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IE running turtle slowish

By tjara03
Nov 10, 2008
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  1. I was hoping someone would be able to help me. My IE runs super slow and i read that running HJT could help out. I ran it but do not know what to delete. I would appreciate if someone could look this over for me... THanks alot in advance!!

    -Troy

    I attempted to attach the log, so i hope it works out!

    edit: also when i have IE running i have 4 iexplorer.exe running... is this ok?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    1.

    Run CCleaner

    2.

    Please do this
    (Some members say they have already tried this in a reply; but later I find it has not been done!)
    The following not only resets all Internet Explorer's settings, but also removes all temp files, all extensions are disabled (toolbars, browser extensions, and Browser Helper Objects), and activeX controls are restored.


    How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES)

    To use RIES in Internet Explorer 7, follow these steps:

    1. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
    2. On the Advanced tab, click Reset.
    3. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.
    4. When Internet Explorer 7 finishes restoring the default settings, click Close, and then click OK two times.
    5. Close Internet Explorer 7. The changes take effect the next time that you open Internet Explorer 7.

    Note for users who cannot start Internet Explorer 7 for some reason, use RIES from Internet Options in Control Panel.

    3.

    Restart, and test if it's now Ok or not

    4.

    This one up to you!

    Have a look at:

    Viruses/Spyware/Malware Preliminary Removal Instructions
  3. tjara03

    tjara03 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks is seemed to help a little but its still running really slow...
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    mcafee can slow down any computer!

    Try Free Antivirus like Avast or Avira
  5. tjara03

    tjara03 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    kimsland, i will try one of those and see what happens... is one better than the other??
  6. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Yes Avira :)

    But you must first fully un-install Mcafee
  7. tjara03

    tjara03 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok so i got rid of mcafee and added avira and comodo firewall.. I went through the 8 step process.. Thanks for the help so far! its running better!

    Attached Files:

  8. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    :grinthumb

    Ok I had a quick look at the logs, there's sooo many VAIO entries it made it a bit difficult (but don't worry about that)

    Please run CCleaner again (a few temp files to get rid of)
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