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Unwanted Links in Browser Window

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While opening microsoft internet explorer, it takes long time to open the browser window. Afterit has opened, in view menu => Toolbars, so many links are seen selected. But the links are invisible. Only tick marks are seen. If we deselect the links, the browser window will work in normal speed. If a new window is opened, the same trouble occures. What is the remeady for this?
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Hi nujumyusuf,

open one browser window ... deselect the toolbars which you do not want ... close the window.. reopen

Cheers!
Sunny:o)
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by:nujumyusuf
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I want to rectify this problem. When the window is reopened, the same proble arises.
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if you have only *one* browser window open when you make the modifications, closing it and reopening will save your settings ...
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The invisible ones can be removed using ToolbarCop:
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/utils/ToolbarCop.exe

ToolbarCop removes the Toolbars, Toolbar buttons and unwanted menu-extensions from Internet Explorer. It does not remove the spyware from the system entirely. It is advisable to run Ad-Aware scan (www.lavasoftusa.com), if the toolbar entries are not removed.
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How to convert MPeg files to VCD format, so that they can be written/ copied to a CD and can be used in VCD players.
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nujumyusuf, the recent question you asked is not related to the actual thread. you may want to post a new question. Also, please confirm the status of the original question.
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by:nujumyusuf
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I had downloaded and used ToolbarCop.exe, The unwanted links can be removed by running the software. But when the system is restarted the links will appear again. I think it is better to Format the C Drive and Reinstall Windows. If not, Please mentions any other softwares or tricks.
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Along with Toolbarcop, use Ad-Aware [download from www.lavasoftusa.com] *Update it first*and do a full system scan.
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by:sunnycoder
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run checks for spyware

www.lavasoftusa.org
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Is there any reason you have not awarded the expert or experts here who helped you and allow this to remain open?
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nujumyusuf,
No comment has been added lately (2 days), so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area for this question:

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nujumyusuf,
No comment has been added lately (2 days), so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area for this question:

RECOMMENDATION: split points between sunnycoder http:#9777082 and sramesh2k http:#9873770

Please leave any comments here within 4 days.

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Sorry for duplicate entry, did mean:
RECOMMENDATION: split points between sunnycoder http:#9777082 and sramesh2k http:#9873770
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