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Could it be a virus


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#1 pest77

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 05:37 AM

I try to keep my system up to date with virus protection and actually running them, nothing has shown uo so far.

symptom my browser suddenly drops out, it closes but the internet connection remains intact, it is not constistent with any particular site it has dropped on the ibm site and even on the courts sa site

Any ideas would be helpful, if you know of a virus out there that i may of missed please let me know.

I do have HJT if that would be helpful,

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 06:49 AM

What AV program are you using as the resident AV program on your computer? Can we assume you try to update its definitions daily?

Here are some web based antimalware scans.

Web based online Antivirus and anti-malware scans: (these can be run regardless of whatever else you are using. You must use Internet Explorer to run these.)

Panda Activescan (IE only)
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/co...n_principal.htm

Trend Micro antivirus and malware scan:
http://housecall-beta.trendmicro.com/en/st...orp.asp?id=scan

Etrust Anti-virus web scanner
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Web Scanner
http://www.kaspersky.com/service?chapter=161739400#betatest
online trojan scans here -
http://scan.sygatetech.com/pretrojanscan.html
http://windowsecurity.com/trojanscan

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Posted 19 July 2005 - 08:26 AM

I'm assuming you're using Internet Explorer, since you didn't specify.
Have you tried an alternate browser, such as Firefox?
Do you have the same problem?
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