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Text Not Showing in Internet Explorer

by BlackSS/SC / February 9, 2009 3:01 AM PST

I'm running XP and have a issue with the text not showing on certain websites when I type it. Like my banking site www.rbc.com

Here is a screen shot so you know what I'm talking about. I typed in the username spot and as you can see nothing shows up, just hidden. Not all pages do this, just some. It's very annoying!


Text did not show on this page. I'm typing blind so I hope it works.I'm running XP and have a issue with the text not showing on certain websites when I type it. Like my banking site www.rbc.com

Here is a screen shot so you know what I'm talking about. I typed in the username spot and as you can see nothing shows up, just hidden. Not all pages do this, just some. It's very annoying!

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Sorry, No Screenshots
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 9, 2009 9:25 AM PST

It would also help us to know which version of XP and which service pack you have installed.. Also, which version of Internet Explorer?

In the meantime, please try downloading and installing the free Firefox browser from the link below.. Does it work correctly?

http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

Also, if you haven't already, please download, install, update, then run a full system scan with the spyware removal tool from the link below:

SUPERAntispyware Removal Tool

Hope this helps and let us know more.

Grif

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Stumped
by BlackSS/SC / February 9, 2009 9:35 AM PST
In reply to: Sorry, No Screenshots

I know it's Windows XP media center service pack 3 or greater. Firefox works fine. I have IE7 and I tried wipping it and reinstalling, same thing. Tried IE8 and same thing. Ran IE7 with no addons and still the text did not show but the text boxxes on the www.rbc.com site were very tiny too, tiny to type in or even click on.

I will try the spyware tool but I ran Kaspersky Internet security before and now AVG Internet secutirty.

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Text Not Showing in Internet Explorer
by Cursorcowboy / February 9, 2009 10:13 PM PST

1. Download and follow the instructions for "IEFix" - a general purpose fix for Internet Explorer (Win 98/ME/2000/XP) which:

a. Registers Urlmon.dll, Mshtml.dll, Actxprxy.dll, Oleaut32.dll, Shell32.dll, Shdocvw.dll, [Q281679].

b. Refreshes Internet Explorer using IE.INF method -- two additional notes FYI:

? "Unable to Install Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP (Q304872)"

? "How to Reinstall or Repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP (Q318378)"

c. Initiates "SFC /Scannow" (Win2K&XP), [Q310747].

Caveat: Using IEFix myself, the utility does not suggest or require a reboot but I do suggest that you do. In addition, if an extra icon for IE is located on the Desktop afterwards you may delete it.

Note: Else, some of the core Internet Explorer "?.dll files" may not be correctly registered or need registering. First, verify the exact path of where the Iexplore.exe file is found and used as noted for this example. Second, click Start, Run, type exactly "(Hard Drive Letter):\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" /rereg and then either click OK or press Enter.

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