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Trouble with Internet Explorer

I have Internet Explorer 6.028 on my computer and I have Netscape. Lately when I click on a link in an email to download or access something, Internnet Explorer gives me a 403 error or says I do not have access to this.

Then I copy the shortcut or link and paste it in Netscape and it downloads or accesses just fine.

What has happened to my Internet Exploerer?

I went to Add/remove and tried to remove IE, it just went back to an earlier version. Then I checked windows updates and downloaded all the updates. Still the problem persists.

My computer is a Windows 98SE, I use Cable modem. It is a Gateway 433c.

Please advise. Thanks,

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This forum . . .

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your mother wasn't a librarian was she??

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where do you get all these gems from???....come on tell us the source of your information!!
Please...i'll buy you a beer if u do!!!!!!!!!!

Peter

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Re: your mother wasn't a librarian was she??

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You'll find hundreds of thousands of articles published in the Microsoft Knowledge Base Library, "example", and you'll find the word Search on that page as well.

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search

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i used that box once but it never came up with
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i must be using the wrong box

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(NT) (NT) Search, top right,under Microsoft and IE's toolbar

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Thanks for all the responses

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Cursercowboy,

Thanks for the information. I tried to follow all the instructions, now will have to see if that problem was resolved.

Now however, I have another problem since making these changes. Now when I try to surf a traffic site, and you are supposed to view the page for so many seconds or min. the countdown doesn't happen. It just sits there. What did I change that would effect this?

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you are supposed to view the page for so many seconds or min. the countdown doesn't happen. It just sits there.

IOW, it doesn't tick. I'd have to assume that page uses either Java or ActiveX for which an item in the Advanced section has been nulled perhaps, or something wrong with one of those two programs. But, nobody can ascertain what the page content is since you gave no hyperlink. In addition, what happens if you press F5 (Refresh) during that moment?
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If a 'update' of IE doesn't solve the problem, it's most likely some registry setting. And IE has quite a lot, as you will have noticed.

One of the possibilities:
a. Download and run ieradicator to delete everything belonging to IE.
b. Then use Netscape to download the latest version of IE from microsoft. Windows update won't work from Netscape, but you'll find it downloadable nonetheless. It says it's about 500 kB, but that's only the setup program!

Hope this helps.


Kees

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