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On a Windows XP, in IE8 print preview always appears completely blank except for header information.

I can open the generated temp file in firefox and print it from there.

I have tried browsing without addons to no success.

I have tried re-creating the "%TEMP%\low" folder as described on the web, e.g. here:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_xp/ie8-printing-does-not-work-preview-empty/920588e5-ccc4-4e24-83d6-606d5e3b1c70

... all with no success.

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To resolve this behavior you can use IEFIx http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFIX.htm that fix such issues.

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Thanks for the suggestion - but it didn't work - (although I didn't have the disks to hand) –  Ben Jun 12 '12 at 10:14

In the end - I reinstalled IE8 (I didn't realise this was possible any more).

Print Preview works again. Link is here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318378

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Ben, it's common practice here to accept your own answer if it solved your problem. –  msanford Jun 12 '12 at 18:36

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