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Can't have 2 internet windows open at once! (??!)

by cherylwin / February 23, 2007 3:13 AM PST

system: Windows xp, dell inspiron 9300, processor 1.60GHz 798 MHz 512 MB ram.

In October I downloaded IE7 from and immediately after installing it and using it I was never able to have multiple internet windows open again. I dont know if the problem comes from a bad IE7 file or lack of memory space that i have on my laptop. i already uninstalled IE7 and installed back IE6 but the problem has stayed. I also can't open links that open into another window or javascript links, etc. Popup blockers are not the problem ive checked. Does anyone have anyyy idea what is wrong? How can I fix this? why can't i browse in multiple windows?

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See if the following helps you...
by Edward ODaniel / February 23, 2007 3:17 AM PST
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by cherylwin / February 23, 2007 3:38 AM PST

Hmm i tried what it told me todo but the solutions were getting too technical. All the computer says is that "I am attempting to open files used by the OS and various programs. modifying them cud damage"...blabla....

the only other advice written tells me that maybe I should reinstall my OS?? but Im still open for more advice, anyone??

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FOLLOWING those directions WILL NOT...
by Edward ODaniel / February 23, 2007 6:06 AM PST
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get you any such messages because nowhere in them were you instructed to "open" anything (although the normal method for ensuring that the keys and values mentioned are as mentioned you do open REGEDIT which again will not present any such message.

If you have trouble following the simple instructions it might be best to take the computer in for repair.

Per the previous link:
To resolve this problem in Internet Explorer, follow these steps:
1. Quit all programs that are running.

2. Click Start, and then click Run.

3. Type regsvr32 urlmon.dll , and then click OK.

4. When you receive the "DllRegisterServer in urlmon.dll succeeded" message, click OK.

If this does not resolve the problem, repeat steps 2 through 4 for each of the following files (in step 3, replace Urlmon.dll with each of the file names below):

As an afterthought, you might FIRST try repairing MSIE by using the Control Panel Add/Remove Applications applet and selecting Internet Explorer then selecting the Repair option when offered.

Good luck.

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