Problems opening Opera

  NewestRoyWidd1 13:59 15 Dec 2008

For some reason,I can't open Opera,I have to reboot first,but even then it won't open after a while.
I've downloaded the latest version,but still the same problem occurs,has anyone got advice please on how I can sort this out?I'm using IE to send this,but prefer Opera as my default browser.
I'm on XP Pro SP2,and my ISP is Virgin.
Many thanks in advance,

  The Brigadier 16:03 15 Dec 2008

Have you installed the latest version & updates etc?

  NewestRoyWidd1 16:46 15 Dec 2008

Version 9.6 was installed earlier,following the same problem of it not opening.

  The Brigadier 20:44 15 Dec 2008

Could try an earlier one?
Or a prblem with Virgin?
Are you ADSL or Cable?

  Charence 20:56 15 Dec 2008

When you say it doesn't open, do you get an error messages etc. to indicate what might be wrong? e.g. There might be a lock file somewhere if the program was closed incorrectly the last time.

  NewestRoyWidd1 23:11 15 Dec 2008

Apologies for the delay in replying;The Brigadier,the problem first arose with an earlier version of Opera,I am on cable and the rest of my connection is fine.

Charence,no error messages,and the program wouldn't even open,so it wasn't closed incorrectly.

  NewestRoyWidd1 10:32 16 Dec 2008

I now have Opera 9.6.3 installed,and so far all seems to be well,perhaps it was just one of those mysterious glitches that annoy us sometimes?
Many thanks for the replies,I'll now tick as resolved.

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