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    Everything was working fine on my IE8, but suddenly since morning i found that i am unable to open some of the links. For example when i go to https://secure.logmein.com, enter my username and password and try to click on "Log Me In" button, i hear some sounds form my systems speaker, IE hangs for just 1 or 2 seconds and nothing happens. I am not able to login. Found the same problem on some of the other sites while login in.
    OS = Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition.
    Any suggestions, please help.

  • #2
    Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

    Is it just HTTPS sites or other ones too?
    Have you patched your server recently -- if so, which ones?
    LogMeIn requires javascript which is off by default in server OSes

    Why are you using a server to access the internet -- bad security practice
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    • #3
      Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

      For both http and https
      No patches have been applied
      A day before it was all working fine

      It's a Terminal Server and all my users logs in to the Server and access iexplorer as well.

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      • #4
        Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

        Hi!

        First, try opening those pages from another browser. So you can know is it IE related or is it something else.


        If you open it in another browser, chech security settings in IE. Disable "Block-POUP" to diagnose (you mentioned a strange sound. Coud be popup block, for some reason. I know there is no popups when you login to LOGMEIN website).

        Try adding LOGMEIN page into TRUSTED and see if it solves problem. Later, you can remove it. Try reseting IE settings.



        If it doesn't open in new browser, chech if there is any firewall rules applied (Windows Firewall or any third party. For examle, nVidia network controllers drivers come with optional FW). On your box from where you go to Internet and on corporate router/firewall. Temporary, turn of firewall in Windows.

        Do you use PROXY server?
        Last edited by kojo1984; 18th March 2011, 09:33.

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        • #5
          Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

          The page opens in Firefox, no issues.
          "Block-PopUp" is not the case, because it doesn't open a new page while login to the Logmein Server.

          The same thing happens to my Helpdesk webpage also. When i try to login with my credentials i get a system sound 2 to 4 times "ting ting" and nothing happens. Sound only comes when i hit enter after entering username and password. But when i click on login button nothing happens.

          I have added this pages to trusted sites, but still no luck.

          Also uninstalled IE8 from Addremove program and reinstalled it.

          This is a web development server and the user need IE instead of Firefox.

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          • #6
            Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

            OK... We're makin progress .

            It's IE related that's for sure.

            First, disable "popublocker" just for me .


            Second. Set the Security level of Trusted sites to LOW.



            Check Connection TAB and Local Area Network Settings, then button LAN settings. Maybe there is some settings that shouldn't be.

            Try then to reset IE setting.

            Can you Install IE9 or you must use IE8?

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            • #7
              Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

              ..and yes... check your HOSTS file... maybe, just maybe it's phishing...

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              • #8
                Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

                Hosts file would affect all browsers, wouldn't it?
                Tom Jones
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                PhD, MSc, FIAP, MIITT
                IT Trainer / Consultant
                Ossian Ltd
                Scotland

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                • #9
                  Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

                  Originally posted by Ossian View Post
                  Hosts file would affect all browsers, wouldn't it?
                  Yes it would. I have overlooked that I suggested to try other browser.


                  I apologize for this.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Unable to open some links in IE8

                    Are you using Compatibility Mode on IE8?
                    Is it the 64bit or 32bit version? If 64, try using 32bit IE8
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