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Edge Browser is Popping Up on Me Constantly

Q: Edge Browser is Popping Up on Me Constantly

I have Windows 10 and everything is running ok. Then, yesterday, I ran Windows Update and Update installed THREE updates....

KB3881449, KB3881488, KB3081452

It seems to be a NEW and BAD HABIT of Microsoft NOT to give us any details on what these updates do to our operating systems, what problems they solve, what features they provide or take away or what they modify. It would certainly be helpful in trying to diagnose a nasty problem that develops immediately, doesn't it? I don't like this new attitude at Microsoft of "we will run your computer and you will like it". Anyway, after updating and rebooting, I immediately started having a problem with the new Microsoft Edge Browser. It is now popping up on me without being asked to. This problem started immediately after I installed the updates and I DID NOTHING ELSE on my computer after rebooting.

There are a few things I want to say here...Microsoft DID THIS to my computer. I ran an anti-virus scan and malicious software scan using ESET SECURITY SUITE 8.0 both on my computer and an external ESET Anti-Virus Scan from ESET that sits off of my computer and nothing was found.

I also got ONE OTHER ERROR, I only saw it pop up one time and here it is, attached snapshot of the Error Message attached (it says)...

RUNTIMEBROKER.EXE

"The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested action."

I looked into RUNTIMEBROKER.EXE and it is an operation in Windows 8 and apparently 10 in the Kernel.

This article explains RUNTIMEBROKER...

What is the RuntimeBroker.exe process in Windows 8? - Super User

I presume it has a similar duty in Windows 10. I do not know if it is a related issue to Edge popping up on me all the time or if it is an independent OTHER problem. I never saw this error either before installing the three updates. What is this error? I did not see it again tonight after booting up.

I still have Edge popping up on me every time I use Internet Explorer...and that brings me to the point I want to ask about. I believe I have the right to choose which browser I want to use and which one I do not. I prefer to use IE and not Edge, but apparently, Microsoft is attempting to FORCE ME AGAINST MY WILL to use Edge. I understand it is tightly integrated in Windows 10 with Cortana...but I DON'T GIVE A RAT'S REAR END about Cortana or Edge. Ten years ago, in the browser wars in Europe, the EU sued Microsoft for breaking EU law by attempting to push out Netscape and force everyone in Europe to Use IE. The EU ended up fining Microsoft a few Billion dollars in fines for attempting to do this. Now, is Microsoft asking for a lawsuit here in the United States?

I want to know how to disable Edge. If this means disabling Cortana, fine. If I want to continue using Microsoft IE, that is my preference. It looks like if Microsoft will not provide a way to disable or uninstall Edge, we are headed for a class action lawsuit because I can't be the only user who is pissed at the idea of being dictated to about which browser I am going to use and without HARRASSMENT.

If you know how to disable or uninstall Edge from Windows 10, please tell me how to do it.

Thank you,

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A: Edge Browser is Popping Up on Me Constantly

Edge opening constantly might be malware.

Here's a link to the Malwarebytes blog that discusses those un-closeable Tech-Support-Scam pages and sites:

PSA: Tech Support Scams Pop-Ups on the Rise | Malwarebytes Unpacked
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Edge is installed as the default Windows 10 browser. Here's how to make Internet Explorer the default browser instead.

I believe the icon for Edge is automatically installed on the Taskbar. The icon looks very similar to the Internet Explorer icon.

To pin the Internet Explorer icon to the Taskbar, click on the Start Button, click All Apps,
Scroll down and click on Windows Accessories. Right Click on Internet Explorer, click on Pin To Taskbar.
The Edge icon is a darker blue. The Internet Explorer icon is lighter blue with a gold diagonal arc across it.

Right click on the Edge icon and select Unpin From Taskbar, if you wish.

Now to make Internet Explorer the default browser:

Click on the Start Button, Settings, System, Default Apps, scroll down the Choose Default Apps list and Click on Web Browser - Edge, and choose Internet Explorer from the pop-up menu. This makes Internet Explorer the default browser.

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I did all the scans recommended on Malware Tips site. The site is blocked but keeps popping up every two minutes. It started after I installed Firefox browser. I have since uninstalled it but still happening. Can I uninstall the edge browser? I tried clear caches and the scan isolated and deleted a couple of trojans. Any help appreciated. Cheers.
 

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So I've noticed today that the upper edge of my laptop's touchpad seems to be rising slightly as if something is pushing it up from behind. I can push it back in, but it just comes up again. Initially I was worried I had a swelling battery, since the battery is situated in that area. But I opened up the laptop to check, and the battery shows no signs to distortion at all. My best guess now is that it might be a problem with whatever adhesive Dell used to glue it down.

A:Touchpad upper edge popping out on Inspiron 15 7559

I suggest you contact Technical Support in the link below.
www.dell.com/.../Contact-Information

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This happens on my pc periodically. I'm at my computer with a web browser open to one more tabs. And all of a sudden the webpage and dialogue window shown in the attached jpeg pop up, along with an unending audio alert saying something to the effect of "Your pc has been compromised (beep beep beep)."

I think it only happens with Edge open, but I'm not sure I recall every singe instance.



It persistently reopens the dialogue box right after I close it. The way I get rid of both finally (until they pop up again inevitably later) is to position the dialogue box so the [x] button is sitting on top of the [x] button of the browser window or offending tab, and quickly close both in succession (before the dialogue pops up again).

SysInfo:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 23 Model 1 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 12
RAM: 16330 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon RX Vega, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 222 GB (58 GB Free); D: 465 GB (280 GB Free); E: 931 GB (535 GB Free);
Motherboard: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd, X370 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A32)
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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AVG free edition shows popup window with warning re: C:\WINDOWS\system32\atl7.dll TrojanHorseBackdoor.Generic10.AMEC

I would very much appreciate some help with this.

thankyou.
 

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I don't know what may have started this, but kaspersky kept telling me that svchost.exe was performing a suspicious action trying to inject something into winlogon.exe. It asked me to allow/deny, I denied, and it kept repeating. Eventually I ran a scan and detected that "smarthook.dll" contained a trojan. I used kaspersky to remove it, and downloaded a clean copy of the .dll and put it in my system32 folder.

Now I am receiving the classic:

svchost.exe:
"The instruction at "0x7588bba5" referenced memory at "0xfede1500". The memory could not be "read".

Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program"

Only this pops up every 5 seconds about 6 times and then stops, and randomly will continue this pattern.

I have attached 2 logs, one is current <taken today> the other I just happen to log a few days ago for the hell of it (before I noticed any errors). I don't know if.. comparing will help I just want to provide all info I have.

~Thanks!

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**Additional: Just ran AVG Anti-Rootkit Beta and it detected system32/userinit.exe as a "Hidden Application"

extra info: sometimes when the svchost error pops up, my taskbar at the bottom changes to the old grey style and not the windows xp style.

Also: included a screenshot (edited for size).

System Info:
AMD Athlon 64 processor 3500+, 1 GB RAM
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe MOBO

A:svchost constantly popping up

nobody responding, so I'm trying to help myself. A couple things I've noticed
1) in my list of services, there is a service named "Asctcgwto" set to disabled. This brings up nothing in google.
2) After turning on my computer, I type "at" in the console and it responds with "The service has not been started." I use the at command fairly often.
3) I type "net localgroup" and it tells me that the workstation service has not been started. So I start it.... I Don't know why it isn't already started, (it's set as "Automatic" but was stopped).

The problem is getting worse because from the moment I click login, it brings up multiple svchost.exe errors and takes an exceptionally longer amount of time to fully log in.

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One of the CA security center components keeps installing when I log on. This prevents me from uninstalling anything or installing anything new. Because it keeps installing (or is just installing), I can't even try to uninstall it because well, it's installing!

Help, please! Thanks!
 

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Every few seconds auto play pops up and immediately vanishes again. It's very annoying, to the point where I can barley use my computer, (I posted this from another computer.) The drive responsible says recovery H, H is my USB but there is nothing plugged in there. The Auto play fixer isn't for Vista 64 bit. I don't want to simply stop auto play as I like it when it works properly. I don't seem to have a windows restore point either. I have done everything I can think of. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for looking.

A:Auto play popping up constantly

You can try the FixIt at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715 , scroll down to How to disable or enable all Autorun features in Windows 7 and other operating systems.
 
Louis

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Hi,

My laptop constantly shows windows security pop-up. I tried Spybot/Spyware Doctor, but not of use. Please help.

HJT Logs..

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:52:04 PM, on 8/20/2008
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\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\CSAgent\bin\CSAControl.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\CSAgent\bin\leventmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CmgShieldSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\CiscoTrustAgent\ctalogd.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\CiscoTrustAgent\ctapsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Funk Software\Odyssey Client\odClientService.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\CiscoTrustAgent\CtaEoU.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\CiscoTrustAgent\ctatransapt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\netdde.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\AcPrfMgrSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Altiris\ALTIRI~1\AeXNSAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Connected\AgentSrv.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\atchksrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\CISCOS~1\CEPS\CEPSWA~1.EXE
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If my lap top is on for any more than 3hrs, the help window for whatever program i am using will pop-up and will not let me continue task. Comp must he turned off for a couple of hours to resolve this.

I ran trend micro's online virus/spyware tool (http://housecall.trendmicro.com/), cwshredder, ad-aware se & spybot s&d. Problem did not resolve, then someone told me to try hijackthis, and am now in need of help to analyze the results.

PLZ HELP.

thanx in advance.

the following is the log i got w/ hijackthis:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:25:43 PM, on 10/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)

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:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
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A:[SOLVED] help folder constantly popping up, plz help

i've had other issues since this post and have decided for a fresh start/formated drive
thanks all, no further help needed (for now, lol)

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I reformatted by Dell Inspiron 1721 laptop a couple of months ago and everything's been working perfectly until a Windows SP2 update automatically installed itself last week - now Windows Media center opens up constantly (very distracting); I've removed it from services and from startup, but it continues to pop open.

Also, a funny looking file menu will sometimes pop up all by itself on the top left of the screen.

And windows or programs I have open may just close themselves out by themselves.

This has all been going on for a week and is becoming very annoying. I don't use Media Player, but understand it can't be deleted. Until I chose "Don't show me this message again" there was a message every time I booted up that said something like, "Your new hardware needs to be installed." I had not attached any new hardware.

Anyone have any ideas? I really don't want the hassle of reformatting again so soon.

Thanks,
SWOFKY

A:WMC Popping Open Constantly - Other Problems

Hi SWOKY, welcome to the board.

The problem could caused by anything, but you can start on making sure if the problem related to the update by restore the system to the day before the update.

Post back and let us know how is going?

Bruce

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I have an HP computer with Vista, Comcast as the ISP, and McAfee (I think it was provided by Comcast).
A new problem has popped up just recently. Every few minutes, I am interrupted when the black and red McAfee flash-screen is flashed on top of whatever I am working on. That is followed by a tan-colored screen called “Comcast Security - - - powered by McAfee”. (This is the same screen that comes up if I click on the McAfee shortcut on the Desk Top.) That screen changes its contents once before it quits. The coming of these screens has nothing to do with my pushing keys. They come even if my hands are not near the keyboard and if I am not on line with Comcast.
These screens flash on for only a fraction of a second – not long enough to read what they say. But they disrupt my train of thought and, if I am typing, can cause errors in my writing. I checked my McAfee and security settings and they seemed correct. If you can suggest a way to stop this, I would appreciate it. The screens have flashed on about six times while I was writing this.
 

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Every few seconds auto play pops up and immediately vanishes again. It's very annoying, to the point where I can barley use my computer, (I posted this from another computer.) The drive responsible says recovery H, H is my USB but there is nothing plugged in there. The Auto play fixer isn't for Vista 64 bit. I don't want to simply stop auto play as I like it when it works properly. I don't seem to have a windows restore point either. I have done everything I can think of. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for looking.

A:Auto play popping up constantly

For security reasons, auto-play is not a good idea. There are infections that specifically take advantage of flaws in the system.

You should also enable recovery points, it can be a life-saver if something goes wrong.

You may want to try disabling it and then re-enabling it for specific drives or types of files to see if that will help with your issue:
How to disable the Autorun functionality in Windows

Disable AutoPlay in Windows Vista - How-To Geek

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Every few seconds auto play pops up and immediately vanishes again. It's very annoying, to the point where I can barley use my computer, (I posted this from another computer.) The drive responsible says recovery H, H is my USB but there is nothing plugged in there. The Auto play fixer isn't for Vista 64 bit. I don't want to simply stop auto play as I like it when it works properly. I don't seem to have a windows restore point either. Here is my Hijack This log file. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for looking.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:55:51 AM, on 2/10/2013
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMERunner.exe
C:\Users\Bec\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Mode Switch\VMSwitch.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\SmartWi Connection Utility\CCP.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\SmartWi Connection Utility\PowerManager.exe
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A:Auto play popping up constantly

You might want to try a Clean Boot troubleshooting procedure to hopefully isolate an offending application. Run it for both Services and Startup items.

Another thing you can try:

Download the free Process Explorer.

Run it and click Find.

Click Find handle or DLL...

Search for \device\harddisk.

See if any of the search results might have a reason to be accessing the USB drive.
 

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I recently had a problem with a constant popping sound and started a thread here for help: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...ml#entry1400691It helped me identify the source of the sound. It was suggested I post here to see if an infection is at the root of my problem.To sum up, I was hearing an almost constant bubble popping sound which ended up in fact being the Windows XP Balloon Tip Sound. After some trial and error with the advice given I found my registry had been changed to not show the balloons. Once I changed it back I began receiving the following balloon - "IP Protection Infection Detected" from Malwarebytes. Many IP's have shown up from various spots on the globe and it was suggested perhaps this forum could help me find if an infection on my PC is "calling out" to these IP's known to be associated with malware, etc.The people on the other forum were awesome and helped me get this far. If anyone can help from here it would be greatly appreciated!

A:Malwarebytes IP Protection Constantly Popping up

I reccomend you visit the Malwarebytes Forum and create an account there so they can help with you issue more easily.

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Hi and thanks in advance for any and all help received. I would also, in all fairness, wish to inform anyone concerned that you are currently reading the words of quite possibly the most computer illiterate human being in the free world. Having said that, I will attempt to explain my problem.
My computer has been becoming increasingly slower over the last several months. I have been dealing with/ignoring this problem until the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back began appearing on the computer screen yesterday. I am receiving this official looking warning on my computer that keeps popping up constantly with every action I attempt. The warning says:
SYSTEM ERROR
Your computer was infected by unknown trojan
It's dangerous for your system! ( critical files can be lost !)
Click to download the antispyware program to clean your system (recommended)

From what Ive read on your site and others, I am assuming this is an attempt to get me to download even more trouble than what I am currently experiencing. I almost goofed up and downloaded it when it first popped up. In fact I clicked on the ok button but thankfully was warned that it was an unrecognized site and didnt have a valid signature or something to that effect (see, I told you I was computer illiterate) and I cancelled the attempt to download.

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A:Trojan Warning Constantly popping up

I was informed this information was needed as well
Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Tony Murdock on 2008-01-06 18:52:06
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
123: 2008-01-06 23:52:54 UTC - RP742 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
122: 2008-01-06 23:45:12 UTC - RP741 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
121: 2008-01-06 23:40:20 UTC - RP740 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
120: 2008-01-06 22:04:36 UTC - RP739 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
119: 2008-01-06 06:03:14 UTC - RP738 - Software Distribution Service 3.0


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-10-09 05:03:21 UTC - RP620 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------


Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2008-01-06 18:57:08
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

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\ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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So here is what's happening to me...

1. I've got this constant pop up thing happening that is saying contextual ads.
2. Under Uninstall or Change a program there is a program called Ron too1 addestination. If I click uninstall a box comes up asking for the verification code and in the center of the box it's got garbled letters, which I think they want you to use as the verification code.
3. I'm running on Windows Vista with several securities in place...MicroTrend, Windows Defender, AVG 8.0, Avira Antivirus, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, SpywareBlaster, SUPERAntiSPyware and used Spybot to search and destroy. They don't seem to be finding this thing.
4. I use Mozilla Firefox as my browers and I do frequent some social networks, specifically MySpace and Facebook. And often pay games on NovaWorld.

Is there any help for me? I'd be so very appreciatived!!!!

Suzanne

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I use a windows xp professional OS.
My contrast window keeps on popping up in the middle of my screen, this goes on happening constantly on its own accord.
What is this problem? and how do i rectify it?
Pls help..

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I've been having this problem where this thing pops up every few minutes and i don't know how to fix it

A:constantly popping up command promp

Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish. * If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. * Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan. * When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. * Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. * When completed, a log will open in Notepad. * Post the log back here.Be sure to restart the computer.The log can also be foun... Read more

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Hi. I don't remember failing to untick a selection, but somehow this crummy Baboom Search element has come onto my computer. I have an Asus desktop computer and have Windows 8.1. and use Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Every time I restart my computer Baboom's invisible extension activates setting Baboom Search to default alongside my Google default search and at this point I cannot remove it as a default program.

There is an option to disable the Baboom Search extension and doing so will make it disappear, but it does not give me the option to find and remove the extension that continually controls my search when I restart.

I have used Windows Defender, Anvi Smart Defender and an Anvi software trial that supposedly allowed one to use a Slim Toolbar option that could find an alter extensions and add-ons but it none of them found Baboom Search.

I cannot find the extension in any extension list, in the uninstall list in the Control Panel, nor can I find the name Baboom anywhere on my computer now that I have deleted a few small files with its name. Since I have been unable to see the extension I have been unable to get its App ID in order to find out what ID I could try deleting in the Roaming App Data on my computer but it feels like I have tried everything else to find and delete it. I even tried to find it in the Registry Editor in the apps section, but it did not appear.

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A:Baboom Search Constantly Popping Up, Hidden

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Somehow, sometime, a certain virus got onto my PC, I'm familiar with the sort, since i had a similar problem when i use to use XP, unfortunately, i don't remember how i removed it, an now a new rogue spyware program has planted it's seeds on my computer once again. It calls itself Antispy Spider and always pops up on my task bar in a small yellow triangle with an exclamation mark saying something like: Windows Security Center
An attack on you computer has been detected
Then it opens the browser (Firefox in my case) and gives me it's page, with the asking me to buy it since it'll protect my computer...Yeah, sure. I'm using McAfee Security Center 2007, which is enough for me. I'm posting my log since i can't find the things that belong and don't and i certainly need to get rid of this blasted Malware.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:25:25 PM, on 10/05/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16643)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
C:\Windows\OEM02Mon.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\mskagent.exe
C:\Program Files\DELL\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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A:Antispy Spider constantly popping up on desktop

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Hello,
I have a HP Pavilion m6-1045dx notebook with Windows 7 Home 64-bit SP 1, Premium, 8gb Ram, Intel HD graphics 4000, Intel Core i5-3210M.

The attached error codes keep showing up and they show up every 3-5 minutes. I recently just got my laptop back from a repair to the motherboard. They replaced the HDD and re-installed Windows 7 Home Premium and most of my needed drivers. I am also attaching the itinerary work notes of the repair for the computer.

NOTE: the error codes are not consistent after continuous pop ups, though the location of the application error seems to be the same. I realized that the errors are not the same all the time.

What is the cause and how do I fix this?

A:Error Codes popping up constantly every 3-5 mins

This sounds like a driver problem. Can you check to see if Windows is fully up to date and check Device Manager for any next to your hardware.

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Have followed the five steps including the DSS scan, below are pasted the results with main.txt, then the logfile of the HijackThis scan. The DSS extra.txt results are attached.

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Idjit on 2008-02-07 19:20:01
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
38: 2008-02-08 00:20:04 UTC - RP843 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
37: 2008-02-08 00:13:07 UTC - RP842 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
36: 2008-02-07 14:24:11 UTC - RP841 - Installed SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition
35: 2008-02-07 02:35:44 UTC - RP840 - Point de v?rification syst?me
34: 2008-02-01 02:53:46 UTC - RP839 - Point de v?rification syst?me


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-11-10 17:18:39 UTC - RP806 - Point de v?rification syst?me


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as Idjit.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:22:14, on 2008-02-07
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
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A:virus protection malware constantly popping up

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We'll begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt along with a new HijackThis log so we may continue cleaning the system.

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I have Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and I get pop up warning every 3 to 4 seconds that it has blocked a Malicious Website.  Its an outbound connection with the warning:
 
Domain: (empty)
IP: (different all the time)
Port: (different all the time)
Type: Outbound
Process: C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
 
When I received the laptop from previous owner, Avast virus protection was installed but not updated.
I removed it and installed Malwarebytes Premium and Eset Nod32 virus protection.
Ran MBAM and quarantined infections (lMBAMlog.txt file attached), Eset found nothing.
 
It was after MBAM install that running on the wireless connection began to produce the above stated pop-ups.
When MBAM is activated, the pop-ups start immediately and I loose wireless internet.
If wireless is turned off, no pop-ups.
Wireless connection is reestablished once I deactivate MBAM.
 
In  my attempts to fix, I also ran RogueKiller and got rid of a bunch of pum.dns
 
I also notice that what ever I search for in IE goggle, the top return is always a link to "Raaz.io/SafeSearch Install Now"
I downloaded and ran the Farbar recovery Scan Tool and my log is attached.
Thank you for looking at my topic,
Pilgrim.
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:29-12-2015
Ran by Sidney (administrator) on SIDNEY-PC (29-12-2015 15:01:50)
Running from C:\Users\Sidney\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Sidney (Available Profiles: Si... Read more

A:Outbound "Malicious Website Blocked" constantly popping up

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Remove these programs in bold Via the Control Panel > Programs and Features applet.VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar Chrome Extension (HKLM-x32\...\VideoDownloadConverter_4z Chrome Extension Uninstall) (Version: - Mindspark Interactive Network) <==== ATTENTIONWSE_Astromenda (HKLM-x32\...\WSE_Astromenda) (Version: - WSE_Astromenda) <==== ATTENTION===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to the a new file.

start

CreateRestorePoint:
EmptyTemp:
CloseProcesses:

HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] => [X]
HKLM-x32\...\RunOnce: [Fesulok] => C:\windows\SysWOW64\wscript.exe /E:vbscript /B "C:\Users\Sidney\AppData\Local\29d7106b1506c019\Dufaku.dat"
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [00avast] -> {472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24} => No File
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [GDriveSharedOverlay] -> {81539FE6-33C7-4CE7-90C7-1C7B8F2F2D44} => No File
CHR HKU\S-1-5-21-1747975209-1935908775-2939679204-1000\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-1747975209-1935908775-2939679204-1000\SOFT... Read more

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I have contacted HP about the problem, said my Windows 10 needed update (purchased a week ago), upgraded, crashing constantly using Edge- wouldn't display FB videos properly- tried IE- crashing on FB and Yahoo mail- all blue screen and reboot- have slow Internet, so took laptop to work to upgrade Windows10 and install Chrome.  Took it back home, crashing in the middle of checking my mail and playing a game.  Have run quick diagnostics, no problem.  3 updates were available yesterday from HP:  display, synaptics and graphics- when I tried to run them on the faster network at work, I got a blue screen and reboot, and no updates were available.  I have clicked in settings to stop the computer on error from restarting so I might get an error message on the blue screen, but it isn't working.  If I can't enjoy this computer, I will exchange it- or maybe not get another right now at all.  My 8-year old Compaq was trustworthy, but I dropped it, and I was hoping that this much faster machine would be good.  Is it the computer itself- Windows 10 incompatibility with AMD processor- intermittent slow Internet speeds?  At first I was using wi-fi. but am plugged into the router now. 

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Hello, for the past three days I have been trying to access my computer. I'm quite positive I have a malware infection but I have no idea where it is. I am running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 32bit.

As soon as I boot up my computer an error pops up before the password screen. It reads LoginUI.exe - Bad Image in the top bar and then gives the description:

error. C:\windows\system32\WinTrust.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support.

I have to click okay about 20 times before i can access the main login screen. Once i login i get another error similar but instead says Skype.exe - bad image. My windows virus protection has been disabled, and I am unable to open any virus program other than Avast and S&D. I get similar errors to the others when trying to open Norton or Ad-Aware. Even while I was trying to type my topic title to this thread, errors would come up every letter I typed.

Oh and one more thing. I am receiving window's errors constantly, the most common being Windows sidebar encountered a problem and closed, windows live id encountered a problem and closed, and gusvc encountered a problem and closed. I also cannot access msn messenger and my sound has been disabled

any help would be appreciated.

thank you in advance,

jonathon :

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Hi!

I started getting attached pop up in my taskbar few days back and it has intensified since then. It now pops up every 2-3 min and disappears instantly. Managed to get it in screen shot.

Did bit of on-line search and there are few similar cases too but i am not sure about the reason behind it starting in my machine and solution to it.

I was getting some Bluetooth related message in Skype since i started using it just from few days back. Had skype since beginning but never used it before. Could this be because of it ? Should i uninstall and install skype again ?

And this is the first time i am facing any problem on this machine (HP Laptop with Windows 7 OS), it is about a year old.

Any suggestion appreciated!!!
Thanks
 

A:Unknown program quickly popping up and disappearing in task bar constantly

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Hello!
I would appreciate any help whatsoever! This virus, or whatever it is, has me stumped!
I think I have been hijacked, only on internet explorer-when checking task manager, Internet explorer is always running, even when I "End Task" . Mozilla Firefox is working fine, but Internet explorer pops up both visible and invisible windows, and constantly asks me to make it my default program!
I suspect malware, and possibly a virus, but my spyware program cannot find anything besides cookies. My antivirus program pops up saying it has deleted multiple trojans, but something is definitely going wrong!

here are is my Hijack this log
Logfile of random's system information tool 1.04 (written by random/random)
Run by Brennan at 2008-11-05 19:05:05
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
System drive C: has 34 GB (59%) free of 57 GB
Total RAM: 478 MB (36% free)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:05:18 PM, on 11/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mo... Read more

A:Hijacked? Internet Explorer constantly running and popping up, but I use Mozilla!

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

Please copy this page to Notepad and Save it to your Desktop in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.
Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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Please uninstall the following via Start->(or My Computer)->Control Panel->Add or Remove Programs if they still exist:

Viewpoint Manager
Viewpoint Media Pl... Read more

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Hi All,
Using Win7 Homebasic,
The problem is that after few minutes of logging in, multiple default browser windows open up for no reason. The windows open up in specific time intervals and also on certain events(mouse clicks & explorer.exe). ------ When i surf the internet the browser redirects to the homepage at regular intervals and its intensity increases with time almost to the extent of redirecting every half a second. ------ The fun does not end here if i try another browser it results in the same. These windows keep opening up till the extent of clogging the memory and freezing/crashing my box.
This issue is happening to my system since 1.5 yrs. This is not consistent when i format my drive it was working fine for few months and starts again after few days. Today while i was updating my windows this started again by the time i was playing FIFA in my system and it got stuck because of multiple browser keeps popping up.
 
I have run the SUPERantispyware to check for viruses or any spyware and got result.Below am posting my result :
 
SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com
Generated 05/01/2015 at 12:35 PM
Application Version : 6.0.1186
Database Version : 11858
Scan type       : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 01:13:18
Operating System Information
Windows 7 Home Basic 64-bit, Service Pack 1 (Build 6.01.7601)
UAC On - Limited User
Memory items scanned      : 759
Memory threats detected&... Read more

A:Multiple browser keeps popping up and getting redirected to homepage of browser.

Hello, and welcome Please follow the instructions below. If you do not understand anything, feel free to stop and ask.MiniToolbox by FarbarPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList DevicesList Users, Partitions and Memory size.List Minidump FilesList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.===Malwarebytes Anti-MalwareDownload Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from here.Double click on the file mbam-setup-2.x.x.xxxx.exe to install the application. (x.x.xxxx is the version)Follow the prompt. At the end place a checkmark in Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then choose Finish.When MBAM opens it will says Your database is out of date. Choose Fix Now.Click on the Scan tab at the top of the window, choose Threat Scan, then Scan Now.If you receive a message that updates are available, choose Update Now button (the scan will start after updates are completed).Please be patient as the scan will take some time.If MBAM detected threats, choose Quarantine for all items, then click Apply Actions.While still on the Scan tab, choose View detailed log. In the window that opens, click the Export button, choose Text file (*.txt) and save t... Read more

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The sound with both speakers/ headphones on my laptop is constantly making "popping" sounds, and sometimes it even stutters - very aggressively and without putting any load on the laptop - even with a simple mp3 playback.I've tried EVERYTHING - Realtek / Lenovo / Windows drivers, uninstalled Windows, wasted so much precious time on it.This is the second damaged unit I get from lenovo in a month's time. I hope they can provide a quick solution for this problem, or else I'm returning this laptop and never buying / recommending Lenovo ever again. 

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Some program keeps popping up for a split second on my task bar every few minutes, and I can't figure out what it is.
It's pretty annoying because whenever it happens it switches the current window's focus.
It seems to happen randomly, and not at a set time interval.
I don't think it's malware... but I could be wrong. It pops ups and disappears much too quickly to identify it.
How can figure out what it is? (Btw, I'm running Windows 7.)
 

A:Solved: Unknown program quickly popping up and disappearing in task bar constantly

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DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by HP_Administrator at 19:52:23.07 on Fri 02/11/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1982.921 [GMT -6:00]

AV: Norton 360 *Enabled/Updated* {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}
FW: Norton 360 *Enabled*

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Easy Synchronization\LogitechEasySync.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\Memory Card Utility\iP6700D\PDUiP6700DMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exe
C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\wpctrl.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TEXTBR~1.0\Bin\INSTAN~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcWnd.exe
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A:Norton is constantly blocking Instrusion attempts by several different attackers and Just-In time debugging keeps popping up.

Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed. If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!In Windows Vista and Windows 7, all tools need to be started by right clicking and selecting Run as Administrator!These instru... Read more

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Hello,

My Norton 360 Antivirus keeps blocking intrusion attempts. There are a serious of different attempts every 20-30 minutes.

From the Norton Security Log,

Risk Name: HTTPS Tidserv Request 2
Attacking Computer: 01n02n4cx00.cc (91.212.226.5,443)
Source Address 91.212.226.5 (91.212.226.5)

Risk Name: HTTPS Tidserv Request
Attacking Computer: 91.212.226.182, 80
Attacking URL: 7gafd33ja90a.com/ (very long)

Risk Name: HTTP Misleading Application Detection
Attacking Computer: 91.217.162.190, 80
Attacking URL: xp-scaner.com/dm-php? (very long)

Also the Just In-Time Debugger keeps popping up on the main screen. I'm not sure if this is somehow related to viruses or attacks or simply a system error.

Please provide any assistance that you can in helping resolve this issue. I appreciate your help. Thank you!

James

A:Norton is constantly blocking Instrusion attempts by several different attackers and Just-In time debugging keeps popping up.

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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Hello,

I am running Windows XP on a machine at home and was previously using IE. I started getting frequent (about 3-5 an hour) pop-up browsers...usually a :blank page. I ran Spy-Bot and Adware and found several issues which were corrected.

I installed Mozilla and set as the default browser in hopes this would end the problem. No luck. I'm still getting the pop-up browsers from IE in Mozilla.

The Hijack This Log is as follows and I'd be very grateful for any assistance you can provide. Please let me know if you need further information.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:21:11 PM, on 10/20/2008
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\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\mHotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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A:While using Mozilla browser....IE browser window opens constantly. Help!

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I'm new in this Forum , so apologies if this has already been a topic of discussion.
I was keen to try the Edge browser, but eventually I disabled it, I can't even remember exactly why, but I had finally got comfortable with Chrome/Firefox before I got the new system and I just didn't want to learn how to tweak another browser...my question is , has anyone tried the Edge, actually liked it and still uses it!? I don't feel like I gave it enough opportunity to impress me, just didn't stick with it, quit at the first stumbling block...just curious!!

A:Edge Browser anyone!?

I tried it for a couple of weeks, but it lacked many features I like so I went back to IE

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I use Firefox.
Do I have to use the edge browser?
Thanks
 

A:edge browser?

no, you can still use firefox on W10
 

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Hey guys! everything was fine with windows 10 since the beginning , except since last week. I cant connect to the internet with chrome or any other application using the internet ( steam, league of legends etc). I did some research but couldn't find something that worked.

Thank you!

A:Can't use any other browser than Edge.

Hi, sorry to hear that. Are you using a laptop? A desktop? If you could complete your system specs, that would help. (Instructions in the tutorial section if you're unsure).

How are you connected to the internet? Ethernet cable? WiFi?
If you are using a router, can any other devices connect to that successfully?

Since we don't know what state your internet connection is in, first right click the internet icon in your system tray, and Open Network and Sharing Centre. Please post a screenshot of that including your system tray internet icon.
It should look sthg like this:
Please right click the internet icon in your system tray again, click "Troubleshoot Problems" and report the outcome. Thanks.

Do you know what changed last week that might have caused this?
Do you have any system restore points before the date you first noticed this?
Do you use disk imaging (which allows you to restore your PC to exactly how it was when you created the image and creates a backup at the same time)? Everyone needs to use this: Macrium Reflect or Aomei Backupper- freeware (+ commercial) - with their boot disk + large external backup storage medium.

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I'm new in this Forum , so apologies if this has already been a topic of discussion.
I was keen to try the Edge browser, but eventually I disabled it, I can't even remember exactly why, but I had finally got comfortable with Chrome/Firefox before I got the new system and I just didn't want to learn how to tweak another browser...my question is , has anyone tried the Edge, actually liked it and still uses it!? I don't feel like I gave it enough opportunity to impress me, just didn't stick with it, quit at the first stumbling block...just curious!!

A:Edge Browser anyone!?

I tried it for a couple of weeks, but it lacked many features I like so I went back to IE

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I have windows 10 my Windows Edge keeps crashing back to desktop every time i try to use it . I been on microsoft about the problem but they are trying to get me to buy software to fix the problem.
 

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I am running windows 10 preview 14393.5. I have the following questions.

1. In ms edge the cast to device is greyed out, is this normal?

2. Will cast to device work with 1st generation google cast device?

Henry

A:Ms Edge Browser.

1.) Yes, it is normal if no connections are available. You can only cast to Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter and other Miracast devices. Here I am casting YouTube video to MS Wireless Display Adapter:

... watching it on TV.

2.) No. Regardless of Chromecast / Google Cast generation, you can only cast to it from Chrome browser and Windows UWP apps supporting Google Cast. Casting from any other browser is not possible. Here the same YouTube video in Chrome, when Google Cast extension is installed you can cast any tab:

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I've checked everything I know to check. I still cannot get any browser history. I get only the statement "You'll see your browsing history here once you've visited a site".

A:No Browser History in Edge

Hi,
Have a look at this link and see whether it's any help at all, I'm too lazy to read all these....
Microsoft Edge and privacy: FAQ - Microsoft Windows

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Hello!

I have Windows 10 with Edge browser (its native), just installed.

The problem is I cannot view one site with it. The website is www.taleworlds.com .

No ad-blocks are installed.
 

A:Edge browser cannot view this...

try using IE instead
 

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Adblock Plus on Twitter




Adblock Plus is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated extensions for Edge browser. and while Microsoft has already confirmed that it?s working with the company to bring it to Windows 10 users, everyone was wondering how come that a beta version is not yet available.

In a tweet posted this morning, Adblock Plus confirmed that their Edge extension is already in the works and a beta is prepared for the rollout. All it takes is for Microsoft to push the release button and users can install it on their devices running Windows 10 Redstone builds.

?Just waiting on Microsoft to allow us to release it! We're working on it as we speak. Just waiting for Microsoft to allow us to be released,? AdBlock Plus explained in two tweets.

More betas to launch before the summer debut
At this point, extensions for Microsoft Edge need to be manually downloaded and installed in Edge browser, but in the future, the software giant plans to make them available in the Windows Store for easy install.

?With this in mind, we have built Microsoft Edge so customers can add extensions to the browser with the confidence that they will operate as expected,? Drew DeBruyne, general manager of Microsoft Edge, explains.

?One of our highest priorities is to ensure that Microsoft Edge is the safest, most reliable and fastest browser we could build, and our experience over the past 20 years has taught us that poorly written or even malicious add-ons were a huge... Read more

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