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Windows 7: internet has stopped working

09 Sep 2010   #1

windows 7 / 64 BIT
 
 
internet has stopped working

Hi

I get a message every now and them saying that my internet has stopped working and i don't no what the problem is, i have reset the internet options and i am have put the internet into compatable view and it is still doing it, i have also un-installed a couple of programs that i that it might be but nothing seems to make any differance

The prgrammes that i un-installed are OPUS and ARTISTEE

I have windows 7, 64 bit and internet explorer 8

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09 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

Let me clarify the problem. Do you mean that Internet Explorer has quit working or are you having issues with your Internet connection?

If it is the former, it could be caused by a number of things including toolbars/plugins, a virus, or a firewall.

Disable (or uninstall) all plugins & toolbars

Run an antivirus scan - try Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Disable Windows Firewall
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09 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

If my suggestions above are not successful consider...

SFC /scannow (in command prompt)

Turning IE off (in Windows features), reboot, then turn it back on
Windows Features - Turn On or Off
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09 Sep 2010   #4

windows 7 / 64 BIT
 
 

not a problem with internet connection

my internet does work it just crashes on some webpages
internet stops working when i am on 4shared downloading files on blockbusters webpage anda few other web pages blogspot
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09 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I strongly recommend using Firefox instead of ie8
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09 Sep 2010   #6

windows 7 / 64 BIT
 
 

i just did a scan and i had 44 problems with cookies and it also siad 44 problems fixed, i have just installed firefox
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09 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by twilightdelight View Post
i just did a scan and i had 44 problems with cookies and it also siad 44 problems fixed, i have just installed firefox
what are you using to scan?
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09 Sep 2010   #8

windows 7 / 64 BIT
 
 

norton 360
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09 Sep 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I recommend using COMODO instead. there is a fully functional freeware copy that will give you near perfect internet security. looks nice, easy interface, and it has a new feature like a testing environment for exe files.

I've noted poor performance and lots of unnecessary flare in Norton protection products, the only good thing I've seen from Norton is Ghost.

hope i've helped you
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09 Sep 2010   #10

windows 7 / 64 BIT
 
 

thanks for al your help so far so good
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