On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 02:10:00 -0800, Riana wrote:
> It started about a week ago. When using Google search I would get error
> pop-ups that read: "Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet site
> http://www.google.co.za/search?hl=en&q=..(my search words)..=. Operation
> aborted". Then, when I click on the OK button, it would redirect to the
> "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" page. Sometimes I have to
> refresh up to 4 times before the message stops popping up, and opens up the
> search results. Why is it happening, and how can I stop it. It happens maybe
> 8 out of 10 times now and is very frustrating. I am using IE7, Windows XP
> Pro, if you need this info.
1.Clear the (IE) temporary Internet files and the history cache.
Click Start==>Run... then type (or copy/paste) "inetcpl.cpl" (w/out
quotation marks) into the box, then click the 'OK' button.
In Internet Properties panel 'General' tab, under 'Browsing history', click
'Delete...'button, in 'Delete Browsing History' panel, click the 'Delete
all...'button then place a checkmark into the box beside 'Also delete files
and settings stored by add-ons', Click 'Yes' and exit the Internet
Properties panel by clicking the 'OK' button.
Click Start==>Run... then type (or copy/paste) "cleanmgr" (w/out quotation
marks into the box, then click the 'OK' button. Select your drive
(presumably WinXP (C
and click OK.
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The free version of Malwarebytes© and SuperAntispyware have an update
feature, keep them installed in addtion to your resident AV/A-S
applications and scan frequently.
After the software is updated, it is suggested scanning the system in Safe
How do you boot to Safe Mode?
By pressing/tabbing F8 (or F5 on some keyboards) during re-boot.
A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP
Start your computer in safe mode (Vista)
Click Start==>Run... then type (or copy/paste) "msconfig" (without
quotation marks), click OK. Then click onto BOOT.INI tab and 'check'
/SAFEBOOT then OK and click Restart. To go back to Normal Mode, you must
access the System Configuration utility again and click the General tab
then click/check the radio button 'Normal Startup'- load all device drivers
4.Download and execute HiJack This! (HJT)
Please, do not post HJT logs to this newsgroup.
Fora where you can get expert advice for HiJack This! (HJT) logs.
Registration is required in any of the above mentioned fora before posting
a HJT log and read the 'stickies' (instructions/guidelines) for the
respective HJT forum.
5.Routinely practice Safe-Hex.