A compatibility problem exists between the ALOT Toolbar and Internet Explorer 8


You see a dialog window after you open Internet Explorer which states that your installed version of the ALOT Toolbar is not compatible with Internet Explorer 8.


The ALOT Toolbar is an add-on for Internet Explorer. Your version of the ALOT Toolbar is incompatible with Internet Explorer 8.


To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods.

Method 1: Update your software

Download the new version of the add-on that will work with Internet Explorer 8. To do this, click the 3rd party site button:

Method 2: Disable the ALOT Toolbar add-on

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Fix the problem manually

To fix the problem manually, follow these steps:
  1. Close all Internet Explorer windows.
  2. Open a new Internet Explorer window.
  3. When you see the message that states “Manage add-ons” for the ALOT Toolbar, Click Always open Internet Explorer without this add-on. The add-on will not be loaded again, and Internet Explorer 8 will work without any issues.
    The screen shot for message that states “Manage add-ons”

    Note When you click Always open Internet Explorer without this add-on, the add-on is disabled and is not loaded when you start Internet Explorer.

Video: How to disable an add-on in Internet Explorer


Article ID: 2428312 - Last Review: Feb 14, 2017 - Revision: 1

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