1.    13 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Internet explorer trying to open something on startup


    I do not have internet explorer set to start, but whenever my laptop turns on after being shut down it opens up between 3 and 7 windows and tries to reach a specific address before saying "this site could not be reached". Also, on a side note, there is a message box that also pops on startup saying something about a missing dll and any help would be much appreciated. See screenshot below.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	5 
Size:	222.1 KB 
ID:	139365
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    13 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,971
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi EthanBurns. Welcome to the TenForums @EthanBurns.

    First are you running any Apple software, iCloud for Windows or iTunes? Saw quite a few threads that pointed towards Apple.

    If you do then you could look at uninstalling and re-installing. Before doing so I would create an Image with a tool like Macrium Reflect. (You want to be able to restore.)

    Also understand where data is located for these programs if you changed defaults. I uninstalled iTunes the other day and re-install. Was quite straight forward. Not sure on iCloud as you may have it to sync calendars etc with Outlook. Understand setup.

    Next I would recommend you run an AV scan with something like HitmanPro.

    https://www.hitmanpro.com/

    Not saying there is something but lets rule out the easy. Looks like you are running Avast.

    Then I would likely then follow this tutorial to isolate.

    Perform a Clean Boot in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts


    Ken
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    14 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    [QUOTE=Caledon Ken;1051339If you do then you could look at uninstalling and re-installing. Before doing so I would create an Image with a tool like Macrium Reflect. (You want to be able to restore.)[/QUOTE]

    Would I need to do this if I have all of my itunes data saved on the cloud? I don't really have anything that isn't already backed up apple-wise
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    14 Jun 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,971
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Sorry I can't be 100% sure.

    See this article, near the end, "Turn Off or uninstall iCloud for Windows"

    https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT201391

    Here is same kind of article for iTunes.

    https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT204275

    On re-evaluating I would go with Clean boot process. Nothing is deleted and Apple may not even be causing this, just I saw a few threads.

    Did hitmanpro find anything?


    Ken
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    14 Jun 2017 #5
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 15
    Win7

    If previous suggestions don't help, a quick Google search for "aaResources.dll" (seen in the URL in your screenshot) yields numerous hits for same problem. The - first - three I checked all this attributed problem to Amazon Assistant for Internet Explorer 11, each with relevant fix suggestions.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
outlook open with internet explorer
When I want to open a link in outlook 2010 to open a website, I have to choose the app to open. I choose IE and also put a X by "Always use this app" . But next time I receive the same ... (when I choose edge, there is no problem but I want to...
Browsers and Email
Solved Internet Explorer 11 Will Not Open
IE 11 will not open. Iím on Windows 10 and have been trouble free since upgrading from Windows 7 some months ago. I had been using IE 11 without any problems and then had about an hour and a half break. I returned to the PC to find that the...
Browsers and Email
File explorer auto open at startup of windows
till yesterday everything was ok but today suddenly when I start windows File explorer open automatically without any command, I did restart system thrice but same was happening. How do I remove this auto open of file explorer when I start...
Software and Apps
Solved Open with Internet Explorer
I have 1 desktop and 2 All In Ones which I am trying to configure to W10. I just changed the desktop to IE using the switch under the three dots where it says open with IE. I tried to do the same with this AIO and that switch doesn't work. I...
Browsers and Email
Browsers & Email Open Internet Explorer in Windows 10
How to Restore and Open Internet Explorer in Windows 10 Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web. Internet Explorer is still in Windows...
Tutorials
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:10.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums