Internet Explorer "Go" Button not working

Posted on 2006-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Recently when i type an address in to the address bar of IE and hit return or the "Go" button nothing happens.

I installed IE7 beta which I thought was working fine but since this has started happening I rolled back to IE6 and still the same thing.

The only way to get to websites is through a search engine at the moment which is very frustrating

Any thoughts?

Question by:JGWY
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    Accepted Solution

    Hello JGWY,

    this could be due to the latest security update from microsoft you can check this kb for explanation and fix

    You can also try this (which is a quick way of doing what MS suggest):
    Copy the following to the clipboard (it's all one line even if wrapped in your browser - paste into notepad and remove line breaks if necessary, and copy again)
    Click Start, run
    Paste into the dialogue box and hit return.

    ==Copy below here==
    REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Cached" /v "{A4DF5659-0801-4A60-9607-1C48695EFDA9} {000214E6-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} 0x401" /t REG_DWORD /d 1
    =Copy above here==

    hope this helps a bit

    Author Comment

    Top work. I'm guessing this may also have been why I couldn't change the default download directory on iTunes. Every time I was trying to browse my 2nd hard disk it would freeze up.

    Thank you
    LVL 44

    Expert Comment

    yup, i had the same issue with IE which was indeed very annoying
    thanks for the grade :)

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