Problems with Internet Explorer

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Treize Diamond, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. Treize Diamond

    Treize Diamond OSNN One Post Wonder

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    OK. I am positive that I have something nasty running in my system and here is why. For a while now my system has been running slowly. I have ran Spybot S&D, Ad-Aware SE 1.05, Spy Sweeper, and also McAfee Virus scan, Aside from some tracking cookies my system shows up as clean. I decided to look at the active processes running on my system (I run Windows XP with SP2) and I have found that my problem seems to be with Internet Explorer. the iexolore.exe seems to always have a running instance that does not seen to drop below 70% I have tried to force the instance to close, and it does, but it comes back seconds later. Is there anyone who has had a similar problem? And if so what is the solution? If you need more information, please let me know. You can reply here or PM me. I will update and keep trying to solve my annoying issue.





    Treize D.
     
  2. RickyC

    RickyC OSNN Addict

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    Just to clarify, I take it you mean 'iexplore.exe' and not 'iexolore.exe'
     
  3. Treize Diamond

    Treize Diamond OSNN One Post Wonder

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    yeah that's the one, sorry about the typo ehhe
     
  4. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    A post of a hijackthis report might help someone help you. :)
     
  5. Treize Diamond

    Treize Diamond OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Actually I figured it out. I got a different spyware scanner. Formally known as GIANT Anti-Spyware, and it found a brouser hijack. all fixed now *does a happy dance*
     
  6. Xie

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    Just so you know if you like GIANT it was the spyware company just bought up by Microsoft so you may want to check out the new Microsoft anti-spyware app. :)