Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Identifying connections


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 DaAnimal

DaAnimal

  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:17 PM

Posted 12 October 2011 - 12:57 PM

Currently on a Dell desktop. I recently had some malaware and virus issues so I had geek police help me out to clear some stuff. After performing all the procedures they recommended, such as combo fix and tdskiller, I lost Internet connection. Everything was fine before. I tried so many methods such as unplugging the router, resetting the win socket on cmd dos, uninstalling and installing my wireless drivers, trying to use my ethernet as an alternative, but none of those worked. I came to a conclusion that there must be some kind of virus or Trojan that's blocking my access to the Internet. My wireless network is fine because I can connect to it on My other laptop, my Ethernet is fine as well because it also works. Help!!!

Edited by DaAnimal, 12 October 2011 - 02:31 PM.


BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 jhayz

jhayz

  • BC Advisor
  • 6,922 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Local time:01:17 PM

Posted 13 October 2011 - 06:48 PM

When the laptop successfully booted up and w/out ethernet connection, it will naturally look for wireless connection or pre-shared keys(PSK) configured on security passwords and settings. Now once it is discovered, connected you browse then what happens from there? Any messages or erros posted?

Tekken
 


#3 Animal

Animal

    Bleepin' Animinion


  • Site Admin
  • 35,905 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Where You Least Expect Me To Be
  • Local time:09:17 PM

Posted 13 October 2011 - 07:00 PM

Since you have previously run ComboFix you have two choices. One is to continue the help you received where you were told to run combofix or follow the directions below.

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include the link to this topic in your new topic and a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs. Be sure to mention you were advised to run ComboFix elsewhere.

Once you have created the new topic, please reply back here with a link to the new topic.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Andrew Brown (1938-1994)


A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)


"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein (1879-1955)


Follow BleepingComputer on: Facebook | Twitter | Google+




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users