Internet Explorer 8 Crashes on Manage Add-Ons

Problem: In IE8, when you click to Tools –> Manage Add-Ons, Internet Explorer crashes with a Data Execution Prevention error. Symptoms: Application Event Logs show Event ID 1000 – Faulting Application iexplore.exe I tried reinstalling IE8, but that did not help Solution:

helper.dll and _helper.dll removal

Problem: User has Trojan/Adware BHO Symptoms: Internet Explorer crashes Performance degradation. Took more than 10 minutes to log into the computer At bootup/startup, the “C:\Program Files\Common” folder opens up automatically and contains helper.dll and _helper.dll Popups/Ads indicating viruses are present How to

Faulting application iexplore.exe, version 6.0.2900.2180

Problem: User’s Internet Explorer crashing alot. Event log registered the following¬†error message on numerous occasions: Faulting application iexplore.exe, version 6.0.2900.2180, faulting module unknown, version 0.0.0.0, fault address 0x00000000.     Almost ALWAYS, this error is caused by some third party adware app