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    Mar 2002
    San Clemente, California, USA
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    IE7 opens shortcuts and favorites in Frames (IE7 n

    In two cases after downloading the generic IE7 update, existing shortcuts on the desktop and favorites seem to consistantly open in blank IE frame with no content. If I go to ' Folder option- File types- it shows Internet shrtcus and URL links opening with ieframe.dll. I can force it back to the program IE7 and then they open fine but it seems like a very tenuous workaround and brings up more issues. AND I want to know why is it happening? It appears that both updates were interrupted and then picked up again. I have tried redownloading IE7 and reinstalling it but to no avail. Is there a way to REALLY uninstall IE7 so I can come back in clean and hopefully the old shortcuts will open correctly with content, not just the frame?
    Thanks in advance

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    Renton, Washington, USA
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    Re: IE7 opens shortcuts and favorites in Frames (IE7 n

    Have you tried seeing if IE7 is listed in the "Add and Remove Programs" of the Control Panel?
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    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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