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IE 8.0 Page Not Displayed Correctly

I have three users on my desktop runing MS XP and IE 8. My son, husband and myself (the administrator). The pages in IE 8 display perfectly on my son and husband's user accounts. When I access IE 8 as my user, it is always missing headers or links and sometimes graphics. I have tried disabling add-ons and reenabling them one at a time, disabling the Avanquest firewall and virus potection, checking the IE 8 options against each user logon for differences, uninstall IE * and reinstalling IE 7, cleaning the registers with two different tools, searching the Microsoft Knowledgebase, and other options that I cannot even recite. I have reached my frustration level. This problem has been occuring since I had to restore the computer. My son downloaded a virus onto the computer so I ended up restoring the system and reinstalling most programs, and recreated each user, reinstalling MS Outlook Express, and copying my email /messages and my IE links from backups. I have Windows XP on a Dell computer that is several years old. A good example of the problem is the www.yahoo.com page. On my son's and husband's logon the page is displayed perfectly with a grayish blue background and all of the links and pictures visable. My yahoo page is a white page and looks like a skeleton with no background color. The links I have tried, seem to work fine. On other web sites the header and header links are missing. I have researched the problem and tried every option I have read without any luck. I just don't understand how IE 8 and previously IE 7 can work on two out of three logons. I use my user account for my business and desperatly need to fix it. I would greatly appreicate it if somonee could tell me how to resolve this problem.

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Did you tell us that other accounts work fine?

In reply to: IE 8.0 Page Not Displayed Correctly

If so, Microsoft has this article about what to do next.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811151

And the answer is no. No one, including Microsoft has issued tools to diagnose or fix misbehaving accounts. This is how things are.
Bob

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In reply to: IE 8.0 Page Not Displayed Correctly

Hi, this is Feran with the IE Outreach Team. Have you tried enabling the compatibility mode (broken page icon next to the refresh button)?

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