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  • All Browsers Fail!

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      • #2345262
        anonymous
        Guest

        I have a frustrating post 20H2 update issue on my home PC in that none of my browsers will function ie Edge, Firefox, Chrome. When I click on an  icon, the egg timer shows briefly then  disappears – no browser window appears.

        As I’ve not installed any software recently, and referencing the approx. timing of the issue I originally assumed that a ‘quality’ update has broken my system. Yet when I uninstalled the two updates coinciding with my timeline, the issue was not resolved.

        Googling for the issue revealed some historical fixes around non-working browsers, with most solutions revolving around resetting the TCP protocol/flushing DNS. This approach  failed to get the browsers working also.

        I would appreciate any guidance towards resolving this issue.

        Thnx

         

         

      • #2345300
        Alex5723
        AskWoody Plus

        Other apps icon on the desktop launch application?
        Any changes to the icons on your desktop ?
        Has your user/profile changed ?
        Which update were installed / removed ?

      • #2345490
        Microfix
        AskWoody MVP

        Sounds like the OS has a corruption/missing/hook/link somewhere.
        Try running CMD prompt or PS (as admin):

        sfc /scannow

        and see what is reported back.

        • #2345745
          anonymous
          Guest

          Thnx, I’ll try that and let you know if that fixes it.

      • #2347460
        krism
        AskWoody Plus

        check c:/windows/logs and see if anything has today’s date and time and check in there.

        - ThinkPad T530-2394-3J8, i5-3380M 2.9GHz, UEFI/GPT: (Win10 20H2 Pro x64), 8GB(15GB/s), Sammy 500GB SSD. -

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