June 26th, 2007, 12:11 AM
Internet Explorer 7 Question
I have a message at top of internet explorer screen that says
"Internet Explorer is currently running with add-ons disabled"
SO, what can be done to correct this?
By the way I have a Fixed XP version and IE7 version as well....can't go to MS for fix.
Thanks in advance
June 26th, 2007, 12:16 AM
Open IE7 click on Tools, go down to Manage add-ons, then select enabled if you want them enabled.
June 26th, 2007, 02:39 PM
June 26th, 2007, 05:20 PM
Well, when I go to "Manage ad-ons" I cannot click on it> I see it but it is faint and not like the rest of items under tools.
June 26th, 2007, 07:46 PM
are you set as admin when you are trying to do this ?
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June 26th, 2007, 10:49 PM
Yeah, I am IT on this puter and no one else uses it.
June 28th, 2007, 01:48 AM
This may work:
It seems that IE is launched always from "All Programs"->"Accessories"->"System Tools".
Checking the properties of IE shortcut in this location shows that IE is launched with additional parameter "-extoff" (look at the "Target"). This may mean that switch off all "Add-ons" before start IE. Then even "Manage Add-ons" under "Tools" is grayed.
The IE shortcut which you used to launch IE must have same situation. Just deleting "-extoff" will give you a normal IE with enabled Add-ons.
June 28th, 2007, 03:00 AM
Well, I do not use IE often, but I tested the 7th avtar when it was in Beta stage. In that stage, I found that most of the time, IE would launch only in Add-ons diabled mode.
Are you using the final version or still stuck to beta?
Last edited by jockey0109; October 14th, 2007 at 08:38 AM.
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June 28th, 2007, 03:46 AM
A point to note, if you run the REIS (reset IE settings) option in IE7 it will automatically disable your ad-ons:
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