[Crosspost to IE General] IE8 is much more secure than IE6. I note that you had problems when you installed IE7, too: http://groups.google.com/group/micr..._frm/thread/49117f1f2a75cd80/caa5e388d7bf159b > ...IE6 is more responsive than 8 1. Does the behavior persist if you start IE in No Add-ons mode? => Start | (All) Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Internet Explorer (No add-ons). Troubleshooting and Internet Explorerâ€™s (No Add-ons) Mode [Applies to IE7 & IE8 in all OSS] http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/07/25/678113.aspx 2. Does the behavior persist if you Reset IE Advanced settings (RIES)? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737 3. What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)? What third-party firewall (if any)? Were any of these applications running in the background when you installed IE8? 4. Has a(nother) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought it)? > I wish there is a way to have both IEs on the same computer. Running Multiple Versions of Internet Explorer On Single Operating System is Unsupported: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2020599 IEBlog : IE6 and IE7 Running on a Single Machine: http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/11/30/ie6-and-ie7-running-on-a-single-machine.aspx -- ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002 nasser jamal wrote: > XP PRO SP3 > Two weeks ago I upgrade to IE8 from IE6, to my surprise IE6 is more > responsive than 8, for instance, pressing Full Screen(F11) > does not respond every time you press it sometimes it does; with IE6 all > the time executes, copy and paste with IE 8 sometimes it does not copy and > consequently paste the exact copy, with IE6 all the time a carbon copy. > Has anybody noticed the above mentioned defects and differences, please > advise. > I wish there is a way to have both IEs on the same computer.