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      04-05-2007, 10:44 PM   #1
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Internet Explorer problems - virus?

I think I have a computer virus that is affecting my internet explorer. I was curious to know if anyone else experienced this problem and if so how they resolved it. Everytime I open my browser I get a pop up box that says "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience." I have had this message appear before but it was only occasionally like if the browser froze and had to close. Now this box pops up EVERY time I open my browser and although I can still use the browser after I move that pop up box, my internet runs extremely slow. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Try this ..

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=831432

Run an anti spyware programme to remove any 'browser helper objects' (BHO)
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      04-06-2007, 11:30 AM   #3
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You should try Mozilla Firefox, it seems a lot more secure than explorer.
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You should try Mozilla Firefox, it seems a lot more secure than explorer.
Yup, IE is stupid and next to useless. www.getfirefox.com
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internet explorer IS a virus
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Download IE7 if you have already not done so....
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Check out the Kapersky products (I have Internet Security 6.0) for top level security. I travel a lot in countries with almost no internet controls and I remain virus, spam, worm, etc. free. I have found free downloads and those that come WITH software almost useless (although I hear good things about Apple)>
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