Question by lynsteph74: Internet disappeared?
I am running Windows XP on an HP pavilion, I am set up as the “owner”, my son has his own little sign-on to it, as well…and that is about the extent of my pc knowledge…I USED to have (up until yesterday, anyway) Internet Explorer hooked up with its own icon (big blue “e”), as well as the sbc global blimp icon. I prefer the “e”…and it is set to go directly to my homepage, etc, etc.
Yesterday, I noticed that I did not have the “e” on my desktop anymore, and I also was missing the big blimp icon, but the smaller blimp in the bottom right, was still there. Thinking maybe my son had somehow just moved the icon, I went to “Start” “All Programs”, and Internet explorer…nothing. I tried the small sbc blim con, nada. I tried sbc help, nothing…I kind of thought maybe the cable was disconnected in some way, but today, I was able tog et on yahoo im, and from there to email, from there, to here, so I HAVE internet access….just by some weird back-door….please help???
Answer by Dee Con Gested
start, control panel, system restore and go back to the day you had it working well, otherwise update windows too, start, all programs, windows update and tht should help.
also the little e on the taskbar is your IE in quick start use that, or right click the start button, propertys and then add it to it, good luck!
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