Internet connection problem

By blakloks
Oct 16, 2011
  1. I had to uninstall firefox as it had changed to the search engine and was not working properyl for sum reason so when i uninstalled it i have not been able to connect to the internet since. Internet explorer is non responsive so i tried installing my internet provider disk which says im connected and loads up the icons but i when i click on them to connect still nothing happens. Also my sytem restore points do not work either but the laptop im suing connects no problem so must be something stupid on the pc that needs sorted out. Will it need formatted and a clean start again?
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Welcome to TechSpot!

    If you cannot access the internet, please download the following programs to a flash drive then run them on the problem computer. Whether you have other malware or not, entries will need to be removed.

    If you would like us to check the system for malware, please follow the steps in the Preliminary Virus and Malware Removal thread HERE.

    NOTE: If you already have any of the scanning programs on the computer, please remove them and download the versions in these links.

    When you have finished, leave the logs for review in your next reply .
    NOTE: Logs must be pasted in the replies. Attached logs will not be reviewed.
    My Guidelines: please read and follow:
    • Be patient. Malware cleaning takes time and I am also working with other members while I am helping you.
    • Read my instructions carefully. If you don't understand or have a problem, ask me.
    • If you have questions, or if a program doesn't work, stop and tell me about it. Don't try to get around it yourself.
    • Follow the order of the tasks I give you. Order is crucial in cleaning process.
    • File sharing programs should be uninstalled or disabled during the cleaning process..
    • Observe these:
      [o] Don't use any other cleaning programs or scans while I'm helping you.
      [o] Don't use a Registry cleaner or make any changes in the Registry.
      [o] Don't download and install new programs- except those I give you.
    • Please let me know if there is any change in the system.

    If I don't get a reply from you in 5 days, the thread will be closed. If your problem persist, you can send a PM to reopen it.
  3. blakloks

    blakloks TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i dont see link for the malware cleaning porgram mate.
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Please click on the word HERE in blue in my post. The link is embedded in it.
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