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Firefox, IE & applications won't start - Chrome Does

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#1 angusb


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:35 PM


I am running windows 7 pro 64 bit and recently been having some issues I first noticed with firefox. Computer boots up and loads the main screen but then when I try to open firefox or IE nothing happens. some applications work fine (chrome, garmin training centre) but others will not open at all including the restore application, Itunes,msconfig and others.

The network and sharing centre icon in the tray had a blue circle over it as if it's trying to do something after 10minutes that is replaced with red cross and then after a further 5 minutes or so the red cross goes and all the things I was trying to open actually open.

If i open in safe mode with networking it is all fine and I can open everything straight off. The only new thing I have installed is nebak replicator a device that is meant to back up folders to a NAS.

I have Zone alarm anti virus and firwall latest version and that hasn't picked up anything. I have also scanned with spy bot and nothing there. attached is hijack log

Any ideas what I could do to investigate the cause?

thanks a lot

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#2 zzz7


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

ZA has been known to block processes.........check that ,then see if the process is actually running in the Taskmanager.

If so terminate it and try to open FF again.

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