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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jilas, Dec 29, 2001.

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  1. jilas

    jilas Thread Starter

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    I get this error message when I try to go into my "favorites"...
    "Iexplore has caused an error in browseui.dll. If problem continues, restart computer."...well, I've done that, and I still can't get into my favorites. All I see is this error message. What I did was, with the help of a friend, went into msconfig, into start up, and turned off alot of stuff because my system resourses was running at 71%. Well, I am now running between 86 and 94% which is fine, but now I can't get into my "favorites". What did I do wrong, and how do I fix it? Have I now lost all the stuff I saved until now in my favorites? Any help would be appreciated.

    jilas
     
  2. Emtronics

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    You don't say if you are using Win98xx and IE 5xx or 6 but if you are using these programs, try this; Start/Settings/control Panel then click the ADD/REMOVE icon and look for Microsoft Internet Explorer X (where X is your version) and click the remove button. This should give you some choices one of which should be REPAIR IE. Try that and see if that helps. You should do a restart if not prompted before checking your Favorites folder after the repair.
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

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    You should probably clear the temporary internet and history caches as well...


    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q218983

    You might also want to try restoring a prior registry to correct this error, since other MS articles indicate this is basically a registry issue.

    To restore a prior registry in Win98, restart in MS-DOS mode and at the c:\windows prompt enter:

    scanreg /restore

    select a prior started registry. Any settings changes or installs which occured after the new registry date will have to be redone.
     
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