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    Internet Expoler

    I have been using Mozilla FireFox I have a pop
    -up blocker, but Internet Expoler keeps pooping up. What can I do to stop it from coming up?
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    I actually have the same problem, I think it's a virus. I am honestly not so sure what it is.

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    O right. But I have tried the The virus scan and it says I have no virus.
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    It could be anything. I'd probably try a registry cleaner, as well as a spyware scanner.

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    So, if I used it will it take Internet Expoler off my computer for ever?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FallenTaco
    So, if I used it will it take Internet Expoler off my computer for ever?
    What? It'd maybe fix the issue, not remove IE. To remove IE, just go into into the uninstall program garbage....

    And, it's explorer, not expoler you know :3

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    Ok thanks for the tips. And I know it is. I just forgot how to spell for a minute or so.
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    The reason IE popups come up is that the virus doesn't care what your default browser is and just opens IE, because that's what the code says to do.

    Removing IE wouldn't help much. Every time you'd get a popup, it'd say something along the lines of "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE could not be found." The virus is still there trying to execute IE, but Windows is saying it can't find it. So really, deleting that won't solve anything, it'll just lead to errors instead of popups.

    Try multiple virus scanners. For the most part, no single (free) virus scanner can do it all. Some pick up things others don't and vice versa, so it doesn't hurt to try out a bunch and see if you have any luck.
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    If you are going to try multiple anti viruses, I suggest Avira Antivir first.

    http://www.free-av.com/

    It's free and has the best detection over other free anti virus software.

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    Thanks a lot with all the help you guys.
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