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posting to this newsgroup.
There is a very good chance are that you are seeing the affects of a
1. See if you can download/run the MSRT manually:
2. Run this online scan (in safe mode w/networking, if need be):
3. Run a /thorough/ check for hijackware, including posting the requested
logs in an appropriate forum, not here.
Checking for/Help with Hijackware
**Seek expert assistance in
, or other appropriate forums.**
If the procedures look too complex - and there is no shame in admitting this
isn't your cup of tea - take the machine to a local, reputable and
independent (i.e., not BigBoxStoreUSA) computer repair shop.
Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
Support for Windows Update:
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the United States and in Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft
subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that are associated with
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
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[At 15:42 UTC, 26 Feb-09] wr1t3r wrote:
> About two hours ago, IE7 crashed and now won't launch. Firefox works
> so I know its not my server. Last night I loaded Adobe Air and
> for twitter. When I shut down last night some updates automatically
> as well. I don't know what they were - the auto-updates I presume. Can't
> think of anything else that's changed. IE7 worked when I initially logged
> on four hours ago. What's going on?