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Menu bar blacked out on Win XP


zant

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Sometimes wnen I load IE8 which defaults to Google home page the menu bar is blacked out. Rebooting my computer will sometimes fix it. Can some advise please.

Alec.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Uninstall and reinstall IE8

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rdave13

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Click start, control panel, administrative tools, services. That brings up the "Services" list. Scroll down to "themes", single click it. Click the "stop" option, double click "themes" which opens a new window. Change "automatic" to "manual". From here.

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zant

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Thanks Fruit Bat & rdave.

I hace carried out the rdave mod, it seems ok at the moment so will give it a day or so.

Alec.

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zant

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Thanks Fruit Bat & rdave,

Have tried rdaves mod first and so far all seems ok so will monitor for a day or so.

Alec.

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zant

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Hi rdave,

Thanks for info sent to me on 20 April. IE8 has ran ok since carrying out the mods you advised. Much appreciated.

Alec.

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rdave13

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Glad it's sorted and thanks for the feedback.

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