Re: IE8 & Weird New DOS Window
Further test by running in no-Addons mode.
If that works then remove any recently installed programs (sort your
Add/Remove Programs list).
Always quote your OS version and Service Pack level please as our answers
can vary for your versions.
"themagician8" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I noticed that whenever I open Internet Explorer 8 on my laptop the last
> bootups... a small DOS-type window opens then closes for a brief second
> the browser window is opening. It's seems to say a bunch of stuff, but it
> opens and closes so fast I can't read what's going on in it.
> I ran my SuperAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes annd BitDefender Internet
> I did a system cleanup, and a registry cleanup... but nothing was found or
> has gotten rid of it.
> This strange new DOS window now continually just seems to open briefly
> whenever I open IE8 or when I open another new instance of it.
> So far I don't see any other weirdness happening happening on my machine
> thhink it's a virus, etc., and it's not really that intrusive...
> but just what the heck is this?
> And more importantly... how do I get rid of it?
> BTW I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium on a new laptop