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

Is There A Virus That Blocks Javascript?


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Nanner Split

Nanner Split

  • Members
  • 4 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:15 PM

Posted 17 November 2006 - 12:23 AM

Is there a virus that blocks Javascript? The reason I ask is because there are a lot of sites, particularly ones that require logins (such as Hotmail) don't work (I just get a "Page Cannot Be Displayed" message). Out of curiosity, I tried to log in to Hotmail via vtunnel.com (an anonymous proxy) and I got the following message:

"JavaScript required to sign in

Windows Live ID requires JavaScript to sign in. This web browser either does not support JavaScript, or scripts are being blocked.

To find out whether your browser supports JavaScript, or to allow scripts, see the browser's online help."

A couple of other sites have mentioned that I do not have Javascript enabled. Yet, I downloaded the newest version of Java and all my browser settings (both IE and firefox) should allow it, but to no avail.

Could this be a virus, a registry issue, or what?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


m

#2 Orange Blossom

Orange Blossom

    OBleepin Investigator


  • Moderator
  • 36,714 posts
  • ONLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Bloomington, IN
  • Local time:10:15 PM

Posted 29 November 2006 - 03:14 PM

I don't know about viruses blocking scripts, but there are security and privacy programs that do. What security programs do you have running on your system?

Orange Blossom :thumbsup:
Help us help you. If HelpBot replies, you MUST follow step 1 in its reply so we know you need help.

Orange Blossom

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

SpywareBlaster, WinPatrol Plus, ESET Smart Security, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, NoScript Firefox ext., Norton noscript




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users