Solved

Internet Explorer x32 fails / x64 succeeds

Posted on 2012-04-13
2
761 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-18
Win 7 x64 with IE 9 installed 3 months ago, running with no issues until this week.  No known changes.  When IE is launched (default 32-bit) you get the standard "Internet Explorer cannot display this page".   IPConfig showed valid config obtained by DHCP and we are able to ping and tracert by name.  Discovered we can surf by IP only, indicating a DNS related issue, but the DNS servers are online and serving over 100 other clients without issue.  Even if we change the servers to 4.2.2.2 the behavior is the same.  Tried reloading TCP/IP and resetting both WinSock and WinSock Catalog.  Uninstalled IE via windows components in programs and features.  Rebooted 2x and then re-installed, same behavior.  Loaded Firefox portable onto a USB drive but when launched from the system the behavior is the same as with IE.  Reset all IE settings to defaults, same behavior.  Tried SFC and found corrupted files but couldn't repair.  Tried running a repair off the Win 7 CD, but it doesn't find an error.  

Now, the interesting part.  If I launch the x64 version of IE, it operates correctly and normally.  This would lead me to beleive the issue is with some shared files that x32 browsers share......

Thougths on how to resolve aside from reloading the OS?
0
Comment
Question by:OilCan99
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

by:
Davis McCarn earned 500 total points
ID: 37846226
Run TDSSKiller, change the parameters to include detect filesystem, and see what appears.  http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208280684
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:OilCan99
ID: 37860540
Thank you for the help!  Never heard of TDSs....interesting read.
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

As with any other System Center product, the installation for the Authoring Tool can be quite a pain sometimes. This article serves to help you avoid making these mistakes and hopefully save you a ton of time on troubleshooting :)  Step 1: Make sur…
Technology opened people to different means of presenting information, but PowerPoint remains to be above competition. Know why PPT still works today.
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how nuggets on the Web are formatted by using Chrome Developer Tools. These tools would not only view the site's CSS but it can also modify it and save the CSS to use on your own site.

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question