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KB2898785 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11

  • pnf
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« on 11/12/2013, 17:51 »
KB2898785 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems

After installing KB2898785 on my PC, Internet Explorer is no longer able to access https web pages.

I've posted this for information, just in case anyone else is experiencing the same problem. (Firefox works correctly.)


Details of the update are below:

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2898785)

Download size: 33.5 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important

A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft.

For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to

restart your system.

More information:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2898785

Help and Support:
http://support.microsoft.com

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  • Oldjim
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« Reply #1 on 11/12/2013, 18:00 »
I haven't seen this problem and my system meets the criteria
Jim

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  • pnf
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« Reply #2 on 11/12/2013, 19:51 »
Thanks Oldjim, that's interesting to know.

I've carried out further tests.  The problem occurs in 'standard' and 'administrative' user accounts but is solved if Internet Explorer is 'Run as Administrator'.  Very odd!

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« Reply #3 on 12/12/2013, 17:03 »
I just attended a problem on Win 7 using  IE11 64 bit version with latest updates.. which kept on giving errors when ever they  tried to use it,   I tried to re-install IE 11 but my copy was prior to latest  updates so I couldn't run it  Firefox was OK.

I eventually cured the problem by using the ant-malware program ADW Cleaner (free from Internet). Just ran Scan then looked at the reports and then clicked clean.

The problem was due to one of the Trojans found re-directing to non-existent sites and causing IE to fail.

After running ADW Cleaner there were no more problems. 1 happy user.


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« Reply #4 on 12/12/2013, 23:40 »
Further tests indicate that the problem only occurs when 'Warn if changing between secure and not secure mode' is ticked under the 'Advanced' tab in 'Internet Options' (see attached) and that this has only been a problem since KB2898785 was installed.

* KB2898785 IE 11 problem.pdf (128.47 KB - downloaded 82 times.)
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