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Microsoft explorer

by salve51 / April 13, 2006 9:55 AM PDT

I have a Sony VGC-RB30 desktop running Windows XP Service pack 2. For some reason if I type an adress in the addressbar and press enter or click on go, nothing happens. Does anyone know what may be the problem? Thanks.

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(NT) (NT) Have you tried spyware,virus scan
by tomron / April 13, 2006 11:26 AM PDT
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Re: Microsoft explorer
by Tufenuf / April 13, 2006 12:20 PM PDT
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salve51, If you have automatic Windows Updates enabled or just recently downloaded some Windows Updates one of those updates may be causing that problem. I saw this same problem reported on other forums I frequent but I'm not sure which update it is.

Tufenuf

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Re: Microsoft explorer
by salve51 / April 13, 2006 12:46 PM PDT
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I don't know what you mean by Antivirus. Firewall is on medium and MIE is at permit all. As for the update, automatic update just recently gave me 6 new updates the other day.

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Antivirus
by tomron / April 13, 2006 1:31 PM PDT
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Re: Microsoft explorer
by Tufenuf / April 13, 2006 10:17 PM PDT
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Re: Microsoft explorer
by salve51 / April 14, 2006 12:17 AM PDT
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The update thing sounds reasonable. I have run spybot, spyware doctor, ad-adaware, and norton, and nothing out place was found. I noticed that if i put in http://www. before the webpage it will work. I guess it will have to do for now. thanks,

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Then check this...
by John.Wilkinson / April 14, 2006 2:23 AM PDT
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Since it works if you use the http://www, go Tools->Internet Options, select the Advanced tab, scroll about 2/3 of the way down, and under Searching from the Address Bar select "just go to the most likely site." (My guess is that "do not search from the address bar" has been selected.)

Hope this helps,
John

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RE: Then check this
by salve51 / April 14, 2006 6:55 AM PDT
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OK, I just checked and the option just go to the most likely site was already selected.

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