Delete the Contents of the Temporary Internet Files Folder (KB260897)

With this Microsoft Fixit (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260897/en-us) “The Temporary Internet Files (or cache) folder is used by Windows Internet Explorer and by MSN Explorer to store webpage content on the computer hard disk for quick viewing. This cache lets Internet Explorer or MSN Explorer download only the content that has changed since you last viewed a webpage,…


Improve performance, safety and security in Internet Explorer

Automatically diagnose issues that may reduce safety in Internet Explorer or cause Internet Explorer to respond slowly or crash.  With this Microsoft Fixit http://support.microsoft.com/mats/ie_performance_and_safety/en-us What it fixes… Defective Internet Explorer add-ons. Disables defective add-ons. Phishing filter is turned off. Turns the phishing filter on. Pop-up blocker is turned off. Turns the Pop-up blocker on to…


Top 10 most viewed Windows articles of 2011

Carrying on from yesterdays theme (Top 10 highest rated Windows articles of 2011) is todays top 10 of the most viewed Windows articles of 2011*. Again they cover a wide range of topics… Customize your Favorites bar Getting started with Internet Explorer 9 Windows Media Player Error C00D1199 Install Java in Internet Explorer 7 &…


Automatically fix Internet Explorer add-on problems when IE hangs or freezes

with this Microsoft Fixit “Automatically diagnose and identify browser add-ons that may cause Internet Explorer to become unstable, to crash, or to stop responding. Browser add-ons may include tools, toolbars, assistants, and toys. Find other automated solutions What it fixes… Internet Explorer is unstable or does not respond because of one or more browser add-ons…

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5 things you can try if you are having problems installing Internet Explorer 8

Reset Windows security settings back to the defaults  Scan your computer for malware Temporarily disable antispyware and antivirus software Start your computer in a "clean boot" state Check for any files that cannot be backed up or updated Make sure also you have these prerequisites for installing Internet Explorer 8 Get more help for Internet…


Nothing happens when I click a link in Internet Explorer (KB175775)

So this can happen for a number of reasons (see below) and we have a pretty good Kb article (KB175775)  that discuses the cause and possible ways to fix it This behavior may occur for one or more of the following reasons: A corrupted browser choice setting may cause Windows to misinterpret which browser is…


How to reset your Internet Explorer proxy settings. (KB2289942)

“Malicious software may change Windows Internet Explorer proxy settings, and these changes can prevent you from accessing Windows Update or any Microsoft Security sites.” However do not worry as there is a Microsoft fixit that will automatically fix it for you. Read more about Microsoft Fix it 50566 Rob Technorati Tags: Microsoft Fixit 50685,Internet Explorer,IE,kb2289942


Automatically diagnose and fix common security setting on Windows

With this Microsoft Fixit automatically diagnose and fix common security setting on Windows, keeping your PC more secure and reliable. What it fixes… Checks Windows Firewall configuration and repairs as needed. Checks Windows policies to determine bad settings in the Windows Registry. Checks status of antivirus. Checks Internet Explorer privacy setting to determine how cookies…


Why doesn’t Adobe Flash work in Internet Explorer?

Why doesn’t Adobe Flash work in Internet Explorer? “The Adobe Flash add-on might not work in Windows Internet Explorer if you’re using the 64-bit edition of Internet Explorer or have disabled the add-on. ActiveX Filtering in Internet Explorer 9 can also prevent the add-on from working. Here are some things to try: Use the 32-bit…