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Windows 7: Internet shortcuts don't open or open very slowly

08 Feb 2018   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Internet shortcuts don't open or open very slowly

I have many folders on my Desktop with files linking to websites. Suddenly, about a month ago, my internet shortcuts from the files either don't open (blank page opens), or take a long time to open, or finally open after many clicks. The standard desktop icons, i.e., My Computer, Recycle Bin, etc. open normally, altho slowly. I have IE 11 as my default browser (I double-checked). I'm current on Win Updates.

I don't think I changed anything on my pc, or added anything like new apps or progams recently. Any ideas or solutions would be greatly appreciated.


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09 Feb 2018   #2
Bat 1

8.1 home x64

Any chance you have Malwarebytes Premium ?
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09 Feb 2018   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Reply to Bat 1: Yes, I do.

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