I have tried everything with no relief

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by frustratedwithvista, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. Everytime I close a web browser I get a message saying There was an error and
    it needs to restart itself. I had been through the trouble shooting for it
    and it didn't fix it. I have done complete windows vista scan and I am in the
    middle of another. Is there something else I can do? I can't ever close a web
    browser if I am working on two different ones.
    I'm not sure I can find this board again if you have the cure you can email
    me
     
    frustratedwithvista, Jan 10, 2009
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    Steve Hebert Guest

    Steve Hebert, Jan 10, 2009
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  3. yes it still did it when I turned off all my add ons. That was part of the
    troubleshooting steps and it didn't help either. Is there another place to
    look?
     
    frustratedwithvista, Jan 10, 2009
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    Steve Hebert Guest

    Sounds like Reset time....
    Internet Options, Advanced tab, Reset button.
     
    Steve Hebert, Jan 10, 2009
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  5. If you've tried everything, what's left for anyone here to suggest?
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Jan 10, 2009
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    John K.Eason Guest

    Senna pods? :^)

    Regards
    John () Remove the obvious to reply...
     
    John K.Eason, Jan 10, 2009
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    Kayman Guest

    1.Clear the (IE) temporary Internet files and the history cache.
    Click 'Start' and then click 'Run'... then type (or copy/paste)
    "inetcpl.cpl" (w/out quotation marks) into the box, then click the 'OK'
    button.
    In Internet Properties panel 'General' tab, under 'Browsing history', click
    'Delete...'button, in 'Delete Browsing History' panel, click the 'Delete
    all...' button then place a checkmark into the box beside 'Also delete
    files and settings stored by add-ons', Click 'Yes' and exit the Internet
    Properties panel by clicking the 'OK' button.

    2.Clean HDD
    Delete files using Disk Cleanup (if on Vista)
    http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/1264bc24-72a8-48aa-84e3-a355327139d91033.mspx

    3.Download/execute:
    Malwarebytes© Corporation - Anti-Malware
    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/program/mbam-setup.exe
    --and--
    SuperAntispyware - Free
    http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfile.html?productid=SUPERANTISPYWAREFREE

    4.Download and execute HiJack This! (HJT)
    http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/tools/security_tools/hijackthis

    Please, do not post HJT logs to this newsgroup.
    Fora where you can get expert advice for HiJack This! (HJT) logs.

    http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/index.php?board=3.0
    http://www.spywarewarrior.com/viewforum.php?f=5
    http://forums.tomcoyote.org/index.php?showforum=27
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.html
    http://www.malwarebytes.org/forums/index.php?showforum=7
    http://www.5starsupport.com/ipboard/index.php?showforum=18
    http://www.theeldergeek.com/forum/index.php?s=2e9ea4e19d3289dd877ab75a8220bff6&showforum=29

    NOTE:
    Registration is required in any of the above mentioned fora before posting
    a HJT log and read the 'stickies' (instructions/guidelines) for the
    respective HJT forum.

    5.Routinely practice Safe-Hex.
    http://www.claymania.com/safe-hex.html

    Additional references:
    How to optimize or reset Internet Explorer 7
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936213
    Applies to: Windows Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista

    How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES)
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737
    Read: "What you must know"
    Applies to: Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP and
    Windows Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista

    CCleaner - Free
    Cleans temporary internet files, cookies, history, recent urls, application
    MRUs, etc. ...
    http://www.ccleaner.com/download/builds/downloading-slim
    If Windows Defender is utilized go to Applications, under Utilities uncheck
    "Windows Defender" (so it won't delete the history of WD).
    If you wish, click 'Options' button the 'Settings' [check] 'Run CCleaner
    when the computer starts'.
    Setup CCleaner to Automatically Run Each Night in Vista or XP
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...-automatically-run-each-night-in-vista-or-xp/

    Good luck :)
     
    Kayman, Jan 11, 2009
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