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Iexplore.exe Running And Slowing Pc While On Internet Only.


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#1 bry1216

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Posted 09 December 2007 - 06:38 PM

Hi,
When starting Explorer to access my Yahoo Email, I have iexplore.exe running from the Program folder. Watching Task Manager, I can tell the iexplore.exe is causing my system to absorb resources from the CPU time. So, I get 15 second delays due to this when changing websites. My ISP is thru a cable service and has very fast times on Speak Easy Speed Test:

http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
Download: 5456 kbps
Upload: 547 kbps

I think there is some sort of inquiry by iexplore.exe program happening each time I change website.

Any ideas how to turn it off? :thumbsup:

I use Windows Live OneCare to protect my system and Ad-Aware also.

Thanks.

Edited by bry1216, 10 December 2007 - 09:10 AM.


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#2 bry1216

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Posted 14 December 2007 - 10:58 AM

Hi All,

With the help of IE7 customer support, I have found the following fixes:

Use Start - Run - (type each of the following) - click OK, then delete everything in the folders.
temp
%temp%
prefetch

Next reboot pc and repeat pressing F8, select Start with Networking.

Open Internet Explorer to this website:
http://www.ewido.net/en/
and "Scan Now"

Also use this webpage to verify a file you suspect as a virus or bug:
http://virusscan.jotti.org/

Also I downloaded the MS updates on Dec 11, 2007.

My speed is back!
:thumbsup:

#3 TMacK

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Posted 14 December 2007 - 12:27 PM

Thank you for reporting back bry1216.
Did either scan detect anything malicious?
Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

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Posted 16 December 2007 - 10:36 AM

No. Just cookies that I deleted.




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