IE7 Close a folder and a blank IE window opens

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by LindyLoo, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. LindyLoo

    LindyLoo Guest

    When I close a folder on my desktop, a blank IE page opens. If I close that
    before minimising to the taskbar at the bottom of the screen, the whole
    screen refreshes rapidly for about 2-3 minutes. During this time, the
    computer is completely unusable!
    I have tried uninstalling IE7 and reinstalling, but it made no difference.
    Has onyone got a clue?
    I've emailed microsoft but have had no reply at all.
    LindyLoo, Jan 8, 2007
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  2. All I can think of is a malware infection. Help with malware:
    All MS-MVP Sites.

    Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software.

    So How Did I Get Infected Anyway?
    For quite a few people it's by installing Messenger Plus, whose ads for
    malware don't identify the malware as such and try to convince you that you
    owe it to the author. See also:
    Don't ever do a "default" install of anything. Always choose Custom and see
    what else is being carried along. Don't install any extras you're not sure
    Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM, Jan 8, 2007
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