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Bing not loading from desktop

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    Bing not loading from desktop


    From the desktop I click on the IE in the taskbar box and it loads and loads then says "this page can NOT be displayed" I then rebooted, and from the start screen I click on the e tile for IE and Bing comes up perfect with bookmarks, and all the frills. I then closed it and tried to get back to Bing by clicking on the IE box in taskbar on the desktop and nothing "this page can NOT be displayed" again. I then went to the start screen clicked on the Bing tile and it loads, but no bookmarks or frills. I then came to this site from there. The screenshot will NOT work in the "this page cannot be displayed" page. Google works fine. I installed the MS updates yesterday, that's all I have done to this computer.
    It WILL take a screenshot of the desktop, and it WILL take a screenshot when I am in Google. I do NOT know if that has anything to do with it though.

    HP pavilion g6-2225nr
    Win8 X64 V6.2.9 IE 10

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    Hi, Nolacs. I'd like to help you, but I'm using IE11 in 8.1. Hopefully someone will come along. Hang in there.

    However, I can say that when opening IE via the Start Screen tile it opens the Modern/Metro version of IE, which is quite different from the desktop version so far as navigation in it. Right click or Windows Key + Z brings up app-specific menu with the star for favorites, tools, etc. I think this all works the same in IE10, if I remember correctly.
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    Here is an update: i fixed this problem by uninstalling IE 10 on the desktop, and reinstalling it.
    Thanks all!
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