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Windows vista internet exployer shuts don when an application is closed.

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  • Steve Nordquist
    Steve Nordquist May 11, 2010

    Don't close that application then, or learn to configure the application not to do that kind of junk if you really have to open it at all.

    Seriously, try to be more vague. Just tell us what's problematic about the interaction between A and B without saying what they are, or merely indicate the way in which they would have to interact differently to be satisfactory.

    Additionally, you might try destroying the application using task manager or other means, instead of closing it, to see if things are any different.


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Sounds like spyware. You gave good information. You just did not give enough, but I will bet that it is spyware. The Clarification request did not make any sense at all. If anything it confused the person asking the question.
Try the following.

Turn the system restore off. System restore keeps everything in restore. Meaning......... If you have spyware or a virus, it will stay in your system. Run Spybot S&D (This program is free and is better than using msconfig as long as you go through the settings and change everything to the highest settings.) Then do the same with Adaware 2008 (sounds stupid to use 2 things for spyware, but one catches what the other one does not.). I have links on my website (tandnfamilyelectronics-online.com). These links go directly to the download so you will not get the run around. You would do good to try a program called Window Washer (Free Download for Window Washer). This is a great program that completely cleans anything in your computer that you do not need. It will not clean out anything that you have to have. I have used this for years to clean out my customers computers and have cleaned as much as 3 gigs of trash out. If you contact me I will give you some tools that I have for free that will do a great job on your computer. I have them ready to download and I will give you the link. (dean@tandnfamilyelectronics-online.com)

Send me the complete specs of your system and I can help you more. I hope that this helps you. There is no reason the really buy a program for spyware when there are free things to use that work great. Free AVG is a great Antivirus and yes it is also free. It will check your e-mail coming and going. It will also let your friends now that the E-mail does not have a virus. It also has a spyware program that is free. This day and time with all of the spyware out on the net you can never have too many programs for spyware. I would not run all of them at the same time though. Make sure that you do not use your computer during any scan. Defrag is also something to do after you do everything else. Some people will tell you that should not reload your computer. If nothing seems to work then sometimes that is the only good way to get it repaired right. Most of the programs that come pre-installed on a store bought computer is useless and most are even trail software that causes problems when they expire.
Let me know if this helps at all. Please rate me if it helps.

Posted on May 30, 2008

  • T&N Family Electronics Dean and Sherrie Terrell

    Can you please let me know if this solved your problem?



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    Can you please let me know if I solved your problem?



    Rate this as a fixya if your problem is solved please.

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