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Old 12-17-2008, 01:44 PM
 
Location: South FL
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Default Browser problems...

Hello,

I've been having browser problems, the only one that lets me navigate is internet explorer, but when i recently heard of the IE virus issue i downloaded various of browsers (chrome, opera,safari, and firefox) and NONE of them works (all of them worked before) but for some reason they don't as the moment..

this is what it shows in firefox



can anyone help me?
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:58 PM
 
Location: US
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Your browser is working fine. You need to fix yer internets.

Have you checked your modem? It could be spyware...could be lots of things. A rat could have chewed through your cat5.
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Old 12-17-2008, 04:39 PM
 
Location: South FL
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Your browser is working fine. You need to fix yer internets.

Have you checked your modem? It could be spyware...could be lots of things. A rat could have chewed through your cat5.
i knew something was up with those adwares popping up!

is this issue part of the problem with the hackers of IE?
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Old 12-17-2008, 04:55 PM
 
Location: US
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i knew something was up with those adwares popping up!

is this issue part of the problem with the hackers of IE?
Who knows. If you can get on another computer with a usb drive go download Malwarebytes anti-spyware/malware and AVG or AntiVir and run those.

Another thing you can do is make a new account on the computer. If you can get on the internet from the new account then you know there is just something wrong with your account.
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Old 12-17-2008, 05:05 PM
 
Location: South FL
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Who knows. If you can get on another computer with a usb drive go download Malwarebytes anti-spyware/malware and AVG or AntiVir and run those.

Another thing you can do is make a new account on the computer. If you can get on the internet from the new account then you know there is just something wrong with your account.
I have that program, i did a 1 hour complete scan, it detected alot of spywares/warnings, but only 3 threats, and i still got them .

i have 2 accounts on my computer, the other one had more pop-ups but then i started logging in with my main account and it started to get pop-ups when i started browsing.
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Old 12-17-2008, 10:08 PM
 
Location: I travel..
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well automatics aren't likely to fix you.. the other automatics you can try our roguefix and nod32 (assuming you can get it one)

If you want to verify you still have internet connectivity.. open command prompt (start, run, cmd and then ENTER)

and type "ping google.com" ENTER

If it says response = 50 ms and it shows it looked up a number.. then your still on the internet the malware/adware/spyware is likely blocking you.. you may want to disable your FIREWALL product if you have one.. as I've seen it a dozen times where it breaks your actual internet..

Pending that I have good cleanup advice for using hijackthis here.. if you don't feel comfortable using it.. hit the info button (or one of those lower right corner and copy and paste that list into the thread)

Question about keeping a computer running smooth
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