Ie crashes after NetTurbo instalation

By Wintendo ยท 6 replies
Jan 22, 2004
  1. I instaled NetTurbo the last day and now my Ie crashes from time to time, I can't load Windows Update or MSN Messanger "My Inbox", can't sometimes open new links.
    I have scaned the computer with Spybot S&D 1.2,Ad-Aware 6 build 181, Norton Antivirus Pro. 2004 and I did not find anything. My computer has slowen down and D/L speed has gone down too. Can anyone help me ?
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Your safest bet is to uninstall NetTurbo.
    Contrary to popular belief, none of these so-called accellerators do anything other than make their sellers richer. Your PC does not gain an ounce of speed.
    The only utility that does anything usefull, is DrTCP and is FREEly available here:
  3. Wintendo

    Wintendo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've aldready uninstalled NetTurbo and Ie still crashes and now the comp. loads few svhost.exe and one of them takes alot of memory sometimes.
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    You may have been infected by a virus.
    Download Adaware (Build 6.181) and Spybot S&D (V1.2).
    As soon as you start each of these programs, run the Update-function first, before you start the scan.
  5. Wintendo

    Wintendo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've already scanned the computer with Spybot S&D 1.2, Ad-aware (Build 6.181),Norton Antivirus Pro. 2004 and nothing found anything. :(
  6. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    Did you mean svchost, or was svhost the correct name. If it was svhost, I found a few references to a virus called "w32.Randex.gen". as detected by NAV. svchost is a generic windows process and can be associated with hundreds of different things, both legit and suspicious. It is not uncommon to find multiple scvhost.exe processes running at any given time depending on what apps are running.

    Have you tried repairing IE?
  7. Wintendo

    Wintendo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I've just changed to Mozilla and everything seams ok. But Windows Search does not work now. :/
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