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Red X and Page cannot be displayed

by marvinclick / June 24, 2006 2:04 PM PDT

I am having trouble with my system. Some pictures now come up with a red X instead of the image itself, the properties show no type. Also, 1/2 of the websites that I now try to go to get a 'page cannot be displayed' error. I have not downloaded anything new, and this was working this morning.
I have reset all defaults in IE 6 and I am running Win XP Home SP2. I have even tried restoring my system back a few days but this also did not help.
Does anyone have any idea how to proceed from here?

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Do a check...
by PKsteven / June 24, 2006 3:40 PM PDT

for spyware, viruses first. Then make sure your firewall isn't causing problems by shutting it off for a minute and see how you browse, if it works then it's a firewall problem. Are you through a router, what is your internet connection? Do you have a modem? Did you call your ISP to be sure they aren't experiencing issues? It may also be your NIC card or modem going bad. Could be a loose connection or bad (whatever type) of cable you connect with. Are you wirless?

Paul

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Already done
by marvinclick / June 25, 2006 2:40 AM PDT
In reply to: Do a check...

I had already went through all the MalWare removal, etc. I have had the problem corrected though, just took 15 hours to figure out that the problem was in the router itself. Apparently, the router has firewalls that I was not aware of.
Thanks for the assistance!

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by phantazy / June 24, 2006 3:45 PM PDT
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