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Web browser freezes...due to searching for attatchment

by Brad1217 / October 14, 2009 3:24 AM PDT

Once I log in to my email and try to attach a file to an email, my web browser freezes and says not responding and I have to close the browser.

This also happens when I try to save as in Microsoft Word

I am not sure if it has to deal with the registry or not.

Please help

Thanks, Brad

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Try another browser.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2009 6:00 AM PDT

There are at least 3 to choose from.

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Try another browser
by Brad1217 / October 14, 2009 11:55 AM PDT
In reply to: Try another browser.

I have tried internet explorer and cometbird...but the same thing happens when i try to save as using microsoft im thinking its something to do with C drive...

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Thanks for noting Cometbird.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2009 11:29 PM PDT
In reply to: Try another browser

Now try Opera. As to C drive, if you are having machine issues then changing browsers won't fix that!

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Wild guess.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2009 11:29 PM PDT

Any toxic combos like Norton, Spybot?

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Browser and word issues
by Brad1217 / October 15, 2009 4:27 AM PDT
In reply to: Wild guess.

yes, i have used spybot. i still have the same problem and for some reason when it tries to search through my computer any type file it locks up and most of my icons have changed to blank paper with a browse window in it

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Spybot and Teatimer plus Norton = not good news.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 15, 2009 4:52 AM PDT

Lockups and slowdowns are common.

Sorry if that wasn't clear. But here's the deal. Today we can get into a bind like this if we mix this and that. Just because this and that worked before doesn't help us today. The lesson is to tell all or work down the list of what's installed and remove item by item until you find it.


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