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Multiple Iexplore.exe processes running

By Cyborkid
Mar 24, 2014
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  1. Hi guys,

    I'm on my dad's laptop and want to watch videos on Youtube, play games such as WoW, Etc. Only thing that's stopping me are like 100 processes of Iexplore.exe that are running.

    I am new to this forum and after looking around it seems like a great place to be active, I appreciate any help.

    Also I do understand that 'specified for situation' sort of assistance is probably needed, I don't have IE running, this case pops up automatically from the start-up of my computer till the shutdown.

    Thanks guys and hello
     
  2. Cyborkid

    Cyborkid TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 33

    I remember just pressing tech support and all of a sudden I'm in the blue screen of death section, would appreciate a section change if possible, if not I wish to copy and paste this to appropriate section, sorry.
     
  3. GACrabill

    GACrabill TS Rookie Posts: 47

    Download MalwareBytes, install it, update it, and then run a 'Full Scan' (may take more than an hour), click on the 'Show Results', check-mark all of the things that it finds, and then click on 'Remove Selected' .... then re-boot.

    Then you should also download and run TDSSKiller to remove rootkits ... takes about minute and will require a re-boot if it finds something.
     
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  4. Cyborkid

    Cyborkid TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 33

    Thanks, it's scanning, I'll keep you updated.
     
  5. Cyborkid

    Cyborkid TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 33

    Scanned..
    Detected about 185 viruses
    Quarantined all
    I keep getting pop-up of "movies toolbar blocked", so much that it lagged out my firefox and I had to exits malwarebytes. going to restart as you said and ill update and run 2nd software
     
  6. Cyborkid

    Cyborkid TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 33

    TDDSKiller, No threats found.
    I'm down to one Iexplore.exe running.
    Would also appreciate simplified method of removing crap-ware like toolbars, etc, which I get running in processes and im fed up of having to end process. here is log from the scan of Malwarebytes
     

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  7. Cyborkid

    Cyborkid TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 33

    Videos are still laggy
     
  8. GACrabill

    GACrabill TS Rookie Posts: 47

    Most 'Toolbars' are listed in Control Panel -> Add/Remove on XP .... or in Control Panel -> Programs and Features on Vista or Win7.
    Find the crappy ones, click to highlight one, then click the Uninstall or Remove buttons.
     
  9. GACrabill

    GACrabill TS Rookie Posts: 47

    What brand & model of PC ?
    What browser and which version ?
    What is the anti-virus product ?
     


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