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Internet Explorer history function broken

Q: Internet Explorer history function broken

My IE history function stopped working quite a while ago when I was using
version 5.1. It has stayed broken through upgrades to IE 6.0 and to 6.0 SP1.
When I select the "history" icon I get a list starting with History and containing only the file "index.dat". The only other item in the history list is
"desktop.ini". I have scanned the registry and it is OK. Is there any way to fix this without reinstalling IE?

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A: Internet Explorer history function broken

Hi.
Try going to Control Panel - Add/Remove programs-
select IE 6 - click add/remove- select Repair IE.
You may have to reboot.
See if that helps.

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When I try to use the file (tab) of Windows Explorer, to delete history/recent places list/frequent places list; the mouse & keypad won't delete the list of prior opened folders, to clear the list. I 've tried (Advanced Startup) options to re-default
& load the (firmware), but no-luck to get (Delete History) to function properly. Is there a solution other than (refresh) & (reset) the PC, for this problem with File Explorer?
Sincerely: LVP -5/22/2018 - 5:20 PM EST.
 

Lee Payne

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The problem....

Typing anything into the search box on the start menu or in windows explorer/control panel has no effect, no results are found. It doesnt say no result are found it just displays nothing. This extends to everything, searching for files as well as things like 'cmd' and 'regedit'.

Example - If i search for 'notes', the name of a txt file on my desktop, it finds nothing. If I then click see more results I get the following message. "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"
I am the only user on my laptop and am of course the admin so this message makes no sense.
Solutions tried....

- Doing a full reindexing of everything from the indexing options.
- Turning the search feature off, restarting and turning it on again.
- Using the inbuilt troubleshooter to find problems (none found).
- Using the downloaded troubleshooter from microsoft (found two problems and corrected them, still not working though).

So now i'm out of ideas. Can anyone suggests any fixes?
Thanks for your time.

A:Start and explorer search function broken?

After searching all day I've found a solution to the problem in another forum.

Navigate to this folder,
c:\Users\Your name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\1033\
And delete the file StructuredQuerySchema.bin

Its that simple, my search started working straight away. With so many complicated fixes and solutions why didnt microsoft know about this.

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Check screenshot for more details.

Search function works just fine, for example, in Drive D or E.

A:Search function is broken in Windows Explorer -> Libraries -> Documen

Hello dda,

Double check to make sure that the Windows Search service is set to Started and Automatic. If disabled, you could still do a non-index search in normal Windows Explorer folders, but libraries require the index for search to work in them.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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If anyone can figure this one out, they are a better man than I. The "Search" function in my History file in Explorer (5.0) will not seem to clear. When I click on the History icon on the tool bar, I get a split screen on my Explorer window showing the contents of the History folder. If I have cleared the contents of the file in internet options and cleared temp. internet files, the file is clear. But, when I hit the "Search" function in the split screen display and type in a letter and then hit search, there are a few links which still appear. Even if I right click and try to delete them, they will not go away. Thus, they still appear when I have auto complete on even though I cleared my history file. I even tried uninstalling Explorer and reinstalling it (they must get saved in the older default Explorer which will not go away). When I go to the history file by way of the c: drive, they do not appear since there is no search function in it. I'm baffled. If anyone has any ideas, I would be happy to hear them. I assume another way to solve this is to delete the back up explorer which came with Windows 95... but I don't know how to do this either since there is no uninstall option for the earlier version. If someone knows how to uninstall it, I would appreciate info on that too.
Thanks.
 

A:Frozen Links in "Search" function of Explorer History File

Better person. Sorry.
 

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Hi,

I have a problem IE 7 in vista is showing windows explorer history.

What i mean is whatever folders i access could be seen in internet explorer.
if i access c:\windows it is seen in Internet explorer under the address bar.
Its really irritating.

Any solutions.

P.S. I still want the IE to show the normal web history.
Thanks in advance
 

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I sent this question to symmantec and they sent me this link:

NOTE I AM USING WINDOWS XP
so look at the Windows NT/2000/Xp portion for the solution.

http://service1.symantec.com/support/cleansweep.nsf/pfdocs/1999102516453428?open

click the above before trying to do this yourself becuase there is a solution i just need help doing it.

I hope you guys here at TGF can help me with removing the Index.dat file

FYI.. Re-Installing DOES NOT work.

thanks,
thenewguy123
 

A:Internet history not deleted when using Fast & Safe Cleanup with Internet Explorer 6

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I'm starting to get sick of Microsoft products. I need your help.

I was going into yesterday's (Wednesday) History under IE and was cleaning up some stuff, as I needed to revisit some sites I was at on that day. In cleaning up, I was deleting the site folders containing websites I didn't need (right mounse click, delete). After doing this for a bit, things appeared to stop deleting.

I restarted IE, but all of Wednesday is now gone (it can't expand, all other days can expand). However when doing a history search for a site I know I visited on Wednesday, it comes up. I verify this by right clicking the site and choosing Properties (the last visit date shows as Wednesday). Thus it appears that sites visited on Wednesday are still in the History, however can't be listed under the View by Date.

I hope I explained this adequately. Does anyone know how I can get all the websites I visited yesterday back again in a list? I don't need the ones I actually deleted myself.

If you need more info, please let me know.
 

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My explorer doesn't save any history at all on my pc. I looked in the options and it is set for 5 days but when my computer restarts there is no history or urls available in the address bar. What do I need to do?
 

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In Internet Explorer, I normally go in and delete my history when I log off the computer. For the last few days, however, it will not delete. I hit the delete button and it just stays there. The only way to delete it is if I go to the list and delete each one, one by one. What do I have to do to get this to work again?
 

A:Internet Explorer - History

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Hello, I'm using Internet Explorer 8, and I've noticed that when I delete browsing history, it doesn't delete the history of websites visited. They still pop up when I type in the address bar. I have 'history' ticked, so it should be deleted. Help please.
 

A:Internet Explorer History

Click on Start > Run > type regedit.

Locate the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs

In the right pane, delete all the URLx (e.g. URL1, URL2 and so on) that you do not wish to be visible in the address bar drop down list.

Note: If you delete only certain keys, make sure that the remaining keys are renamed in sequential order starting from url1. Otherwise you might corrupt your remaining keys.

You might need to reboot for changes to take effect.
 

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For some reason, I can't permanently delete my Explorer history. When I press the 'Clear History' button, or manually delete the history items, they reappear when I close Explorer and restart it. What's going on?

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"He who fights with monsters might take care,
lest he thereby become a monster."
 

A:Internet Explorer history

If you're at work, they've probably not given you permission...

Otherwise, close IE, go to C:\windows\history, and delete everything in the folder.

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~dreamboat~
Brainbench MVP for Microsoft Word
Brainbench
 

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I read somewhere that Internet Explorer is really part of Windows (7, 8, 8.1, 10).
So should I ask questions about Explorer 11 on this forum or an Explorer 11 forum?

Problem is when I hit the star in the upper right hand corner the Favorites tab is ok, the Feeds tab has nothing in it. (I don't care).
However the History tab always has nothing inside even if I browse.

Don Cole

A:No history in Internet Explorer

Hi, is it too obvious to suggest:

Delete browsing history on exit
is checked

Or are you running your browser in a sand box?

Nomenclature: Internet Explorer (IE) is never just 'explorer', whilst explorer.exe = 'File explorer' now- what used to be just 'explorer'.

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My wife's netbook came a cropper and she has now lost all her History. Luckily, I took a Macrium Reflect image this morning, but I now need to know where the IE History files are kept in Windows 8 (not 8.1).

I clicked in Folder Options to show hidden files but according to info I got on the web I need to see Inetcache, but that doesn't show.

Where are the IE History files kept please? She still has todays'history but she wants all of it from way back!
Thanks.

A:Internet Explorer History all gone.

Not sure, check this thread. Internet Explorer History - View (option 2)
Also, may want to look for other tutorials.
"Came a cropper" meaning crashed ? Is a System Restore possible ?

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Hi I hope someone here can slove a strange problem I've been having. A few days ago I noticed while I was visiting the star wars website that the logo (which is a clone trooper helmet) that appears right before the website url was a red capital letter w. So I deleted my history and also reset internet explorer and I thought I sloved the problem but when I search for the said website in the start menu and it shows up under favorites and history the red w is this there and today this was happening to several other websites and I don't know how to correct it. I've deleted my history and reset my interent several more times and nothing has worked. Any help would be appericated thank you.

A:Need Help With Internet Explorer History

An update its also been happening with other websites as well. They display the correct logo in the address bar but when I search for the website in the start menu and they show up under history and favorites they display a logo that has nothing to do with that page. Example with myspace instaed of its logo I get the rebelscum logo, the live onecare logo, and the conduit forum logo. I'm not sure why this is happening.

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Is there anyway of being able to track history after it's been deleted?

Or, being able to avoid it being deleted?

Or, being able to have the history saved to two seperate locations, so that when it does get deleted, IE only removes it from the original location, and keeps the other one, like a "backup" type process?

Cheers.

A:Internet Explorer History

You could have a backup program backup the folder that IE uses for it's history.

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Hello. I am running Windows XP and I have been having a problem with my internet history. In my internet options, I have the history set for 14 days, but when I open the history, I have, at most, 3 days back. I have tried adjusting the number of days and still have the same problem no matter what the setting. Is there any way to fix this? Thank you for any help you can offer me!
 

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Hi,
I don't know if it can be done without deleting all the history sites visited; I don't want to retype all the sites that I regularly visit. I incorrectly typed a site and now the incorrect site also appears in the dropdown window next to address. Is there a way just to delete one item without deleting all of them? Thanks. BTW, I am using Windows 98se.

Charles
 

A:Internet Explorer Address History

Howdy

try this...

click start then run then type regedit click OK...

in the left pane navigate to this key and click on it...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs

in the right pane you should see the urls you have typed...right click and select delete on the one you don't want...

be careful in the registry and make a backup before you start

if your asking about the list that appears to the left of the screen when you click the history button...you should be able to just right click on the one you don't want and delete it

buck
 

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Hi All
I have a customer who has used various methods to clear his typed URL's from internet explorer including:
Deleted browsing history - all boxes ticked
3rd Party Privacy Cleaners
Reg hack to clear typed URL's
However, when he clicks on the address bar drop down the URLs are still there..


The cleaners seem to be doing their job as under investigation there is no history


Does anyone have any ideas?
Many Thanks
Jon
 

A:Internet Explorer Typed URL history

Tools/Internet Options, then Content tab, click "settings" under AutoComplete, and click "Delete AutoComplete History".
 

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I have lost the history logg tracking in Internet Explorer 6.0.2900 on XP

In the today, one week and three weeks folder nothing appears and wherever I visit will not log in the folders.

Anyone had this problem and know how to fix it?

Thanks
 

A:No history logging in internet explorer

Hi and welcome

If you go to Control Panel - Internet Options and on the General tab is "days to keep pages in history" set to a number greater than 0?
 

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I am running windows vista basic and internet explorer 8. I have tried multiple times to clear my browsing history using both the "safety" and "tools" drop down menu in internet explorer. The history under the "favorites" icon clears, but the history and autocomplete in the address bar does not unfortunately delete. I have tried to delete each item in the address bar separately, but every time I load internet explorer, the history is still there. I have tried to reset the internet explorer settings under the advanced tab, and I have also tried to reset the history under "control panels." I have also run a complete antivirus scan with symantec and a complete antimalware scan with malawarebytes, and both don't show evidence of infected files. Any thoughts on how to clear the history on the address bar? Thanks!

A:Internet explorer 8 address bar history

Welcome to BC forums.You need a third party tool like CCleaner (freeware).(Although BC people do not advise using the registry cleaner part of CCleaner for some reasons. So you should not use it- just an advise.)http://www.ccleaner.com/

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PLEASE HELP! My only sister is due to marry someone very soon whom I believe has been accessing gay websites on her pc. Can anyone please tell me if it is possible to have the information which is contained in the Internet Explorer history folder / file duplicated as it is created? So even if a person deletes files from this folder it will actually be possible to see what sites were viewed or searches were done on the computer as it will also be contained elsewhere.Mod Edit: Topic moved to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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My secretary liked to surf the internet on her lunch hour and everyday at the end of the day, she would launch internet explorer>tools> internet options> and delete the history. Our IT department made a change and now the delete button is grayed out. She really hasn't been going to obscene sites or anything, (more like the history channel site, etc...) but we do have a policy not to use work computers for personal use.
I told her not to worry but she's panicking and wants the history deleted. I would have just asked the IT department but she doesn't want to do that. Is there a way to delete the history either through dos or windows explorer???

I told her I'd post the question here and let her know what I find out. We do not have administrator privilages so I don't think we can change the permissions to allow the history to be deleted like she used to do. Any suggestions???
I know you IT people would prefer she go through the IT department but she'd rather not. I know how to use "regedit" to delete the key in the registry for the "content advisor" from when our IT guy left and didn't share his password. Is there someplace in the registry for the internet explorer history?
 

A:How to remove the internet explorer history?????

You may try a Crap Cleaner (if you can install a program).
 

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Can anyone tell me how to get rid of all of the words that i have searched for, like in ebay, when start typing something to search for, a drop down list appears of all the past searches. It is getting very large, and i want to delete them. Thanks!
 

A:Internet Explorer search history

Open IE, go to tools, internet options, content, click the auto complete button, and clear

Not sure but it may work
 

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I just installed Windows 7 yesterday (with your help) and I am loving it so far, but there seems to be one problem I cant seem to figure out, I need to import my Internet Explorer history from my XP HDD to my 7 HDD. I first tried to copy the index.dat file, but there are just so many that I cant figure out which one needs to be moved/replaced. And now I cant even seem to find my "History.IE5" folder in XP, anybody have a tutorial or any advice?

A:Import Internet Explorer History from XP?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by asandhu


I just installed Windows 7 yesterday (with your help) and I am loving it so far, but there seems to be one problem I cant seem to figure out, I need to import my Internet Explorer history from my XP HDD to my 7 HDD. I first tried to copy the index.dat file, but there are just so many that I cant figure out which one needs to be moved/replaced. And now I cant even seem to find my "History.IE5" folder in XP, anybody have a tutorial or any advice?



Do you want your history, or your favorites?

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Hi,

Does anyone know how to view the internet explorer history folder on another computer (both XP and 98SE) across a LAN, I have access to the computer but when I browse there it shows the history on My Computer (XP) not the ones I am wanting to look at.

Can anyone help me on this one.
Cheers
Porker

 

A:Viewing Internet Explorer History across a LAN

I would imagine that you would have to change the permissions on the host computer to make the History folder a shared folder.
 

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i have a question, you know when you go to type something in your address bar? like www.ask.com , and it shows its allready been accessed, well i have a problem getting rid of one and ive ran disk cleanup, ive went to Tools, Internet Options and cleared history, removed cookies, deleted files, ( on internet explorer) and it still is there, any suggestions? thanks
 

A:(Solved) internet explorer history

If you don't want auto complete go to tools>internet options>content>autocomplete tab and uncheck the web addresses box.
 

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Hello all,

When I view my browser history by order visited today its always full of weird stuff as per the example below. It only appears in this particular view.

Any ideas ?

A:Weird internet explorer history

Hello and welcome to TSF

I would recommend that you go here; read and follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, to here. (Just click on the coloured links.)

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.
Good luck

Please also remember DO NOT post your logs in this thread, please start a new thread here. (Just click on the coloured link.) and post the logs.

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Hello. I have my IE History settings to save 3 weeks. However I need to recover the week before that. Does anyone know where I can locate and recover the history file?
Any help will be appreciated.
Leslie
 

A:Internet Explorer 11 history recovery

Good luck, it is most likely in "Bit Heaven"
 

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Internet Explorer is adding any document I open to its history. If I list by order visited, recently opened documents appear among recently visited web pages. If I list by site, the documents are listed under "My Computer".
The problem arose recently, after some registry edits. I have restored the registry to its pre-problem state, but the problem is still there. The issue affects all users.
I am using IE 6 in Windows 2000 sp4, but I have seen the same problem in a few forums with IE 7 and/or Windows XP, and so far, no solution. Any advice or ideas would be appreciated.

A:documents in internet explorer history

try clearing all the history:

Clean TEMP files

Click Here to download ATF Cleaner by Atribune. Save it to your Desktop.

Go to your desktop and double click on ATF-Cleaner.exe.

Main

Under Main. Click Select All, then click Empty

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If you use Firefox, click Firefox on the menu bar

Click on Select All, then click Empty
Note: If you want to keep your saved Passwords click No on the prompt.

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If you use Opera, click Opera on the menu bar

Click on Select All, then click Empty
Note: If you want to keep your saved Passwords click No on the prompt.

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In Internet Explorer 8 is there a way I can save my browsing History List?

To look through at a later date?

I have Vista
 

A:Internet Explorer 8 - Can I save the History?

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I'm experiencing a problem I've experienced before, on a few occassions(very few), which would usually be undone by restarting the computer. This is not solving it this time. Normally, items in my history would be displayed as something along the lines of "Silent Hill Message Board". Now, however, everything is like "4359.html" and stuff. This is really frustrating. Does anyone know what causes this and how to reverse it?

A:Internet Explorer History issue

What version of internet explorer are you using?

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Dear Forum,

I am having trouble with internet explorer. I have downloaded from the email that I received to a folder that looked like it was created with capital letters - I have done a bit of research and I gather that it went to a IE5 folder. When I went looking for it - I could not find it.

I have tried everything to try and find it.

In future I know to save to a library or desktop - before I have to call Microsoft - I think that the technical advisor at the Microsoft website was that technically blessed. He only could give general advice - we all know that I guess you really have to see items - just words - well you miss the details.

I just want to know if I have the correct set up like everyone else.

Thank you

A:Internet Explorer 10 - Settings and history

Hi melissa
Your post doesn't make much sense! Exactly what problem are you having with Internet explorer and what email are you talking about?

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Normally ie7 saves 20 days worth of History. Today I noticed that no websites are being saved in my History. There are .txt files saved in history that I have opened, but no websites. I have cleaned out my History, temp internet folders ect with no luck.

I can't remember changing any settings, so I'm not sure why this is happening.

Uly
 

A:Internet Explorer 7 not saving History?

In Internet Options go to the General tab

Then under the Browsing History header go to 'Settings' and check that this hasn't been set to 0. If it's set to 0 then it will clear it out each time you close Internet Explorer
 

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Dear All

I need your help! For awhile now, every so often websites appear in my history on Internet Explorer which I have not accessed, (nor for that matter any1 else on my laptop). These websites are not exactly the decent type, and I have no idea how they appear.
They are not popups, but actual websites, some of them originating from a search in Google (which again I did not do!)
Now how is this possible?
Does anyone know whether it is possible that my computer can be accessed and the broadband internet connection used to access websites which then display in my history???? Is that what is going on, or could it be some type of adware/spyware?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks

A:Problems With Internet Explorer History

It's spyware/adware that can be obtained, from just surfing the internet.If your security settings are too lax, and you have no security programs running, when you go to an infected site, spyware/adware can be downloaded, without your knowledge.I suggest you read, and follow the directions, in our tutorial:Simple and easy ways to keep your computer safe and secure on the InternetThat'll help you tighten up the security, of your computer.

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I'm using IE v5.5, Windows 95 and my search function seems to have been taken over by a search engine I'd never seen before. Instead of searching using the Search Assistant and previewing results from all selected search engines in the side preview pane; I just get results from one site (ixquick).

Can anyone help me get rid of ixquick and return to the regular function?

Thanks
 

A:Internet Explorer Search Function

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Hi,
Downloading programmes etc with Firefox provides a choice of Open or Save. However Internet Explorer 9 does not provide any option, just proceeds to download.
Is there a way to configure IE9 to provide such an option please,
Cheers,
Robandot

A:Internet Explorer download function

Originally Posted by robandot


Hi,
Downloading programmes etc with Firefox provides a choice of Open or Save. However Internet Explorer 9 does not provide any option, just proceeds to download.
Is there a way to configure IE9 to provide such an option please,
Cheers,
Robandot



When/after you clicked downoad, did you not see something like this at the bottom of the screen ?

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Dear Sirs,

My name is Clifford Griffin. I just happened on this site by accident.
I sure hope you can help me.

My operating system is Windows XP SP2.

I am currently running IE version 7. But you should know that I will
experience the Identical problem while running IE v6.0.2800... or IE
v6.0.2900...!

Since my IE does not work I am using Firefox to communicate with
you.

Most of the time when I try to access the browser I get a blank
window with the following error pop-up.

"Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close.
We are sorry for the inconvenience."

Included in that message is a statement that says: "To see what data
this error report contains click here." Upon clicking here I see
the following error signature:

"AppName: iexplore.exe AppVer: 7.0.6000.16441 ModName: kernel32.dll
ModVer: 5.1.2600.2945 Offset: 00012a5b"

There is also an extremely lengthy and detailed report entitled "Error
Report Contents" included, but it will not allow me to copy it.

Sometimes when I bring up the browser a window will appear just
as it should. But when I try to follow any link I get the same scenario
as explained above.

Can you help me?

Please let me know what further information you need.


Kindest Regards,

Clifford Griffin

A:Any version of Internet Explorer I try will not function.

Hi Clifford, welcome to TSF...

how long has the problem been present and have you tried a system restore to a date when all was well? Can you think of any downloads or any websites which were visited which may have triggered the problem?

Also, there is a chance of a malware infection so the following link may be helpful:
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...sting-log.html

Finally, do you have a Windows XP installation disc?

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I have Windows 7 and mostly use interest explorer but since I'm having trouble updating the java for my computer and especially for the x64 side of things I thought I'd try my internet explorer. I go to open it and it does nothing but sit there.
Any reason for this would help me.
Thanks

A:Internet Explorer doesn't function

To get your IE working again run inetcpl.cpl and go to advanced and click the reset and reset everything.

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I was wondering if there is a setting that would get rid of my typing in an address in the IE Search the Web box and then not show all of the prior sites addresses that I had visited; which appear beneath the search box?

I did go to Tools, Internet Options, Content TAB, and then Clear Forms and that did not get rid of the prior sites addresses that I had been to appearing when I typed an address in the Search the Web box.

Any input/s would be appreciated.

A:Internet Explorer History Clearing Question

IE / Tools / Internet Options / Content tabUnder the Personal Information heading, click the AutoComplete... button.Under Use AutoComplete for, uncheck all 3 boxes.OK your way out.

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HI MY INTERNET EXPLORER IS NOT KEEP TRACK OF MY HISTORY...WHEN I CLICK ON THE HISTORY FOLDER, ITS BLANK!...DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHAT IS CAUSING THIS AND WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX IT. I TRIED REPAIRING MY INTERNET EXPLORER BUT IT STILL WONT TRACK MY HISTORY. AND IT WON'T LET ME UNISTALL IT. WHAT CAN I DO?

A:Internet Explorer 6 Not Keeping Track Of History

Goto tool > internet options > and check and make sure that the Days to keep pages in history is not set to 0

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I have been using ie9 to browse the internet and right after I finish I delete the browsing history of ie9. But i fund out that chrome has been saving all the history of the websites i visit in ie9. How can i stop this? It was happening for several month and i did not know until now that i open chrome history and fund all the sites i visited for the last 6 months.

A:chrome storing internet explorer history?

Check if Chrome Browser is synchronized with Internet Explorer ?

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Hello,

One week ago, Internet Explorer stopped saving my history. It lets me see what pages I've viewed from weeks ago, but it will not tell me what I looked at last week. During last week, it would also not let me see what I was viewing during that particular day. (Example: on Monday, it showed me as having no history on Monday, same for Tuesday, etc.)

I installed Internet Explorer 7 yesterday, hoping that it would solve the problem. It did, for about ten websites. Then it once again stopped saving my history! It has no pages saved for today's history.

How can I fix this? Using Windows XP, if that matters. Sorry if this post is confusing at all, I was kind of up late trying to get it fixed.

Thanks a million for any help!
Kelly
 

A:Internet Explorer History No Longer Working

Is it possible your computer is set for the wrong time zone? Is your clock and calendar accurate?
 

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I need to delete the browser history for Internet Explorer.

Here's the twist - first of all, when I attempt to do it the conventional way, through Tools\InternetOptions etc, Clear History is grayed out and NOT an option.

Second, I have attempted to download some of the free Internet Erasers that are available and it would appear I do not have sufficient admin rights or privileges.

So, is there any way to get rid of this history - even manually - or am I screwed?

I would appreciate any and all help!!!!
 

A:HELP!!!! Deleting Internet Explorer History - With a twist

Download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.
This program is for XP and Windows 2000 only

Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.

Choose what you want remove by checking.
Then click empty selected

 

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Does anyone know if there is a way to keep someone from deleting the internet files or history for I.E.? Or maybe there is a way to have I.E. create a backup of those files so that the person didn't know there was a backup?
 

A:Internet Explorer cache/history/cookies

Windows already 'backs up' some of the information that IE stores in things called 'index.dat' files; http://www.acesoft.net/delete_index.dat_files.htm

If you scroll down to the foot of the page I linked to, you can d/l a free viewer that should enable you to see what is currently in the index.dat files on your system.

Obviously, if the person that deletes the IE History is knowledgable enough, they will be aware of these files and may use one of the many free cleaning tools that will clear them.

There are also things called User Assist Files in your Registry that are supposed to store various bits of information unnecessarily, but that's a more complcated story that you can read about here, if you're interested (you have to click on Articles' and then 'Explorer Spy'); http://www.utdallas.edu/~jeremy.bryan.smith/
 

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Hello, my IE 10 is no loner saving browser history. I have tried resetting the internet options to default and it still is not saving it. The delete browsing history box is unchecked as well so it's not that. Can anyone help? This is very frustrating. I am running Windows 8...thanks everyone!!!
 

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