IE version change wrecks Google Maps?

Kathleen Atkins

When a feature suddenly changes for the worse — or disappears from your machine entirely — it’s natural to wonder what you might have done to cause the unwelcome event.

Lounge member BillWilson believed a recent upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 might have been responsible for ugly rendering of Google Maps. So he posted his problem in the Internet Explorer forum. But as it turns out, Google has been making changes, too.

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

Office Applications    
General Productivity Win7 doesn’t burn CDs/DVDs any more
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Word Processing Urgent help needed; corrupt Word 2010 file
Spreadsheets Wandering cell comments in Excel 2007
Databases Access 2007 switchboard issue
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Visual Basic for Apps Adding lines to worksheet via VBA
Microsoft Outlook Outlook 365 rules have quit working
Non-Outlook E-mail Screen shots and photos sent via Gmail received as gibberish
Other MS Apps OneDrive not working on Vista machine
Windows
General Windows Change flash drive from CDFS to NTFS?
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Windows 8 USB devices not recognized
Windows 7 Win7 sign-in password fails
Windows Vista Installing Vista on external drive
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Windows XP Issues installing Java 7.67 update
Windows Servers Server 2008 R2: Hiding desktop icons and pushing printers
Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer IE 11 wrecks Google Maps
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Third-Party Browsers Firefox crashes
Networking Can’t stream music via Internet anymore
Social Media Skype kills third-party IM-client support
Other Technologies
Security & Scams Shadow Defender problem
Maintenance Image backups: Move to new hardware with SYSPREP?
Hardware Dual- and triple-channel RAM
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Graphics/Multimedia PaintShop Pro X and PaintShop Pro X5 freezing
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Other Applications Guitar Rig 3
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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.