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Internet Explorer and Firefox "Problems"

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Internet Explorer and Firefox "Problems"


    Hey Guys, when I try to open IE. a small window pops up and says IE has been stopped and will not work. What should I do to get it to start working again?

    Firefox works but has at the bottom right and left of the screen two vibrating windows telling me I need to update a program that is already updated. Plus, has a x and HIDE button, but only hides the screen a little over a quarter of the way.

    I have posted the once or twice, but got know reply to the problem. I figured it was because Firefox isn't a MS product. If so, just please answer the IE question.

    Thanks TC

    Chrome I hate to say works pretty good, but everytime I open it three small Malware windows open at the Top Right of the screen one on top of the other and my Malware program blocks it to be Quarantined !

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Sounds like you have a virus or several.
    Do you use Antivirus software ?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8


    You I do and and I run Malwarebytes I'm pretty sure is the name.
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    Posts : 61
    Windows 8


    Is there a software to install that helps clean out my machine ? The main thing that pop's up that Avast blocks which I think there are some or a lot that get by I don't know about is : JS:AddLyrics-AE [Adw]
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
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  6. #6


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8


    Is there anyway to reinstall IE. When I click on the E icon a window pops up and say that it has been stopped. Please help me to either (if possible) uninstall/reinstall IE, because Firefox opens and as I have posted numerous times it has a window at the bottom left tell me to install a program that I don't want or need. It has at the bottom right of that screen a x and under the x says HIDE AD, but still blocks a big portion of the screen. I'm about to lose it.
    No one seems to be able to help me.
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  7. #7


    Michigan
    Posts : 50
    Windows 8.1 64bit


    Things you can try. Open up Control Panel / Network and Internet / Internet Options. Choose the Advanced Tab and click on - Restore advanced settings - button. Click on - Reset -button / check the Delete personal Setting box and click on Reset. If that works great if not. You can try to run IE with a command line: iexplore -extoff. This will open IE with out loading any Extentions/addons. To Launch IE without addons press Win + r to open the run command prompt. If IE loads without crashing then I would check what Addons are loaded and disable them. Once disabled launch IE normally and enable each addon one at a time, relaunching IE to see what adddon may be the problem.
    Last edited by jladwig; 10 Sep 2013 at 17:14.
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