How do you want to open this file? When attempting to run IE 11

By nick T
Dec 5, 2014
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  1. Pic related when I try to open IE 11 and only IE 11.
    Run IE
    After I select IE in the "How do you want to open this file?" menu , it brings up the view downloads. After I run the iexplorer.exe, I can use IE 11.
    Also I've ran MBAM, adware cleaner, and windows defender. So I'm pretty sure it's not a virus.
    Also if I open it in chrome, it gives me a download for iexplorer.exe which downloads instantly.
    Unchecking "Use this app for all .exe files" does nothing.
    I tried forcing it into desktop mode which didn't help
    I tried the other modes which didn't help either.

    It's just kinda annoying. Can't find anything on google about it except one small forum with no answers.
    Thanks in advanced.

  2. intheair1987

    intheair1987 TS Rookie

    I have recently encountered this issue as well, it is really disturbing...
    I have no solution though I suspect the cause could be Citrio Browser, since it hijacked IE.
    Did you install Citrio Browser before?

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