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I Seem to be having a problem, everytime i open the Internet, it never opens the homepage i request in the internet options. I also have to type http:// and then the address to acess a web page. Please help me resolve this problem.
Sounds like spyware. Follow the recommendations outlined in the article.
lately my IE is displaying error that it cannot connect to remote server, cannot find server and its always like that. i tried to install opera 7.51 and the error still exist, luckily one web browser is working its smartexplorer 22.214.171.124, do you know why i have this kind of error and how can get rid of it.
In your internet options, connections tab, my first step would be to ensure that "detect settings automatically" is off, and that you do not have a proxy configured. You didn't indicate what OS you are running, but if XP, I'd do a System File check, and of course check for viruses and spyware.
i have a question how do i get to my tool menu and then select internet options?? i cant seem to open my cookies and i have problems with my pc i have browser hijacker in my c hard drive also adware in backweb the hijacker is in aol9.0 dll and is browser hijacker what is that?? i tried to remove them but i cant do so please advise me on what to do thank you so much!!!
The Tool menu is on the menu bar when you have internet explorer running.
The problem that has been stated above is the sure case of a adware.The particular adware get installed itself in the internet explorer file and hijacked the start up page of the browser.So when we open the browser,the adware also get executed along with the internet explorer.If we reset the home page in the internet options, it again set itself in the home page in the next session of browsing.To solve this problem one can use Adware scanner like Ad-ware and Spybot etc.Or try reinstalling the internet explorer software.
ight,i am online, and get phone call, it automatically kicks me of and the phone rings about two times, then kicks the phone call off because the internet trys to reconnect, then it messes up and says Aol is not responding. It is very annoying and if u could tell me why this crap is happening, i would be very happy.
You probably have call waiting. When a call comes in the modem conversation between you and AOL is temporarily interupted to play the call waiting beep. That's enough to actually disconnect you from the call. Then when your computer tries to redial, it's fast enough to do it that when it grabs the phone line to dial out, it actually answers the incoming call instead.
Solution: There's usually a dialing code you can add to the number the AOL will dial that tells your phone company to turn off call waiting for this phone call. The actual code will depending on your phone company, talk to them. How you specify it to the AOL dialer I'm not sure, but I'd hit the AOL support pages for a start.
I have to thank you from the bottom of my heart for having the answer to why my homepage was greyed out. It has bothered me for months. I never in the least suspected it was my Spybot. Anyway, if you were here I would kiss you. Thanks again for the most valuable lesson learned.
Big hugs and kisses,
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