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Internet Explorer no longer functional

My internet explorer has stopped working. I am connected online through DSL, and I kno that it is working, as I can reach AIM, Win MX, etc. ALSO, I can get to internet sites, however, I have to type the address in My Computer, which them turns into internet explorer. But, If i try to open Internet explorer directly or click on a link that brings up a new window, it just appears as if I'm not even connected ("this page cannot be displayed blah blah blah".) One thing that may have caused the problem was I just recently downloaded Ad-Aware because I had all kinds of junk on my computer. However, once I began having this problem I went in to Ad-Aware and put all the files back that I quarantined. I have also tried the Internet explorer repair tool, but that did nothing. PLEASE HELP!?!?!

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Re: Internet Explorer

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Basically you're still connected to the internet but there maybe some kind of spyware controlling your IE do a scan for ad-aware and remove all items ad-aware catches if it still prevents you from using ie you may have to download additional spyware removal software like spyware doctor spybot and of course the one you already have if not try another browser like firefox or netscape

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Your're not the only one!!

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I did what you did. When to Go-Back a week and re-booted
nothing. It neglected me from entering the Internet or
entering my EMAIL..I hope there is somebody that will help us. Dave.

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Repair IE. . .

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1.) Click Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Information. Click Tools, then Internet Explorer Repair tool.

2.) Click Start, Run, type sfc and click Run. This will look for altered/corrupt files on the Hard Drive. Have your W98CD handy.

Good luck,

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Fix problems

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try running this
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/Network-Tweak/WinSockFix.shtml
Will fix sockets damaged by spyware.

To remove IE completely to re-install
http://www.litepc.com/ieradicator.html
(Only use on Win98 not XP - Download Firefox first and install so you have a browser)
http://www.mozilla.org

Download the IE6 in full, follow this
http://www.liewcf.com/blog/archives/2005/04/download-full-internet-explorer-6-sp1-standalone-installer/

You can re-install or update over and over without downloading again.

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