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    MSN Customized Version of IE (Win-XP Home IE 6.0)

    My customer is using Win-XP Home. The PC was originally on MSN and is now in a different state and ISP on a broadband connection.

    IE is the source of problem. The background colors are all white, and the scroll bars are blue. It looks strange. We can

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    Re: MSN Customized Version of IE (Win-XP Home IE 6.0)

    I can't help with most of that, but try checking the Accessibility settings (Tools>Internet Options>General tab) to see if the browser is using a style sheet supplied by MSN rather than default browser settings.

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    Re: MSN Customized Version of IE (Win-XP Home IE 6.0)

    Zonny,

    Do a re-install of XP assuming you have the CD for it. Clean install preferred.
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    Re: MSN Customized Version of IE (Win-XP Home IE 6.0)

    Try X-Setup - it is one of the best "tweakers" and it's *Free* - look under IE "Branding" - there you should be able to get rid of the MSN references.

    I would hesitate to reinstall XP (if it is not too late) - that is a last resort - a "fresh" install would do it but that would require extensive updating to get back up to speed on all the critical updates, patches, SRs, etc. not just for Windows, but for your other apps and utilities too. Not something you would want to do unless you have lots of time and a broadband connection - after backing up all your documents, photos, pst files, all the new drivers, and personal configurations (if possible).
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