Unwanted page popping up in inoperative browser

  nooney1 20:23 20 Oct 2013
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When I close Google Chrome browser and the computer goes into standby the screen goes blank. When I wake it up I find an unwanted page using IE appears saying that I have a virus causing my computer to run slow. I ignore it and close this IE page and re-open Chrome as OK. Scans with my malware and virus systems shows no problem. I am using Windows XP and never use IE at all. Anybody have any idea please?

  rdave13 20:32 20 Oct 2013

If you're not using IE8 then open IE go to tools, internet options, advanced tab and reset the browser. Sounds like a hijacker. Check add/remove for a strange toolbar/programs and uninstall.

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