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Windows 7: 100 something iexplore.exe processes

20 Jun 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
100 something iexplore.exe processes


I have a problem here. I don't know why, but since this afternoon, as soon as I log on into Windows account, there are some 100 processes of iexplore.exe that automatically start running. I looked up every forum that is there on the web and found out it's a malware that causes this, but every time there's another solution posted to the same problem.

What should i do? It's not that it slows down my computer, but it's that I'm worried .

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20 Jun 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64

Start safe mode with networking.
Press and tap the F8 key about every second until you see the safe boot menu while starting the computer.

choose safe mode with networking from the menu
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20 Jun 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Please keep the thread open for a few more hours till I manage to solve this. thanks

I'll update you with fresh info.
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20 Jun 2011   #4

windows 7 ultimate

Good advice by Maguscreed. The thread will stay open until you notify the issue is solved. Even then its open!! Good Luck!
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21 Jun 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Thx for the help, it worked out .
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