Friday, July 08, 2005

IE not opening new window

I had a problem with internet explorer recently, where trying to open a new window, either through Ctrl+N or through a link that opens a new window would cause the same window to refresh and open as a blank window. In effect you could only have one window of internet explorer open at a time.

The most recent piece of software installed was Yahoo Messenger, so I went into Tools -> Internet Options -> Programs -> Manage Addons, and disabled all the Yahoo Addons.

This fixed the problem. At first I had thought that I had a spyware/adware problem, but not so according to Microsofts antispyware program and spybot. Anyway, the problem is all fixed now and things seem back to normal.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...