Many of you have undoubtedly had problems on the internet since Friday night.
If you use Internet Explorer as your browser and go to a webpage with a sitemeter it will not let you in.
You will see this message:

This is what you can do until the problem is resolved:

This is from Apples of Gold

If you have sitemeter and use Internet Explorer, they are not working together and will not allow you to get into your blog. This also means that you will not be able to read any blogs with sitemeters on them.

THIS is a HUGE problem on the internet right now.
It started on Friday Night

What you do is:
go to and log in get to your dashboard then on the template page remove sitemeter….

THAT is the only reason my blog is working tonight….
hope this helps some of you

I took my sitemeter off of this blog (Gateway Pundit) tonight and now I can access this site in Internet Explorer.
This looks like a great way for sitemeter to go out of business.
I hope they are working on this.


Jawa Report still has their sitemeter running but I see Instapundit and HotAir removed their sitemeters, too.

Here’s more from an anonymous commenter:

If you’re suffering these problems in IE7, add “*” to your list of restricted sites. That will force IE to reject the bad code. I was having the same problems and now they’re gone.


1. Open menu item: Tools…Options
2. Click “Security” tab
3. Select “Restricted Sites”
4. Click “Sites” button
5. Under “Add this website to this zone”, enter “*” without the quotes
6. Click “Add” button
7. Close windows using “Close” or “OK”, not “Cancel”.

After that, and without a restart, Sitemeter’s thwartage is thwarted!

Charles Johnson has more.

Another option is to install Firefox and use it as your web browser instead of internet explorer. This takes about 5 minutes to do and Firefox will even transfer your favorites and passwords over to your new browser.

QUESTION: Does anyone know of a good stat counter to recommend?

UPDATE: (Saturday 3:00 PM CST) Sitemeter corrected the error and issued a statement.
I just reloaded sitemeter back on this blog and it is working properly again.
I wonder how many customers they lost in the last 24 hours?

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