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# Internet explorer opens then closes immediately

Q: Internet explorer opens then closes immediately

Hi All

I've got to the slitting wrists stage of this problem. I hope someone can help...

I've been getting the blue screen of death recently and upon checking my computer's error logs I found that it was a problem with my Radeon graphics card. I uninstalled and reinstalled the Radeon software but the audio went. I couldn't find the audio driver (long story) so I did a system restore which worked - everything was back to normal. Or so I thought.

Next morning I tried to open IE but upon opening it closed immediately. I've done a bit of research (ON THE INTERNET AT WORK!) and have done a HijackThis log.

It may be a coincidnece but the other day my screensaver changed - it's now a black screen which says Oxigenscr V5.00.0000. Maybe this is a virus. Thank you for your help in advance

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:03:36, on 18/06/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrB.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CNYHKey.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Dit.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Oxigen\bin\Oxigen.exe
C:\Program Files\Oxigen\bin\OxiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\rapimgr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Panasonic\PHOTOfunSTUDIO\PhAutoRun.exe
C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\Snagit32.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgui.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgalry.exe
C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\TSCHelp.exe
C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\SnagPriv.exe
C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\snagiteditor.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgscanx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ArcCon.ac
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\swiftus\Local Settings\Temp\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.orange.co.uk/iesearch/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe,C:\WINDOWS\system32\twext.exe,
O2 - BHO: SnagIt Toolbar Loader - {00C6482D-C502-44C8-8409-FCE54AD9C208} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\SnagitBHO.dll
O2 - BHO: HP Print Enhancer - {0347C33E-8762-4905-BF09-768834316C61} - C:\Program Files\HP\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
O2 - BHO: HP Print Clips - {053F9267-DC04-4294-A72C-58F732D338C0} - C:\Program Files\HP\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_framework.dll
O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: AVG Security Toolbar - {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\AVGTOO~1.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: AVG Security Toolbar - {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\AVGTOO~1.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: Snagit - {8FF5E183-ABDE-46EB-B09E-D2AAB95CABE3} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\SnagitIEAddin.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CHotkey] mHotkey.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ledpointer] CNYHKey.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Dit] Dit.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCMService] "C:\Program Files\Home Cinema\PowerCinema\PCMService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AceGain LiveUpdate] C:\Program Files\AceGain\LiveUpdate\LiveUpdate.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Cmaudio] RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PinnacleDriverCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\PSDrvCheck.exe -CheckReg
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCLEPCI] C:\PROGRA~1\PINNAC~1\PPE\PPE.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Component Manager] "C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [OxigenClientAdmin] "C:\Program Files\Oxigen\bin\Oxigen.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [OxigenTrayIcon] C:\Program Files\Oxigen\bin\OxiTray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLSTATEXE] C:\Program Files\Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslstat.exe icon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] C:\Program Files\Voyager 105 ADSL Modem\dslagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BM0f3d5328] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\irmbjeum.dll",s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ArcSoft Connection Service] C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MoneyAgent] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\mnyexpr.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [H/PC Connection Agent] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BgMonitor_{79662E04-7C6C-4d9f-84C7-88D8A56B10AA}] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SUPERAntiSpyware] C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [kdx] C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe -all
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Uniblue RegistryBooster 2] C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe /S
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [Symantec NetDriver Warning] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMNET~1\SNDWarn.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O4 - Startup: QuickLauncher.lnk = C:\Program Files\ServerSpy.Net\GameLauncher\quicklauncher.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Image Zone Fast Start.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: PHOTOfunSTUDIO.lnk = C:\Program Files\Panasonic\PHOTOfunSTUDIO\PhAutoRun.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Snagit 9.lnk = C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\Snagit32.exe
O4 - Global Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\npjpi150.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\npjpi150.dll
O9 - Extra button: Create Mobile Favorite - {2EAF5BB1-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {2EAF5BB2-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Create Mobile Favorite... - {2EAF5BB2-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra button: HP Clipbook - {58ECB495-38F0-49cb-A538-10282ABF65E7} - C:\Program Files\HP\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_extensions.dll
O9 - Extra button: HP Smart Select - {700259D7-1666-479a-93B1-3250410481E8} - C:\Program Files\HP\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_extensions.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~4\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.aldi.com
O16 - DPF: {15B782AF-55D8-11D1-B477-006097098764} (Macromedia Authorware Web Player Control) - http://icaew.learnonline.bpp.com/shared_content/materials/ilearn/common/activex/awswaxd.cab
O16 - DPF: {1D4DB7D2-6EC9-47A3-BD87-1E41684E07BB} - http://ak.exe.imgfarm.com/images/nocache/funwebproducts/ei-3/ZwinkyInitialSetup1.0.1.0.cab
O16 - DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} (YInstStarter Class) - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yinsthelper.dll
O16 - DPF: {4871A87A-BFDD-4106-8153-FFDE2BAC2967} (DLM Control) - http://dlm.tools.akamai.com/dlmanager/versions/activex/dlm-activex-2.2.4.1.cab
O16 - DPF: {4F1E5B1A-2A80-42CA-8532-2D05CB959537} (MSN Photo Upload Tool) - http://gfx2.hotmail.com/mail/w2/pr02/resources/MSNPUpld.cab
O16 - DPF: {84818113-96C5-11D2-BE39-006008BF4DD5} (ViewDirector Object) - http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/Viewers/ActiveXControl/viewdw32.ocx
O16 - DPF: {FA81D7A9-4BDC-47D1-AB01-DA0E72B4F412} (KbdFilter Class) - http://www.atlantic-learning.com/news/FlashConstructor/FlashEngine/FlashHelper.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{FE72AE7B-C175-4BE1-B213-4BA13D5C9345}: NameServer = 212.135.1.36 195.40.1.36
O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgpp.dll
O23 - Service: ArcSoft Connect Daemon (ACDaemon) - ArcSoft Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: AVG Free8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: FLEXnet Licensing Service - Macrovision Europe Ltd. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\FLEXnet Publisher\FNPLicensingService.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: KService - Kontiki Inc. - C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exe
O23 - Service: Macromedia Licensing Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macromedia Shared\Service\Macromedia Licensing.exe
O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
O23 - Service: PnkBstrB - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrB.exe
O23 - Service: ServiceLayer - Nokia. - C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
O23 - Service: X10 Device Network Service (x10nets) - X10 - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\X10\Common\x10nets.exe
--
End of file - 14924 bytes

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I have worked on a friends laptop
windows 7

internet explorer opens and shows the outline of the dialogue box and then the page closes

I have done the following

Trying to re-install - message , version already on PC

Rebooted at various stages throughout
- Went to Turn Windows Features On and Off and un-clicked Internet 9
- Ran the MSFIX - Microsoft Fixit 50778.msi, finished OK
- Ran "Command" as admin - and tried this command

FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*9.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /norestart"

- After removing the updates , i was then allowed to install IE11 which took a while to fully install after the full installation and a reboot.
Exactly the same error occur

IE opens with just the outline of the PAGE and then timer shows for a while, then screen closes.

I have left my friend to create the recovery DVDs and then once created to do a system restore back to December. I just wanted to make sure that if there was a problem with restore, she had a recovery option.

She knows this problem has been on the pc for a while, and shes not sure if before or after the oldest restore point of 19/12/13

She has a full subscription to Norton 360 on the PC

Anyone have any suggestions please - it may take a while to reply, as she is ... Read more

A:internet explorer opens and immediately closes

We just solved the issue here:

[SOLVED] IE 11 - When opened, immediately closes

May wish to try it.

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When I attempt to open internet explorer, it will open for a brief moment, and then close. I ran Spybot Search & Destroy and found over 200 entries. I was able to remove them all except one, MyWebSearch. Other than my issue opening Internet Explorer, I am not experiencing I am using another computer to access this forum and post my log.

Here is my HiJackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:36:44 PM, on 1/26/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehmsas.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Search Protection\SearchProtection.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A940\dlbabmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lexpps.exe

A:Internet Explorer opens, then closes immediately

try again

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Hi All

I've got to the slitting wrists stage of this problem. I hope someone can help...

I've been getting the blue screen of death recently and upon checking my computer's error logs I found that it was a problem with my Radeon graphics card. I uninstalled and reinstalled the Radeon software but the audio went. I couldn't find the audio driver (long story) so I did a system restore which worked - everything was back to normal. Or so I thought.

Next morning I tried to open IE but upon opening it closed immediately. I've done a bit of research (ON THE INTERNET AT WORK!) and have done a HijackThis log.

It may be a coincidnece but the other day my screensaver changed - it's now a black screen which says Oxigenscr V5.00.0000. Maybe this is a virus. Thank you for your help in advance
-----------------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:03:36, on 18/06/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe

A:Internet Explorer opens then closes immediately

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When i open the Internet Explorer, it will open then immediately close. I was able to pinpoint the problem at my home page (www.google.com). I opened IE again, stopped it quickly from opening the home page and then entered another web page. It worked. Then i went back to the home page and it closed again. So whenever i enter the home page the program will shut itself. I also use Firefox as web browser and it doesnt do the same thing. Any help will be appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 01:33:25 p.m., on 27/07/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\ARCHIV~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\ARCHIV~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\ARCHIV~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vsnpstd.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE

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I scanned with Malwarebytes, Spybot and Superantispyware. I updated them all too. And I noticed my Comodo Internet Security had disappeared too, I didn't know what happened, but all of a sudden IE closes immediately after opening and I know that is bad. can someone help me? this is my hijack this.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:47:16 PM, on 1/4/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\arservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exeC:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXEC:\Program Files\Lexmark X74-X75\lxbbbmgr.exeC: ... Read more

A:Internet explorer 8 closes immediately after opening.

Hi Versani,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. Please let me know in your next reply if you agree with this.Please post the required log as outlined here:Preparation Guide For Use Before Using HijackThis and other Malware Removal Tools, Instructions for receiving help in cleaning your computer

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Hi everyone, New to the forum so thanks for the help ahead of time. Upon opening internet explorer it immediately closes and displays nothing. Also Internet options in control panel will not open at all. The windows firewall also tells me "For your security, some settings are controlled by group policy." This computer is not on a network and is a home computer. I was able to work around it by doing some registry work in which I removed the value on the firewall key. So that enabled me to turn the firewall back on. The service for windows firewall is now started with no errors and is set to automatic.

The Internet explorer problem is more important to me at the moment. I know the internet connection is active because firefox works perfectly. I scanned the computer with AVG and it found so many viruses and trojans it was rediculous. I also scanned the computer with webroot spysweeper and it found nothing but when I open IE it stops all sorts of things like drivecleaner for example.

HijackThis log listed below...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:57:40 PM, on 12/29/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\WRConsumerService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe

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I just installed AIMMusicLink and all of a sudden AIM won't work. I try to run it and the screen flashes really quick and then closes. I uninstalled the music link program, reinstalled AIM 6.8, uninstalled 6.8 and installed 6.9 beta and then gave up and started using 5.9 which does work. Any ideas to why 6.8 won't work? I even searched the registry and deleted everything that had to do with musiclink but it still didn't work.

A:AIM opens and then immediately closes

meebo works if you cant fix aim meebo.com

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I am unable to access IE (Win XP home edition)
The IE white screen opens and then closes after a few seconds. I have tried to do a system restore - and I can't even get that to open.

I have attached the output from Hijackthis. When I attempted to run the dss tool, it was unable to complete. I tried several times and recieved a Windows error - "dss.exee has encountered a problem and needs to close".

Thanks

A:My Ie Opens And Then Closes Immediately - Pls Help!

Hello brownth01,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer

Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks,
tea

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Hi All,

Internet Explorer (7 and 8) will open and close immediately under Vista Home Premium. I have tried the following:

1) Run IE in no adds-on mode. Does the same thing.

2) Reset all settings under the Internet Options Panel---when it gets to the third part 'Applying Default Settings' it fails.

3) Run Malware Malabytes in Safe Mode---nothing detected.

4) Install IE8 (wasn't working back when it was IE7), still no luck. Uninstalled back to IE 7, no working, and then back to IE8.

So, any ideas? I normally use Firefox and Opera, but there is one specific work-related website that requires some ASP scripting that neither Firefox or Opera can handle!

Thanks!

-bea

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:20:46, on 26/08/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\SetPoint\LBTWiz.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\RoxWatchTray9.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\VPTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe

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Unfortunately I need IE7 for a stupid little app I'm running. IE6 and IE8 just won't work with it :-(

Machine is XP MCE-SP3 and was recently formatted so it's pretty clean.

Anyway same old story, IE6 works...IE8 works...IE7 opens for 500ms or so and disappears.
The process closes so it's not an issue where the window is simply hidden.

**********
I don't use this machine to get on the net
PC Functions:
Run MCE
Run IIS
Run an MS SQL DB that keeps tabs on my movies
Some video encoding using VirtualDub

Non MS Software Installed:
K-Lite Codec Pack
PowerISO
XP-AntiSpy (tweak)
Winrar
--Nvidia Drivers

MS Software installed:
MS ForeFront Client Security (AV)
MS SQL Server 2005

**********

Scanned with MS Forefront Client Security...nothing found
Scanned with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware......nothing found

Machine preperation for further troubleshooting:
1) All Run items removed (HKCU, HKLM, Startup Groups)

2) AV Service Completely disabled,
(no other security or spyware apps installed)

3) No toolbars or add-on's installed but I still checked disable all third party add-on's in Inet options.

Troubleshooting:
===Stage 1===
Uninstall IE7
Reboot
Install from local file
Reboot

===Stage 2===
I rip out out 7, reboot and IE6 works fine again.
Install IE8 it works great.

A:XP SP3 - IE7 opens and closes immediately

You can try to run the following command to see if any DLL files are missing/damaged.

sfc /scannow

Try also the install folder of the app you use with IE7, if there is a DLL called PSAPI.dll
if there is delete it or rename the file.

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IE 11 opens and then closes immediately. The only way to open IE 11 is to right click on IE shortcut, select properties, then set to open minimized. Then click IE 11 on toolbar, and it opens. Setting IE 11 to Normal or Maximized causes IE 11 to open then immediately close. I have removed then re-installed IE 11, ran malewarebytes and ccleaner but IE 11 still has the same problem. I turned off GP rendering. I am out of ideas, does anyone have any other methods to try?

A:ie 11 opens then closes immediately

Run CCleaner-Slim or CCleaner-Portable & remove everything it finds, then try IE11 again. If that doesn't do it, go to Internet Options > Advanced tab, then click the reset button located near the bottom.https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/b...

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Unfortunately I need IE7 for a stupid little app I'm running. IE6 and IE8 just won't work with it :-(
Machine is XP MCE-SP3 and was recently formatted so it's pretty clean.
Anyway same old story, IE6 works...IE8 works...IE7 opens for 500ms or so and disappears.
The process closes so it's not an issue where the window is simply hidden.
**********
I don't use this machine to get on the net
PC Functions:
Run MCE
Run IIS
Run an MS SQL DB that keeps tabs on my movies
Some video encoding using VirtualDub
Non MS Software Installed:
K-Lite Codec Pack
PowerISO
XP-AntiSpy (tweak)
Winrar
--Nvidia Drivers
MS Software installed:
MS ForeFront Client Security (AV)
MS SQL Server 2005
**********

Scanned with MS Forefront Client Security...nothing found
Scanned with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware......nothing found
Machine preperation for further troubleshooting:
1) All Run items removed (HKCU, HKLM, Startup Groups)
2) AV Service Completely disabled,
(no other security or spyware apps installed)
3) No toolbars or add-on's installed but I still checked disable all third party add-on's in Inet options.

Troubleshooting:
===Stage 1===
Uninstall IE7
Reboot
Install from local file
Reboot
===Stage 2===
I rip out out 7, reboot and IE6 works fine again.
Install IE8 it works great.
Rip out 8 back to 6 works fine

A:XP SP3 - IE7 opens and closes immediately

What is the app that you are trying to run? Is there not an update that will work with IE8, or at least a bug fix?

When was the last time this program was working properly?

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I was trying to install updates on our desktop last night and had to roll back because the XP3 update could not install. Now IE does not work. I try to install IE8 through automatic updates and it cannot finish the installation. Also when I first logon to my machine, I get the messages cannot find and could not run or load C:\windows\inet2003\winlogon.exe.

A:IE opens then immediately closes

Its wise to make sure when you are doing updates and Service Packs to make sure the system is 100% malware free. With that said, why wold the SP3 not install? Did you recieve an error and if so what was the EXACT error message?

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I am so puzzled with this problem I have. I have Windows xp: Service Pack 3, and when I open Windows Internet Explorer 8, It turns white and closes almost immediately after I open it, or i'll open it and it'll turn white and stay like that for almost 10 minutes straight and do nothing. I tried resetting it in control panel, and it didn't help at all. Why doesn't it----referring to my browser;Windows Internet Explorer, work?

A:Windows Internet Explorer 8 turns white and closes almost immediately after i open it

If IE works properly when you start it without add-ons then it's possible that you could have an infection, but try these two MS fixits in this order first -

Fix Internet Explorer issues to make IE fast, safe and stable

Fix Internet Explorer add-on problems when IE hangs or freezes

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As the title says, Google Chrome opens then immediately closes. I've tried uninstalling it but it does the same , the uninstall window will just close so i deleted all the files off the PC and tried to install it but again, when installing the window just opens then closes..

Has anybody come across this before?

Thanks.

A:Chrome opens then immediately closes

Hello,

Boot into Safe Mode and see if you can uninstall the program then try the reinstall.

If still does not work try creating a new user profile. Create a new browser user profile - Google Chrome Help

If still having issue make sure that your antivirus is up to date and perform a scan on the PC.

See the thread below and try the recommended fix. Hopefully this helps

chrome crashes on startup

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Thought this would be a good place to ask this...if not, feel free to point me in the right direction.

I've had this problem ever since the first betas, thinking that it would eventually work or "be fixed"--but even the release candidate and now the final has the same issue.

When I install IE9, when I go to open up the browser (32 or 64), it opens for a split second and then immediately closes. Every single time. I've never seen IE9 open on this machine.

One of my thoughts on why would be that I have two hard drives in this machine--a 60GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I manually edited the registry entry for default install location / program files location to the E: drive, or 1TB drive, so I don't mistakenly install programs onto the SSD and clog up its limited space. For 95% of programs this has worked out just fine, including Microsoft's own Security Essentials (even though I'd love to have the option to put it on the SSD, but there's no options on where to install it).

Anyone else run into a problem like this? Is there a better solution than reverting that program files change? Now that I've had Windows running for a while I imagine changing that record will cause some...not so nice issues.

EDIT: And I just checked--IE9 is indeed installing to Program Files on the E:\ drive.

A:IE9 opens for a split second, then immediately closes.

For IE crashing, you probably want to try starting it from the command line first to see if it works this way - start > run > iexplore -extoff. If so, you have an add-on causing an issue, and can disable them via autoruns.

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All of a sudden today Outlook closed and now when I try to re-open it, it immediately closes. I've uninstalled MS Office and reinstalled, tried using a restore point, tried to open in safe mode and run spybot. After all of this, still nothing.

Anyone have any advice or tips on what I can do next to get Outlook back up and running?

A:Outlook opens then immediately closes

Hi Lionhart

Are you receiving any error messages at all?
Which version of Outlook are you running?

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I posted this in the "email" forum but I'm thinking it might be a security issue so I'm going to post it here as well:

All of a sudden yesterday Outlook closed and now when I try to re-open it, it immediately closes. I get the splash screen and I see my inbox for about a second but as soon as it tries to send/receive, it closes.

I've uninstalled MS Office and reinstalled, tried using a restore point, tried to open in safe mode and run spybot. After all of this, still nothing.

I'm running MS Office XP Pro

Anyone have any advice or tips on what I can do next to get Outlook back up and running?

Here's my HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 09:41:16, on 6/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Intel\Wireless\Bin\1XConfig.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe

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A:IE opens, flashes, and then closes immediately

Well...the only question I have...is do you have a boxmaker (Dell, HP, etc.) system?

If so, you should have read their documentation/suggestions before ever installing SP3.

Louis

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My Internet Explorer on my laptop will open, but then immediately closes itself down.

It won't stay open, no matter what I do.

Tried to run the virus scan, which removed 2 problems, but that didn't work.

I wanted to update my Norton Antivirus to see if that would find and solve the issue but since the updates are web-based, and my I/E won't stay open, I can't do that either.

Any suggestions?

A:Internet Explorer Problem - Opens, but then immediately shuts down

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hi
my ie suddenly stopped working.
when I double click it, it just jumps open, then shuts immediately.
I tried uninstalling and then reinstalling, but now the ie exe file doesn't show up at all. It won't seem to load from disk either.

anyone got any ideas......

thanks
john

A:Internet Explorer opens and shuts immediately when doubleclicked......

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i dont know what is happening to my computer. The other day i was searching on google and all the results i clicked on sent me to various ads unless i opened in new window.. . so i downloaded AVG free antivirus... Now, i dont know if it is because of the AVG but when i open internet explorer it just shows the window then closes. However when i go to task manager it shows iexplore.exe still running... I DONT knwo what i am going to do seeing as though school just started and now i have no computer. SOME BODY HELP ME!!

A:internet explorer opens then closes

Try re-installing Internet Explorer. You can find a download of the latest IE in the url belowIE 8 for Windows XPIE 8 For Windows Vista

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I have a laptop with Windows 7 64 bit. The first few days I had it, Internet Explorer worked fine. Then it malfunctioned. When you double click the IE shortcut it would open for a split second then close. When you went to the Start menu, Programs, it would do the same.

I downloaded and installed IE 8 64 bit from Microsoft's website. When I double click the IE 8 64 bit shortcut it opens fine! The problem is, I can't set IE 8 64 as my default browser. I get a Windows error message that says you can not set IE 8 64 as your default browser.

So I can open IE 8 64 manually but any link I click tries to open IE 8 (32 bit presumably) which still opens then immediately closes.

A:Internet Explorer opens then closes

You're going to have to edit the registry to do this..

use regedit and modify the following
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\IEXPLORE.EXE
Change the value to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http\shell\open\command
Change the value - "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" -nohome
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\https\shell\open\command
Change the value - "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE" -nohome

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Ok so I've had this problem for a while: When I click on Internet Explorer the window pops up for just a second and closes. I've searched all over every tech support forum there is and usually, HijackThis logs are involved so each solution is individual.

So here is my HijackThis log
(Note: When I run a scan I get an error saying 'For some reason your system denied write access to the Hosts file...')

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:59:27, on 26/01/2009
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorShield.Exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\msc\mcuimgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Funcom\Age of Conan\ConanPatcher.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search... Read more

A:Internet Explorer opens then closes

/bump

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I have a problem with IE7 on my daughters laptop. It opens then closes straight away. I have tried reinstalling, same problem. Ran spybot, lavasoft adaware and virus scan - still same - tried restoring to previous times still same - anyone had this problem

A:internet explorer opens then closes

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Hi all i am having a problem with my IE it opens then closes 2 sec later,i have deleted and re down loaded but still dose not open

A:Internet Explorer opens then closes

It sounds like you might have a virus, run your Antivirus program to see if it picks anything up.

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My version of internet explorer refuses to open. When you double click to open it, a window flashes open and then closes immediately. I have run SpyBot S&D and removed any malware, but it still doesn't work.

Here is the Hijack This log. Please could someone take a look at it and see if they notice any problems.
Thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:03:09, on 14/02/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18372)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DellDock.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe

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I have worked on a friends laptop
windows 7

internet explorer opens and shows the outline of the dialogue box and then the page closes

I have done the following

Trying to re-install - message , version already on PC

Rebooted at various stages throughout
- Went to Turn Windows Features On and Off and un-clicked Internet 9
- Ran the MSFIX - Microsoft Fixit 50778.msi, finished OK
- Ran "Command" as admin - and tried this command

FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*9.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /upfname /norestart"

- After removing the updates for IE10 and IE11,

I was then allowed to install IE11 which took a while to fully install after the full installation and a reboot.
Exactly the same error occur

IE opens with just the outline of the PAGE and then timer shows for a while, then screen closes.

I have left my friend to create the recovery DVDs and then once created to do a system restore back to December. I just wanted to make sure that if there was a problem with restore, she had a recovery option.

She knows this problem has been on the pc for a while, and shes not sure if before or after the oldest restore point of 19/12/13

She has a full subscription to Norton 360 on the PC

Anyone have any suggestions please - it may take a while to reply, as she is travelling now,... Read more

A:Internet Explorer opens and then closes

Have you tried it after booting in Safe Mode?

Has it also been tried without any add-ons?

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My IE does not run at all. I have tried 3 times uninstalling and re-installing both from windows add on components and by downloading the setup file from microsoft file, however the problem persists.
Also downloaded some ie fix tools (Repair Internet Explorer & one found here http://www.thewindowsclub.com/troubl...es-immediately) with no success again. Just run the IEDiagCMD.exe and again again again IE opens and closes
Any suggestions??

A:Internet Explorer opens and closes in 1s

If i run as admin the following report appears:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 8.0.7600.17267
Application Timestamp: 5131789a
Fault Module Name: KERNELBASE.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.18409
Fault Module Timestamp: 5315a05a
Exception Code: c06d007f
Exception Offset: 000000000000940d
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1032

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I'm having a problem with my computer that I just can't seem to solve. I first noticed while online I am having trouble typing in the address bar. When I attempt to type the text will highlight or delete itself. For example it I type www. It will highlight or just show ".w". Also the screen has a steady flicker. Typing in search boxes for yahoo or Google seems to work fine. I have also noticed that when I click on the start menu that it will not stay on. I comes on for a split second then closes. It gives me almost no time to open programs or anything else. Most drop down menus do the same. Another thing, anything highlighted in any program has a steady flicker.
What I done so far is to scan for a virus or malware with Spybot, Malwarebyte, Ad-Aware and AVG and so far everything is fine. . I'm running Win XP SP3 Intel CPU, 1.60 GHz, 1.00 GB of RAM.
Any help with this problem will be greatly appreciated.. Thanks

A:Start button opens and closes immediately

Welcome trussville -This sounds more like a video card problem than an infection -Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThis will also show your video as well as RAM etc.Thank You -

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I click on the OneDrive icon on the Windows 8.1 Start screen and the app opens, then immediately closes. All other apps work OK.
I have tried the troubleshooters, reset the Store cache and uninstalled and reinstalled Onedrive but the problem continues.
Another issue that is probably related is, although the Onedrive app is installed on the Start screen, it does not show on "My Apps" at "My Account" at the Windows Store.
Like I said above, I have uninstalled and reinstalled the OneDrive app several times but the situation remains.

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Hi,

I noticed lately that sometimes when I do a google search in Firefox and click on a link I'll be brought to some other ad/search site. It could be going on for awhile; I don't normally use Firefox and only noticed this problem when I opened it a few days ago. I don't have this problem in Chrome. Anyway, when I put two and two together I went to open Microsoft Security Essentials to run a scan only to find that as soon as I open it, it closes. Usually within a second. I ran a complete scan with Malware Bytes that did not find anything malicious but quarantined a few files which I deleted.

I am running Windows 7 64-bit.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

-Rick Moranis

A:Redirected searches. MSE opens then closes immediately.

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Windows 10 Pro Anniversary Edition
Groove opens and then closes immediately, tried opening it through the store, doesn't work.
These solutions don't work also: sfc/scannow found no problem| reset internet explorer| restart |

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When I click on "MyComputer" or "Control Panel" from Startup button in Windows XP, a window opens for less than a second and closes.

I ran McAfee Virus Scan as well as Norton Antivirus scan. Virus was not found on my machine

During bootup time, XP used to take lot of time but deleting prizesurfer decreased the bootup time.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 6:35:10 PM, on 11/9/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\miiqjis.exe
C:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\ImageStudio\LogiTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.... Read more

A:Windows XP - MyComputer opens and closes immediately

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I have a daily backup scheduled in MS Backup in Windows XP Pro and when the time arrives or even if I right click and select "Run", MS Backup opens, it says "Mounting media" and then it immediately closes without doing anything.

This is what it's set to run:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntbackup.exe backup "@C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows NT\NTBackup\data\Daily Backup.bks" /n "Backup 1" /d "Set created 3/21/2009 at 6:33 PM" /v:no /r:no /rs:no /hc:on /m normal /j "Daily Backup" /l:s /p "8mm AIT1"

What's causing this and how do I fix it?

Thanks

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It all started when I tried to change the name of the person to which the computer was originally registered to mine. Seemed easy until I tried to run regedit. Screen flashes on and then closes in seconds. From all I read- it could be a virus. I have McAfee installed. Did not detect anything. Ran adaware and spybot- which took care of some files but problem persists. Have tried to install Hijackthis but anytime I type this word in google I am returned to desktop screen immediately. Can't install it. Now what????

A:regedit screen opens and then closes immediately

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When I open windows or AOL, the applications open for a 2 sec count then close. I have no viruses and all other applications work and can connect to the internet when needed. I have removed IE and service pack 3 and reinstalled IE8, didn't change anything so reinstalled IE7, still no luck,,,,My Geeksquad Hardware and Software testing ...alll passed...!!!.The only thing I have ever seen something like this was working in DOS years ago and I think was due to small buffer and record sizes...but????....This is a P4 3.2, running XP with 512k ram.......Any help out there would be greatly appreciated!!!:

A:Internet Explorer Opens and closes suddenly..

Eliminate interfernance from add-ons (IE) or non-windows startups (msconfig).

Same problem still?

Restore the foregoing and do an sfc /purgecache then do an sfc /scannow. (you need a disk)

Same problem still?

Do a repair install.

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Hello, I have a friends laptop here and Internet Explorer will not open. When you try to open it, it just flashes the IE screen and then closes immediately. I have tried opening without add-ons, I have ran MBAM, SUPERantispyware, and Spybot. I have tried clearing the temporary files and resetting Internet Explorer. I have tried safe mode with networking. I have tried everything I can think of and cannot find anything, anywhere that works. Please help thank you.

The laptop has Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:

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A:IE opens then closes immediately, Can't install anything. Can't copy/paste anything.

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Hi,

I noticed lately that sometimes when I do a google search in Firefox and click on a link I'll be brought to some other ad/search site. When I open Microsoft Security Essentials to run a scan, it closes immediately. I ran a complete scan with Malware Bytes that did not find anything malicious, both in normal boot mode and safe mode. I booted into safe mode and ran a full scan with MSE and there were no threats found.

I am running Windows 7 64-bit.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

A:Redirected searches (Firefox). MSE opens then closes immediately.

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Hello. I have noticed that an application/window opens and then closes immediately on my computer about once every 15 minutes. You can see for a split second the new bar in the start bar for the window but then it just disappears. This is especially annoying when playing video games, because it minimizes the games for the new window, and it just disappears anyway.

Is there any way I can see a list of opened applications or windows and in what orders and what times? Thanks

A:Unidentified Application/Window Opens then closes immediately

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Like the title states, for some reason , whenever i open my control panel it shows the outer window then immediately closes, i can make admin decisions if they pop up , but whenever i need an uninstall or install its not letting me either... might be related to the fault control panel.. idk what it could be, can somebody help me out?

if so either tell me your aim, or we can just talk through the forums, whichever....

thanks a bunch

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I am on google chrome when suddenly, an unknow program opens up and closes immidiatley every minute, which is really annoying. The icon when it opens up is a printer with a camera.! I Have done virus scans with Advanced system care with antivirus, and also have ran the Deep system care! I Managed to record my screen to show you what application i am talking about, and it seems it happens when i type a lot! here is a video showing what i am talking about http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKbAMMaO3QI&feature=youtu.be

A:Unidentified Application/Window Opens then closes immediately

Video removed by user, so I guess he fixed the problem.

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I went to my 'documents', then 'downloads' section to delete files and could only open those files with a picture, such as pictures my brother sent, video etc--many files have the Internet Explorer logo on the cover, when I click to open them the screen attempts to open then closes quickly..then it starts trying to open more, like a domino effect--my only option at this point is to restart the computer. A few times I had to simply hit the power button and not go thru the normal shutdown procedures. I can access the internet no problem, it's just in this one section where I am at a loss as to what to do.

A:Internet Explorer opens, then closes in Documents section

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In my Access database (Office 2003, Windows XP) each record is associated with a file somewhere on disk. Some of these files are MS Word files and some are PDF files.

In the DB, the user has the option to click on a button to view the document.

When the user clicks on "View Document, I use the
Application.FollowHyperlink method to open the document file.

When I run the software on this computer, the Word document open correctly but when I try to FollowHyperlink to a PDF file, the document opens momentarily, then closes almost immediately. The document is in view for less than a second.

There is nothing wrong with the PDF document itself. When opened in the normal way on this computer, Acrobat opens it properly with no warnings or dialogues.

I am unsure whether the problem has anything to do with Acrobat versus Reader but it is the single difference that I can identify immediately. I will soon try this on other machines that also have Acrobat installed to see if the problem is the same on those machines.

Any ideas?

A:Access VBA FollowHyperlink to PDF document: Acrobat opens but then closes immediately

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Hello all,

My uncles computers a huge mess, to the point where he cant get online with IE. I posted a log at the SWI forums but no reply. Hopefully I can get the ball rolling here. Attached is the HJT log he created today.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:54:26 PM, on 3/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Security\pmsnrr.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LComMgr\Communications_Helper.exe

A:IE opens and closes immediately AND spyworm.win32 / [email protected]..HELP!!!

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".

The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.

A text file will appear onscreen, with results from the cleaning pr... Read more

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I run Outlook 2002 (Office XP Professional). The program now opens, says that it is checking "archive folders" because it was not closed properly file being checked for problems. Looks like it may start to send/receive and then closes immediately. It has been prompting me every time I open it with this "archive folder" checking for a while, but the program has always run. This started first thing Friday after the send/receive. The archive.pst file is: 1,064,704KB and the Outlook.pst file is: 637,072KB. Can anyone tell me how I can fix this. I'd like to keep my contacts and files if possible. Thanks!

A:Outlook 2002 opens repairs file and immediately closes

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Hi, I could use some help. When I try to open msconfig it closes immediately. When I search for a file on my pc the search closes to. When I uses the internet it will close when certain words are searched for. some of the words are; virus, trojan, avast. I'm using Firefox for the browser fyi. When I turn on my pc and sign in I get a message saying install NETframe.com v4.0  Honestly though, I think I uninstalled this myself by accident

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16686  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.55.2
Run by Sparks at 16:54:59 on 2014-05-12
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8152.6622 [GMT -4:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\AUDIODG.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Program Files\HitmanPro\hmpsched.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe

A:msconfig closes immediately internet closes to

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I was able to install MBAM by changing the name and file extension to test.bat - the program would not run. I then was able to get the program to run by changing mbam.exe to test.bat. MBAM found the following: Trojan.DNSChanger, Trojan.FakeAlert, Trojan.Agent

MBAM removed them, MBAM returns clean results. Internet explorer still opens and closes immediately. All my software that requires a license opens and now claims it could not contact the license server or license expired.

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by User at 11:05:53.54 on 23/07/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1316 [GMT -4:00]

AV: COGECO Security Services 8.02 *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {E7512ED5-4245-4B4D-AF3A-382D3F313F15}
FW: COGECO Security Services 8.02 *disabled* {D4747503-0346-49EB-9262-997542F79BF4}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

A:Unknown Infection - F-Secure did not catch - Won't allow IE to open (opens and closes immediately) - Wont allow normal MBAM...

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Hello,

since today i've been experiencing quite unusual behaviour of windows explorer. After logon the taskbar shows up for a blink of eye, and then closes. Explorer.exe cannot be started from task manager as well (the same behaviour). Iexplore.exe neither.

I've seen some similar problems here, usually caused by malware, but I couldn't find anything suspicious on my computer. This is HJThis log:
Code:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 19:11:06, on 2007-08-20
Platform: Windows XP Dodatek SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Anti-Virus\fsgk32st.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Common\FSMA32.EXE
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Anti-Virus\FSGK32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Common\FSMB32.EXE
M:\MAHRepository\mahreps.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Common\FCH32.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\MSSQL\binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Common\FAMEH32.EXE
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Anti-Virus\fsqh.exe

A:explorer.exe closes immediately after login, same iexplore.exe

Please help me for I would like to donate upon successfull resolution of my problem. This thing really drives me crazy. Please tell me whether it is reasonable to wait and try to repair current system or I must reinstall anyway.

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Greeting Forum Members:
I am running Windows XP - SP2 on my Thinkpad T60 Core Duo. For the past week I am experiencing a strange problem. I am sincerely hoping that I can get help. Thanks much in advance. Here are the symptoms
1. When trying to explore folder names beginning with 'sy', explorer immediately closes
2. When trying to open web sites whose bookmark names begin with 'sy' IE closes
3. Control Panel -> System, window closes
4. If I rename the folder to some other name, then I can open and explore contents
5. I scanned for virus using Symantec Anti Virus, none found
6. Tried restarting windows under 'Safe Mode'. I get Blue Screen (BSOD)
7. When I do Start->Accessories-> System Information, I get an error "An outgoing call cannot be made since the application is dispatching an input-synchronous call'. I can however see some information about the system inthe backdrop.
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I ran Hijack this and here is the log. I would highly appreciate if you could help me out
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 13:58:51, on 01/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe

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Problem: IE closes immediately, with the pop-up that says, "Microsoft Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close..." blah blah blah. I sent the error reports. Running Windows XP, up-to-date as of 2 days ago, virus protection up-to-date and scanned a few days ago.

That's when trouble began. After rebooting, Outlook seemed to work okay, then I started up Windows Media Player like I usually do, and that gave me the "encountered an error and needs to close" message. I went to open IE and it gave the same type of error. Then Outlook decided to jump on the bandwagon and do the sam... Read more

A:Solved: explorer closes immediately - can't use windows help or do system restore!

I don't know the cause of your problem but you can do a System Restore, then maybe once Windows opens, you can work on the problem.

How to start the System Restore tool at a command prompt in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=304449

sekirt

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I am running windows xp sp2. The problem is everytime I try and open explorer it closes. If I open with noaddons then it opens but when I goto a website it closes.
I tried to run inetcpl.cpl from start>run but it did nothing. I have tried this from both safe mode and normal mode.
Here is the log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:20:35 PM, on 10/22/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVRID.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite\cctray\cctray.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust PestPatrol\CAPPActiveProtection.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\CAPM5LAK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CAPM5RSK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\CAPM5SWK.EXE
C:\Program Files\CA\CA Internet Security Suite\ccprovsp.exe

A:Explorer opens then closes

I did some searching on the internet and found something that said to run Malwarebyte's Anti-malware.

If found nothing and here is that log

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.29
Database version: 1306
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

10/22/2008 3:45:57 PM
mbam-log-2008-10-22 (15-45-57).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 111452
Time elapsed: 54 minute(s), 10 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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More and more frequently, an error message comes up "a problem on this webpage caused Internet Explorer to close." When I close the message box, the web page is restored, but not always. I am running Vista.
Help!

A:Explorer closes then opens on webpages

Version of IE (Internet Explorer)
Operating System including service pack
All your security programs (including firewall, anti-virus, anti-spayware, any extra security tools installed/used.)
What you have tried
What the problem is
If you get any error message please post them
Post any screen shots if you think they would be helpful - How to post a screenshot

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Hello foks, im having a problem with my computer here. My desktop (explorer.exe) won't stay still. Its closes and opens forever and i can't even open a folder because it closes and it reopens the desktop like for 3 seconds and closes for 3 seconds and so on forever unless i close the explorer.exe but as soon as I restart the explorer.exe it goes on and on. I don't really know what's happening i need some help please. It doesn't show any error it just closes down... ¬¬ Im using Windows XP..

A:my explorer.exe closes and opens and won't stay still

I think you guys need the hijackthis report... so ill post it as well.. there ya goo

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:49, on 2007-12-19
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon .exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\imapi.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = 127.0.0.1:1080
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = Favorites

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Every time i start my PC explorer will start and load my desktop icons and taskbar. Once it it loaded it will close it down and loops the process. I can bring up tasks manager and kill explorer to stop the loop, but starting explorer again through 'run' just puts it back into the same loop.

I have run Spybot SD which found items, i had them removed, then restart and still haev the same problem, ran it again and it came up clean. I've also ran AVG 7.5 and that has not improved the situation. Here is my Deckard's System Scanner log, please help!

+-Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Owner on 2007-11-19 14:50:08
Computer is in Safe Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

System Drive C: has 12.94 GiB (less than 15%) free.
-- HijackThis (run as Owner.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:50:24 PM, on 11/19/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\dss.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\HIJACK~1\Owner.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Ex... Read more

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My HP computer with a new NVIDIA GEFORCE graphics card is being very difficult. When the computer boots, windows explorer (explorer.exe) opens and shuts about every 10 to 15 seconds and never stops opening and shutting. In this way I cannot look through the files because they will close. I can still get programs to run such as hijackthis and virus scanning programs.I have some experience in removing viruses and things of that nature but this one is beyond me. My only theory is that the virus or whatever you would like to call it is trying to create a shell over windows unsucsessfully.Thanks for any helpLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:51:44 PM, on 6/18/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:\Program Files\HP DigitalMedia Archive\DMAScheduler.exeC:\Program Files\HP\... Read more

A:Explorer.exe Opens And Closes Constantly

Hi and Welcome to the forums.Download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next replyNote: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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It seems that I've been infected with some sort of virus which causes explorer.exe to close and then automatically reopen. This occurs even in safe mode so the only way I can work in safe mode is to use task manager to run programs. I cannot navigate my files because explorer closes so quickly. Also, I cannot work out of safe mode either, not only does the problem with explorer occur, but the computer freezes up if I attempt to run any program. My log is posted here, help would be much appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:03:38 PM, on 7/4/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TY...lion&pf=laptop
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TY...lion&pf=laptop

A:Issue with explorer.exe, continually opens and closes

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Click on the "Unzip" button to install. It will by default install to the directory - C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis

Upon install, HijackThis should open for you. Please do not scan with it yet.

============================

Next, download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

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Hello. I hope I am doing this correctly. I am running Windows XP (SP2) and am having several problems. When opening IE, I get a slide in called Internet Speed Monitor, I have no idea what this is and it doesn't show up in the control panel. I have also noticed that IE will open and/or close by itself, although this has pretty much quit after completing the required steps before posting the Hijackthis log. Below is a list of what I have done along with the Hijackthislog.1. Cleaned all temp. files out.2. Ran Ad-Aware - Had 410 privacy issues with the first run and 0 on the second run.3. Ran Spy-bot - Had 7 issues with the first run and 0 on the second run.4. Ran Trend-Micro Housecall - 51 infections all cleared out.5. Ran Panda Active Scan - Found over 200 cookie files, however, they were not removed (I removed them manually)6. Ran Bit Defender - 0 problems found7. Ran AVG Virus Scan - 0 problems found.8. Made sure Windows update was done.** I wanted to mention that after I completed the items above, I noticed that upon log on, I get an error message that says, "SQL Server Installation is either corrupt or has been tampered with (Could Not Open SQLEVN70RU)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:48:16 PM, on 12/28/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS&... Read more

A:Internet Speed Monitor, Ie Closes And Opens By Itself

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum. My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Apologies for the late response,as i'm sure you can appreciate we are absolutely snowed under with logs.If you still require help,please post a new Hijackthis log into your next reply.

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I was downloading blender (game design program) and after it gets done downloading i get the choices open, open folder, cancel iv tried all of them. None of them do anything except close the download window, Then i find where i saved the program and click on it and all it does is open multiple internet explores and i have to shut down my computer to stop it. how can i get it so i am able to extract the files to use blender?

It sounds like something is horribly wrong with what ever you actually downloaded.
it should not respond or do what you are describing,
->> that is responding like nasty malware usually does...
I would stop trying to open it and tell us the full name of exactly what you downloaded,
with the link to where you got it from.
when you download something like that you should manually scan it with an anti-virus program.

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I'm not very computer literate, but I noticed that the cmd prompt was opening and closing on start-up and that my computer was running slower than usual. I know there were some answers on here for the problem, but the recommendations seemed to change for each person so I thought I'd post my own question. As per another post I ran screen317's Security Check my results were as follows:
Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.62
Windows Vista Service Pack 2 x86 (UAC is enabled)
Internet Explorer 9
Antivirus/Firewall Check:
Windows Firewall Enabled!
Antivirus up to date!
Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:
Java™ 6 Update 31
Java 7 Update 17
Java™ SE Runtime Environment 6
Java™ 6 Update 7
Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent
System Health check

A:cmd opens and closes on start-up, Internet is running slow

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After I turned off my PC for the night, the next day I turned it on to find that all of my web browsers "stopped working". The moment I try to open Google Chrome, Firefox, or IE, they all display the message, "_____ has stopped working". the system doesn't prompt me to find a solution or anything.

A:Internet browser closes as soon as it opens, displays error message.

Hi there,

Can you try opening the programs directly from the program files folder for each?

Quote:

C:\Program Files etc

Also can you confirm its just web browsers that give you this issue, all other programs open fine.

Barry

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Oy, these cyber hackers are driving us CRAZY.

Here is my HiJackThis log. Every time I load IE, it comes up for a sec. or 2, then closes. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I can use any other internet browser fine.

- Ray
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:44:36 PM, on 9/21/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Grxp4exe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATI9FA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Netscape\Netscape\Netscp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Ray\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

A:IE closes immediately closes when opened.

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I could not complete Step 2, I continually received error and the scan would abort. When I enabled all protection in Spyware Blaster, I could not open Internet Explorer. Loaded IE-SPYAD and ran scan. Below is the file I received when I ran the HiJack This.

01Sweetpea

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:21:38 PM, on 8/26/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\IAM\bin\asghost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IFXSPMGT.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IFXTCS.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\$MICROSOFTBCM\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\ProtectTools\Embedded Security Software\PSDsrvc.EXE

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Hey, I am having problems with my other computer suddenly closing both Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer applications, such as Control Panel, My Computer, etc...(Windows XP Home Edition)
When i click on either one, lets say the my computer icon, a pop up of the my computer folder thing flashes for a split second then disappears, the computer freezes for about a second, shows only the desktop, then a few seconds later the icons start appearing on my desktop and my start taskbar comes back. The screen is back to normal with no lag, but the my computer pop up is no longer there. The same thing happens with internet explorer, but it just happens alot quicker.
Does anyone know what could possibly be the problem of this, and maybe how to fix it? Thank You in advance.

A:Windows Explorer + Internet Explorer Closing Immediately...

Did you do an anti-virus scan on your PC seems like a virus problem.

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My problem is that my Explorer.exe browser freezes very very often and my Internet Browser closes automatically I know I had virtumode (trojan). I also had problem's with CiD popups becauses of a program called WinZix. My HiJack This Log Is below!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 06:41, on 8/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.17184)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe
C:\Program Files\TechTracker\VersionTracker Pro\VersionTrackerPro.exe
C:\Program Files\Uniblue\SpyEraser\SpyEraser.exe
C:\Program Files\Anti Trojan Elite\TJEnder.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\WinUtilities\ToolProcessManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
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Hello,

I'm trying to find help with Internet Explorer 6.

When I go to some pages, inespecific, all the windows of Internet Explorer that were opened suddenly closes.

I don't receive any error message, the program just finishs.

I'm using Windows XP Professional with SP2 and all the OS updates up to date through WindowsUpdate site.

I suppouse that Internet Explorer is damaged or corrupt, so I tryed re-installing SP2, but the problem continues.

I'm using Zone Alarm Free Edition and Avast Home Edition.

I've scanned the system with Adaware and Spybot Search and Destroy but they couldn't find any problem.

I executed Hijackthis v1.99.1 but I can't identify any suspicious (I'm not expert). So I attach the Log File for your evaluation.

Please, any help will be very useful.

Thankyou
Pablo.-
Buenos Aires - ARGENTINA

*************************************************

LOG ATTACHED:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 07:46:32 a.m., on 24/04/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Photoshop Elements 5.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Diskeeper\DkService.exe

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I am using ie7 and winxp on my computer and have recently had an issue with it. When I try to open explorer the window closes before it actually loads up. Bits of the taskbar keep turning grey as well like the old style windows.

I have tried removing all add ons and resetting internet settings but have had no luck. The connection is okay with other computers. On the problem computer the icons on the taskbar says it is there until I click on it when it disspears. I have tried downloading and running programmes like spybot on it (downloading them onto another disk and then transferring them onto the computer) but most seem to need to use the internet to run them. I cant use the web at all so solutions like installing ie6 dont seem possible either. I have ran hijack this here is the log. Any help would be most appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:38:18, on 31/01/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe

A:internet explorer crashes immediately. help!

Which forum would you like help at ????

http://forums.whatthetech.com/inter...diately_help_t99578.html&p=524277#entry524277

Please don't waste resources by posting in multiple forums.

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Been having trouble with a Windows XP Service Pack 3 machine using the internet, specifically Internet Explorer. IE8 opens but then shuts down immediately with an error message saying that Internet Explorer must be shut down. Was getting this yesterday on repeated attempts.For some reason tonight IE actually opened, I then tried to install Firefox (which had been blown out of the machine somehow) and get the error "Your current security settings do not allow this to be downloaded."Machine is also running much slower than normal. AVG is up to date and hasn't found any viruses, although a tracking cookie alert popped up tonight and I clicked Move To Vault. Firewall is enabled. Not sure if there is anti-spyware running on this, other than AVG. Helping a friend with this problem.Thanks in advance for your help.DDS.txt log:DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Doug at 16:55:42.34 on Thu 08/05/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.503.198 [GMT -5:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}FW: McAfee Personal Firewall Plus *disabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exeC:\... Read more

A:Internet Explorer Shuts Down Immediately

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Hello there,

My roomates Dell Dimension 2400 laptop , XP Pro, SP3,
Dual core Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.40 Ghz
2.39 Ghz, 1.00 GB Ram

Is having trouble with Internet Explorer dissapearing immediately and Chrome won't come open and Firefox is slow in opening:(

Joyces brother did something that made her laptop only start in Safe mode.

Not sure all he did but he removed Malwarebytes and did microsoft update.

The Comodo Internet suite Firewall/antivirus is getting an error and won't run

I reinstalled Malwarebytes and ran it and it found a pesky virus I have dealt with alot before called 'My Web Search'. it infected 3 registry files. Whe I tried to run system restore it wouldnt work its earlies date to restor to was 2066!! lol.

Anyway I got it to start normally by runing MsConfig and puting a checkmark by "Start Normally and load all drivers etc." Instead of the "Selected start up option.

It started normally and was fine except for Internet explorer and chrome not working.

I un-installed in add and remove the listed Internet Explorer 7 and 8 in hopes that it would revert to a good copy of Internet explorer 6 like I have done before.

When I open Internet explorer it opens to a plain white window and just hangs there. In task manager it shows in the processes tab but not in the applications tab:( And when you minimize it on the taskbar it has the little "e" icon but does not say Internet explorer next to it on the taskbar:(

A:Internet explorer disappears immediately:(

Hello and welcome to TSF

I would recommend that you go here; read and follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, to here. (Just click on the coloured links.)

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.
Good luck

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In our office there is one site that we have to use Internet Explorer to access. This morning immediately upon start it crashed on two computers(I am unsure if they are related or not). So I have spent three hours trying to fix it and I am not stuck. It is IE 10 (or was) and it is Windows 7. Things I have tried:

2. Uninstalling then Reinstalling.
3. Doing an sfc scan to see if it was a missing system file.
4. Making sure all required and optional updates were installed.
5. One computer is used sparingly, there is nothing on it but the default programs but ran a virus scan anyway and it turned up nothing.
6. Reset all internet explorer settings.
7. Finally I installed the IE11 beta version and it does the exact same thing.

Having two different IE versions do the exact same thing makes me think it is a system issue and not an IE issue. Both Firefox and Chrome work with no issues.

Just wanted to add that it will start in safe mode with no problems

Just disabled DEP on IE

A:Internet Explorer immediately shuts down upon start

Maybe try running these tools: tool 1, tool 2.

If that doesnt help, I have a few more possible solutions. This is another one: Install IE 10 and make sure all Windows updates are installed (not just for IE, but for the OS).

If that doesnt work, tell me.

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Windows update updated my IE6 (working) to IE7. After this, when clicking the IE icon, the IE window would flash up and then close immediately. I then upgraded to IE8 and exactly the same problem. I have tried iexplore -extoff and reset to default in internet options. Still have the problem. Google Chrome and Mozilla work fine. My HijackThis log is attached:

DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Rakesh2 at 13:29:52.71 on Sat 04/25/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18241
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3062.2099 [GMT -4:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS1\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS1\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG85\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG85\avgtray.exe

A:Internet Explorer shuts down immediately after starting

Hi rrmaron,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might prolong handling your log and make the job for both of us more difficult.The issue doesn't seem malware related, but I'll take a look at it.Please run Hijackthis. Click Do a system scan and save a logfile then copy and paste the content of the log to your reply.

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Here's my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:48:21 AM, on 7/1/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\Iaantmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.1\bin\mysqld.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rpcnet.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\providerComcast\bin\tgsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqWmiEx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WN111\wn111.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe

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Whenever I try to start up Windows Explorer by clicking the icon, it just shuts down. I can access the internet using other browsers. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling IE, but the problem still remains. How do I fix this?

A:Internet Explorer starts up, then immediately shuts down

What version of IE are you using?

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I am having Internet Explorer 10 problems after Ransom removal. I have ran Malwarebytes to get rid of the the ransom virus. I ran Spybot 2, adwcleaner and JRT to clean up some stuff. Unfortunately after doing all of the windows updates which includes IE10 Internet Explorer immediately crashes.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16576  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.21.2
Run by Lin at 19:29:03 on 2013-06-10
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.4056.3137 [GMT -5:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Spybot - Search and Destroy *Disabled/Updated* {9BC38DF1-3CCA-732D-A930-C1CA5F20A4B0}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation

A:Internet Explorer 10 crashes immediately. IE9 works though.

3 Day bump.

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Also Outlook Express if I select to display images on HTML e-mails, or reply or forward an HTML e-mail. Firefox runs just peachy!
I hope I did all of this right. I really appreciate the assistance!

Hijack This log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:38:42 PM, on 10/22/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\CmgShieldSvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\SPA\smc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\SPA\snac.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\ccs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Communication Now\2119264\Program\ServiceWrapper-2119264.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Client\BESClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exe

A:IE closes immediately upon launching

Bump.

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In our client we are facing the below issue in only 4 machines.

When we open Internet Explorer 11 in the machines, it freezes for some time and then closes automatically. No error is getting recorded in the even viewer. Tries to launch the IE by disabling the add ons and by enabling the use software rendering instead of
GPU rendering. Disabled the script also but no use. When i tried to uninstall IE 11 and use the old version of IE it works fine.
Kindly suggest

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When I try to use Hijackthis, it closes withing a maybe two seconds. I'm not exactly sure what's wrong.
When I managed to get the log by quickly pressing the button, the log hadn't work either until I changed the name of the file. Also, certain websites that deal with hijackthis, closes my explorer immediately. D:

But here's the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:55:18 AM, on 7/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXP.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE

A:Solved: HJT closes almost immediately.

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MS Word 2000 SR-1 closes immediately on launch. My operating system in Microsoft XP Pro. I've removed the program and reinstalled it, restarting the system after each action. I've updated AVG and run it, then restarted the computer, but no luck. Any ideas?

A:Word closes immediately

yes, here an idea
though, you have remove the application from your computer, you system have kept some files from old installation.
not to worry, this can be fixed by purging all MS Office files from your system.

click Start, Run & type regedit & OK. browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office. right click that folder & choose the delete option.
go to C drive, Programs Files, & delete Microsoft Office from there. (don't worry if you receive an error of some files can not be removed, will just do it after reboot)
if the last step gave u an error, please reboot & delete after reboot (don't open any applications or browsers)
reboot
click Start, Run & type %TEMP%, the click OK. (delete all items within the folder that opens)
reboot
reinstall MS Office 2000
this should fix your issue. please let me know how it goes

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Hijackthis runs for about two seconds and then closes. Though, I was able to get a log by clicking the button quickly enough.And then I realized that the saved log also closed within a few seconds also. So I tried changing the name of log, and then it worked.But here's the log I managed to get:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 6:20:15 PM, on 7/17/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\... Read more

A:Hijackthis Closes Almost Immediately.

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This is primarily a informational post for those interested.. I found this post http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...regedit-msconfig-closes-immediately-upon.html and wanted to reply but it was closed.

I just copied my drive over using Western Digital's Data Lifeguard utility. Upon rebooting (and making sure the new drive was selected in the bios to boot from) I encountered 2 problems..

1: the boot menu (which had not previously been enabled) now showed two entries for "Default system", both which worked, but was annoying to me..
2: msconfig would not work for me to check the startup and boot.ini.

I ran through a lot of steps trying to get msconfig to work again.. copied the file to a different location, rename it as a different filename, check for virus/malware, even copied it from my laptop, and checking the registry entries.. Nothing would let this program run!
As far as antivirus programs, I run Avast! .. I was POSITIVE I had no virus malware, etc. Even still, I ran a boot time virus sweep. NOTHING found. Even ran HijackThis.. again nothing. After MUCH searching on Google and even these forums, I simply resigned myself that I was going to need to do a repair install (which I hate doing). I decided to check one last thing first.. manual edit of the boot.ini.

When I opened it up and compared to my laptop running the same version of the OS (Win XP Pro sp3) I noticed it was missing an entry .. the information under [operating systems] (second entry) was b... Read more

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I am having the same problem. I have tired resetting, I ran sfc and no issues were found. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling. Also tried the tweaks from majorgeeks.com. I have tried IE9 via update and IE11 via update and also from downloading. Also I just finished a clean install on a tower and have the exact same issues there. I am desperate here. I need IE to complete MOAC labs. Both machines are running Win7 64bit. Laptop has Home Premium and the new tower is Pro. Both machines have the OS on one partition with registry point program files to a second partition.

A:IE 11 - When opened, immediately closes

Do you have any other issues, where did you get the copies of windows that are installed, have you tried running a startup repair. What about other browsers do they have the same problem.

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Whenver I start msconfig it immediately shuts down. I know its a virus and ive seen other boards on it but none of it helped me out. I used Hijackthis but dont know what to do now. This is the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:06:36 PM, on 4/23/2013
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regsvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\acer\epm\epm-dm.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\LaunchAp.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\PowerKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\HotkeyApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\OSDCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\Wbutton.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\Monitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\28463\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\AutoProtect\DrvMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regsvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.0.318\SSScheduler.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\XP-1B65F206.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mdm.exe

A:msconfig.exe closes immediately

Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

You are missing out on important Windows Update and your Pc is not protected.
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Once you have installed SP3 - restart your Pc and check for Windows Updates.

When that is done - post a New Hjt log.
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http://screen317.spywareinfoforum.org/
Or

Double click the install icon.
Let it scan the Pc - press any key when asked.
It should now open in Notepad.
Copy and Paste the result of the scan in the reply box below.

The saved log will be called checkup.txt.
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Check and post
TSG System Information Utility - found here.

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Internet Explorer closes immediately after loading on my ThinkPad. I have run a virus scan using my installed Internet Security scanner (Comodo), but it has found no threats. Following the instructions for this forum, I have run dds.scr and gmer.exe. DDS.txt is pasted below; ark.txt and atttach.txt are zipped together in the attachment. Any guidance would be most helpful.

DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by asquared at 13:48:30.78 on 27/01/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3037.2317 [GMT -8:00]

AV: COMODO Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {043803A5-4F86-4ef7-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}
FW: COMODO Firewall *enabled* {043803A3-4F86-4ef6-AFC5-F6E02A79969B}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\S24EvMon.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\ATK Hotkey\GFNEXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\ATK Hotkey\LFKAS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vsnp2uvc.exe

Hello XEyedBear,

I see you also ran ComboFix. Are/were you being helped at another forum?

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I have downloaded IE11 directly from Download IE Here Before that though I tried getting IE9, 10 and 11 through the Windows Update process. IE8 works on my laptop but I cannot get Direct x to function properly on http://www.moac.microsoftlabsonline.com I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling via the "Turn Windows features on or off" section of the control panel. Also reset IE through the control panel. Followed the instructions from this page as well. Internet Explorer opens, flashes, and then closes immediately when you start it Here is the link to the thread that suggested I seek help here.

Other browser (Firefox) works fine. I rarely use IE and only need it now to do the lab work for the 2 MOAC courses I am taking.

dds log:

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17126
Run by JohnnyD at 0:55:48 on 2014-07-03
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2942.1807 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Disabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Disabled/Updated* {B5F5C120-2089-702E-0001-553BB0D5A664}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe

A:IE 11 - When opened, immediately closes

jdougs,

Hi and welcome to TSF.

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Internet Explorer 7.

There is a particular page of just one website that brings up the following message the second it has loaded: 'Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close.'

It's a multiple choice bullet page for placing an order at the pizzahut.co.uk site!!

I can logon just fine, but as soon as I navigate to the problem page the error is thrown up. It bugs me enough to tell you about it here!

Can anyone suggest a remedy for this? I just want to be able to order a pizza without the damn error!

Very curious that it only happens with this page and on this site only.

Not the most serious problem in the world I admit, but any help appreciated of course.

Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] Web Page Immediately Closes IE7.

Hello and welcome to TSF

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

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I cant seem to get out of this one. we removed with tddskiller then got the 0x7b. Tried many things. Just recently tried to run farbar and I can share a log if someone is available please? Should i attach or post?

A:Firefox and IE redirecting, now closes immediately

Is this the same computer as your other topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic438946.html

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IE 11 closes either immediately after opening or within 2 sec when selected from Win 8.1 start page, does not happen when I

select IE icom from bottom bar

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When I click on a link to a page (that I've used many times before) IE suddenly shuts down. Actuually, I jsut tried it on FireFix also and the same thing happened. Makes me think it's a firewall issue, but I don't know how to troubleshoot that. Tried all I cound, but not a TrendMicro guru and could appreciate any help that's out there.

A:IE immediately closes when directed to link

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My computer had/has a bug that will sleep, but not die. EasySearch is the bug and it is really pesty. My anti-spyware provider is close to finding an effective pesticide. I have overcome most problems, but I also have downloaded 5 browsers, IE, Firefox, Opera, Avant & NetCaptor to compare them. Now something different has occurred. IE, Firefox and Opera will open certain websites I like to visit, e.g. consumerworld.org and then promptly close the window. Avant and NetCaptor do not do this. I'm leaning toward Firefox as my preferred browser.

Question 1. Can you give me some advice as to how to make IE, Opera and Firefox keep these auto-closing windows open?

This is my first post. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.

Gary

A:Browser Immediately Closes Windows

These should get rid of your "bug".

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