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msg #102628
Ignore glgene
9/19/2011 10:15:15 PM

Having some problems running Stockfetcher in Internet Explorer 9 (vs. 8). SF locks up, and I have to start over.

Is it IE-9, or could it be something else? It's a new I-7 laptop computer.



ps: Can I install IE-8 over 9. My laptop came with IE-9.

469 posts
msg #102629
Ignore straken
9/19/2011 10:53:29 PM

You can run IE9 in compatability mode, but as with several new releases from microsoft. IE9 is just a pure ass stinker. A lot of bugs and freezes.
There could be several problems causing it though but it is most likely IE9

Go to
and run the mr. fixit to see what it will find. Often its just a (dot)NET framework update needed.

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msg #102630
Ignore tomm1111
9/19/2011 10:56:46 PM


I had to uninstall IE-9 on my wife's computer a couple weeks ago. Every web page she visited would eventually hang (not just SF). There was clearly a compatibility issue with some other software on her computer (anti-virus perhaps??).

In Win7, you can go to "Programs and Features" in control panel and on the left hand pane and select "view installed updates". Find IE-9 and uninstall. My wife has been running IE-8 fine ever since.

I use Mozilla Firefox and it works well. They have frequent updates as well.

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