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problem with facebook and internet explorer

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    windows 8 pro

    problem with facebook and internet explorer


    hi guys and girls
    i have a problem with facebook and internet explorer the problem is i'm using wifi on my laptop which has windows 8 installed on it and when i launch IE from the live tile it connects to google with no problem but when i go to facebook it just sits there lookin stupid by not doin anything yet when i try to connect to my friends facebook theres no problem but thats when i start chrome and internet explorer from the desktop and when i go from the live tile on the start screen it has no problem with my friends facebook account it just seems to have a problem with mine so the question is has anyone got any idea why this is any help will be greatly appreciated

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    There has always been an issue with the IE Metro tile app. Microsoft has no plans to fix. You would be better using a different web browser from the Desktop mode.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    windows 8 pro


    thats what i was thinking thanks for the reply
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problem with facebook and internet explorer
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