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#1 bjsidor

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 11:33 AM

My 2 year-old HP Desk Top (w/Windows Vista Home Premium) has recently not been allowing me to go to Internet Explorer. I get a screen from AV saying that I have viruses and need to sign up for their spyware at $69.95! I ran the AVG spyware that's already on the computer and it cleared out two viruses. However, when I try to log on to the internet (which I have as High Speed through AT&T), the screen reads: www.mywebsearch.com is not set up to establish a connection on port "world wide web service (http) with this computer. Verify current proxy configuration. What do I need to do? Thanks

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 02:18 AM

Try downloading and using the SUPERAntiSpyware Portable Scanner instead. Save the randomly named file (i.e. SAS_1710895.COM) to a usb drive or CD and transfer to the infected computer. Then double-click on it to launch and scan. The file is randomly named to help keep malware from blocking the scanner.
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