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Re: Internet Explorer 8

  • Thread starter PA Bear [MS MVP]
  • Start date

PA Bear [MS MVP]

Flightless Bird
[X-post to IE General newsgroup...again!]

Are you running WinXP SP2 or SP3?

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?

Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the
computer (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought

How to Disable Internet Explorer 8 Welcome Screen (Tour and RunOnce) for All
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002

rogeepete wrote:
> Ever since I moved up to IE8 a couple of weeks ago, I get a pop up every
> other day-
> "Set Up Windows Explorer 8 - Welcome to Windows Explorer 8" where they
> want
> me (I think) to "personalize" it. There is no box where I can click so
> that
> I will not keep getting this message in the future. How can I kill this?
> Thanks