sfc /scannow repair IE6? upgrade to IE7?

  compumac 17:01 12 Jan 2008

I run A2, amongst others, religiously every Monday as well as in between times. I found two days ago that I had email.worm.win32.runouce.b on my three PC's. This was found by A2 and subsequently removed from all three. For some two to three weeks i.e. before the finding of the worm I have had IE6 pages freezing on me and if I just used the computer without accessing the internet via IE6 I did not have any problems. Also for some time prior to this I have had a dialogue box very occasionally come up whilst on the Internet advised "error on line 56", but then it carried on without a problem.

I note comments in respect of sfc /scannow on the forums, - can anyone advise as to its use in respect of repairing IE6 or indeed any other means of repair, if that is what I need to do? I have been toying with upgrading to IE7 but am loath to do this whilst the problem exists in IE6, or perhaps upgrading may overwrite the problem?

Any thoughts would be welcome.

  VoG II 17:04 12 Jan 2008

How to repair click here

  skidzy 17:07 12 Jan 2008

IE6Fix click here

To run sfc;

Start / run and type


And enter,note the space between c and /

If windows is not preinstalled you may need your windows disc.

Some are adamant they will not upgrade to IE7,...ive found it fine but i do use Firefox mostly.

  compumac 19:45 12 Jan 2008

What exactly is the actual purpose of SFC /SCANNOW, is it to repair IE or is that just one aspect of it?

  skidzy 19:48 12 Jan 2008

SFC will repair corrupt/damaged/missing system files.

  compumac 20:07 12 Jan 2008

So SFC /SCANNOW is primarily for XP as opposed to Internet Explorer?

  p;3 20:20 12 Jan 2008

assuming you are running a computer win XP?
to check for any infections you could also fully update and run on full deep scans these
free programs
(click here
click here
click here

and an on line scan from

click here

  compumac 20:37 12 Jan 2008

Thanks for reply, but I have each of those mentioned and I run them every Monday on all three PC's. Oddly enough on my one PC that had the worm, whereas it has removed the worm I have not been able to run a full deep scan with any of applications, - it gets part of the way then does not complete and I have to end the scan with Windows Task Manager

  p;3 22:15 12 Jan 2008

given that fact , you might wish to get the computer fully checked out on one of the specialist forums

click here

click here to see just how clean( or maybe NOT so clean)the comp is

  birdface 09:33 13 Jan 2008

There was a bad Microsoft update in december that had a bad effect on IE6.Microsoft did put a fix out for it.Maybe that is the problem. Vog's repair looks like the first step to use.I cannot remember if you have add-ons on IE6 or not,But if you have try it with those turned off.

  birdface 09:48 13 Jan 2008

Worth a read but 2 years old.click here

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