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:

Potent malware link infects almost 300,000 webpages • The Register

Make sure your IE has the up-to-date patches (or switch to Firefox) and update to the latest Adobe Flash Potent malware link infects almost 300,000 webpages • The Register. A security researcher has identified a new attack that has infected almost 300,000

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