can't type in text boxes IE8

I cant type text in google, or any other search engine. I can type text in the search box in the tool bars, but I cannot sign in to facebook etc as the cursor wont come up in the text box? I have tried reinstalling IE8, but it doesn't fix it.

Any ideas?


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Last updated May 16, 2018 Views 10,952 Applies to:

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Hi Mdu13,

Step 1

Temporarily disable all add-ons and check if this help. The below link will guide to open internet explorer in no-adds mode. (Check the question “How can I disable a browser add-on?)

Step 2

Reset internet explorer to it default settings.

Step 3

You can try compatibility mode, it may help if the website hasn’t been updated yet.

Bindu R - Microsoft Support.
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