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Thread: IE keeps replicating and using up memory - unable to kill virus

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    Default IE keeps replicating and using up memory - unable to kill virus

    My laptop appears to have virus that keeps replicating IExplorer even when not running.It uses up memory to the point the computer freezes and shuts down. I can keep this from happening only by ending the process using task manager.

    I have run several scan program, including Spy-Bot. I got rid of a lot tracking cookies and some junk files, but none of the programs have eliminated this problem. I had AVG installed when the virus apparently came aboard. I removed it as part of the process of trying to resolve this.

    I need help getting rid of this.

    Thanks in advance or guidance on what to do next

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    Hello E140714,

    So that everyone is on the same track please see the FAQ which includes guidelines for this forum and instructions in post #2 on how to provide the preliminary DDS and aswMBR logs used for analysis.

    Then start a new topic providing the logs as shown in that sticky and a volunteer analyst will assist.

    Best regards.
    Microsoft MVP Reconnect 2018-
    Windows Insider MVP 2016-2018
    Microsoft Consumer Security MVP 2006-2016

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