All’s well one day; can’t load browsers the next

Kathleen Atkins

Veteran Lounge member KenWA keeps tight security on his well-equipped Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit system. He runs daily scans and security database updates, plus he images his C: disk every four weeks to an external hard drive.

Nevertheless, he found himself with a seemingly impossible problem: one recent morning, he couldn’t load any of his browsers. He brought his perplexity — and an account of every fix he’d tried — to the Windows 7 forum. A long discussion ensued. We think you’ll find the postmortem of the problem enlightening.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.