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NZHawk
30-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Sony Vaio VGN-NW280F
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Internet Explorer v10 and previously v11 opens to a white window then in about 15 second closes
internet connectivity ~ works
Mozilla Firefox ~ works

Reset Internet Explorer settings: fails on Applying default settings
downgraded from IE v11 to IE10: no change
scanned with Malwarebytes: clean
tried opening in Safe Mode: no change
Windows security updates: no change

other symptoms:
right click on My Computer, Properties ~ will not open
Windows Live Mail will not print an e-mail

I am inclined to think all these problems are related

would like assistance on getting IE & WLM working correctly.

Thank you in advance

Speedy Gonzales
30-05-2014, 10:31 AM
Does anything crash / any error messages pop up?? Chuck TV on it. We'll see what Event viewer is saying ( if it's showing errors).

NZHawk
30-05-2014, 10:34 AM
running chkdsk on it will TV as soon as it's done

no crash no error messages popping up

wainuitech
30-05-2014, 11:52 AM
Try starting in safemode with networking, if it then opens, try running antimalware programs like Adwcleaner, IF it has AVG , uninstall it, its useless anyway, AVG is known to cause the problem.

Has the computer got any of those rubbish reg cleaners or performance enhancing programs ? You may want to run sfc as well.

NZHawk
30-05-2014, 11:54 AM
thank you

wratterus
30-05-2014, 11:59 AM
Go into internet options in the control panel, reset again then check if GPU offloading is enabled. If it is, disable it.

5747

NZHawk
30-05-2014, 12:21 PM
am doing a chkdsk
won't be able to try these until complete

thank you

NZHawk
30-05-2014, 01:27 PM
wratterus ~ restored advance setting & reset ~ GPU was not enabled ~ reset still failed Applying default settings

NZHawk
30-05-2014, 01:31 PM
trying sfc now

wratterus
30-05-2014, 02:13 PM
Ok - in the run box type iexplore.exe -extoff and try that

Speedy Gonzales
30-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Looks like a few thing are stuffed, FF runs but if you download something then go to open the downloaded file / select opening containing folder, it says class not registered. If you right mouse on the desktop / personalize you get a no such interface supported error. Screen resolution brings up the same error. But gadgets works

It's possible there's a corrupt profile

Or it looks like some files somehow have been unregistered

Speedy Gonzales
30-05-2014, 03:03 PM
Got it somehow actxprxy.dll had become unregistered. This fixed the personalize error and computer / properties now works. It also fixed the class not registered error in firefox. And the screen resolution error

Had to type this in a command prompt (run it as admin). "%SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\regsvr32.exe" "%SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\actxprxy.dll" this is for Win 7 64 bit

If you've got Win7 32 bit, you type this instead

"%SystemRoot%\System32\regsvr32.exe" "%SystemRoot%\System32\actxprxy.dll"

Speedy Gonzales
30-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Looks like IE had the same prob as above. ieproxy.dll wasn't registered. Thats why it closed 10-15 secs after it was opened.

To fix this, open a command prompt as admin, then type regsvr32.exe "c:\program files (x86)\internet explorer\ieproxy.dll" for IE 32 bit. And regsvr32.exe "c:\program files\internet explorer\ieproxy.dll" for 64 bit

Just updating IE 11 now, so far so good. HOPEFULLY it'll run properly now

zqwerty
30-05-2014, 10:48 PM
Excellent

Speedy Gonzales
31-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Yup took a while to fix it but so far so good. Everything that didnt work (well what I saw) works now ! It may have been a reg cleaner that stuffed things up, I would say