How do I prevent Internet explorer from reinstalling itself?

July 19, 2014 at 13:29:29
Specs: Windows 7, 8 GB DDR3
IE keeps reinstalling itself.

I have an issues that proxy server keeps reenabling by itself and causes unable to connect to proxy server.
And soon I diable it in LAN, it works again but it keeps renabling itself and causing my net to stop working.

The registry that controls the proxy keeps going 0 to 1 by itself.

If I delete windows internet explorer 9.
It solve my problem for about a week.

IE reinstall itself after shutdown and it doesn't cause problems until few days to almost a week and then repeat the cycle.
I've tried everything else but doesn't work except if I delete IE.

Even IE 11 caused same thing.

I use Windows 7 home premium (64 bits).
legit version of course, I have CD with me I bought about 1-2 months ago.


Is there a way to (block IE) from getting reinstalled?
Because IE is guilty for causing the proxy server to auto reenable and causing my net to stop working.

PS
People says deleting the registry that control the proxy server may be a bad idea. I dunno.


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#1
July 19, 2014 at 13:58:56
IE should not cause the issues you describe, thousands of people are using it (including me) without any of these things happening.

It could be the work of a virus. Run Malwarebytes freebie for starters:
http://filehippo.com/download_malwa...
(top right of page - green button).

If it finds anything copy/paste the log on here.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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#2
July 19, 2014 at 14:22:50
Also perhaps download and burn to a dvd the Kapsersky rescue disk; boot up with the disk and let it install itself (it installs itself into RAM only). It will go on-line, update itself and the scan your computer (fully if you opt to); dig out any nasties it finds and dlete them

There are more than a few pests around nowadays that hide within the windows OS once it's booted up; and thus cant be easily detected/deleted. Kaspersky (and other similar freebie disk utilities) do not install itself to the HD - but installs into RAM only; the installed HD is merely a resource for the OS now installed in RAM. Thus Kaspersky etc. can often dig them out and deal with them.

http://support.kaspersky.co.uk/viru...

Also run Adwcleaner - from within Windows; it may find a few other pests too...

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...

And also Junkware Removal Tool (JRT):

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...

The download link takes you to the authors site.

If these (including Malwarebytes as per Derek above) don't resolve it all, post back for a couple of other utilities...


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#3
July 19, 2014 at 17:46:00
Derek I ran a scan with that program.

Lots of IE garbage (infected) got deleted. / quarantined.

Also bad registry got removed,

Mysearchdial was the bandit.

Now we must wait about a week see if IE will cause problems.

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#4
July 19, 2014 at 17:58:50
OK. As a minimum I think it would be worth running ADWCleaner too (see #2) because this finds quite different things to MalwareBytes (toolbars and the like). I would be surprised if it didn't find a whole lot more. It just runs by double clicking the downloaded (Saved) file. If the Scan finds anything it is usually safe to run the Clean too.

Keep all logs in case further action is required.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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#5
July 19, 2014 at 20:59:14
I automatically refuse toolbars in any shape and or forms when I install stuff.
When I see some installed in program manager (from control panel)
I delete instantly.

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#6
July 20, 2014 at 11:33:13
It's great to avoid them but sometimes they get foisted on you without you knowing.
It is still a good idea to run ADWCleaner - it only takes a minute or two to run through.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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