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    Thanks, bassfisher6522 First, I changed the...

    Thanks, bassfisher6522
    First, I changed the homepage. That didn't help.
    Then I tried Tools>Internet Options>Advanced>Reset Internet Explorer Settings and restarted the PC. That did the trick. IE...
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    IE 11 doesn't work

    I'm using Win 7.

    My IE doesn't work. IE is not my default browser. I have no idea if the problem exists since IE 11 was installed or started recently.

    When I try to open IE, it says "This...
  3. Links from Office 2010 documents not working

    The problem is that I have hyperlinks to web pages in a number of my Excel files, and also in Word files. All of a sudden, the links don't call up the web pages. Instead, I get an error message...
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    Will try.

    Will try.
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    Well, it's been a long hard grind, but I think...

    Well, it's been a long hard grind, but I think the problem is solved.
    This morning, I turned on my PC and found that there were two Windows updates waiting for download. So I tried, and of course...
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    OK, and thanks again.

    OK, and thanks again.
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    Yes. Looking for wininit gives me the chkdsk...

    Yes. Looking for wininit gives me the chkdsk event as I rebooted (winlogon). There, it says the following:
    "Cleaning up 177 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
    Cleaning up 177...
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    I looked at EVENTVWR and the last chkdsk event...

    I looked at EVENTVWR and the last chkdsk event there. It was just before the WINLOGON rvent, and there was no chkdsk event registered after I rebooted, but there definitely was a chkdsk /f. To keep...
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    Thanks for all the help, Sudo15. I see what...

    Thanks for all the help, Sudo15.
    I see what you're saying about trying out one start-up program at a time, but I just didn't have the patience - there's still a life out there someplace.
    I did...
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    I'm reviving this thread because the problem may...

    I'm reviving this thread because the problem may be solved.
    I finally got around to doing a "Clean Boot" (not as difficult as I feared) and this is what happened:
    I tried installing just one update...
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    mangurian - are you sure? I am not getting any...

    mangurian - are you sure? I am not getting any error messages connected to the wintab32.dl file (I'm not getting any error messages at all, except for the unknown error code 80072F78 when I try to...
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    I uninstalled iTunes (wasn't very quick, and I...

    I uninstalled iTunes (wasn't very quick, and I left parts of apple files on the PC because the Apple instructions on uninstalling iTunes are not complete) but the problem remains. I hope to do a...
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    I'm going to wait before doing the clean boot...

    I'm going to wait before doing the clean boot until I can get somebody to come here with a laptop so I can follow the instructions for a clean boot while doing it, without screwing anything up.
    The...
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    I ran chkdsk (again - I ran it about a week ago)...

    I ran chkdsk (again - I ran it about a week ago) - it doesn't show any problems. I also ran SFC about a week ago - it also said no problems.

    By the way, I don't think Babylon was any part of my...
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    I removed Babylon - when I installed it a couple...

    I removed Babylon - when I installed it a couple of years ago, I was careful to install without any krapware. I used it because I was doing some translation work, but since then I've found better...
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    Thanks - I'm going to cal it a night soon too. ...

    Thanks - I'm going to cal it a night soon too. I'll go along withe getting rid of Babylon, but I've had it much longer than I've had this problem.
    I'll try your suggestions tomorrow and get back to...
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    Sudo15 - this is what the MiniToolBox file said:...

    Sudo15 - this is what the MiniToolBox file said:

    MiniToolBox by Farbar Version: 23-01-2014
    Ran by user (administrator) on 25-03-2014 at 20:25:28
    Running from "D:\Installation10\Windows Update...
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    4 Star Lounger - thanks. I looked at Event...

    4 Star Lounger - thanks.
    I looked at Event Viewer a few days ago. I must admit that I didn't know what I was looking at. There are so many events listed, that I can't tell what's relevant and what...
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    Thanks. I may try that. Never done that before....

    Thanks. I may try that. Never done that before. How exactly do you contact MS Help?
    I don't think the problem warrants a Windows repair install. Maybe there's a workaround where I can get the...
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    Yes. I tried that. Didn't change anything. But...

    Yes. I tried that. Didn't change anything. But thanks anyway, Joe.
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    No problems with internet. I've read (I think)...

    No problems with internet. I've read (I think) most of the posts discussing this problem that are on the internet. But in one of the MS Fixit things that I ran, I got a code 8004FE2C error. This...
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    Yes!

    Yes!
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    Windows Update Not Working

    For the last few days, I haven't been able to download new Win7 updates from MS,
    When I try, I get a message "Code 80072F78 Windows Update Encountered an Unknown Error." I Googled on this and on...
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    First, I want to thank everyone for their help....

    First, I want to thank everyone for their help.
    I "unupdated" to IE 8, and I found something strange. Some sites now worked, and I imported a table from them into EXCEL. But other sites (NYSE...
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    How do I know if I have the 64 bit or 32 bit...

    How do I know if I have the 64 bit or 32 bit version of IE10? And if I have the 64 bit version, how do I download the 32 bit version.
    By the way, I have Excel 2010, not 2003 or 2007.
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