action cancelled

I wonder if anyone can help?
I'm using win xp and IE6. When I load certain websites I will get parts of the page missing with the message:- action cancelled internet explorer was unable to link to the webpage etc..
And also I'm not able to use 'ask Jeeves' at all. It just says webpage not available.
Have I got something switched off perhaps?

  SEASHANTY 11:14 11 Jan 04

Possibly. If you had another of the free browsers installed you could then try that to establish whether its the browser or something else causing the trouble. I am currently using Mozilla v1.4 in preference to I.E.6. Tend to use Mozilla more often than IE because IE often causes me problems but I have to keep it because its the only browser I can to my bank with. Try downloading one of the free ones Mozilla, Opera or Netscape or load one from a magazine disc altho the mag disc versions tend to be out of date ones.

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