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No, create an account now. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I turned on my computer in safe mode, ran antivirus, malware-bytes, and spybot, they deleted any adware I had but the problem persists. I recently changed to the Google DNS server (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) according to the DNSBench and it seems to be working good (and better than the Open DNS Server) mazaprin, http://dataforceus.com/internet-explorer/internet-explorer-opens-then-closes.html

Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder . 2013-11-30 c:\windows\Tasks\Adobe Flash Player Updater.job - c:\windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe [2013-10-31 04:38] . 2013-11-30 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore.job - c:\program files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2013-10-27 04:25] . 2013-11-30 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineUA.job - c:\program files Al. Loading... Honestly, I love doing virus removals, mostly for curiosity's sake and just to feel like I "beat" the virus...But as others here stated, it's usually more efficient to simply wipe/reload.  0 https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_other/internet-explorer-opens-by-itself-magic-i-think/69d352fc-c4a2-4929-91a0-294aa87cff11

Internet Explorer Automatically Opens Websites

c:\program files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe c:\program files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe c:\program files (x86)\Google\Update\1.3.21.165\GoogleCrashHandler.exe c:\program files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\acrobat_sl.exe c:\program files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe c:\program files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe c:\program files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe c:\program files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe c:\program files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe c:\program likely came with a toolbar. I swear I've looked in the "Add/Remove" programs list and never seen it.. I might be working away browsing or doing emails or whatever, then all of a sudden the file explorer/folder window has opened by itself for no reason.

Bumping this thread, as I am still having this problem and numerous Google searches don't provide any answers. Did this article help you? Please try the request again. Unwanted Websites Opening Automatically In Internet Explorer here is the link to download: http://www.grc.com/dns/benchmark.htm Also i don't understand what you are trying to say about "so many (017) entries"???

there is one solid yellow flag "browserchoice.exe", however thats likely legit, not enough info... I definitely wouldn't have uTorrent permanetly running as it uses resources and bandwidth and can slow down your PC, not likely to be the cause your issue though. Run them manually. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/515937/internet-explorer-keeps-opening-itself-to-random-ad-sites/ its funny you say that.

Back to top #7 SilverSol SilverSol Topic Starter Members 26 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:44 PM Posted 08 February 2008 - 07:23 PM Sorry about that...here's the log -------------------------------------------------------- No Internet Explorer Opens Automatically With Ads Creating your account only takes a few minutes. It would just keep opening blank pages like the computer was possessed. Any suggestions? 10-01-2016,08:15 PM #2 Chikara View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Join Date Jul 2006 Location Originally NZ, now in Singapore Posts 367 Re: Weird problem

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I haven't tried Rkill yet. https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/798134-internet-explorer-opening-itself My computer is slow---My Blog---Follow me on Twitter.My help is ALWAYS FREE, but if you want to donate to help me continue my fight against malware -- click here!Asking for help Internet Explorer Automatically Opens Websites ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.1/ Connection to 0.0.0.1 failed. How To Stop Internet Explorer From Opening At Startup I usually draw the line at one billable hour and I've yet to gain any real traction.

Only thing I may add is have you ran a system restore to before the issue started? this content Even in house I tend to err on the same time formula. Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? The combination of programs did get rid of a few things, but after a restart of the computer the system does not come out clean.  I do have more information here Internet Explorer Keeps Opening New Windows Virus

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Help answer questions Learn more 214 Home Internet Explorer opening itself. Pre-Run: 808,221,835,264 bytes free Post-Run: 807,861,260,288 bytes free . - - End Of File - - CA958B66FA4666F71BF52E7AE2047C1E A36C5E4F47E84449FF07ED3517B43A31 Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to weblink And ESET, I only have ESET virus checker.

Volume Serial Number is 8879-1A1E Directory of C:\WINDOWS Volume in drive C has no label. Internet Explorer Opens By Itself Repeatedly Related to this, sometimes if I already have a folder window open in the background, it will suddenly bring itself to the foreground for no reason either. I know I mentioned the proxy server box not staying unchecked is it possible that the "clickcpvdr.com" is reinstalling itself on IE by a proxy server?

I have run antivirus checks, and malware bytes scan, and nothing unusual was picked up.

its funny you say that. That may cause it to stallNote 2: If you receive an error "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." Please restart the computer"information and logs"In Companion 0 File(s) 0 bytes 41 Dir(s) 21,203,382,272 bytes free -------------------------------------------------------- All User Accounts -------------------------------------------------------- AARON All Users All Users.WINDOWS Application Data Gina Gina.REGINA-31D5CE3D Guest -------------------------------------------------------- Knowledge does not cure opinion. File Explorer Keeps Opening By Itself Volume Serial Number is 8879-1A1E Directory of C:\Documents and Settings\Gina.REGINA-31D5CE3D\Application Data 01/28/2008 03:38 AM

. 01/28/2008 03:38 AM .. 01/06/2008 12:27 PM acccore 02/08/2008 03:00 PM Adobe

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estmann74Jul 22, 2013, 10:59 PM ingtar33 said: aldan said: good you got it sorted out.by the way,your office really needs a little more protection.ive got better on my home pc.lol. please do the following and we will try to get to the bottom of it. I'd have to turn the computer off. I haven't tried Rkill yet.

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