Re: multiple tabs open that i don't want
Follow the same advice that PA Bear posted for Vista.
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"nikmark" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have the same problem in Windows XP. Any advice? Thanks
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> > In no certain order:
> > How to troubleshoot Internet Explorer 7 issues in Windows Vista:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936215
> > How to optimize or reset Internet Explorer 7:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936213
> > Internet Explorer stops responding, stops working, or restarts (Guided
> > http://support.microsoft.com/gp/pc_ie_intro
> > ==========================
> > But I think you'll need...
> > Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software
> > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827315
> > Run a /thorough/ check for hijackware, including posting your hijackthis
> > to an appropriate forum.
> > Checking for/Help with Hijackware
> > http://aumha.org/a/parasite.htm
> > http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
> > http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?t=5878
> > http://wiki.castlecops.com/Malware_R...:_Introduction
> > http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm
> > http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/data/prevention.htm
> > http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/tshoot.html
> > http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm
> > http://defendingyourmachine2.blogspot.com/
> > http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/...moving_Malware
> > When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2
> > (http://aumha.org/downloads/hijackthis.exe) is the preferred tool to
> > It will help you to both identify and remove any hijackware/spyware with
> > assistance from an expert. **Post your log to
> > http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=22,
> > http://castlecops.com/forum67.html,
> > http://forums.subratam.org/index.php?showforum=7,
> > http://aumha.net/viewforum.php?f=30, or other appropriate forums for
> > by an expert in such matters, not here.**
> > If the procedures look too complex - and there is no shame in admitting
> > isn't your cup of tea - take the machine to a local, reputable and
> > independent (i.e., not BigBoxStoreUSA) computer repair shop.
> > stevesmith wrote:
> > > Vista Ultimate
> > > "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Windows version?
> > >> stevesmith wrote:
> > >>> yes the tabs are blank, but sometimes a whole web page opens that
> > >>> blank. I've tried resseting my Internet explorer, and checked the
> > >>> ons,
> > >>> there are know unwanted addons.
> > >>> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> > >>>> Are the tabs blank or...?
> > >>>> stevesmith wrote:
> > >>>>> sometimes when i open my home page, more tabs open and even just
> > >>>>> i'm on
> > >>>>> the web browser more tabs open automatically, very annoying, i
> > >>>>> Mcafee
> > >>>>> virus scan and spyware, and know issues are reported.