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#1 captainzog

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 02:02 PM

I have a pals computer, which is unable to log on the hotmail etc. I have intalled Chrome and get a warning, which if I disregard it, sends me to an unsecured site. I have done a Hijack This log, which is below.

I hope I am in the right forum.

I am running a Malwarebytes scan at the moment, but so far no nasties.

Cheers
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#2 captainzog

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 05:06 PM

Update.

I opened CCleaner and did a registry check. Cleaned out the rubbish and I can now log on to Hotmail etc with no problem. I have a feeling that if I re-boot the problem will re-appear. I can't re-boot at the moment as its still doing a Malwarebytes scan.

I will do another Hijack this run, and post the result before I re-boot, if this will help.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 02:00 PM

All issues seem to be resolved at the moment, so unless there is something in the Hijack this log that needs attention, I will leave well alone.

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Posted 21 October 2011 - 01:11 PM

This is where I own up. :blush:

There has been a problem on this machine which I have been overlooking, the BIOS battery is flat, and the clock has been resetting to 1st Jan 2004, hence the "redirects" were actually false warnings about the safety of the site certificates, The dates of which were in the future as far as the machine was concerned. Eventually I realised, every time I reset the clock, the browsers behaved themselves.

I wish I could say that this was the first time I had been caught out by a dodgy system date, but a similar problem occurred on another pals machine a few months ago.

Case closed (I Hope)

Edited by captainzog, 21 October 2011 - 07:57 PM.


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