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Desktop IE has no internet access

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    OSX, Windows 7, Windows 8

    Desktop IE has no internet access


    OK I have searched through this forum to no avail.
    I upgraded from W7.
    IE Metro works OK.
    Chrome works OK from Desktop.
    IE (Desktop) doesn't have internet access.
    I have searched the web & found nothing that works.
    If I go to options, connections, setup - it tells me that I am already connected, however no pages load.
    I have tried "netsh windsock reset" - that doesn't solve the problem.
    Tried IE reset.
    Don't want to try PC reset & lose everything.
    Any ideas?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    OSX, Windows 7, Windows 8


    Long answer:
    Found the location of ie10, copied to the desktop, run as administrator, answer UAC message, then runs OK.
    Location:
    C:\Windows\WinSxS\wow64_microsoft-windows-i..etexplorer-optional_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.8400.0_none_efa2e039ffdcd910\iexplore.exe
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Desktop IE has no internet access
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