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15 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Drop down menus on not working

Hi all,
Don't know what I did. Didn't install any new software or updates or drivers.
While surfing the web the drop down menus at fail to work in regular IE8. They work fine in InPrivate browsing using IE8 and while using Firefox they also work.
Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

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15 Nov 2009   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Since no one else came forward to venture a guess, with this unique problem. Let me be the first. I'm probably wrong, but clean you cache. Do a disc clean up, clearing your temporary files, etc. When that is done, just hope for the best.
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15 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You could also try using compatibility mode for IE8. By the way, exactly what doesn't work with the drop down boxes? Do they not display at all? Are there any javascript errors on the page?
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15 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Thanks guys. I should have put this in my original post. After the problem began I cleared my cache,temp internet files, reset all IE settings to the default ones, and I'm still have the issue. I then check the compatibility mode of IE8 and added, removed it and added it again.

I get no java script errors.

Exactly what happens:
When I go to the tabs list "Browse", "Computer Hardware", "Electronics", and the rest used to drop down when moused over. Now I have to click on them and they open to the right no matter which one I click on. That is in IE8. In Firefox or IE8 InPrivate browsing the "tabs" work fine, they drop down when moused over.

Thanks again guys.
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16 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

No other changes were made. Computer was not restarted or shutdown and today the menus at newegg work perfectly....odd.
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16 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate

Believe it or not I am running XP Pro SP3 w/IE8 and can't use the drop down menus since last week. On my other box, XP Pro SP3, I can. Weird.
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16 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Steve Ballmer Edition

I noticed the same thing. But it's fine now. I figured it was on newegg's side.
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16 Nov 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

It's acting up again....whatever "it" is....annoying.
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