Address Bar in Internet Explorer is Blank

  Rickyv 18:33 22 Nov 03
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When i open IE6 the address bar is empty. I have to click on the arrow and highlight an address before i can surf. Even if i click on 'Home' nothing happens, unless i enter an address manually.

Can you help please - i am new to all this!!

  powerless 18:37 22 Nov 03

Repair IE.

XP click here

The others click here

  MAJ 18:37 22 Nov 03

Your Home page might be set to "About Blank". Type in your home page and when it appears Go to Tools > Internet Options > General tab and click the Use Current button.

  Rickyv 18:39 22 Nov 03

I checked this - it is set to Freeserve's home page - any other ideas??

  powerless 18:45 22 Nov 03

On the start menu (not the desktop) right click Internet Explorer and click Properties.

You should see in Target:

"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" (with the quotes)

But do you have "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -nohome ?

If so delete the -no home.

  Rickyv 18:51 22 Nov 03

Nice Try - but unfortunately i have exactly what you typed - without the no home! The only difference is the iexplore.exe" is in capitals on my system. Any other ideas??

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