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internet explorer closes immediately after opening

Q: internet explorer closes immediately after opening

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
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\2Wire\Gateway\2PortalMon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\m3SrchMn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TPWRTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TouchED\TouchED.Exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TFNF5.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\PmProxy.exe
C:\toshiba\ivp\ism\pinger.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\ltmoh\Ltmoh.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X6100 Series\lxbfbmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X6100 Series\lxbfbmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Drag'n Drop CD+DVD\BinFiles\DragDrop.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\00THotkey.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Ahead\Ahead\data\Xtras\mssysmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apntex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgam.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\TUProgSt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeper.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SSU.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR" target="_blank" class="invilink">http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR" target="_blank" class="invilink">http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157" target="_blank" class="invilink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896" target="_blank" class="invilink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://rd.yahoo.com/customize/sbcydsl/defaults/sb/*http://www.yahoo.com/search/ie.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {00A6FAF6-072E-44cf-8957-5838F569A31D} - C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt\1.bin\MWSSRCAS.DLL
O2 - BHO: MyWebSearch Search Assistant BHO - {00A6FAF1-072E-44cf-8957-5838F569A31D} - C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt\1.bin\MWSSRCAS.DLL
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: mwsBar BHO - {07B18EA1-A523-4961-B6BB-170DE4475CCA} - C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\MWSBAR.DLL
O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: Viewpoint Toolbar BHO - {A7327C09-B521-4EDB-8509-7D2660C9EC98} - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBarBHO.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl - {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Viewpoint Toolbar - {F8AD5AA5-D966-4667-9DAF-2561D68B2012} - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBar.dll
O3 - Toolbar: My Web Search - {07B18EA9-A523-4961-B6BB-170DE4475CCA} - C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\MWSBAR.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [2wSysTray] "C:\Program Files\2Wire\Gateway\2PortalMon.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [My Web Search Bar Search Scope Monitor] "C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\m3SrchMn.exe" /m=0
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Tpwrtray] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\TPWRTRAY.EXE"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TouchED] "C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TouchED\TouchED.Exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TFNF5] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\TFNF5.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PmProxy] "C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\PmProxy.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Pinger] "C:\toshiba\ivp\ism\pinger.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Plugin] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe" C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\M3PLUGIN.DLL,UPF
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] "C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LtMoh] "C:\Program Files\ltmoh\Ltmoh.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Lexmark X6100 Series] "C:\Program Files\Lexmark X6100 Series\lxbfbmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] "C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] "C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Drag'n Drop CD+DVD] "C:\Program Files\Drag'n Drop CD+DVD\BinFiles\DragDrop.exe" /StartUp
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Apoint] "C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AGRSMMSG] "C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [00THotkey] "C:\WINDOWS\System32\00THotkey.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [000StTHK] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\000StTHK.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [msmp3] C:\WINDOWS\system32\msmp3.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] "C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SpySweeper] C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeperUI.exe /startintray
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] "C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\ypager.exe" -quiet
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [PhotoShow Deluxe Media Manager] "C:\PROGRA~1\Ahead\Ahead\data\Xtras\mssysmgr.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] "C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe" -cnetwait.odl
O8 - Extra context menu item: &AIM Search - res://C:\Program Files\AIM Toolbar\AIMBar.dll/aimsearch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Search - http://edits.mywebsearch.com/toolbaredits/menusearch.jhtml?p=ZUman000
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Viewpoint Search - res://C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBar.dll/CXTSEARCH.HTML
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Login - {2499216C-4BA5-11D5-BD9C-000103C116D5} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\ylogin.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Login - {2499216C-4BA5-11D5-BD9C-000103C116D5} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\ylogin.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
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
O9 - Extra button: WeatherBug - {AF6CABAB-61F9-4f12-A198-B7D41EF1CB52} - C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.exe (file missing) (HKCU)
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.toshiba.com
O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52/20061205/qtinstall.info.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab
O16 - DPF: {4F1E5B1A-2A80-42CA-8532-2D05CB959537} (MSN Photo Upload Tool) - http://gfx1.hotmail.com/mail/w2/resources/MSNPUpld.cab
O16 - DPF: {A90A5822-F108-45AD-8482-9BC8B12DD539} (Crucial cpcScan) - http://www.crucial.com/controls/cpcScanner.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgpp.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
O23 - Service: AVG8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
O23 - Service: DVD-RAM_Service - Matsu****a Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. - C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
O23 - Service: My Web Search Service (MyWebSearchService) - MyWebSearch.com - C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwssvc.exe
O23 - Service: SoundMAX Agent Service (SoundMAX Agent Service (default)) - Analog Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
O23 - Service: TuneUp Drive Defrag Service (TuneUp.Defrag) - TuneUp Software - C:\WINDOWS\System32\TuneUpDefragService.exe
O23 - Service: TuneUp Program Statistics Service (TuneUp.ProgramStatisticsSvc) - TuneUp Software - C:\WINDOWS\System32\TUProgSt.exe
O23 - Service: Viewpoint Manager Service - Viewpoint Corporation - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
O23 - Service: Webroot Spy Sweeper Engine (WebrootSpySweeperService) - Webroot Software, Inc. (www.webroot.com) - C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeper.exe
O23 - Service: Webroot Client Service (WRConsumerService) - Webroot Software, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\WRConsumerService.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

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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:\Archivos de programa\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.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:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Ahead\Lib\NMIndexingService.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\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
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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
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobile... Read more

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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
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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
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A:Internet Explorer opens then closes immediately

Your computer is infected. Please start a new thread in the Malware Removal forum.
 

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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\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.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
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A:Internet Explorer opens, then closes immediately

try again
 

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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
- Installed updates - removed IE10 and IE11 updates
- 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"

This failed with access denied

- 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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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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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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I know this has been addressed in previous posts but none of the solutions I found worked for me.

Upon starting my computer, opening regedit isn't possible. I get an error message saying: "Regedit is disabled by administer." To fix this, I run (every time I turn on my netbook) the following statement: REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

This allows me to open Regedit, but it immediately closes again.

I have started working in Sierra Leone and know my computer has many viruses on it. Still, none of my anti-virus software (I use AVG Free 9.0 and PandaSecurity ActiveScan 2.0) has solved this problem.

Below please find my HJT log. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Daniel

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 6:18:45 PM, on 1/13/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16945)
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:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Fi... Read more

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Hello, I was reading over this forumand I had the same problem.Regedit and MSConfig closed immediately after opening.Well, to my surprise, after following those steps, I tried to install HiJackThis.It did the exact same thing.It closed right after I opened it.Please help?

A:Hijackthis Closes Immediately After Opening

turns out I was using an old version
so I did what it told me to
now whenever I try to open the folder to run the installer, it restarts the explorer process.
Folder opens, then immediately afterwards, screen goes black.
Something very smart installed in my computer is preventing me from finding it. Please help?

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OK, this is what's going on...

This particular game doesn't require much out of my machine. I've ran this game 5-6 times over just to see and it still ran smoothly, so I know for fact it has nothing to do with hardware (especially because I can still run much more graphically/processor intensive games). Just getting that out of the way.

I have played this game, unchanged, many-a-time pretty much every day, then one day it simply quits working. No update to the game (it does not update automatically), no change whatsoever. It'll just open and immediately close before any kind of content, color, or image is loaded. The whole process of me attempting to run the game and it closing takes less than a second.

I've tried spamming the game to see if maybe a 1 in 100 shot will randomly open it. This didn't work.

I have removed all my firewalls and antivirus, just for sake of testing purposes. This didn't work. Yes, I rebooted.

I have absolutely completely uninstalled the game, then reinstalled it. Rebooted, and it didn't work.

I have tried running as Administrator, or even just disabling the UAC altogether. Rebooted, and it didn't work.

It's an online game. Windows Firewall is disabled, all my ports are open, nothing is justifying what's going on here.

The two previous Firewalls/Antivirus I had were McAfee and Avast.

I am on Windows 7.
 

A:Game closes immediately after opening

What game and what are you exact PC specs (make and model if its a big brand name, or make and model of motherboard, cpu, gpu, ram, harddrive, power supply including wattage, optical drives etc.)?

At the moment, all you are saying is a random game doesn't work on a undefined machine ... thats not a lot to work with
 

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Hi guys,

Have just found and read a closed as solved post about Microsoft Office 2000 Outlook closing immediately on opening. Of course, now I have gone through the registration process I cannot find the original post.

So, within the last two days, for no apparent or obvious reasons, Outlook 2000 refuses to stay open. When I try to open it, it opens and immediately closes; no error messages, no crash reports to Microsoft. The only thing I notice is in the task bar at the bottom of the screen, when it opens it shows the outlook logo followed by '-Microsoft Outlook' instead of 'Microsoft Outlook'.

I have removed the program and reinstalled it a trillion times (only a slight exaggeration). This made no difference.
I have deleted (having copied it to a different location) the .pst file. This caused the program to open and ask various questions about setting up new folders. I did what it asked and the program promptly closed having created various personal telephone folders.
I have put the .pst file back. Now, for the pico second that the screen is open, I can see that there are no e-mails in any of the folders, obvious I guess, but confusing to an idiot like me.
Any help greatly appreciated.
P.S. Info Utility says I don't have an anti-virus but I am running a full Norton 360 program which is always on and I have scanned the whole system a couple of times since this problem began.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Mic... Read more

A:Solved: MS Outlook closes immediately on opening.

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i know i had the blaster virus (or that's what Dell tells me anyway...). So, I downloaded the patch for it and installed it, and then tried to run Norton Antivirus full system scan and about 3 seconds after it opens, it disappears. Same thing if I try to run Live Update.
I was able to do a full system scan in safe mode, and the system came up clean, but I still can't run the Live Update in regular mode. HELP!

I'm on XP, using Norton Antivirus Professional Edition 2004.
 

A:norton antivirus closes immediately after opening

Do the cntrl, alt, delete command to open the task manager then go to aplications and see if its still runing. If it's not there, then check the processes tab to see if its runing. If its not runing at all then maybe you should uninstall and reinstall then after do the patch. If it happens again then its gonna be a registry that some virus or malicious code has added or modified. Im not an expert but tricks like that are always pulled by means of altering the registry.

PS...MAKE SURE TO RESTART AFTER UNINSTALLING AND BETWEENING INSTALLING THE PROGRAM AGAIN AND PATCH.
 

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Okay, for some reason when I try to start Firefox, I get the message:

"firefox.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

behind it is the Mozilla Crash Reporter:

"Firefox had a problem and crashed. We'll try to restore your tabs and windows when it restarts."

There is an option to restart firefox, but the same messages come up. I believe it might have had something to do with a virus I had, but Malwarebytes removed several trojans (Vundo I believe was one of them) and installed IE8. So far I've

- restarted the computer
- completely uninstalled and reinstalled firefox
- ran ccleaner & combofix
- ran malwarebytes
- manually uninstalled firefox, renamed the user profile folder in %APPDATA%

i cannot restore to an earlier date because of the virus scans and deleting virus files that were housed within restore data. Has anyone else encountered this issue or know a possible solution?
 

A:Solved: Firefox Closes Immediately After Opening

nevermind. uninstalled IE8 and went back to IE7. Firefox works now.... hmmm....
 

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I have Windows XP Pro, and when i try to open up regedit or msconfig, they immediately close. THe reason i have been trying to get into regedit is to completely delete my old corporate edition of Norton antivirus in order to install the New norton cd i just bought.

i have seen in other posts that it is necessary to post the hijackthis log, so here it is....

if you could please guide me in how to remove this virus, i would greatly appreciate it. thank you

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:30:06 PM, on 9/12/2004
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\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Probe\AsusProb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rmctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\taskswitch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\pctspk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\XMGDGPUN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\TaskBar\CTLTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\TaskBar\CTLTask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System... Read more

A:REGEDIT and MSCONFIG closes immediately upon opening

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Hey
I've tried everything I know how to do (not very much). I've lost the recovery disc so I can't reformat. I have a Gateway tablet pc/laptop thing. I think i've picked up some nasty malware/virus/browser hijacker. When I open IE it would close immediately. Firefox is very unresponsive and my browsers appears to be hijacked. I get the warning that pops up on the task bar over and over saying that it's detected some spyware or malware and I need to click to download the antivirus. I'm in safemode now, I can't even use either browser in normal mode, I still can't use IE in safemode. If I have to log back in on normal mode to save a hijack this log then switch back to safe mode so I can post then i'll do that. I also noted that I couldn't even run the "hijack this" program, it wasn't until I renamed the .exe to something completely unrelated that it would even allow me to open it up.
Idk if my hijack log will be valuable in safemode but here it is, i've already tried looking at other people's threads with similar problems and troubleshooting myself unsuccessfully. I will appreciate anyone's help or helpful advice.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:20:52 PM, on 9/4/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlo... Read more

A:IE closes immediately after opening, red circle with white X on the taskbar

Here's today's hijack log (not in safe mode):

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:36:24 AM, on 9/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
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\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\KeyboardSurrogate.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tabbtnu.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TCServer.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage ... Read more

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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
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork... Read more

A:msconfig closes immediately internet closes to

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Hello,

I'm trying to resolve an issue on the family computer, which I'm afraid I don't use except when it needs to be fixed. I have an issue which I hope that you can help with: Internet Explorer closes itself automatically after only 2 seconds of being open. This happens only on one user account (the one that is used the most, from what I understand.)

I have performed a complete scan & fix with the latest versions of AdAware, Spybot, and CW Shredder. I have scanned the computer with both the Panda and Symantec online anti-virus utitilies and removed what they have found. Windows is fully updated. And I have been through the Add/Remove program list to be sure that everything in there is legit. Unfortunately, the problem still exists. Furthermore, the online virus-scanning utilities did not find any viruses - so I really have no idea what may be causing this problem.

If any more information is required, please let me know, and I'll be sure to write you back ASAP. Thank you in advance for your help. Here is my HijackThis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:39:15 PM, on 7/29/2006
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Syste... Read more

A:Internet Explorer Auto-Closes 2 Seconds After Opening

Bump.

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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
C:\WINDOWS\Syst... Read more

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.
++++++
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
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files... Read more

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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.

Background: This morning, when I connected to the internet, I noticed the little security alert shield icon, and it said it was downloading updates... I thought this was strange, since I have my settings on "notify but don't automatically download". Just a couple of days ago, this worked, I was notified that there were updates available, and I downloaded them & installed them. This time it downloaded automatically. It was a big one, so I had plenty of time to check it out (make sure something wasn't being hijacked), and I installed Sygate Personal Firewall. When I resumed my connection, SPF let me know that it was downloading from au.microsoft. whatever the rest is, I forget, I just remember it looked valid, so I allowed it. I installed the updates when they were done. I chose to restart later, since I was in the middle of something...

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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Anytime I try to open or save a file, IE explorer enounters a problem and closes. I was going to download a fresh IE explorer but it gets closed when I try to open it. Any ideas?
 

A:ie explorer 7 closes when opening files

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Computer Specs:
Dell Inspiron 600m
Intel Centrino 1.6ghz
2GB DDR RAM
Radeon Mobility 9000 64mb
Windows XP SP2

Explorer constantly closes both in normal and safe mode. F-secure indicates malicious code found in both mobsync.exe and worpad.exe of type_win32. At one point, F-Secure said I had a trojan (didn't specify) and win32 virus. I can only access programs via ctrl-alt-del and new task.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:34:42 AM, on 9/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
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\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\ctasich\Local Settings\Temp\wza065\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Softwa... Read more

A:Solved: Explorer closes soon after opening

Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.

Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
(Drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix)

Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, the Advanced Options Menu should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press Enter.
Choose your usual account.

Open the extracted SDFix folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
It will remove any Trojan Services and Registry Entries that it finds then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
When the PC restarts the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.
Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
(Report.txt will also be copied to Clipboard ready for posting back on the forum).
Finally paste the contents of the Report.txt back on the forum with a new HijackThis log

 

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When I startup my computer I just get the wallpaper, and when i try to run explorer the icons appear for about 2 seconds and then disappear.

I have tried running AVG anti-virus as well as anti-spyware. Problems were found but deleting them didn't solve the problem

HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 13:46:26, on 29/06/2007
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Downloads\HiJackThis_v2.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/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.orange.co.uk
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by Orange
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,AutoConfigURL = http://localhost:9100/proxy.pac
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {4FBACD73-F67C-42AE-B46A-03960AFE3DFB} - C:\P... Read more

A:Windows explorer closes seconds after opening

1. Download & save this file to Desktop -> http://download.bleepingcomputer.com...a/ComboFix.exe

2. Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log & a fresh HJT log in your next reply

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall

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Answer Match 70.14%

When I startup my computer I just get the wallpaper, and when i try to run explorer the icons appear for about 2 seconds and then disappear.

I have tried running AVG anti-virus as well as anti-spyware. Problems were found but deleting them didn't solve the problem

HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 13:46:26, on 29/06/2007
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Downloads\HiJackThis_v2.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/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.orange.co.uk
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by Orange
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,AutoConfigURL = http://localhost:9100/proxy.pac
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {4FBACD73-F67C-42AE-B46A-03960AFE3DFB} - C:\PROGRA~1\Orange Toolbar U... Read more

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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.

Thanks in advance.

- 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\SEC\Natural Color\NaturalColorLoad.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

R1 - HKCU\Softwar... Read more

A:IE closes immediately closes when opened.

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Hi,

Since three days both internet browsers installed on my PC won't start (IE and Chrome). Or rather close immediately after I start them. (I am entering this thread from my office PC)
I didn't install any programs in between when they worked and stopped working (did copy files from a CD-ROM).

Some things I tried:
- logging in as my wife (we have got two users installed) - same problem
- clearing the user settings of Chrome (i.e. deleting the folder). After doing this the browser works for about 30 secs. and then the same problem occurs (either using it to browse or not using it gives the same result)
- scanned the PC for viruses (Windows anti-virus) and malware (Spybot) ? nothing found
- start IE with extensions off
- I also installed HijackThis. Couldn?t find anything that looked fishy, but did not have an expert look at it
- Using either WLAN or LAN doesn?t make a difference (tried it just in case ? never know ?)

Both programs are the latest version.

Any ideas?

Best regards,
Roy

A:Internet browsers (IE & Chrome) close immediately after opening ???

Hi,

Tried some more:
- de-installed Google Chrome
- de-installed Java
- de-installed IE Google toobar add-in
Didn't work yet
- run a registry cleaner

After restart IE works again. Typing this message from there.

Seems problem is solved although I have no idea what caused it. Didn't like Chrome anyway though because it crashed on me several times a day. Installed it because IE was becoming very slow. But that's another story.

So for now: problem solved.

Regards,
Roy

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my msn homepage does not open, the green bars at the bottom load maybe 3 or 4 bars then it is stalled. maybe it will open, after 7 or 8 tries, but after a couple minutes goes back to the icon page. i can get e-mail so it seems there is some connection. the whole system is working slowly, even micro word. thanks for any feedback.
 

A:internet not opening stalling then closes

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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\Vista Start Menu\VistaStartMenu.exe
C:\Program Files\Sam's US Downloader 1.3.5.1\USDownloader.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

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local P... Read more

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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
C:\... Read more

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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
C:\WINDOWS\syst... Read more

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

Hi vw412fan,Welcome to Bleeping Computer!My name is mpascal, and I will be helping you fix your problem.Before we begin, I would like give a few guidelines so that we can fix your problem as quickly and efficiently as possible:Be sure to follow all my instructions carefully! If there is anything you don't understand, don't hesitate to ask.Please do not do anything or perform other steps unless I have asked you to do so.Please make sure you post all logs I ask you to, and make sure that the entire log gets posted.Don't attach any logs unless asked. Posting them in the forums will make them easier to analyze.If you are unsure of how to reply, or need help with anything regarding the website, please look here.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps ... Read more

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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:(
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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

Please also remember DO NOT post your logs in this thread, please start a new thread here. (Just click on the coloured link.) and post the logs.

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Answer Match 64.26%

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\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRe... Read more

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

3 Day bump.

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Answer Match 64.26%

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\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG85\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS1\system... Read more

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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Answer Match 64.26%

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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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:

1. Running with no addons.
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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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
C:\Program Files\Common Files\S... Read more

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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 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".

Please help!!

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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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]
.
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}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServic... Read more

A:IE 11 - When opened, immediately closes

jdougs,

Hi and welcome to TSF.

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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===
Downloaded IE7 setup to local drive
Uninstall IE7
Reboot
Install from local file
Reboot
Hit [Tools>Inet Options>Advanced>Reset]

===Stage 2===
Create new local admin account and login with that account.
I rip out out 7, reboot and IE6 works fine again.
Install IE8 it works great.
Ri... Read more

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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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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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
C:\WINDOWS\Sy... Read more

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Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

Hi, you need first to download Windows XP Service Pack 3
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24
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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Download Security Check by screen317 from
http://screen317.spywareinfoforum.org/
Or
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/securitycheck/

Save it to your Desktop.
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.
http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Valuable_links
 

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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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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

Moved to a thread of your own, please do not hijack another thread, making one of your own will get you help specific to your issue.
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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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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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:\Program Files\Novadigm\AXF\Bin\XFSrvcNT.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\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework... Read more

A:IE closes immediately upon launching

Bump.

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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\system32\taskeng.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\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe
C:\W... Read more

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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.

let us start with add/remove programs & remove MS Office 2000
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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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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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\ThinkPad\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
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
C:\Program Files\Lenov... Read more

A:IE closes immediately after loading

Hello XEyedBear,

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

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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.

Hello Onyx,Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.This program is for XP and Windows 2000 onlyPlease download OTMoveIt by Oldtimer and save it to your desktop.Please re-open HiJackThis and scan. Check the boxes next to all the entries listed below.O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53B5F2B1-94DD-43E5-8187-EB4E31F00701} - C:\WINDOWS\cxylyvyh.dllO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SeePassword] C:\Program Files\SeePassword\SeePassword.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [jexetsns] rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\jexetsns\rohyzyvs.dll",InitO4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [system] keygen.exeO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [gf1.0.0.2] C:\WINDOWS\zcrqpghy.exeNow close all windows other than HiJackThis, then click Fix Checked. Close HijackThis.Run ATF Cleaner:Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu. Run OTMoveIt:Please double-click OTMoveIt.exe to run it. Copy the file paths be... Read more

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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===
Downloaded IE7 setup to local drive
Uninstall IE7
Reboot
Install from local file
Reboot
Hit [Tools>Inet Options>Advanced>Reset]
===Stage 2===
Create new local admin account and login with that account.
I rip out out 7, reboot and IE6 works fine again.
Install IE8 it works great.
Rip out 8 back to 6 works fine
Install IE7 again... Read more

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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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\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.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
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A:Solved: HJT closes almost immediately.

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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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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

Download Spyware Search & Destroy and run:
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html

Download Ad-Aware and run:
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

These should get rid of your "bug".
 

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Ohh Hi...I've posted a same thread on this issue before but i made a stupid mistake..
I added the word hijackthis to my title..and i cant seem to open the thread up due to the problems in my computer...

i'll basically repeat what i said on my previous thread..

I know that I've heard that other people have had similar problems, and I've read how they have had their problems fixed. Ive tried many different things to get my problem fixed, but nothing seems to work.

I think I may have multiple problems that may or may not be related to each other, but either way I cannot do certain things to fix anything.

The problems that I have noticed are:
1. Home page for internet explorer changes to nuevaq.fm even when I change it back to what I want.
2.a)Hijack This opens, then lasts about 5 seconds, then automatically closes
b) Whenever I type Hijack This in internet explorer, whether on google, or any site, Internet Explorer closes within seconds (making it almost impossible to search for help regarding Hijack This)
3. Regedit/msconfig open for a split second then close again (task manager and antivirus sites do still work)

could any of u tell me if there's another software i can use to get rid of this problem..and if possible guide me through the process...thanks

FYI: i posted this in this section because i could not enter the proper forum cause my browser seems to automatically close when i do so...srry for the inconvenience caused..
 

A:Browser & Hijack closes Immediately

You computer is obviously infected. Are you saying you cannot post in the Malware Removal & HijackThis logs forum? Possibly caused by the name HijackThis?

Can you download the program after booting in Safe Mode with Networking?

Is so,

Please click here to download and install the HijackThis installer. ​
Run it and select Do a system scan and save a logfile.

The log will be saved in Notepad. Copy and paste the log in your next post.

Do not fix anything​
 

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Im running Win XP Home and just started to encounter this problem. I just finished ad-aware/spybot/cswshredder/defragging/antivirus and any other little tricks of the trade i have picked up.....

Seems that when i try to open Task Manager it will only stay open for around two seconds, then just closes automatically....

Any help would be great ty.
 

A:Task Manager Closes Immediately

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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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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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I've been through the forums and i know that other people have had similar problems, and I've read how they have had their problems fixed. I've tried many different things to get my problem fixed, but nothing seems to ever work.

I suspect that i have multiple problems that may or may not be related to each other, but either way I cannot do certain things to fix anything.

The problems that I have noticed are:
1. Home page for internet explorer changes to http://www.nuevaq.fm/ even when I change it back to what I want.
2.a)HijackThis opens, then lasts about 1-4 seconds, then automatically closes
b) Whenever I type Hijack This in internet explorer, whether on google, or any site, Internet Explorer closes within seconds (making it almost impossible to search for help regarding Hijack This)
3. Regedit/msconfig open for a split second then close again (task manager and antivirus sites do still work)

It'll really help me if you guys could tell me an alternate software which could fix this problem or better still guide me through the process of getting rid of this problem..

FYI: I wanted to post the Malware Removal & HijackThis Logs forums but whenever i visit the subforum my browser automatically closes...

please help me thanks in advance
 

A:Browser & + HijackThis closes Immediately

Duplicate here: http://forums.techguy.org/general-security/866624-browser-hijack-closes-immediately.html
 

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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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Whenver I start msconfig or regedit or generally any other program of that sort 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 wat to do now. This is the log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.4
Scan saved at 6:15:04 PM, on 09/08/2003
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
c:\program files\logitech\wingman profiler\lwpevntm.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 2\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\ISTsvc\istsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WXKFCGREMB.EXE
C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Mannycanny\Desktop\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://ok-search.com/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://ok-search.com/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://ok-search.com/search.html
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.hotmail.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Defau... Read more

A:MsConfig Closes Immediately After Execution

Welcome to TSG, Cronfofan; I've moved you to the XP forum since that is your operating system.

I see you have a couple of problems, first and foremost is the msconfig issue caused by a trojan. The second is a hijacker called rapidblaster among other things.

I'll try to address both in a combined fashion.

First have HijackThis and a notepad copy of these instructions handy in their own folder on the desktop. Then go to Folder Options > View and make sure "show hidden files" is selected. Folder Options is found through the Control Panel or any Explorer Tools menu.

Then shutdown completely and wait about 20 seconds before restarting. Tap f8 promptly on restart to access the boot menu and select Safe Mode.

1 -- in Safe Mode, click Start, Run and enter Explorer

2 -- navigate to c:\windows\system32 and delete:

WXKFCGREMB.EXE

3 -- navigate to: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup and delete:

TFTP1504

4 -- Run HijackThis and check the following boxes and click "fix checked":

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://ok-search.com/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://ok-search.com/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://ok-search.com/search.html

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://findloss.com/home.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,... Read more

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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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Hi,
I am running Windows 2000 on my machine here at work. I had Office 2000 Professional installed and all was well. A few weeks ago I installed a CAD reading program called Volo View and sometime there after all my problems started. All of my office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.) close only a few seconds after opening any one. I have removed both softwares and tried reinstalling Office. I also removed Volo View out of the registry also and it still shuts down. I found a MS fix to edit the registry by deleting HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0 and then reinstalling Office from an administrator profile which didn't help. I have run Spybot, Adaware and CW Shredder, in an attempt to remove anything that may have come about via the internet and none have solved my problem. Below is my Startup Log and HijackThis Log. Thanks for any help that can be relayed...

StartupList report, 8/9/2004, 8:47:30 AM
StartupList version: 1.52.2
Started from : C:\Hijack This\HijackThis.EXE
Detected: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
* Using default options
==================================================

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:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\NMSSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\WINNT\syste... Read more

A:Office 2000 Closes Immediately

when removing Office 2000 to correct problems, make sure you run OFF2000: Utility to Completely Remove Remaining Office CD1 Files and Registry Entries and OFF2000: Utility to Completely Remove Remaining Office CD2 Files to clean up any leftovers the uninstall left behind

Here's some MS KB articles that might help with the programs closing problem . . .
Office 2000 programs quit immediately on Windows 2000 when you are logged on as user
Error messages starting Office 2000 program, or program immediately quits on Windows XP, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows 2000
OFF2000: Program Quits Immediately After Installing Project or Visio, not necessarily the same issue, but you can try it, if all else fails.
 

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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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Hi,

I've had zero luck with the Poser support people and have had to take this issue into my own hand. This app *will* work under safe mode but does when vista is booted up normaly. What are the key differences between safe mode and normal mode in vista? I need to start there if i want to begin troubleshooting this thing. I absolutely know its a display driver conflict between Catalyst 8.8 and my Asus software package that came with the video card. Any suggestions?

A:Poser 7, closes immediately after it loads

Safe mode loads basic drivers, and prevents most Anti virus and other prevention software from running fully.

So, you either have a conflict with your av / am software or else with a driver.

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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
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONF... Read more

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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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Good afternoon,

Have a nasty infection and can't seem to get DDS to work. When I doubleclick it, it opens and then immediately closes. I can't see anything!

Windows Vista x64

A:Nasty infection - DDS closes immediately

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Hello FYI, I was referred to post here by MRT.Today I did Windows updates.Before updating, I had Win XP SP2 and IE6 (IE6 used to work fine).After updating, I had IE7 and XP SP3.After going to IE7 and XP SP3:IE will not work. IE flashes open and closes very fast.The text in the cmd prompt dialog box is now teeny tiny microscopic (was normal sized before).Wireless connection will not work. (worked fine before; now using ethernet connection to DSL modem).I found this topic on Microsoft's site:When you start Internet Explorer, it opens, flashes, and then closes immediatelyhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/967896Tried "resetting" IE, as per Microsoft's instructions.....didn't work.I uninstalled IE7, and IE6 still did not work. Downloaded IE8 and am about to install it, per Microsoft's instructions in above-referenced topic.Anybody ever heard of this, text in cmd prompt dialog box going teeny tiny after IE7 and XP SP3 updates, and what the fix is for this?Regarding the wireless connection not working after IE7 and XP SP3 updates:I right clicked wireless icon in tray area of taskbar, hit "Repair" and it was unable to "repair". Went back to Control Panel, Network Connections, right clicked on Wireless Network Connection, hit Properties, clicked TCP/IP, hit Properties. There is a checkmark in "obtain IP Address Automatically". I thought maybe I could type it in manually, so I went to the cmd prompt, did an IPCONFIG. The top part... Read more

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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I'll start with my current setup:

I'm running Win 7 Pro 64 on a Dual HDD setup, 120GB SSD/1.5TB Spinning. I have installed Windows on the SSD and I have set the Registry to expect Program Files and Program Files (x86) in the D drive.

So far, so good, except IE will not start. It flashes on the screen and immediately closes. It's getting frustrating. I've tried the Microsoft solution, and even re-registered all the .dll's for IE.

At this point, I have no idea what to do next. Anyone have any thoughts or suggestions? I would really prefer not to set Program Files and (x86) back to C drive, but I might have to if I want IE to run. And yes, I run a different browser primarily, I'd just like to know IE is functioning.

A:[SOLVED] IE 11 - When opened, immediately closes

Can you boot IE in Safe mode?

Have you tired to reset IE via Control Panel?

Internet Explorer: How to reset your settings - Lansing Computers | Examiner.com

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I cannot open IE7 - or any other browser on my laptop (I am using our desktop to enter this). The window says connecting for about 5 seconds, but it never connects and the window just closes. I have run Norton Antivirus, Adaware and Spyware Terminator and no viruses have been found. Please help me fix this problem - I don't even know where to begin trying to fix it since I can't access the Internet from the machine.

A:IE7 Closes Immediately - Cannot Access Browser

I am going to close this thread and post in the malware forum instead as I am sure I have a virus.

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Hello,

Recently, internet explorer started to close without warning on it's own, and then occassionaly an audio would start to play. I am not sure where the audio is coming from...sounds like a radio program, but there are no visible IE tabs at the bottom of the screen.

thanks
paul

Forgot to mention that previous to this happening the following was deleted by Bitdefender

trojan.genericCJ.AEMC deleted

trojan.downloader.FakeAV.EK quarantined

A:Internet Explorer Closes on it's Own

Some types of malware will disable Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it first.Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file file and rename it to mysetup.exe.Double-click on mysetup.exe to start the installation.If that did not work, then try renaming and changing the file extension. click this link if you do not see the file extensionRight-click on the mbam-setup.exe file, rename it to mysetup and change the .exe extension to .scr, .com, .pif, or .bat.Then double-click on mysetup.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to begin installation.If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files.Right-click on mbam.exe, rename it to myscan.exe.Double-click on myscan.exe to launch the program.If that did not work, then try renaming and change the .exe extension in the same way as noted above.Double-click on myscan.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to launch the program.If using Windows Vista, refer to How to Change a File Extension in Windows Vista.Be sure to update MBAM through the program's interface (preferable method) or manually download the definition updates and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Then perform a Quick Scan in normal mode and check all items found for removal. Don't forgot to reboot afterwards. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. When done, click the Logs tab and copy/pa... Read more

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hi, this is my first post.Internet explorer closes out repeatedly on any website. If i have multiple windows open, they will all close out as well.Ive tried typing this post about 7 times already, it keeps closeing out.I also get pop ups even if im not online.ive tried calling HP on this issue, but they jerk me around to buy a anti spyware software.i have trendmicro antispyware 3.0 and trendmicro antivirus.can someone please help me with this.here is the hijackthis log.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:04:45 AM, on 11/18/2006Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)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:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Documents and Settings\Jake.HOMENEW\Desktop\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&a...&pf=desktopR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhostO2 - BHO: (no name) - {0676CC61-CDC5-447e-AAFC-9D886EC820EB} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\tmp6.tmp.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {e7ee77a8-08fe-4a89-bd6e-57d7d5c9244f} - C:\WINDOWS\s... Read more

A:Internet Explorer Closes Out

has anyone ever had this problem?

where they have a problem and there seems to be not ONE person on this planet to help them?
I keep getting jerked around with hp, verizon, microsoft.

no one know what the bleep is wrong with this.
THIS COMPUTER SHOULD BE IN A MUSEUM

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My computer was fine up until 2 days ago. Now everytime I open Internet Explorer, it closes immediately whether I click on the program's shortcut icon, click on an image file (ie is default viewer for my jpg's), click on a link, etc. To get on the net, I have to open a "My Computer" window and put in a url into the address bar. I am using Windows XP Pro with sp2 fully updated. McAfee Virus Scan online. I checked for adware using multiple programs and also completed several virus scans with different programs. All coming up clean. Any help would be much appreciated.

_________________________________________________________________

***This is the log from HiJackThis***

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 10:13:51 PM, on 12/4/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
F:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
f:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
F:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
F:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
F:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
f:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
F:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
F:\Program Files\Common File... Read more

A:Internet Explorer Closes

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When I open a link that would play a file off of media player, IE would just close down, for example I open a link that has a midi/mp3/video that "media player" plays, IE just shuts down.

Any1 knows why it does this?
 

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when opening some webpages/sites internet explorer 6 closes on its own also i cant download attachments in my hotmail account when i try it just closes can any one help
thanks

win xp home sp2
amd sempron 3000+ (2.07 GHz)
1GB ram
nvidia geforce 7300 gs 512mb
 

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When ever I try to run Internet Explorer, I get the "Internet Eplorer has encountered a problem and needs to close." Error. Can anyone tell me if there is a way to fix this? My email is [email protected]. I am having to use Netscape for the time being but prefer IE if I can get it fixed. In the error listing it states the ModName:shdocvw.dll if that help anyone help me. Thank you for the post.
 

A:Internet Explorer closes out on me.

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Hi

I have the latest version of internet explorer on XP. The problem i am having is that when a click on a web page and get a pop up window, when I close the pop window, internet explorer closes with it. This only happens at home and not at the office.

The pop window is displaying results from a local bridge club, so I dont want to stop pop up windows etc. Can anybody please help.

Thanks.

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Hi.. I've been having trouble w/ my IE. It'll randomly close and seems like my computer is really slow. Here's my DDS script

A:Internet Explorer closes

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I have windows 2000 on a pc, when I open up internet explorer alot of pop up appears and then when I go into certain sites for example yahoo.com. It takes me to the yahoo page and then when I enter the username and password, internet explorer closes down. It closes down when I access other sites too. Any suggestions??

 

A:internet explorer closes down by itself

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My internet closes down for reasons I don't understand and the prompt takes me to advanced settings/performance/Data Execution P (something) Program?

Anyway, the choices are to turn it on, or turn it on exept for...and then you have to choose what you don't want, but that doesn't work either because it won't accept internet explorer.

I don't understand what I'm reading trying to figure it out, so can someone help me. Obviously, I don't know much about computers, but I'd rather try than be mad that it doesn't work and pay someone to fix something that shouldn't be broken.

A:DEP closes down internet explorer

Hello Spalau, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You may have a IE add-on that is causing this. Resetting IE may help.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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i have windows xp, and whenever i try to save a file to my desktop or my documents or try to open it, all internet explorer windows close. the same thing happens with my aim, whenever i try to send a file to a friend, all aim stuff just closes down, what do i do!?!?!?
 

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Internet Explorer 6 closes automatically when we try clicking on a link that has a video. It opens the link in a new window then closes automatically? Any idea what it can be. No pop blocker installed.

Thanks.
 

A:Internet Explorer 6 closes

proxy issue

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Hi,

I have 2 desktops and a laptop. I also have netflix on the wii.

The netflix will only work if I unplug router and plug in a few times.

Now today trying get online with my main computer and firefox is crashing. I think my 5 yr old pressed something but not sure. I get a pop up box that says Mozilla Crash Reporter.

I thought I would use internet explorer instead and when I try to get on it says internet explorer had to close.

Please help, I work online
 

A:Firefox crashes and Internet Explorer closes Cant get internet

Have you looked in Event Viewer for any errors?

1. Click on Start -> Run
2. Type eventvwr.msc then hit enter. (Alternately you could start it from computer management)
3. Review all errors and warnings in 'Application' and 'System'.
4. Look for any related to either IE or Firefox (or other unexplained errors)
5. Double click on the item to open "properties". Click on the Clipboard icon below the navigation arrows. (Looks like two sheets of paper text)
6. Open notepad or other text editor, right click in notepad and select "paste".
7. After pasteing, hit enter twice to double space, minimize notepad to tray.

Repeat the above procedure for each error entry, opening notepad which is now in the tray and paste, double space and return notepad to tray.

To post: at top of notepad select "Edit". In the Edit menu select "Select All", then in Edit select "Copy".

Come back to this thread, right click in the reply box and select "Paste".
 

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Hello everyone, im fairly new to this, so please bear with me.

Recently, ive been having trouble with my computer. It started one morning when i went to go check my email. My main browser is google chrome exe so naturally i go to click it. Which is when all this starts -_-. i double click on it, but the program doesnt open. I try to open it by left clicking and running as an admin but still no luck. I soon realize that this is the case for ALL of my programs except Internet explorer, which i find strange considering the similarities with the other browsers. Anyway, ive read previous similar problems on here, and i download Hijackthis. I have a log folder that i can post if needed. Also i see something when i try to open the program quicky enough but i cant make out what it is before it closes. There is also a suspicious search engine called searchqu.com406 that comes up as soon as i start internet explorer Keep in mind this doesnt happen in safe mode, and evrything works fine, just like the computer was regularly before. Ive tried multiple Malwarebytes scans, stinger, (which is still scanning after 25 mins) and AVG (which begins to scan, but then a command prompt comes up and stops it) all to no avail. Any help would greatly be appreciated Please and Thank You
 

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