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Help! Internet Options will not open!

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by dahmn8r1, Jan 23, 2011.

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  1. dahmn8r1

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    hey my internet options is not opening up. it will only flash like for like a second and close, i dont know what to do. please help! :(
     
  2. ekim68

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    How are you posting here?
     
  3. dahmn8r1

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    i barely signed up like 50mins ago. so i don't know what you are talking about. but can you help me out with my problem?
     
  4. ekim68

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    Is it the IE options that you're referring to? Or another browser? How are you opening your options? Any more information would be helpful such as your OS and connection type..
     
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    oh yeah sorry i was in a rush. its the IE options. im using windows XP SP3.But i dont think it has to do with my connection because it runs ie8 fine.But the IE options doesnt open up for some reason.
    Also it doesn't open up in my Control Panel, so its tools in internet explorer 8 and Control panel which will not open my internet options.
     
  6. ekim68

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    What kind of security do you have? And do you do periodic maintenance, such as cleaning temp files, and such?
     
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    I use avast Antivrus for my protection.I clean my files with CCleaner like every few days or so.
     
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    Can you access IE options in Safe Mode?
     
  9. dahmn8r1

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    how do i access safe mode? sorry im new to computer stuff.
     
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    Restart your computer and tap F8 continuously while it boots and it gets to a screen with the menu of starting in 'safe mode with networking' and scroll up to that and hit enter...Your video is gonna look weird but don't worry about that and open IE and see if you can get to the options from there.
     
  11. dahmn8r1

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    ok be right back im going to try it
     
  12. dahmn8r1

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    ekim, it didnt work either in safe mode. what should i do now?
     
  13. ekim68

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    What are you wanting to do with the Internet Options?
     
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    Are you trying to change your home page back to where you like it?
     
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    no, nothing with the homepage i just would want it to open up to acess other things like history, cookies and that sort of stuff.
     
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