Automatically Exiting

  penglais 13:22 06 Sep 04
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I currently use Windows XP. I have a problem accessing some - but not all - internet sites. If I try to access some sites from links or by entering the URL, I get taken to the site, but within seconds I'm exited and returned to my desktop.

This also happens on start up. My homepage will appear for a few seconds then exit. My second attempt to enter the homepage is aalways successful.

Would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks in advance.

  rawprawn 13:47 06 Sep 04

Download and run Adaware SE, and Spybot search and destroy

  penglais 14:06 06 Sep 04

I've run Ad-aware, Spybot and AVG - but the problem still remains.

  SEASHANTY 14:13 06 Sep 04

Could be a fault with the particular browser you are using. Many people on this forum have two or more browsers installed. If you have problems on one maybe another might work OK.

  rawprawn 14:16 06 Sep 04

Try Firefox, I run it together with IE and it really isclick here good

  rawprawn 14:17 06 Sep 04

click here To repair IE if needed

  penglais 14:39 06 Sep 04

I tried to download the IE Repair option, but as it happens that was one of the sites where I automatically get exited.

  rawprawn 15:24 06 Sep 04

Repair Internet Explorer 6
A number of XP users have reported situations with Internet Explorer 6 becoming corrupted and reporting a number of different errors. While there is certainly no guarantee, the two procedures listed below have restored functionality to IE6 for many users experiencing problems.

Note: Both methods listed require that the Microsoft Windows XP CD-ROM be available.

Method 1: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x Repair for Windows XP

From the Start menu, select Run.
In the Open field, type sfc /scannow (Note: There is a space between sfc and /scannow)
Select the OK button.
Follow the prompts throughout the System File Checker process.
Reboot the computer when System File Checker completes.
Method 2: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x Repair for Windows XP

From the Start menu, select Search, select All Files and Folders.
Select More Advanced Options and place a checkmark beside Search Hidden Files and Folders option.
Ensure that Search System Folders and Search Subfolders are also checked.
In the All or Part of the File Name box, type ie.inf
In the Look In drop-down menu, select C: or the letter of the hard drive that contains the Windows folder.
Click the Search button.
In the search results pane, find the ie.inf file located in Windows\Inf folder.
Right click the ie.inf file and click Install on the context menu.
Reboot the computer when the file copy process is comple

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