You receive an "Internet Explorer cannot display the web page" error message when you do either of the following:
- Open the preview window of Internet Explorer Accelerators. The error appears in the Accelerator’s preview window.
- Open the preview window of Internet Explorer Web Slices using an Alternative Display Source, such as the Suggested Sites Web Slice. The error appears in the Web Slice preview window.
This is a known issue in Internet Explorer 8.
Google Gears installs a browser helper object add-on to Internet Explorer.
To verify if you have this add-on, follow these steps:
- From the Tools menu, click Manage Add-ons, and then click Toolbars and Extensions.
- Look for Google Gears Helper in the list of add-ons; the status will be Enabled.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Please apply this update to resolve the above referenced issue.
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Article ID: 969213 - Last Review: Jul 10, 2009 - Revision: 1