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Internet Suddenly Stops Working


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#1 xstarsunx

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 07:48 PM

I was just surfing the web and suddenly my internet stopped working. I was downloading something from megaupload but i don't think that's the problem because i've been downloading from megaupload for the past few days..

I tried restarting my router twice but nothing has happened. I am now using another laptop in the house which uses an internal wireless card to connect to the router and everything is fine. My laptop that has no internet now uses a netgear wireless adapter to connect to the router, but i dont think my adapter is the problem either.

I checked my event viewer and under application there is a warning event ID 1517 NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM something about an application was still using the registry during log off. i researched this and some people recommended downloading UPH cleaner..i downloaded it and ran it, but my internet still does not work. Although, after i ran it, under application, it said

"The following handles in user profile hive .... ......... have been remapped because they were preventing the profile from unloading successfully:

svchost.exe (1024)
HKCU(0x22c)"

I've had no problems shutting down and logging on..i dont know what's going on! please help!

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#2 Wendy K. Walker

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Posted 24 February 2008 - 10:41 PM

Hi xstarsunx, Welcome to BC.

That site, megaupload, isn't that kind of like a P2P site? I don't really know, I gave it a look and it seems that anyone can upload and download just about anything there.

You may well have polluted your system there. I would suggest that you do the 'copy' thing to this post then dash over here --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/ <-- start a new topic and do the paste thing in it to save time.

Don't post any kind of logs there unless one of the HJT Team members or a Moderator asks you for something. There's a good chance that you've infected your PC by using that site.

Good Luck.

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#3 frankp316

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 07:07 AM

Does your ISP have any download limits?




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