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Netbook web browsers won't connect to Internet

Post by ramal123 on Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:03 am

My daughter has a Asus Eee Notebook and IE8 nor Safari will display webpages. Windows Defender stated that a virus was on the hard drive named "Rogue:Win32/FakeVimes" which it states it removed successfully. However, the internet still does not connect. However, I am able to use Skype with no problem.

The netbook is running Windows 7 Starter Edition.


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Re: Netbook web browsers won't connect to Internet

Post by ramal123 on Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:07 am

But I am available to use Skype with no problem.

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Re: Netbook web browsers won't connect to Internet

Post by Dr Jay on Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:30 am

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  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
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  • Copy and paste the entire report in your next reply.


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Re: Netbook web browsers won't connect to Internet

Post by Dr Jay on Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:25 am

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