Re: Internet Explorer Error
From: Kelly (kelly_at_mvps.org)
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 01:16:57 -0500
Run several of these - it takes more than one, then run the zip file
following if all is not corrected. However, these programs really do a
great job. Good luck!
CWShredder (Line 313)
Free Online Virus Scan
Restore Winsock: Line 155 (right hand side)
-- All the Best, Kelly Microsoft-MVP Windows® XP 2004 Windows MVP "Winny" Award Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com Taskbar Repair Tool Plus! http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/taskbarplus!.htm "KK85" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > http://img36.photobucket.com/albums/v108/kylek85/error_message2.jpg > > Whenever I open Internet Explorer (version 6), and try to > visit any page, or when I sign on to AIM and have the > Welcome window open, it just shows this message. I also see > it is in the little ad space at the top of the AIM buddy > list. I have no clue what this is talking about. Has anyone > ever seen this before? > > The only thing I can think of that would cause it, is that > my sister downloaded and installed "iMesh" which was just > loaded with Spyware. I cleaned it all out using Ad-Aware, > and today read that one of the programs, "new.net" isn't > supposed to be removed manually, or else it might mess > something up. Here is the exact quote from SpywareGuide.com. > > http://www.spywareguide.com/product_show.php?id=417 > > "It is recommended that you use this to remove the program, > as explained in more detail in the New.Net FAQ. DO NOT > simply delete the DLL, as it tampers with the default > Winsock settings and manual removal will cause you to lose > Internet access." > > Maybe that's the problem? I hadn't ever had this problem > before, and I didn't notice it until last night, and had > removed the stuff on Sunday, so I'm not clear on if that is > the cause. > > What can I do? System restore to like Friday or something? > Will that even work? Any way of re-installing IE? Any other > ideas? (I tried downloading IE6 again, and installing it > again. The download page says to Remove IE from the > Add/Remove list, and it's not listed on there! I tried the > install anyway, to see if it would just write over it, but > nothing happened, I still get the same error message. I > also looked in the IE folder to uninstall, and there's no > uninstall file... How do I do it!?) > > Thanks very much for any help! > > Oh, and by the way, I'm using Mozilla Firefox and > everything is working OK, that's how I'm getting here to > post this message. It's not the end of the world if it > doesn't work again, but I just want to see if I can get IE > working in case it could somehow cause any future problems > (or in case IE is needed for anything else). > > One last thing, I promise. :) Our other computer, > connected through the router (so it's on the same cable > line), is working fine, and has no problem using IE. So I > suspect it's something wrong with only this computer.