Cannot input text in IE Browser

  Snakey 20:50 22 Dec 2003

Tried to update Windows 98 through Windows Update but failed on istallation. Since then I am unable to input text into any search pages although I can click links to surf the net. Similar thing with OE in that I can receive mail but am unable to reply because I cannot enter text.
I have been unable to Scan for Update since(again nothing happens when I click the Link) and have tried reloading IE6 from cover CD. No luck.

  Dannyb 20:56 22 Dec 2003

I can't offer any help but have the same problem with yahoo mail. I cannot enter any text into the message.

  hugh-265156 20:56 22 Dec 2003

click here;en-us;235236

  hugh-265156 20:56 22 Dec 2003

sorry click here

  hugh-265156 20:59 22 Dec 2003

i would upgrade to IE6 click here

  Snakey 21:09 22 Dec 2003

Have already installed IE6 from a Cover CD

  hugh-265156 21:35 22 Dec 2003

Mshtmler.dll is in my windows/system32 xp folder and i am also using IE6 so may still windows 98 it goes in the "system" folder

only place i could find it to download was click here

careful,do not confuse it with mshtml or mshtmled dlls.

  Dannyb 21:57 22 Dec 2003

I have the same problem and am using Windows 2000 pro with ie6 The above doesn't seem to relate to my system, or does it??

  hugh-265156 22:13 22 Dec 2003

also try clicking start/run and typing "sfc" click go

may ask for your windows disc

this should search for and replace any damaged or missing system files

failing that try the above

  Snakey 22:43 22 Dec 2003


Have already tried that.

Having the same problem now when I click the Download link from MS site.

Now trying your other link.

Thanks very much.

  canard 23:50 22 Dec 2003

One of my webmails refused text all of a sudden and then went back to normal. It coincided with the installation and uninstallation of Opera Browser. Due to Java trouble reinstalled Opera and a webmail refused text again. Incomprehnsible!

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