Q: Error on Page - pop ups not working This thread is locked from future replies

Since installing IE8, no pop ups work.  I get "error on page" in the lower left.  When I click the link that should open a new window, I get the yellow triangle with the exclaimation mark.  Everything works fine in Firefox.  I check the add-on settings and all Java add ons are enabled.  For example, on my banking website, I try to click a check to view and it doesn't open. 

I uninstalled and reinstalled the latest Java (

Any thoughts?





Hey Steve,

Try running the site in Compatibility View. This can be accessed by:

  • (From within Internet Explorer) Click Page
  • Click Compatibility View

This will have Internet Explorer 8 emulate an Internet Explorer 7 environment, in case the website hasn't become compatible with Internet Explorer 8 yet.

Did this solve your problem?

Sorry this didn't help.

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