multiple windows appearing

  ski2002 22:12 15 Dec 2003

I have recently had a problem when I click into internet explorer 6 it repeatedly opens several new windows without stopping. It is intermittent, it doen't happen all the time. My brother has just started to have this problem on his pc.

I have also kept my pc updated and it has norton antivirus running. I am using windows xp on 1.3Mhz athlon pc.

Has anyone else experienced this, or has a solution ?

  Diodorus Siculus 22:16 15 Dec 2003

Sounds like you need a pop-up stopper - try the one from

Also, get a spyware checker - eg AdAware from or SpyBot Search and destroy from click here

  ski2002 22:24 15 Dec 2003

I am already using ad-aware and spybot.
I forgot to mention that it continuosly opens windows explorer again and again, but I switch off pc when this exceeds 50 pages.

  bof:) 22:31 15 Dec 2003

Hi ski2002, have you tried runnning your virus checker.

If so have you tried the Internet Explorer 'repair' option?

In win98se this can be found if you go to control panel...add remove programs... highlight Microsoft Internet explorer and click on add/remove. You should then get an option to repair Internet Explorer 6.

I'm sorry, but if you use XP I dont know where the repair option is.


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