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Submit buttons in IE8

Posted on 2013-02-04
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Hello Experts,

Here is a quick one for you, I am running Windows XP and have IE8 on this older laptop and for some reason I must click on a submit button after entering a password or anything, it wont let me click on the button, it just beeps and I have to actually click the button.  I know this seems stupid, but its annoying.  Any ideas?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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That's confusing because it sounds you said you can't and you can.  Clarify please.
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by:zraptor
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I cant just press "enter", I have to click on them
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by:Dave Baldwin
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It could be a javascript based form without an actual 'submit' button.  My Comcast login is like that.  Things like that are done to prevent automated submissions.
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by:zraptor
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gotcha, this seems to happen on every form though on every page
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Got a link I can look at to check that?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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That Submit works with by pressing Enter in both IE8 and Firefox on my computer.  Try running IE without addons.  Click on Start -> Run and type "iexplore.exe -extoff" in the box and click on OK.  Then see if Enter will work.
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by:zraptor
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tryed that, does the same thing, I cant press enter, the computer just "beeps".  Sorry to be such a pain.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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I haven't a clue at this point unless your IE is just corrupted.  Please click on "Request Attention" above to get others to look at this.
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ok, thank you!
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Im wondering if it is something on the server that may block it?
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I found the answer to my question.  no points
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