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How do I repair Internet Explorer6?

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July 19, 2003 3:46:12 AM

OK, everytime I try clicking on IE6 it brings up this error saying "The application fialed to initialized properly (0xc0000005) click on OK to terminate the application." The title of the error is "iexplore.exe - Application Error". So is there anyway to repair IE6? oh and is there anyway to uninstall it?

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July 19, 2003 3:50:26 AM

btw I had the same problem with all my other apps/games so I used my Norton Antivirus2003 to scan for viruses and it did help and cleared all the problems up except my IE6 problem. Any chance the "Trojan Horse" virus could be the problem? cause thats the only virus my scanner couldn't repair/delete so its quarantied right now.
July 19, 2003 4:22:59 AM

<A HREF="http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=k...;en-us;Q318378" target="_new">How to Reinstall or Repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP</A>

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July 19, 2003 6:09:27 AM

Whoa, top link Mr.Toey!
I have been looking for just that.

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July 19, 2003 7:13:55 PM

Hey toey?
do you think that will work on my problem? will it help me reaccess the websites i am having a problem with?

read it at this one its called
ie6 is denied access to certain websites.
let me know what you think on that if you could?
thanks
James35
July 19, 2003 7:55:22 PM

I would tend to think that your problem lies in an area that a repair or a reinstallation of the brower wouldn't correct. For instance, you mentioned that you are able to access the sites for a while after a format and reinstall, but then you "lose" them again.

Have you tried customizing the History option so that I.E. is forced to re-download fresh versions of the pages each time the browser is launched? One setting would be under the Temporary Internet files/Settings button in Internet Options, and the other would be to change the History folder to one day or less when retaining the web page content.

You also might be looking at a router port issue, instead of something that is specifically due to the browser, since this is happening within two operating systems. Perhaps installing new firmware for the router and new drivers for the cable modem, and afterwards, redoing the router port settings could help.

You could also try forcing your cable modem to re-synchronize, just in case the ISP is not consistently refreshing the pages on their server. Normally, this is done just by cutting the modem off for five minutes or so, and then turning it back on.

The only other things I can think of is that an element of Systemworks 2003 is blocking the sites, or you keep sustaining some kind of ActiveX Control damage due to a program installation (Windows/Downloaded Program Files). Or perhaps you keep getting some kind of spyware loaded on the system from Kazaa++. That might require doing some scanning with Spybot or Adaware.

Here's an I.E. 6 Configuration page that you might find useful:

<A HREF="http://www.netfaqs.com/Windows/Browsers/IE/6/index.asp?..." target="_new">Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) Configuration for Windows</A>

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July 20, 2003 7:08:29 AM

I tried all that, it sees the websites it tries to open them. then nothing times out. it is something with the software. this is the longest it ran til i did a multiplay game of BF1942 then it denied me access again.

instead of refomatting again for the sixteenth time. i would like to find what was altered and change it back.
but i have no clue what to look for.
July 20, 2003 10:42:48 AM

Are you getting one of these error messages, or something else?

<A HREF="http://www.updatexp.com/internet-explorer-error-message..." target="_new">Internet Explorer Error Messages</A>

You might also find this page to be useful:

<A HREF="http://www.windows-help.net/WindowsXP/tune-24.html" target="_new">Adjust Windows XP DNS Cache Settings</A>

Can you ping the sites from the command line? Have you run the <A HREF="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?u..." target="_new">tracert</A> command, without and without the router in place?

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July 22, 2003 6:39:47 AM

It is pinging them, but it would have to to even attempt to open the page it looks like on its return is when its being blocked out. so it says on the bottom of the screen "finding www.klipsch.com then opening www.klipsch.com" and then it just sits and sits til it times out with the message:


The page cannot be displayed
The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. The Web site might be experiencing technical difficulties, or you may need to adjust your browser settings.

Please try the following:
Click the Refresh button, or try again later.
If you typed the page address in the Address bar, make sure that it is spelled correctly.

To check your connection settings, click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On the Connections tab, click Settings. The settings should match those provided by your local area network (LAN) administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).
If your Network Administrator has enabled it, Microsoft Windows can examine your network and automatically discover network connection settings.
If you would like Windows to try and discover them,
click Detect Network Settings
Some sites require 128-bit connection security. Click the Help menu and then click About Internet Explorer to determine what strength security you have installed.
If you are trying to reach a secure site, make sure your Security settings can support it. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On the Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section and check settings for SSL 2.0, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0, PCT 1.0.
Click the Back button to try another link.
Cannot find server or DNS Error
Internet Explorer

and thats where i am stuck... i tried the ping, it works. havent done the tracert yet. as im going to give the vm idea a try and get to bed as i just got back in from being out of town.
and i know i wont sleep til i at least try the microsoft vm try.at the min. :smile:
July 22, 2003 6:42:12 AM

Oh one more thing. i did called the isp. and seems im the only one with this problem. not surprising considering im in the middle of no where with people who think an any key exists. They say it is working fine. considering im running alot faster than im paying for? No im not the cause of the faster speed im thinking fluke... i didnt wanna push the issue. every place else i surf works. just not those three sites.
July 22, 2003 6:51:05 AM

No go on the v machine. im going to bed. grrrr.
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