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Windows 7: HELP - IE 8 Connection Conundrum

24 Jan 2009   #11


I have absolutely no idea why that worked. But it did. IE8 the gadgets, and mesh all working. Excellent work!

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24 Jan 2009   #12

Windows Seven 64-bit

It happened to me earlier after I installed Civilization 3. I ran a system restore and it runs fine. Reinstalling right now to see if it messes it up again. Then ill try the fix posted earlier.
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29 Mar 2009   #13

Windows 7 64 bit

I had the same problem and was actually searching for a fix when I found this one. I went to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Internet Options > Connections tab > LAN Settings. I then unchecked the box "Automatically Detect Settings" .

I am not sure how it got checked or if a bug caused it to be checked when attempting to repair my connection. At any rate this fixed my problem and now all of the other programs such as the browser in steam ( work.
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29 Mar 2009   #14
Orbital Shark


Very strange, i've not experienced the connection error but I had sooo many issues with IE8 crashing in the early builds, to an extent that I had to 'End process tree' in task manager. Builds 7057 & 7068 are so much more stable...
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30 Mar 2009   #15

Vista Ultimate 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 32 bit, Win 7 Pro 64 bit

Just a word that I never have any trouble with IE8 on both my 7 systems, 7000 and 7048.

Not too keen on Live Mail, prefer Windows Mail.

Had thought, could it be a difference with 32 bit and 64 bit.
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19 May 2009   #16

Windows 7

I had IE8 under Vista and upgraded to Windows 7 RC. Everything worked fine for a week but today I get a C++ runtime error. if i ignore it after 10 or so seconds the web page loads, but this runtime error occurs on links, new tabs downloads; I just wait and continue. Attachhed is a png of the error message

This as well as the Realtek recording problems everyone is having.

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19 May 2009   #17


Run IE in Safe mode (disabling all your addons) and see if this causes the same error - if not, some add-on you have installed is messing with IE and you need to figure out which one it is.

If it does not solve the problem, check out the usual suspects - Anti-Virus software, firewalls, etc.
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20 May 2009   #18

Windows 7

Many Thanks for all the info.

I switched on today and the problem has not appeared. At the time I was attempting to test programs for recording audio streams which has still not resolved itself. it must be the Realtek driver not yet ready for W7 RC. Apparently it worked in the Beta version.

I will keep this reply as I might need it in the future.
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27 May 2010   #19

IE8 wont connect

I too am having the same problem with build 7000 of win 7. when I start IE8 with the home page set to aol. It starts to load aol but then the IE changes the address to "res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/acr_error.htm#,res://ieframe.dll/," and goes to "This tab has been recovered" and stops loading.
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27 May 2010   #20


I tried the suggestion somewhere above and started IE8 with computer in safe mode and IE worked perfectly. Went back to normal mode and started IE and got the same error messages/problems. I then disabled all addons and restarted IE and no difference. Problem not fixed in normal mode.
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