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Cannot get to any search engines

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#1 awestUNC


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Posted 22 March 2011 - 10:57 AM

Hi folks, am desperate for some assistance here please. I have not been able to get to any search engine in awhile, I'm not being redirected, just times out and cannot connect. I'm running Windows XP Pro, Svc Pack 3.

I looked in my Hosts file and found only the loopback address listed, nothing else.

I've also ran ComboFix but will not post the log here unless requested.

Can anyone help please?


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Posted 23 March 2011 - 06:36 AM

I also wanted to add that I am able to browse the web to any website except search engines. I cannot get to gmail either and this is really becoming a nuisance. Anyone with any advice, please??!?!!

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:17 PM


Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Since you have run ComboFix, please include the ComboFix log in the new topic. Please be sure to include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to try to resolve them.

If you cannot produce any of the other logs, then please create the new topic anyway, include the information that you were unable to produce the other logs and why and include the ComboFix log along with a description of your computer issues.

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