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Windows 7: IE 11 home page will not open

04 Jul 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional
IE 11 home page will not open

Up until today my home page which is would open normally now it comes up with a weird message. I changed the home page and all opened ok. It appears as though just this site is getting this weird message, not happening on either chrome or firefox or any of my other computers. This is the message that comes up: OK I have cleared my cache and also reset my IE to default, did a system restore and still the issue happens. It cannot be the site as it works perfectly with my other computers and also as stated with Chrome and Firefox.
This one has me stumped I must admit, any help appreciated.

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04 Jul 2016   #2

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan


If you haven’t already, try clearing the DNS cache.

ipconfig /flushdns
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04 Jul 2016   #3

Windows 7 Professional

Thanks will see what happens
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04 Jul 2016   #4

Windows 7 Professional

Ok, did that it worked for a couple of hours and the problem has returned. Tried flushing DNS again, and no change..
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04 Jul 2016   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Check this: Anybody else get this notification from IE?

You need this update installed for homepage settings protection:

Here's how to configure:
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04 Jul 2016   #6

Windows 7 Professional

Currently it all appears to be working fine. It is only this site that causes the issue, only on one of my computers. If I use Chrome or Firefox there is no problem. Just for info, when the site refuses to open and I get this weird message, it happens all the time regardless of whether I have set it for my home page. I.E. if I just have any site open from within my IE browser and I type in the site address, I will still get this message. I reset my home page to Google and it worked fine, as soon as I typed in this site, the crazy message came up...
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10 Jul 2016   #7

Windows 7 Professional

Looks like the problem has re-appeared, not my home page this time, but one I frequent quite a bit. Done the flush DNS stuff no effect, and page opens ok with Chrome and Firefox. Strangely enough it is the original message that pops up referring to : OK I must admit I am so tempted to just give IE a total miss as it is so damn flaky!!
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10 Jul 2016   #8

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

In that case just turn it Off
Control panel >> programs/features >> turn features off/on (top left) >> a smaller window will open >> uncheck IE11.

To be on the safe side i'd run Malwarebytres free, uncheck the trial option, in the setting dashboard tick Rootkit option.

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10 Jul 2016   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Ubuntu x64

Sounds like you could have malware, that is using DNS to filter your web traffic.

I also suggest running MalwareBytes, select Free Download, install it, *uncheck the trial of premium*, and cun a full scan with Rootkit option checked as torchwood suggested.

Best of luck,
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11 Jul 2016   #10

Win7 Pro-64 Bit

Give this a go it can't hurt, worst thing is all stays the same.
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