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    Yes. That's when I got this message: Sorry,...

    Yes. That's when I got this message:

    Sorry, Internet Explorer 11 is not compatible with your system.
    Upgrade to Windows 8.1 now to get a faster, more secure web.
    Check to make sure you have the...
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    Tried resetting IE to default settings. Same...

    Tried resetting IE to default settings. Same results.
    Unchecked IE8 in Windows Features. Now, when I check for updates, it tells me that I have no updates to install! ARggh. Where's that Abacus?...
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    Will try resetting IE to defaults, first, then...

    Will try resetting IE to defaults, first, then will try unchecking IE8 from Windows features. I do have Chrome and FireFox, so that won't be a problem.
    Thanks
    Wadtite
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    Yes, it's listed. The box for IE8 is checked....

    Yes, it's listed. The box for IE8 is checked. Should I uncheck it?
    Thanks,
    wadtite
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    New information: When I try to install IE 11,...

    New information:

    When I try to install IE 11, it leaves an icon on my desktop. When I click on it, part of the message that I get is this (from Microsoft):

    Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 before...
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    It says code 9C59. It was in researching this...

    It says code 9C59. It was in researching this error code that I came across something saying that I had to uninstall IE 8 first, before installing IE11. When I go to the link you provided, I get...
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    Thanks, Paul T. and Calimanco. I am running SP1...

    Thanks, Paul T. and Calimanco. I am running SP1 (forgot to mention that earlier.) If memory serves, I had an earlier version of I E than 8 until after I installed Windows 7. Seems that I got I E 8 as...
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    IE 8 uninstall problem

    Using an Acer 2.1Gigaherz, 4 Gigabyte RAM computer with Windows 7. I normally use Chrome to browse, but recently decided to update my IE from version 8 to 11. Have tried to do this in the past, but...
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    [SOLVED] As everything continues to be normal---no BSOD's,...

    As everything continues to be normal---no BSOD's, no unusual CPU or memory resources amounts being used that I am not causing---I think that we can close out this thread. I want to thank everyone who...
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    [SOLVED] Yep, ZoneAlarm can have its own problems, but it...

    Yep, ZoneAlarm can have its own problems, but it might find some holes that I need to plug.
    I have used it, before, but it's been a long time.

    Probably will make my own Kaspersky disk....
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    [SOLVED] Will definitely keep this information, in case...

    Will definitely keep this information, in case the problem comes back. Meanwhile, I am considering
    downloading Zone Alarm, assuming that program is still available.

    Thanks much for all the help....
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    [SOLVED] Successfully ran ESET from safe mode. It found 1...

    Successfully ran ESET from safe mode. It found 1 trojan and a lot of "potentially unwanted" programs.
    Ran checkdisk. It found one bad cluster.
    Problem remains. Something is still eating up a lot...
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    [SOLVED] When I try to install ESET, it tells me that...

    When I try to install ESET, it tells me that there is an "unexpected error" and quits.
    I then tried the Kaspersky rescue disk number 10, and got an error message that said "corrupted files".
    I...
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    [SOLVED] Ok. The ESET first, then. Thanks, and Merry...

    Ok. The ESET first, then.
    Thanks, and Merry Christmas!
    Wadtite
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    [SOLVED] Good idea, but I already did that, earlier....

    Good idea, but I already did that, earlier.
    Wadite
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    [SOLVED] Haven't run ESET, yet. Got Christmas company now,...

    Haven't run ESET, yet. Got Christmas company now, so can't get to the computer very much at this time (It's in the guest bedroom.) The Kaspersky disk came in, today, so will try using that when I get...
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    [SOLVED] Unfortunately, I fixed only the symptoms. It is...

    Unfortunately, I fixed only the symptoms. It is true that I can disable the link into my computer that is allowing someone to eat up almost all of my computer CPU capacity, and that causes the light...
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    [SOLVED] MAJOR UPDATE BELOW QUOTES: MAJOR UPDATE: ...

    MAJOR UPDATE BELOW QUOTES:



    MAJOR UPDATE:

    System is seemingly back to normal. The improvement appears to be connected to deleting the one Explorer entry under Processes---the one that was...
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    [SOLVED] Haven't had time to follow up on all this, but in...

    Haven't had time to follow up on all this, but in Event Viewer, the "critical" listings all had to do with shutting the computer down improperly. (When computer hangs, I tend to do that. It's...
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    [SOLVED] [QUOTE=Sudo15;979300]Have you tried downloading...

    [QUOTE=Sudo15;979300]Have you tried downloading those drivers I've suggested ?

    For the BSODs to still be affecting when in Safe Mode, it would have to be quite some infection.

    While you are...
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    [SOLVED] I have never really learned how to interpret...

    I have never really learned how to interpret Event Viewer reports.
    Will try ESET when I get time. With all the Christmas associated activity going on, it may be a while before I get much done, but...
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    [SOLVED] Sorry, Coochin, I didn't realize that when you...

    Sorry, Coochin, I didn't realize that when you referred to me as a "Yank" that you were from Australia. I just blindly assumed that you were an Englishman, when you said, "Yank". My apologies. (This...
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    [SOLVED] I didn't know that. In fact, the rescue disk that...

    I didn't know that. In fact, the rescue disk that I ordered is the Kaspersky Rescue
    disk number 10. Update: I finally got the re-install to proceed all the way through, but it didn't help. Not...
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    [SOLVED] Started to reply that I'm not a Yank, then...

    Started to reply that I'm not a Yank, then understood that to an Englishman, I *am* a Yank. :) (To those in the US, a Yank is a person from the Northern part of the country.)
    "Driveers" was simply a...
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    [SOLVED] Safe mode is more stable, but the problems still...

    Safe mode is more stable, but the problems still occur. A corrupted driver is only one possibility, but one that I was exploring. It has now become apparent that it is probably a Trojan or something...
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