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Old 02-15-2008, 09:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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recently, everytime I switch my pc on. the Internet Explorer process will start up and refuse to close in Task Manager. i am currently running 64Bit Vista Ultimate with 2gb ram. the process takes up 100% cpu and up to 500000k of ram as well as giving me pop-ups with the title "CiD:" and various advertisements titles after that. i have scanned for viruses/spyware using my security software which found nothing. does anyone know what this could be as i cannot run anything until this problem is gone.

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Old 02-15-2008, 10:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What programs did you scan with? Try adaware spybot and hijack this... You may also want to try process explorer to see whats calling for IE to start...

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Old 02-15-2008, 11:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks for your advice, i'll check with process explorer.

i'm using Bitdefender 2008. it's the only 64 bit security software that will work with my OS.
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Old 02-15-2008, 12:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Go to the Virus Section and go thru Osiris's Guide. Best way to remove spyware and make sure your system is clean.
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