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internet blocking virus

by BibleGeek / May 16, 2010 4:16 AM PDT

For the last week I have been trying to figure out why I cannot get streaming video over the internet. I thought at first it was a wrong IE8 setting. Then I thought that either I lost Adobe Flash Player 10 or it was being blocked by AVG 9.0 Free Edition. I ran a full AVG virusscan which was negative. I ran Malwarebytes full scan which was negative. I tried to run PC Cillin Housecall but kept getting a message that the website is unavailable. I removed AVG and tried again. Same problem. I tried to re-download AVG and it tells me that the site is unavailable. I know that somehow I have a virus but I don't at this point know how to find and eradicate it.
HP Pavillion dv9700 PC
AMD Turion 64x2 Mobile TL-60 2.0GHz
2.0Gb Ram; 32 bit Operating System
Vista Home Premium SP2

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by BibleGeek / May 16, 2010 6:42 AM PDT

I also tried to do a System Restore and was told that there were no restore points saved.

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by manmur / May 16, 2010 8:51 AM PDT

Try Griff Thomas Suggestion out form this link:;posts#3161457

and also Might need to try Donna's suggestion at this link:;posts#3223937
You may want to also download an anti-virus Stinger from this link:

IF you download anything. Make sure you did it on a clean computer and not the one your are trying to fix. Also do your scans in safe-mode.

I hope this helps


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