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Remedy for - IE7 "windows cannot find '(null) make......"

by Yorkshireman4 / May 24, 2007 1:27 AM PDT

IE7 - "windows cannot find '(null)' make sure you typed the name correctly and then try again, to search for a file click the start button"
Operating system - Windows XP Home/professional

REMEDY -

Please uninstall Internet explorer 7 using following method:
1. Click start and then click run and then type
c:\windows\ie7\spuninst\spuninst.exe and then press Ok
2. Follow instructions on the screen
3. Finally click Finish to restart the computer
4. Try to browse websites, IT SHOULD HAVE REVERTED BACK TO IE6 and be ok

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(NT) Is this in reply to someone's problem?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 24, 2007 5:18 AM PDT
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IE7 vs. IE6 for 'null' issue
by bschroeder / September 14, 2007 12:26 AM PDT

Does anyone know if this problem is going to be fixed in IE7? We have IE6 on a Citrix server and IE7 on another one. The 'null' error doesn't come up on the IE6 one. Just wondering if I should wait before I revert back to IE6 or if an update is coming out.

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Did you ever resolve this in your Citrix environment
by jhardwood / May 29, 2008 11:22 PM PDT

I have the same issue with my Citrix Servers. Did you ever resolve it.?

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IE7 vs. IE6 for 'null' issue
by cc450638 / October 25, 2009 7:30 PM PDT

I have the same problem. How did you solve it? is there any way to do it without going back to IE6? I found an article in Citrix CTX112195 but it says uninstall IE7. I realised that it happens when the user is not and admin. If you check the same link on the server logged as an admin, everything is ok. It could be someting related with permisions or domain policies.
May you help me if you fixed it??
Thanks

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Maybe this will fix the problem in any version
by Genetee / November 10, 2010 8:25 PM PST

I had this problem with IE6,IE7 Beta, IE7, IE8 beta...etc.
I reloaded windows (scarry on an older machine with LOT's of collected info on it), I uninstalled IE and re-installed for 6,7 and 8.
I cussed, pulled my hair, kicked things and had other problems because and besides. This is the truth.

After about the 10th reinstall with the problem returning I found what you will see below at www.techsupportforum.com (I tried to find the exact link, to no avail).
Kudos to the guy/gal who posted it (I'll consider sending flowers to you for your birthday, --well-l-l maybe your wifes.


...the registry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{C90250F3-4D7D-4991-9B69-A5C5BC1C2AE6}needs to be deleted to fix my problem...
Navigate to the key mentioned previously. Right mouse click the key and choose Permissions, Click Advanced and disable the 'inherit permissions' tickbox, choosing the remove option when prompted followed by Apply
Tick the option to 'replace permission entries', followed by Apply again
Click OK/Yes all the way out. Try Internet Explorer again.

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? ?
by pool_shark_dc / January 11, 2012 1:12 PM PST

well i tried to follow the instructions above and i deleted the whole string... now what ?? do i need it?? i restarted and tried to run IE8 and still no go. i am running xp. seems like this will work but what do i do now ?

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