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#1 MoMo27

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 11:43 AM

I recently caught a virus, but I was able to delete them using an antimalware program. Then I tried getting online, but it wont let me connect. The error stated that the proxy server is not accepting any connections. I was wondering how I can fix this?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 11:50 AM

What anti-malware program was it?
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Posted 01 April 2009 - 11:56 AM

The program was Malwarebyte's antimalware. I downloaded it off of this site. =)

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Posted 01 April 2009 - 12:22 PM

Try this:

In IE: Tools Menu -> Internet Options -> Connections Tab ->Lan Settings > uncheck "use a proxy server" or reconfigure the Proxy server again in case you have set it previously.
In Firefox in Tools Menu -> Options... -> Advanced Tab -> Network Tab -> "Settings" under Connection.
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Posted 01 April 2009 - 10:27 PM

It works! Thanks! I clicked on the no proxy button and it works now, but is it safe to have it on no proxy? I have no idea what a proxy server is.

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 03:11 PM

I had the same problem, the above solution worked for Firefox, but for IE, I had to do something different:  Tools>Internet options>Advanced tab> at the bottom of this box> reset IE settings.   Problem solved!  Thanks Garmanma for pointing me in the right direction.






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