We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Windows Help


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

windows 8 reading in gobblygook


sportagegirl

Likes # 0

When I use torrent download sites such as KickassTorrents all the text appears in gobblygook as though it hasnt deciphered it similar to reading some files using Adobe.I never had this problem with Win7 or iMac. What is happening to cause this and what can I do to stop it?

Like this post
Chronos the 2nd

Likes # 0

Just tried it as I use the it and you are quite correct, I found that when I minimized IE and found that Windows firewall was looking for permission. Clicked allow and all is OK now.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Black Friday 2014 tech deals UK Live: Best Black Friday deals from Apple, Amazon, Argos, eBay,...

IDG UK Sites

Black Friday feeding frenzy infects the UK

IDG UK Sites

VAT MOSS: Will I be affected by the EU VAT changes? Here are the facts for designers and artists

IDG UK Sites

Black Friday 2014 UK: Apple deals, Amazon deals & Black Friday tech offers