Barbara, Dec 6, 2007
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  2. Barbara

    PA Bear Guest

    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
    add-ons).

    Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:
    http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/07/25/678113.aspx

    2. Does the problem persist if you Reset IE7 Settings (RIES)?
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737 <= 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 do NOT reinstall IE7, does this behavior persist? If it does,
    do NOT reinstall IE7.

    Uninstalling IE7
    http://www.ie-vista.com/kbase2.html

    How to uninstall Internet Explorer 7:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927177

    IE7 (Un)Installation and Anti-Malware Applications:
    http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/10/11/IE7-Installation-and-Anti_2D00_Malware-Applications.aspx

    4. Required reading IMHO before reinstalling IE7:

    Sandi's Installation Tips <= FOLLOW THESE TIPS TO THE LETTER!
    http://www.ie-vista.com/known_issues.html#pre-install

    [And I strongly recommend using
    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/downloads/ie/getitnow.mspx as the
    installation source, not Automatic/Windows Update.]

    Make *certain* that you check in at Windows Update immediately after
    reinstalling IE7 to install any critical updates offered. If Optional
    Updates category offers Root Certificates update, I recommend installing it
    to take full advantage of IE7's additional security.
     
    PA Bear, Dec 6, 2007
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