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Firefox crashes; anti Virus scans won't work


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#1 CluelessDuck

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 05:06 PM

Hey guys, first time here.

So recently, firefox has been crashing while i've been using it. It crashes pretty quickly. It crashes almost immediately when i visit certain sites, while on other sites like google, it crashes randomly. All the crashes occur less than 5 minutes in.
I attempted to ran anti-virus scanners like AVG free, malwarebytes, superantispyware, but none of them opened, or allowed me to run a scan. I used rkill to prevent firefox from crashing for awhile, but i know it's only temporary. I recently has the antivirus system pro virus, but their ads aren't popping up anymore

Any solutions?

P.S. I'm an idiot when it comes to ccomputers, so bare with me ;)
Thanks

I'm working on the logs


Edit: It miracously is working fine at the moment. let's hope it lasts

Edited by CluelessDuck, 06 January 2010 - 04:17 PM.


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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 08:40 PM

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.
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