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IE8 System error  "Exceeded Number of Secrets"

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Cannot get IE8 to run with this error.
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Assume this is malware/TDSS rootkit until proved otherwise.
Read the thread here for details:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/XP/Q_27225301.html
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It certainly looks like Malware.   Similar errors are reported here>
http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php?topic=99805.0

TDSSkiller should remove the problem, as suggested by MASQUERAID's link above, and you can download it from here:
http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.zip

Download the file TDSSKiller.zip and extract it into a folder
Execute the file TDSSKiller.exe.
Wait for the scan and disinfection process to be over.
Close all programs and press “Y” key to restart your computer.

More detail TDSSKiller tutorial:
http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684
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I have gotten past that original problem by cleaning up all the malware on the sytem;
but  still cannot set the IIP auto addresssing to work.
Am still ready to work on that part of the problem and am using a "fixed" IP address for the time being.
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Are you using a router?
If yes, try resetting it by removing the routers power, waiting a minute or two, then re-apply the power ...effectively you are doing a router reboot.

If unsuccessful, try resetting the router (with power applied) by depressing the small reset button, usually located at the rear of the unit.  You may have a router document describing this action.
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If no router, the Malware you detected and cleaned could have modified your XP network and Winsock settings.
To reset Winsock, type the following command at a command prompt, and press ENTER:
netsh reset winsock

Alternatively follow the steps in the Fix it wizard:
How do I reset Windows Update components?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

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