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Old 12-27-2005, 04:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Internet explorer taking 98% of CPU

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I had to format my hard disc a while ago and since then internet.exe starts taking higher levels of CPU until it totally freezes the computer.
I do not use internet explorer at all as I use Mozilla.
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Old 12-27-2005, 04:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Download HIjackthis

Post a Hijackthis Log in the appropriate section.
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Old 12-27-2005, 04:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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there should be no internet.exe....thats spyware of some sort. now you do have IEXPLORER.EXE if thats what you meant
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Old 12-27-2005, 04:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yes sorry but its explorer.exe with no i. if I end task I end up only with the desktop without toolbar or anything
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post a log here so i can see
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how?
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go here

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=3155

scan your pc, save the log and post the long here, copy and paste it, dont do an attachment
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Old 12-27-2005, 04:53 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I have because I thought it was a virus but it comes back totally clean not even spyware or anything I will post anyway as I run a full system scan everyday

Category: Application activities
Date Time,Feature,Action Taken,Details,User Name,Computer Name,Details
27/12/2005 10:50:30,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 62 minutes 48 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 191950,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
27/12/2005 05:00:10,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
27/12/2005 01:54:50,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 3 minutes 22 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1876,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
27/12/2005 01:51:25,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
26/12/2005 09:36:53,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 62 minutes 25 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 191507,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
26/12/2005 05:00:05,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
25/12/2005 21:52:45,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 4 minutes 42 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1878,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
25/12/2005 21:48:02,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
25/12/2005 12:35:04,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 62 minutes 9 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 191427,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
25/12/2005 05:00:11,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
25/12/2005 02:11:24,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 26 minutes 58 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1857,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
25/12/2005 01:44:25,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
23/12/2005 21:50:24,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 7 minutes 17 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1936,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
23/12/2005 21:43:04,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
22/12/2005 21:42:41,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,xdg,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 31 minutes 42 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 79384,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
22/12/2005 20:45:48,Virus scanner,Scan started,xdg,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,xdg
22/12/2005 08:58:23,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 64 minutes 33 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 191307,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
22/12/2005 05:00:06,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
21/12/2005 21:39:46,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 3 minutes 18 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1919,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
21/12/2005 21:36:25,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
21/12/2005 21:25:45,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,xdg,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 8 minutes 35 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 362,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
21/12/2005 21:25:39,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,xdg,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 8 minutes 0 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 858,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
21/12/2005 20:37:09,Virus scanner,Scan started,xdg,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,xdg
21/12/2005 20:37:09,Virus scanner,Scan started,xdg,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,xdg
21/12/2005 17:36:11,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 2 minutes 50 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1873,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
21/12/2005 17:33:20,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
21/12/2005 10:20:55,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 65 minutes 31 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 191214,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
21/12/2005 05:00:15,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
20/12/2005 21:35:52,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 3 minutes 18 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 1895,Risks detected : 0,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 0,Files excluded : 0"
20/12/2005 21:32:33,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
20/12/2005 19:08:01,Virus scanner,Scan summary completed,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,"Scan results:,Scan time: 78 minutes 35 seconds,MBRs scanned : 2,Master boot records infected : 0,Master boot records repaired : 0,Boot Records scanned : 2,Boot records infected : 0,Boot records repaired : 0,Files scanned : 190862,Risks detected : 4,Files repaired : 0,Files quarantined : 0,Files deleted : 3,Files excluded : 1"
20/12/2005 10:11:20,Virus scanner,Process termination,Process termination result,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton AntiVirus successfully terminated process C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE associated with the Adware.Lop security risk.
20/12/2005 10:11:20,Virus scanner,Process termination,Process termination attempt,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton AntiVirus is attempting to terminate process C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE associated with the Adware.Lop security risk.
20/12/2005 10:08:02,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
20/12/2005 09:49:11,Virus scanner,Scan started,Norton QuickScan,SYSTEM,SONIA-DC524475A,Norton QuickScan
20/12/2005 09:24:46,Virus scanner,Scan started,Run Full System Scan,Sonia1,SONIA-DC524475A,Run Full System Scan
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Old 12-27-2005, 05:03 PM   #9 (permalink)
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what about the hijackthis! log?
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Old 12-27-2005, 05:13 PM   #10 (permalink)
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sorry it was suppose to go to another post
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