Re: browser (IE6) takes forever to open
- From: "Robert Aldwinckle" <robald@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2005 16:48:55 -0400
"Nancy" <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> How do I "undo" your command listed.......iexplore.exe -nohome ?
Press Esc. (or click Stop.)
You will see your custom toolbars come up with your Home page.
(I think. My Home page happens to be About:Blank and it always
shows up when Stop is pressed after waiting in -nohome state.)
> "Rob Parsons" <iecustomizer@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Go to control panel first and select the Internet Control Panel. Go to the
>> Advance tab and uncheck the 'Enable third-party browser extensions'. On
>> General tab change your home page to 'about:blank'. Save your changes.
>> check your Connection settings while youre at it.
>> Open a Run dialog (Start/Run) and enter the following command
>> iexplore.exe -nohome
>> This should start-up IE almost instantly. If it does then one of your
>> toolbars or Browser Helpers (BHOs) is causing your problem. Go to the
>> Add/Remove Programs control panel and look for any suspicious or unwanted
>> toolbars or Add-Ins.
>> Your malware software should detect anything malicious, but some are
>> than others at removing them
>> "Wayne" <w_soper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> > my browser won't open and I've tried everything I can think of...
>> > scanning for viruses and spyware, reinstall, but still it only opens
>> > to around 5 bars and just hangs. any suggestions what else to try?