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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 10 fails to work on my Windows 7 x64 machine

30 Mar 2013   #1
BugOutMachine

Windows 7 / Windows 8.1
 
 
Internet Explorer 10 fails to work on my Windows 7 x64 machine

I am having tremendous difficulty getting the new Internet Explorer to work. The installation process works flawlessly but once I click the IE icon, a brief white box (I assume this is the outline of the actual browser) pops up and then disappears.

These are the steps I have taken so far to resolve the issue:

  • I initially received IE 10 through Windows Update. I had to uninstall the Update to get IE9 back, which operated fine.
  • I performed a direct download from the IE website. I had the same results as the version from Windows Update.
  • I attempted to install IE 10 with the clean boot method and this failed as well.
These are the Diagnostics results:

  • I ran SFC /scannow which detected no issues.
  • The Reliability History under Action Center is not displaying any error reports related to IE
  • Event Viewer is not reporting any issues either which is strange.


I am completely stumped and at my wits end. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.


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30 Mar 2013   #2
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

Maybe this is a good thing? I installed I.E.10 and after running into compatibility problems with many sites, I went back to I.E.9.
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31 Mar 2013   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

What version did you use on ie9 32 or 64 bit,
What security suite is being used ?
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31 Mar 2013   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Some things you could try:
  • - With IE9 as the current version, Disable all add-ons, Install IE10, and see it works OK (with no add-ons).
Maybe you have an add-on compatibility issue, but if IE10 won't open you can't disable it after the install ?
  • - With IE10 as the current version, Boot in Safe Mode with networking, and see if IE10 works OK.

I have IE10 installed on a test box in W7-32 and W7-64 and haven't run into any issues so far...
If You, Firebred, or anyone have specific sites that cause a problem, can you post the link(s)?
I'll try them and see what happens...

My primary browser is Firefox, so I don't use IE as much as others...
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31 Mar 2013   #5
BugOutMachine

Windows 7 / Windows 8.1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DavidW7ncus View Post
Some things you could try:
  • - With IE9 as the current version, Disable all add-ons, Install IE10, and see it works OK (with no add-ons).
Maybe you have an add-on compatibility issue, but if IE10 won't open you can't disable it after the install ?
  • - With IE10 as the current version, Boot in Safe Mode with networking, and see if IE10 works OK.

My primary browser is Firefox, so I don't use IE as much as others...
Strangely I am able to access the settings via the Start Menu by typing in Internet Options. So I am able to see the add-ons. I have disabled all of them and still am stuck.

It will not work in Safe Mode w/ networking enabled.

My primary browser is also Firefox but I am concerned when a component of Windows just won't work correctly.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
What version did you use on ie9 32 or 64 bit,
What security suite is being used ?
32 bit and NIS 2013. I rarely used IE9.
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