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Old 12-18-2007, 08:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My IE6 is acting up and I cant figure out what the problem is. When I open it at the very top it used to say the full name of the site I was on. Now it only shows one letter. Like now it should say something like Computer Forums but it only says the letter C.

Also after a few minutes the File Edit view and so on goes grey and I cant click on them. Sometimes it does that and other times I cant click on them at all even tho they will highlight.

I tried to uninstall it but it is not in my Control Panel, in Add oor remove programs either. I also tried installing IE7 over the top of it but had other issues with that version.

Any idea's?

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Old 12-18-2007, 09:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well it could be a couple of things. It could be because IE7 started to isntall and over wrote part of your IE6 files.

Also go back to teh Add/Remove programs and check the box at the top that says Show Updates. You should then see IE6 in there.

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Stay away from IE6, its outdated and it doesn't protect you when your surfing the net. I was going to say go with IE7 but since that doesn't work,
Go with Firefox Firefox web browser | Faster, more secure, & customizable
"Or" Opera Download Opera Web Browser

Btw, you said after some time it goes grey; your comp might have spyware so....check out Osiris's guide or just run some scans with your software and see what you find Spyware Removal Guide by Osiris
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