[The problem started in February and you're asking about it in September?]
Malicious software ("malware") could be installed on your computer.
Make sure that your anti-malware software is running, then download the
latest signatures and run a full scan.
If you don't have comprehensive anti-malware software, I'm officially
out of things to say to you. Except for this: Install comprehensive
anti-malware software and learn how to use its features.
Try scanning your system with /several/ of the better online scanners,
Kaspersky Antivirus (http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner
Panda ActiveScan (http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan
Download HijackThis from www.trendsecure.com
. Run it, save a log, and
post the log at one of the many sites that support HJT, such as
spywarewarrior.com, bleepingcomputer.com, and temerc.com (but not here).
Within a day, sometimes within an hour, you'll have one-on-one
step-by-step advice from a security expert on cleaning up any
infestations—or you'll have a clean bill of health from the volunteer
Even the best detection and removal software can't fix every malware
infection. If none of the above remove the infection, you may want to
show the computer to a professional.
Errare humanum est
> Hi all,
> Has anyone ever had this problem? IE6 will not work if it is already listed
> in the XP task manager. After I kill all of the IE6 processes, then it will
> work again.
> I've had this problem for some time now, but I just recently discovered the
> excess IE6 processes in Task Manager. And unless those processes are closed,
> I get sysfader hang messages whenever I try to restart the pc.
> All of these problems started after installing the Feb. 2008, Office 2003