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Everytime I go to internet explorer and try to type a URL in the address bar it wouldn't load the website. It would just stay on the home page and say "Done". Then I hit ctrl+alt+dlt and noticed that everytime I had tried to go to a website, it had loaded a "verclsid.exe" into the "Windows Task Manager's Properties". Does anyone know how to fix this? Hopefully it's just a glitch in a windows update and not a virus. Supposedly it's a windows patch. No telling how this computer got it; it's my grandparent's computer and they aren't exactly computer savvy. See if you can make sense out of this security bulletin:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec.../MS06-015.mspx

Thanks, and please help! They'd like to use their internet again some time soon.
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I had that happening on my comp about a week ago. It did it 3 or 4 days in a row then all of a sudden everything was back to normal.
    
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Yeah, I know how to fix it. Use firefox. lol.
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you try ending the task?
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Have you gone to your System Configuration Utility (msconfig)?

If not, go there and look for that process in the Services & Startup tabs.
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I previously did both: MSconfig and End Task. The thing's weird, I restarted it, and it did it for 5 minutes. Then I came back and it didn't do it. It seems to be gone or just temporary...
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you've run your AV and spyware checks??
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