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    IE Explorer windows loading

    I am trying to help a friend of mine who is having some problems with IE windows opening at startup. I do not have this problem, so I do not know how to help him. He says that there are three or four IE processes plus others open all the time. He is getting messages to go to a site, but cannot do so.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks!

    Mike Parker

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    Yes this does sound like malware, virus , etc. MalwareBytes is good along with a good AV scan. Does the system allow downloads, especially from security sites? If not this is a very good indicator of nefarious activity.

    If malware is not suspected check what's in the startup group with msconfig.exe. Perhaps there is something starting here that should not be.
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