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Cannot close Internet Explorer

by eddie11013 / August 16, 2006 7:40 AM PDT

I just reformatted a friends computer, win XP Home, Dell 4500S. Did all the normal driver installations from Dell Resource CD. Installed SP2 from a disc. And proceeded to do the rest of 'various' program installs, firewall, antivirus, antispyware and then windows updates. At some point I arrived at a state where I could not close Internet Explorer. Not via the ''X'' or File/close. I could min and max the window. I could open 'other' Internet Explorer windows and close them just fine. I finally used the task manager to close Internet Explorer. I did a google search and came across a KB884768 from 2004. Quite frankly, I didn't understand the KB. I did the steps to reproduce the problem. Was that supposed to fix the problem or do I still have a problem? And if I do still have a problem how do I fix it. Do I need to uninstall IE6 via the control panel and then reinstall same? Problem occured twice within about 3 hours. Computer seems to be working fine, otherwise.
Thanks in advance,

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Microsoft patch can cause IE trouble
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 16, 2006 11:57 AM PDT
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Thanks, Marianna. Guess I'm wait for Tuesday
by eddie11013 / August 16, 2006 1:16 PM PDT

Seems strange that it refers to SP1 and I installed SP2 before I connected to the internet. But hey, life's a "beach", and then you die. LOL.
Thanks again for replying,

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