IE 8 won't work after install

  Art 11 16:26 25 Sep 2010

I have been trying to install IE 8 for a friend. She is on XP and IE7. When I download IE8 it seems to install ok. When I try and open it all I get is the IE8 screen flash on and off a couple times and then nothing. Just the desktop screen.

Has anyone any idea on why this is happening ?

  peter99co 16:47 25 Sep 2010

Do you have SP3 installed or still at SP2?

  Art 11 17:10 25 Sep 2010

Hi Peter99, thankyou for your reply. It is still SP2.

  peter99co 17:23 25 Sep 2010

Suggest you get up to date with Microsoft updates and stay with IE7 until then.

  Art 11 18:24 25 Sep 2010

Thankyou so much Peter99. I will do as you suggest.

Thankyou for your kind advice.

  peter99co 22:16 29 Sep 2010

Any luck?

  Art 11 22:44 29 Sep 2010

Hi Art 11, I have got to get my friend to install SP3. She is nervous of doing it. I will have to visit and install it for her. I will then try to install IE8 again. I will let you know what the result is.


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