[thelist] Internet Explorer problem

Todd Richards todd at promisingsites.com
Fri Oct 4 14:08:00 CDT 2002

Hi Chris -  Unfortunately it's a permanent problem.  I have even tried
to reset all settings back to default, etc.  I can normally figure these
things out but this one really has me stumped.

Well, I guess it's time to start checking out Mozilla more in depth!


>-----Original Message-----
>From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org
>[mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Chris Blessing
>Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 1:57 PM
>To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
>Subject: RE: [thelist] Internet Explorer problem
>Todd, I have a similar problem on both my work and home machines.  It's
>intermittent though, and if I can't connect to a website (what
>happens is
>the browser sends the request but I never seem to receive
>anything back), I
>just close the browser window and open a completely new
>instance.  Spawning
>a child instance off the "broken" instance yields no help though.
>This occurred on both machines after installing the first
>final release of
>M$ .NET.  I've since uninstalled it (yeah right, what a laugh)
>but I'm still
>plagued with the issue.
>Is your problem a permanent one or just every so often?
>Chris Blessing
>webguy at mail.rit.edu
>> Happy Friday Everyone!
>> I have never had a major problem with Internet Explorer until about a
>> week ago.  Now I can't connect to the Internet using it.  Here are my
>> specifics:  HP Laptop running WinXP Pro SP1 / IE 6
>> At work we are behind a proxy, and at home I am using an SMC Wireless
>> Barricade.  When I leave work I make a quick switch -
>neither of these
>> have presented a problem before.  But now all of the sudden I am just
>> not able to connect.  What's worse, I can connect to get my email
>> (Outlook XP), and also connect to the Internet using Mozilla and
>> Netscape.  So this seems to be JUST an IE problem.
>> Has anybody else had anything like this happen, or do you have
>> suggestions as to what it might be?  I can't even download IE again
>> because it says that "I already have a newer version installed".
>> Thanks for any help!
>> Todd
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