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Can't acces Internet although connected


My OS is Windows 98.

I hope I'm posting in the correct forum.

I have a DSL connection and whenever I connect I can only access the Internet (pages, p2p progs) for a short amount of time before I get the message "page cannot be displayed" and/or down- uploads fail. Trying to disconnect and reconnect does not work and I have to reboot the computer in order to get the connection up again. This is going on for a long time now.

Then yesterday I hooked up another computer with the same OS and had no problems there. I then hooked up the computer with the problem again, thinking it might be the card, but for some strange reason I did not encounter that problem for a whole day. Then suddenly I got the message that the connection went down and the choice whether I want to reconnect again or not. I clicked "Yes" and it tried to dial, but suddenly I got a fatal exception error. (Unfortunately I did not get to write down the code). Now I have the same exact problem AGAIN!

I also need to mention that I have Trios in order to have "two computers in one" and I have the problem on both sides.

I checked for viruses in general, and especially for Sasser and Blaster, but nothing was found.

If anybody can help me, I would greatly appreciate it.

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This looks more like parasite....

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Re: This looks more like parasite....

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Thank you for your reply!

I have done the following since my intial post:

1. Set Security in Internet Options from custom to default.
2. Completely emptied the ?Temporary Internet Folder?.
3. Scanned with Adaware, Housecall, and Stinger for viruses/parasites according to the instructions. (Spybot and spychecker seem to be unavailable.

None of this worked unfortunately?

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