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Ran Malwarebytes, lost abulity to connect to internet.


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#1 DrTarte

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 10:26 PM

Had a virus on my computer, made alot of pop up adds come up whenever i opened google chrome or even Steam, it also forced my homepage to always be some 9V website. Anyway, i ran Malwarebytes and it quarantined the files it found to be hazardous, but ive lost my ability to connect to the internet. Says 'proxy server connection failed.' My OS is Windows Vista.
Any and all help will be greatly appreciated, i browsed some other topics of people with similar issues but wasnt sure if having a windows vista OS would change anything in my case.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 10:28 PM

:| wow my appologies for the blatant typo, hard getting used to the flat keyboard on my ipad here. Sry.

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:08 PM

G'day DrTarte, and :welcome: to BC.

 

Please run the following :

 

Go Start>Run (Start search in Vista), type in:
cmd
Click OK (in Vista and 7, while holding CTRL, and SHIFT, press Enter).

In Command Prompt window, type in following commands, and hit Enter after each one:  copy and paste each command for accuracy.
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /registerdns
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
net stop "dns client"
net start "dns client"


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