Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Websites not loading in IE9, but work in Firefox or Chrome.

11 May 2015   #11
Philip Addis

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi,

I think we've solved the problem now!

The exact URL in google did not work.

I tried to delete everything in Font Cache, but our monitoring software, PolicyCentral, had one of the files locked (?). I killed PolicyCentral, deleted the file, restarted the machine, and we have Internet!

Thanks again for all your help,

Phil

P.S - Still unsure exactly why only 9, and why fontcache/PolicyCentral, but... at least it works!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
11 May 2015   #12
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 

Great! When dealing with computers we don't always understand why things happen. Some bits & bytes just don't get along, but as you say: at least it works.

So it turns out this guy was actually right: "Hope this helps someone somewhere to save a few days of their life!"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Apr 2016   #13
The other Brink

xp 732 764 832 864 8.132 8.164 10beta
 
 

The font cache solution mentioned by Tookeri solved my problem.

Quote:
Here's another possibility I discovered after three days hard work during which I noted someone had encountered a font problem which caused IE9 (but not FF or Chrome) to fail.
Using cleanboot (including disabling MS services except those you can't!)) I eventually narrowed the problem down to Windows Font Cache Service which prevented IE9 working on all but one user account.
If you stop this service and then go to Windows Explorer and navigate to “C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local” (requires admin privileges and hidden files) then Delete the FontCache dat files. (They will be regenerated over time.)
Reboot and hey presto!

Seems astonishing that Microsoft seem to be quite oblivious to this glitch which would appear to a common result of malware clearance affecting thousands of their customers.

Hope this helps someone somewhere to save a few days of their life!
Thanks for posting that.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Websites not loading in IE9, but work in Firefox or Chrome.




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Only IE Works, bt chrome , firefox dsn't work.
Hi friends......... My Prob is that in my pc , only internet explorer waorks but google chrome and firefox does not works. m in problem please help me as soon as possible... when i try to open a page through chrome or firefox,, then windows appears that shows chrome or firefox cant locate the...
Browsers & Mail
IE10, IE8, Chrome, Firefox and Opera browsers won't work.
I can not get IE10 to work or any of the following browsers to work - Opera, Chrome and Firefox - they start up but hang and can't access the Internet. I have Download Accellerator Plus (DAP) loaded on my Windows 7 PC and its browser can access the Internet. This all started after I was trying to...
Browsers & Mail
Network connected to internet, IE and Firefox dont work, Chrome does
This happened rather suddenly. Firefox, IE & Safari time out or won't load pages, including IP of Tenda Wireless N router (connected via Ethernet). Some internet connections are working like Chrome, Norton definitions and Taxti. Others don't. Norton, Clamwin & Malwarebytes are running scans. ...
Network & Sharing
Websites not completely loading
I've got a fairly new Dell Inspiron ONE computer with Window 7. Every since I bought it new some website home pages intermittently will not load completely. Sometimes I can refresh the page and it will open. I keep the cookies along with defragging on a regular basis. After clearing cookies I can...
Browsers & Mail
Display IE-only Websites in Firefox and Chrome
Using IETab in either Firefox or Chrome, you can open any web page in Internet Explorer, within either browser. Download Coral IETab for Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10909 Download IETab for Chrome:...
Tutorials


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:31.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App