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Windows 7: IE8 Won't even open

29 May 2009   #11
cweedon

Windows 7
 
 
Thanks!

Hi All that have helped,
Just wanted to thank you all for your input.
I got IE8 to work, I started the computer is Safe Mode, and it worked so I knew there was nothing wrong with it, I then went through the processes one by one and eliminated them and eventually found out which one was causing IE8 to not open. I found it and all is good now.
Once again thanks!


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29 May 2009   #12
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

That's good news cweedon.

Can you tell us what process was the cause?
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31 May 2009   #13
cweedon

Windows 7
 
 

Sure, I'm part of a nielsen survey that monitors your internet usage and in return you get gift vouchers. Its quite beneficial, already received $150 in vouchers. The program that they use prevented IE8 from opening and as soon as this process was stopped, IE8 started working. I just put the program on my other computer and all was good, get the benefits of IE8 while still getting the vouchers.

Thanks again for your help.
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31 May 2009   #14
slithernet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Retail RTM, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

I have installed IE8 on about 30 comps since it came out and about 1/4 of them have connection issues after the update. Usually resetting the browser or reseting the IP stack does the trick.
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28 Jun 2009   #15
malgora

xp (primary hdd), windows7 (secondary)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cweedon View Post
Sure, I'm part of a nielsen survey that monitors your internet usage and in return you get gift vouchers. Its quite beneficial, already received $150 in vouchers. The program that they use prevented IE8 from opening and as soon as this process was stopped, IE8 started working. I just put the program on my other computer and all was good, get the benefits of IE8 while still getting the vouchers.

Thanks again for your help.
i too am with nielsen netratings, i to noticed if i close nielsononline.exe, ie8 would work again.. but insight.exe didnt matter. it only seems to do it on win7. xp worked fine...
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27 Sep 2009   #16
scott909

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Thank you SO much!!! I also was part of this panel and now i have removed the software and IE8 is working perfectly again.
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