Internet Explorer Problems

  SDJ 14:49 12 Nov 2004
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A machine in the office has a problem with IE, every now and again a popup will open, a small browser box generally in the top left corner, it comes up page cannot be displayed and then if it is closed the IE page that is being used shuts down.

This machine has XP with SP2 and popup blocker enabled.

I have run and removed spyware and adware.

Any suggestions? I have tried to repair the IE installation but cant find it in the ADD/Remove programs list.

Thanks

  SDJ 14:55 12 Nov 2004

...... and the problem has gone away!!
Any reason for this?

Cheers

  SDJ 14:59 12 Nov 2004

It appeared to be working fine but then started the problem again!

Probably no link what so ever!

  VoG II 15:54 12 Nov 2004

Repair IE click here

  rawprawn 15:56 12 Nov 2004

Go to Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs/ down the left hand side you will see 4 buttons Click on Add or Remove Windows components Highlight IE (make sure it's ticked) click next follow insrtuctions, you will need your XP CD.The IE repair is not in Add or remove programs list is is where I have told you.

  SDJ 08:56 13 Nov 2004

Will have a go on Monday.

Cheers

  User-312386 09:08 13 Nov 2004

sounds like either a bit of spyware or been hijacked

  SDJ 09:18 13 Nov 2004

I ran both adaware and spyware but maybe I will also run hijackthis.

Cheers

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