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IE 8 Recovery Tab loop on Windows XP SP3

Posted on 2010-09-24
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I have a Windows XP machine with IE8 on it and every time I open IE8 the tab recovers and goes into a loop.  I have cleaned all spyware and viruses using Hijackthis, Malwarebytes, VIPRE and have reinstalled Service Pack 3.  I have done a winsock reset and have reset IE to it's default settings.  I can open the browser with no addins if I go to a blank page but as soon as I go to MSN.com it happens even with no Addins.  I have installed Firefox and it crashes as well.
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I will try it and let you know.  Thanks!
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Sorry that did not fix the issue.  I did fix it however using TDSSKiller.exe to remove a rootkit that VIPRE, HJT, MalwareBytes and McAfee did not find.
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Ah...... Sweet find...

Just ran that on another machine this AM, always a good util.... Course it didnt fix it, had to fix it manually this case.....

Thanksfor the update....
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Dear,
           First you are update  your window
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          uninstall the anti virus

it will be solve the problem
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