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ArcMap startup splash screen appears for 2-3 seconds then disappears and application fails to start.
Internet Explorer 5 or higher is not installed, or it is not installed properly.
The solution below requires Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher with ArcGIS 8.3, or Internet Explorer 6 or higher with ArcGIS 9.x
Warning:The instructions below include making changes to essential parts of your operating system. It is recommended that you backup your operating system and files, including the registry, before proceeding. Consult with a qualified computer systems professional, if necessary. Esri cannot guarantee results from incorrect modifications while following these instructions; therefore, use caution and proceed at your own risk.
Note: Internet Explorer 6 can be obtained from Microsoft directly. See Related Information below.
Code: @echo Registering files... @for %%f in (*.dll) do start /wait regsvr32 /s "%%f" @for %%f in (*.olb) do start /wait regsvr32 /s "%%f" @for %%f in (*.ocx) do start /wait regsvr32 /s "%%f" @echo Registering Help files... cd ..\help @for %%f in (*.olb) do start /wait regsvr32 /s "%%f"