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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you start Internet Explorer, it may start slowly, and then display a gray background.
This problem can occur if files are damaged and the following conditions exist:
To resolve this problem, first make sure that the control for this registry value is selected in Properties for Internet Explorer. To check the Internet Explorer Properties, use the following steps:
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Article ID: 317686 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 2.1