Problem starting IE8 in windows XP

Has anyone come across the following error. it gets thrown up everytime I start internet explorer 8. I have run kaspersky antivirus and spybot with no luck any help would be appriciated.

"Process C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe (PID: 2580) is attempting to invade process C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe (PID: 1656). This behaviour is typical of some malware."

You get the option to ignore deny or skip if you choose anything but deny IE shuts down

  howard64 14:10 27 Dec 2009

it could be that IE has become corrupted. You could try downloading a new copy then deleting using add/remove progs to remove the existing then reboot and install your new copy. Alternately try downloading firefox and see if that runs with no problem. I rarely use IE since first using firefox.

  birdface 14:14 27 Dec 2009

Try Tools.Internet Options.Advanced and press reset.This restores Internet Explorer to its original settings.
You may have to go into Add-Ons and enable some of your add-ons after you have reset I/E.

Thanks howard64 and buteman Will try them both and let you know.

The reset worked a treat no more errors. Thanks a million.

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