troubleshooting Question

Internet Explorer 8 text highlighted by Find command (Edit menu) loses highlighting after a short time

Avatar of mgump9
mgump9Flag for United States of America asked on
Windows XPWindows 7
13 Comments1 Solution689 ViewsLast Modified:
When I use the Find command in the Edit menu of Internet Explorer 8, the text that I am looking for on a web page gets highlighted as it should but after about 5 seconds all the highlighting disappears.  If I wait long enough (maybe a minute or longer) and select the Next button the highlighting MAY reappear for a while again but will eventually disappear again.

This used to NOT happen.  The found text would continue to be displayed highlighted and I could move from one occurance to the next for as long as I wanted to.

What would be causing this text to lose its highlighting?

This is happening on both a Windows XP and Windows 7 fully up to date machines.

Thanks.

Mark
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
LeeTutor
retired
Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 13 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 13 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros