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Q: Solved: Explorer crushes, Internet Explorer popups and error messages

Hello everyone and thank you for participating in this wonderful site.

My computer is a Pentium 4, 2.80 GHz, Running Windows XP Proffessional Version 2002 Service Pack 2.
The problem I'm writing about has been there for about a year. All in all it's the same prolem ever since, but every once in a while some detail changes, like a new error message.
Every about 5-15 minutes the Start Menu Taskbar and the desktop icons disappear (Explorer crushes). Most of the times they reappear shortly after, but sometimes they don't, and then I use task manager to run explorer and then they reappear. Yet, sometimes the computer stucks altogether, and I have to restart. In addition to that, many popups open when I surfe the web using Internet Explorer. The popup changes every few days, but in between it's always the same one.
Another point is that while the crushing of explorer can occur anytime, it most often occurs while I open or close Internet Explorer windows.

Sometimes I get an error message, and as I said, they change from time to time. But still, here are 2:

rundll32.exe - Application Error

The instruction at "0x74725956" referenced memory at "0x00a10004". The memory could not be "read".

Click on ok to terminate program.
Click on cancel to debug the program.
Another error message:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library
Buffer overrun detected!

Program: C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe

A buffer overrun has been detected which has corrupted the program's internal state. The program cannot safely continue execution and must now be terminated.


As I said, the problem first appeared about a year ago. Back than I had a firewall working but had no antivirus. Now I have an antivirus NOD32 installed, and when I run it it finds some problems it can't fix. And it also pops up sometimes about threats that are currently running, and I can choose to terminate or delete them, but it doesn't solve the problem either. Several anti malware programs got similar results.
I found a post with a similar problem that was solved. Its title is: "Solved: Taskbar and Desktop Icons Gone and Can't Get Rid of Virus' or Malware??? Not sure" by Sweetsherry. But the solution is very specific for that user, and I can't apply it on my computer.

On that post it seemed important to post the log of HijackThis, so I will also post mine:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:55:56, on 10/05/2008
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:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SSL Network Extender\slimsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\DataViz\DvzIncMsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\wincmd - new\TOTALCMD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DllHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Download\Try 2\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nod32kui] "C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe" /WAITSERVICE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BM13378bcf] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\ygnjulop.dll",s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [1004b853] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\ycfadxoo.dll",b
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: DataViz Inc Messenger.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\DataViz\DvzIncMsgr.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Babylon.lnk = C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Total Commander.lnk = C:\Program Files\wincmd - new\TOTALCMD.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: &יצא ל- Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Skype - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
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
O16 - DPF: {67DABFBF-D0AB-41FA-9C46-CC0F21721616} (DivXBrowserPlugin Object) - http://download.divx.com/player/DivXBrowserPlugin.cab
O16 - DPF: {7F8C8173-AD80-4807-AA75-5672F22B4582} (ICSScanner Class) - https://tango.huji.ac.il/sre/ICSScanner.cab
O16 - DPF: {B4CB50E4-0309-4906-86EA-10B6641C8392} (SlimClient Class) - https://tango.huji.ac.il/SNX/CSHELL/extender.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{CE9CB3DC-42D5-4909-876D-F55CD4D44C0F}: NameServer = 212.150.49.10 62.90.42.110
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O23 - Service: Ad-Aware 2007 Service (aawservice) - Lavasoft - C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
O23 - Service: Check Point SSL Network Extender (cpextender) - Check Point Software Technologies - C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SSL Network Extender\slimsvc.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: NOD32 Kernel Service (NOD32krn) - Eset - C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
O23 - Service: SmartLinkService (SLService) - - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\slserv.exe

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End of file - 5127 bytes
And again, thanks a lot for your help.

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Hello ydewey & welcome to TSF

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Hello and welcome to TSF

Please do this:

Re-install Internet Explore 7
Please go Here (Click on the Blue link) and download a fresh version of Internet Explore 7.
Uninstall the version of IE you have installed now, to do so follow these steps:
Click Start
Click Control Panel
Double click Add or Remove Programs
Scroll down until you find Internet Explore
Then click Change/Remove, and follow the prompts.
** Please Note: If you are unable to see IE7 in Add or Remove Programs follow these steps:Click Start
Click Run
Type or copy and paste, into the text box:
%windir%\ie7\spuninst\spuninst.exe
Then Press Enter **
Restart your computer.
Install the fresh version of Internet Explore.

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So,what';s the error msg when IE cannot open ?
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Device manager:

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Please respond to all the following steps.
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2. Are there any devices under Network adapters that have a red x displayed?
3. Also, are there any devices anywhere in the Device Manager display with yellow ? or ! displayed?
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Also from the failing pc,let's see:

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IPCONFIG /ALL

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PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 206.190.60.37

PING www.yahoo.com
Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 12:39:07 AM, on 10/16/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Hi all. I'm new to the forums in which I joined because I'm in desparate need of help!

In the last 4 days or so I've been getting these annoying "Program has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience" with a blue 'I' in a circle beside it messages popping up EVERY TIME I browse websites but when I click on the "don't send" button it doesn't close the webpage, plus to add to the irritation I'm getting an error message from Norton's Antivirus 2006 "Norton AntiVirus 2006 was unable to start the Instant Messenger scanner. It will be unable to scan Instant Messenger downloads for infections" popping up almost as frequently as the other error message. I wish I could show you guys the screen dumps I took of those error messages but don't have a server to upload them to.

Anyhow these errors are driving me insane and I desparately want this problem fixed so any help will be appreciated.

Cheers
Troy

A:Error messages everytime I use Internet Explorer

I also forgot to mention too that when I restart Windows I get this message:

"There is a file or folder on your computer called "C:\Program" which could cause certain applications to not function correctly. Renaming it to "C:\Program4" would solve this problem. Would you like to rename it now?"

I've not at all seen C:\Program but naturally I click on the "Rename" tab.

I can guess this may have a lead up to the errors I mentioned in the last post.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 83.2

I'd like more clarification about IE no longer trusting SHA1 certificates. Does this mean that sites accessed that use a SHA1 certificate can no longer be accessed at all? Or that it can be accessed but the connection is broken and error messages will remain
on the address bar?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 82.8

Hi.. I don't know if this is the right section, please correct me if it's wrong. Here is the problem:

My Internet Explorer 7 gives the error: "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". I cannot complete the troubleshooting. It states that there might be a problem with my firewall settings. But my Firefox works perfectly on this computer. I have completed all the steps given in this link. However, it didn't work. I cannot run MSN right now because of this. And this is not a problem that developed recently, on this computer I have never managed to run Internet Explorer.

And another point to mention: Whenever I try to visit a site via IE7, before giving "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" error, on the status-bar I see a warning for a second such that a "dns error" or something.

I have also searched this forum for this, I have found some posts consisting HJT logs but could not reached a solution for my problem. Could you please help? Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Internet Explorer 7 gives the error: "Internet Explorer cannot display the we

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RELEVANCY SCORE 82.8

First off :
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.40GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82852/82855 GM/GME Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 38154 MB, Free - 4108 MB;
Motherboard: IBM, 2371W4J, Not Available, 1ZAFB55C1PG
Antivirus: None

I've had this laptop for 6 years,I don't use virus protection nor have I ever had a virus (I'm pretty careful and not stupid), the only issue I've ever had was a hardware malfunction in my Ram which prompted me to buy more .

Yesterday I was just browsing (using Google chrome) when I got an internet explorer has crashed error

First popup:
Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvience.
If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.

For more information about this error, click here.

Click Here brings up another popup:

Error Signature:
szAppName : IEXPLORE.EXE szAppVer : 6.0.2900.2180 szModName : urlmon.dll
szModVer : 6.0.2900.3698 offset : 0003df2f
To view technical information about the error report, click here

Which pops up:
Error Report Contents
The following files will be included in this error report:
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER8f20.dir00\IEXPLORE.EXE.mdmp
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER8f20.dir00\ap... Read more

A:Internet Explorer Error Popups

You're saying you weren't using Internet Explorer when you got an Internet Explorer error message?

Your TSG system info says you don't have an antivirus... Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware isn't an antivirus.
Please click HERE to download and install HijackThis.

Run it and select Do a system scan and save a logfile from the Main Menu.

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

IMPORTANT: Do not fix anything
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 82.4

I have tried installing (and d-loading drivers) 2 different NICs. I have the ability to connect to my network with out any problems. I am also able to connect to the Internet for a brief period of time, until i get an "IEXPLORE" error:

IEXPLORE caused an invalid page fault in
module <unknown> at 0000:baba473c.
Registers:
EAX=0047fe6c CS=0167 EIP=baba473c EFLGS=00010282
EBX=00000000 SS=016f ESP=0058d8b8 EBP=0058d8cc
ECX=012186ec DS=016f ESI=01212c90 FS=34ef
EDX=01218688 ES=016f EDI=01218660 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:

I also get an "EXPLORER" error, when trying to access folders on my computer:

EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault in
module MSHTML.DLL at 0167:7ae0d386.
Registers:
EAX=00c8f4c0 CS=0167 EIP=7ae0d386 EFLGS=00010246
EBX=00000001 SS=016f ESP=00c8f064 EBP=00c8f63c
ECX=00000000 DS=016f ESI=00c8f388 FS=38d7
EDX=00c8f388 ES=016f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
8b 57 04 8b 0f 52 e8 14 da f2 ff 8b 40 24 89 46
Stack dump:
00c8f718 0132c270 00000001 7ad502fd 00c8f4c0 00000000 0132c270 00000001 00c8f10c 01828030 017514c4 017514c4 00c8f084 00000000 00c8fa0c bffc05b4

And now, when I reboot my computer i get a "MSGSRV32" error as well:

MSGSRV32 executed an invalid instruction in module MMSYSTEM.DLL at 0003:000034a6
Registers:
EAX=lef70001 CS=lef7 EIP=000034a6 EFLGS=00000212.........etc........

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A:Solved: IEXPLORE/EXPLORER error, think its the NIC + Internet Explorer??

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RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

Okay, now first ill go ahead and say that the problem im having right now ive tried to solve with dell and have called them too many times about issues with this computer. Now ive run into problems with Getting into User Accounts from the control panel and using system restore. Everytime i try to get into user accounts, it says User Accounts on the top of the box but the box itself is white. Furthermore, it then pops up with a bunch of dialogs saying an internet explorer script error has occured. Then, also recently, i was trying to get into system restore to create a restore point because i was about to make a slight modification to the registry..when i tried to get into it, it also popped up in jus a white box with nothing on it. This happens in both Normal Mode and Safe Mode. The only account that dosen't experience problems is my aunts account, whos the owner of the computer, an im not sure why that is. But anyway, do u have any idea of what i should try to do to fix this issue?(An my computer is a Dell XPS 400 with Windows XP Media Center 2005 Service Pack 2 installed)
 

A:Problems with User Accounts(Getting internet explorer script error messages)etc

You can try dial-a-fix. Its magical for this kind of problems. Dial-a-fix will put many of your registry entries to Windows default state. You need admin rights for it.

http://wiki.djlizard.net/Dial-a-fix

Read carefully first, then download and run it ONLY if you understand clearly what would it do and if you can take all the previous actions suggested.

Good luck!
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 81.6

Okay, now first ill go ahead and say that the problem im having right now ive tried to solve with dell and have called them too many times about issues with this computer. Now ive run into problems with Getting into User Accounts from the control panel and using system restore. Everytime i try to get into user accounts, it says User Accounts on the top of the box but the box itself is white. Furthermore, it then pops up with a bunch of dialogs saying an internet explorer script error has occured. Then, also recently, i was trying to get into system restore to create a restore point because i was about to make a slight modification to the registry..when i tried to get into it, it also popped up in jus a white box with nothing on it. This happens in both Normal Mode and Safe Mode. The only account that dosen't experience problems is my aunts account, whos the owner of the computer, an im not sure why that is. But anyway, do u have any idea of what i should try to do to fix this issue?(An my computer is a Dell XPS 400 with Windows XP Media Center 2005 Service Pack 2 installed)
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 80

i get popups like 1800buyer.com and some poker website popups whenever i use internet explorer. I tried Ad-aware, Spybot S&D and other programs but still popups appear Here is the HiJackThis Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:44:37 PM, on 07/05/2007
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\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Brmfrmps.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\BRMFRSMG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WgaTray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\pasystem\pasystem.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\TELUS\TELUS Security service\Freedom.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Ya... Read more

A:Solved: Popups appear when using internet explorer

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I read a poster that had a similar problem to the one that I am having. Here is his original post.

"Hi-

I have an annoyance that is starting to become a problem. I use Win XP professional on my laptop and use Firefox. I downloaded a "freeware" program about a week ago (I promise I will never do that again) that infected my system. I receive pop-ups in Internet Explorer windows even though I dont use explorer but instead use Firefox. I have pop-up block turned on and regularly use ZeroSpyware, Ad-adware SE plus and Xblock- they all run fine but the pop-ups persisit. My next thought was to uninstall IE but there isn't a listing for it in the uninstall program section. What's next?

Thanks

Koetsu"

In return there was a reply that read.

Go to http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/downloads.htm and download 'Hijack This!'.

First make a folder on your computer in my documents called Hijackthis and then Unzip it to that folder.
Then doubleclick the Hijackthis.exe.

Click the "Scan" button, when the scan is finished the scan button will become "Save Log" click that and save the log.
Go to where you saved the log and click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" then Paste the log back here
in a reply.
It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required,
so do NOT fix anything yet.

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A:Solved: Internet explorer non-use popups

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RELEVANCY SCORE 80

Whenever I use TeamViewer I always get error message that explorrer.exe has stopped working.

This is what Event viewer log shows:
Faulting application name: explorer.exe, version: 6.1.7601.17567, time stamp: 0x4d6727a7
Faulting module name: SHELL32.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17755, time stamp: 0x4f0412de
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000b4add
Faulting process id: 0xdfc
Faulting application start time: 0x01cd0f32262db3da
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\explorer.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.dll
Report Id: d3a62eeb-7cf0-11e1-acc1-00116b9716a5

A:Explorer.exe crushes when using TeamViewer

What version of Team Viewer? DO you have the VPN, and Display TM drivers installed?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Insecure internet activity. Threat of virus attack Hey,

I think some sort of virus or something has attacked my computer and every time i click on internet explorer instead of google this message came up-

Insecure Internet activity. Threat of virus attack
Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and trojans without your knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes.
Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information.
To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register KvmSecure.
We recommend you to protect your PC now and continue safe Internet browsing.
Click here to get full advanced real-time protection and continue browsing.
Continue to this website unprotected (not recommended).

I run on windows vista and seem to have no problem running mozilla firefox but the problem won't go away for internet explorer. The internet explorer actually works but is really slow due to this problem. I did some searching on the internet and quickly found out this information that is shown above is a scam and that it was part of my problem. I was lead here and told someone could fix this problem here.

After using AVG and spybot search and destroy, this message on internet explorer has gone away but now there are popups every time i enter any website.
AVG found were the problem was but it will not allow me to delete the problematic files.
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A:Solved: Problem with popups on Internet Explorer

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RELEVANCY SCORE 78.8

HeyRecently I got a yoga 530 for schoolworkand the problem is that when I try to open the file explorer it crashesand the problem wasn't beginning when I got it, it began mostly todaycan anyone help me solve this?thanksmaor

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RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

My internet explorer won't launch from the desktop and it keeps putting short cuts on my desktop for other web sites. Here is my hijack log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:05:41 AM, on 11/7/2005
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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\E-KEY\CeEKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CePMTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apntex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\atiptaxx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\navapw32.exe
C:\Program Files\InFocus\Projector Manager\Projmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\System Files\System.exe
C:\Program Files\Topo USA 2.0\America Online 8.0\aoltray.exe
C:\Program Files\FinePixViewer\QuickDCF.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\TWlrZQ\command.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
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A:Solved: Internet explorer won't launch from desktop plus popups

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76

Hi, and thanks in advance for any help.

Specs:
COMPAQ Presario laptop
Windows XP SP2

I primarily use FireFox to browse. Last night I downloaded a nasty piece of work inadvertently trying to watch a video. Now I am getting popups

My symptoms seem identical to this gentleman's
The first occurence was the following in a popup, marked Spyware Alert. I clicked yes a few times thinking it was my McAffee virus checker.

Worm.Win32.NetSky detected on your machine. This virus is distributed via the internet through e mail & Active-X objects. The worm has its own SMTP engine which means it gathers e mails from your local computer & re-distributes them itself. In worse cases this worm can allow attackers to access your computer stealing passwords & personal data. This process should be removed from your system
Type Virus
Systems Affected Windows 2000,NT,ME.XP,Vista
Security Risk (0-5) 5
Recommendations. Click yes to remove it from your computer.

I cannot close it. The Alert is still sitting on the desktop.

I ran Windows Malicious software removal tool (Jan 2008) overnight. While it was running 26 instances of Internet Explorer opened. I had told IE to work offline, after I realized that it was malware, so none opened to the fake software sales.

the Malicious Software tool is about 75% complete after about 9 hours run-time on a full scan. It is reporting 6 infections at the moment. It was running along with firefox while I ran HijackThis (log attached)

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A:Solved: Worm.Win32.NetSky popups and Internet Explorer opening unexpectedly

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RELEVANCY SCORE 74.8

Lets see so far my computer is very slow I tried using windows system restore twice both times it said unable to restore sometimes when I am bringing any page up on internet explorer a popup will come up either one from the internet or one that is either from my system or disguised to be my system before I also was hgetting some kind of terminaton eroor every 5 minutes say something about terminationg a program all i remember is the code which was 0x00000000 exactly
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Gregg at 23:27:22.67 on Tue 04/21/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
AV: CA Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: CA Personal Firewall *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&rls=com.microsoft:{language}:{referrer:source?}&ie={inputEncoding}&oe=

{outputEncoding}&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7ACEW
uWindow Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer
mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://homepage.emachines.com/rdr.aspx?b=ACEW&l=0409&s=0&o=xph&d=0808&m=le1200
mWindow Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = local
uURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
BHO: RoboForm: {724d43a9-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - c:\program files\siber systems\ai r... Read more

A:Infected Windows Explorer and random "systm" popups and internet popups

Bump.... aparently the virus i have is Vundo r at least one of them is=============Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our HJT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, you wouldn't want someone to assist you who is not familiar with your issue and attempt to fix it, would you?We ask that once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your thread or m... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 74.8

I am used Exists activity for the popup but not able to reach it and is throwing me.
Cannot communicate with internet explorer browser.

Plz help me for issues/alternatives.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 74.4

it appears as though i picked up a virus by merely visiting a website. i use firefox, i never get pops-ups and now everytime i open firefox i get pop-ups, and when i accidently clicked on one, 48 internet explorer windows popped up. it was so fast i had to wait until it finished. on top of that, this virus has slowed down my computer, and i cant access all of the websites i used to, including gmail.

i used spybot but have mostly been using adware constantly. ad-aware has found various things but still hasnt been able to find whatever this virus is. i just ran a full adaware this morning, it found some malicious objects, removed them, asked me to restart, i did, but then once i clicked on firefox, popups galore, everything slow to run, and cant pull up all the websites i normally do. so ad-aware is not working on this issue

any thoughts, help would be appreciated. frustrated and as you can probably tell not particularly computer saavy.
thanks.

A:internet explorer popups posing as firefox which NEVER has random popups

Hello lolacomp Welcome to TSF.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html
After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic,
as this one will be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 74

hi there,

everytime i open internet explorer or netscape and click the FAVORITES on my other computer, it close automatically and popup a "sending report error"

i disabled error reporting services already but everytime i try to open the "windows explorer, internet explorer and netscape, it shows the sending error report. can't open the applications (IE, netscape and windows explorer)

i also try to run adaware and spybot but it hung at the middle of the process (frozen)

please help.

thanks
 

A:internet explorer, windows explorer and netscape sending report error

hi, welcome to TSG.

Download hijack this from the link below.Please do this. Click here:

http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/hijackthis_sfx.exe

to download HijackThis. Click scan and save a logfile, then post it here so
we can take a look at it for you. Don't click fix on anything in hijack this
as most of the files are legitimate.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 74

Dear Tech guys,
I badly need your support. Day before yesterday (01-Aug-06) night I upgraded the yahoo toolbar and used their norton anti spy to scan. Then I shut down the system and started to work the next day. Every thing is perfectly ok except for one thing. In Windows Explorer, on any folder or drive if I double click or open I get a crash. If I do explore then there is no problem.

Below is the dialog that comes whenever we double click or open (for eg: on C:\ or any folder in the left side pane of the windows explorer. If I just keep expanding the + of the tree no problem, only on clicking the item to open the following error occurs.)

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

program: C:\Windows\Explorer.exe

This Application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

I am running on Windows XP SP 2. I dont have google toolbar. I have yahoo tool bar installed. I have tried uninstalling it and installing it again and other combinations as well.

I have also tried sfc /scannow as well. It did not work.

It doesnt look like any adware or spyware (yahoo's norton spyware had done a complete run and no problems in the system as reported by them).

What should I do now to get back to normal operation of windows explorer.

Thanks and Regards,
Naga Kumar S
 

A:Windows Explorer Runtime Error (not related to Internet Explorer)

I would un-install the Yahoo Toolbar and then put Google Toolbar in, Then I would try to download .NET framework 2.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6b-356b-4a2c-857c-e62f50ae9a55&displaylang=en

and install it. If it tells you that you already have it re-install it anyway.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 73.2

after i downloaded internet explorer version 7.0, i restarted my computer as per direction, but after it restarted nothing will load and it says there is an explorer.exe error.
WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX THIS???
 

A:explorer.exe error post-Internet Explorer download

probably the exe file is corupted...try uninstalling IE7 from the add/remove proggram. Then try downloading it again to re-install.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.8

It works, its just that when i close, i get that message.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:03:43 PM, on 11/17/2009
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)
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\PackethSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\RichVideo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRshutA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\NetZero\exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\msoffice.exe
C:\Program Files\NetZero\exec.exe
C:\Program Files\NetZero\qsacc\x1exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\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://my.netzero.net/s/search?r=minisearch
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Im using XP and have IE6 SP1. So far the message only occurs when i exist the browser. I don't have a problem with firefox or any other browser.

A:an error occured in internet explorer. internet explorer will now close

Why do you only have SP1?

You have to update.

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Ive recently discovered that avg free is not enough to protect my computer and removed a gaztrillion bad things from it. I use ad-aware freem a-sqared free, avg free, and spy bot sand, I have one problem lingering everyday all day still. I get constant internet explorer error messages, which become a pain when it exits whatever program I am using at the time. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
 

A:constat internet explorer messages

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Hi,

I am using IE 6

I have disabled Java Security zone from Internet Options including JIIT compiler from Advance setting.

Problem:
An ActiveX control warning messages always appear as dialog box and when I enable Java those warnings doesn't show.

Question:
1) Is the a way to completely disable those warning messages if I disable Java while using IE 6 or third party software?

Regards
splat44
 

A:Warning Messages in Internet Explorer 6

No, just reset your IE efaults and enjoy the software:

Open Internet Explorer (IE); Tools menu; Internet Options; Advanced tab; Click the Restore Defaults button; Click Apply; Click Ok. Close IE.

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Open (IE); Click the Tools menu; Point to Internet Options; Click the Security tab; Click the Default Level button; Click Apply; Click Ok. Close IE.

Open IE; Click the Tools menu; Internet Options; Click the Security tab; Click the Custom Level button; Click Apply; Click Ok. Close IE. Start IE as desired.

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Open IE; Tools menu; Internet Options; Programs tab; Use the drop-down arrows to select the options you desire; Click Apply; Click Ok.
 

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When I attempted to print from Internet Explorer, I got the following message:
"Incompatible version of RPC stub"
I am unable to resolve this. Would anyone kindly guide me so that I may resolve the problem as expeditiously as possible.
My OS in Windows 98 and I have installed the latest version of Internet Explorer
Thank you.

DAndrews
 

A:Printing messages from Internet Explorer

http://consumer.installshield.com/kb.asp?id=Q108188
 

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As internet explorer controls outlook express it causes incoming e-mail messages to OE to be blocked. I have checked security in both IE and OE and attempts to delete the blocked message through Tools etc are reinstated. This applies to messages I highlight on receipt in the inbox and occurs in the main when a message when opened has a link which is blocked.
 

A:internet explorer blocks messages

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My pc is so slow that it takes ages to play a song in wmp11...etc etc.
Ive used tools like ad-aware and registry mechanic, tune up utilities, etc etc. But still no improvement. It used to be just fine, until I installed some pay-for-viewing add program. I have uninstalled it since then, but the slowness remains. And the processor is hogged, at the highest level, even though i killed many a startup processes.
Heres the hijacklog:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:43:49 PM, on 9/28/2006
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:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\DAP\DAP.EXE
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.0.720.3640\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\ADSL USB MODEM\dslmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplaye... Read more

A:Solved: PC too slow, internet explorer crashes randomly, explorer service quits

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Error Messages on Explorer.exeWhen I try to only open one file than contains saved moviesall other files that contain movies are fine and do not crash----------------------------------------C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\186c_appcompat.txtModName:xvid.dllLocation in C:\WINDOWS\system32=======================================Sunday, October 15, 2005 Application Error Faulting application explorer.exe, version 6.0.2900.2180, faulting module xvid.dll, version 0.0.0.0, fault address 0x00049d67. ======================================== (as follows)the problem you just described is a typical Codec Crashing Problem. What to do ???

A:Error Messages On Explorer.exe

Hi there,Please try the following:Start > Run > copy and paste in:sfc /scannowClick 'OK'You will need your XP/2000*Grinler disk. If you don't have it and instead only have a recovery CD, there is a work around. View the following link for a tutorial:http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.htmlsfc - system file checker, retrieves the correct version of the file from %Systemroot%\System32\Dllcache or the Windows installation source files, and then replaces the incorrect file.If you want to see what was replaced, right click My Computer > manage, expand event viewer > system.If that doesn't solve the issue, you may want to browse this page:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...5&Product=winxpLet me know if that's of help Big SmilesHS

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