Re: Mystery computer problem
If you're running Windows XP, IE is imbedded into the OS. The only thing that tells Windows that IE is installed is a registry value 1 or 0. I've tried that option on a minor IE problem before, with no luck- in short, it's a waste of time. There are several browsers out there, such as FireFox, Opera, and Netscape. I actually use all four, but Opera mostly.
It could be spyware on your computer. Make sure it's clean, and try running from the run box sfc /scannow
You will need your original disc you installed with. System File Checker helps sometimes. Might help you.
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