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two iexplorer.exe instances running - wont close

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#1 Khanaar


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Posted 05 April 2012 - 08:31 PM

Okay, I have a stupid issue with IE running in my background, which will NOT go away, i try ending the processes, but they come back right away using 8,000k of memory eahc time, sometimes upwards of 4 of them open, and reluctant to close

Google searching this i have found this could be the work of some sort of virus controlling how they run and could very well cripple my system over time, so i need some insight into this, am I being too paranoid or is this a legitimate issue that i am having trouble ridding of?

I did run superantispyware, spybot S&D and CCleaner as one youtube thing told me to try, as my AVIRA program will not find anything and nor did the three listed before, so i tried combofix last and even that didnt give me any results. should I post the Combofix log?

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 08:47 PM

Hi Khanar,

If you think your computer may be infected I would recommend posting in the Am I infected? What do I do?

Before posting read Before You Post About A Problem .


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Posted 06 April 2012 - 08:14 AM

Please...do not post ComboFix logs in the Am I Infected forum.

If you wish to post such, please read and follow the instructions at Preparation Guide, Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html . Start with Step 6...submit the requested logs in your initial post to the forum linked to in the Prep Guide...and also post the results of your CF log.


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