using firefox but ie8 running ads in the background and pop up message Tags: Internet Applications IE8 Firefox Internet Explorer Apps Last response: December 8, 2010 7:51 PM in Applications Share akubansam December 6, 2010 1:11:14 PM i'm running firefox, but have ie8 running ads in the background and ones in a while get a pop up message, " problem with this web page caused internet explorer to stop and re-start this tab". how do i stop this add and stop ie from running. More about : firefox ie8 running ads background pop message hang-the-9 December 7, 2010 2:51:47 PM If you did not start I.E. yourself sounds like you have either spyware or a virus. Check the operating system forums for some removal guides. m 0 l verbalizer December 8, 2010 3:51:08 PM ^+1 possible bad cookie or minor virus. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aford10 December 8, 2010 7:51:08 PM Run through this guide. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/239851-49-simple-free... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources IE8 always running in background, pop up, no way to fix.. Forum Problem with Firefox and Foxit Reader error message pop up Forum Internet explorer pop ups running in the background Forum My Desktop has a POP-UP Ad as my background Forum More resources Read discussions in other Applications categories Graphics Internet Applications Multimedia Office Security CAD Distributed Computing Drivers Enterprise Software Firmware Programming Photoshop Skype Wordpress !