IE6 refuses to go anywhere

  spargo 17:58 17 Feb 2003

WinXP Pro. My mates computer dials out and connects to his home page but will not go to any other address. It will follow a link on his home page(virgin) but nothing he enters on the address bar.
Has anyone any ideas?


  Lú-tzé 23:04 17 Feb 2003

Try to repair IE6 (from add remove progs in the control panel).

Clear cache / cookies.

  VoG™ 23:12 17 Feb 2003

Unfortunately in XP you cannot repair via Control Panal. Instead click here

  spargo 23:13 17 Feb 2003

Thanks, will try that and let you know any progress.

  woodchip 23:14 17 Feb 2003

You could try running setup of IE6 from a CD

  Lú-tzé 23:15 17 Feb 2003

VoG™ - thanks for the info.

  woodchip 23:15 17 Feb 2003

I thought there was a form of SFC in XP, can you confirm

  spargo 23:18 17 Feb 2003

Again, Thanks, have to sign off now, will be back in the AM.

  VoG™ 23:21 17 Feb 2003



works in XP. You don't get the dialog boxes that you do in 98 - i.e. it just does whatever and there is no feedback (my experience anyway).

  woodchip 23:26 17 Feb 2003

So why can he not run that to repair the system, as IE6 is part of the XP files

  VoG™ 23:29 17 Feb 2003

He can run SFC no problem.

In Windows XP, Microsoft Internet Explorer does not appear in Add and Remove Programs.

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