Internet Explorer... ARGGG

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  1. Seungsoo Hwang

    Seungsoo Hwang Stunt Coordinator

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    Hi, Im having problems with internet explorer (surprised?! [​IMG]). I installed IE6 and i kept getting these errors lately (didnt happen at first). Every time I close a IE window I get some error (unknown) and asks whether or not i want to send a error report etc.. and says it needs to close the already closed window. I uninstalled IE6 and now it doesnt ask me about that error report but it otherwise does the same thing. Does anyone know what is going on and how to fix it? aghhhhhh
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  2. Adam Barratt

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    I had the same problems with IE6 (I hate the think how many messages their IE6 error report e-mail account is getting, but it must be astronomical). It absolutely drove me nuts; this version is by far the worst installment of IE yet.
    Did you reinstall IE6 or return to an older version? I reinstalled IE5.5 and have had no more problems.
    Adam
     
  3. Larry Schneider

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    Netscape!
     
  4. Seungsoo Hwang

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    I uninstalled the IE6, and it says that my version is now 5.5, but i do i go about "reinstalling" it?
     
  5. RobertR

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    I had been thinking about installing 6.0, but this thread is just further evidence why I will stick with IE 5.5 (a product which is far superior to Netscape IMO).
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  6. Adam Barratt

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    I simply uninstalled IE using the Windows add/remove programs option and then reinstalled 5.5 from CD.
    Adam
     
  7. Alf S

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    Glad I skipped this MS update. I heard a while back that it was quite trouble prone, so I kept my good ol' 5.5 which has been practically trouble free from the get go. (knock on wood)
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  8. Chuck C

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    I'm glad I haven't fell victim to the 6.0 upgrade...long live 5.5 baby!
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  9. Joseph S

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    N-E-T-S-C-A-P-E or M-O-Z-I-L-L-A or O-P-E-R-A
    They even support plug-ins. [​IMG]
     
  10. Justin Lane

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    I have had the oppsite experience. IE6 has been running perfectly and has yet to crash one time. On the other hand 5.5 would would crash quite frequently, especially on certain pop ups. I am going to knock on wood...IE6 don't fail me now.
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  11. Clinton McClure

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    I've had less trouble with IE 6.0 than I had with 5.5. I upgraded the day it was released to general public, and it's only crashed twice, and then when I was running 9 or 10 simultaneous tasks. 5.5 would crash at least once a day with me.
    I would stick with Netscape, but I don't like AOL.
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  12. Carlo Medina

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    What kind of errors are you getting? I'm running IE6 on Win2K SP2 and haven't had any problems for about 2 months now.
    I do have Opera, Multizilla 0.9.4 and Netscape 6.1 (my job requires that I have a lot of browsers to test for page compatibilities) on my machine as well, but I prefer to surf with IE6. It seems to render pages faster, with the exception of Opera but I can't stand the lost space to the ads.
     
  13. Mark Dubbelboer

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    I'm having no problems with IE6.0 and I never had a problem running IE5.5 and that's on WinME. it doesn't get less stable than this baby
     
  14. Rob Gillespie

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    I've seen not a single reason to upgrade from 5.01 SP2. I've tried 5.5 (slower) and 6 but have to see a good reason to keep them.
    Opera is nice. Netscape has stunk for a long time and I can't see me ever going back to it.
     
  15. Glenn Overholt

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    I had errors after I loaded up 6 too, but they went away by themselves after a few days. You shouldn't have given up so easily.
    Glenn
     
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    I get the odd error with 6 on XP but for the most part its been stable for me.
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  17. Bill Catherall

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    I've been having some irritating problems with IE ever since I upgraded IE5.5 to service pack 2. It would often just freeze up on me. It always seemed to happen just out of the blue. The page would be fully loaded, no other apps running, I move my mouse up to click the Back button and boom...frozen. I went so far as to completely reformat the hard drive and install everything from scratch. After installing IE5.5 SP2 again...same thing. So I downgraded back to 5.0 and it still happens.
    Anybody got any idea what's going on? I also can't uninstall IE (I'm using Win98 SE). I can only revert back to previous installs using the Add/Remove Programs control panel. I'd like to completely uninstall it and reinstall it fresh to see if that fixes it. I've also found Netscape to be a bit slower, so please don't offer that as a solution.
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  18. Joseph S

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  19. Camp

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    I had similar problems with IE 6. It would quietly crash for no reason, ask to send the error report, and then re-start itself every 10 minutes or so. I tried Netscape and got more reliable browsing but it is slower than IE 6.
    Eventually, I found out that IE 6 just didn't like my video card overclocked. It seems to be the only application that behaves oddly when my GF3 is overclocked. Now I just OC right before loading a game.
     
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