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Windows 7: Cannot download via IE or Firefox

09 Apr 2014   #1
binaryhat

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Cannot download via IE or Firefox

I have a gateway netbook that I freshly installed Windows 7 Starter. When I try to download say malwarebytes or CCleaner in IE I get

"the file was blocked because it does not have a valid digital signature"

I tried this--->the file was blocked because it does not have a valid digital - Microsoft Community

Did not fix it. I then installed a fresh copy of 7 Home Premium and the same result.

Firefox also cannot download files. I was able to get Firefox installed via a usb thumb drive.

When downloading
malwarebytes via Firefox I get:

"the source file corrupted"

So I'm stumped.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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09 Apr 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Please do more to add to your system spec's page,
Post which Security exists on the machine as well,
Set clock with internet time also male sure daylight savings box is checked,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/944-time-zone-change.html
Was this fresh install from a manufactures restore partition ?
Does sound like it,
You can try,
Clean boot,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html
And or Safe mode with networking,
Shut down your machine, Unplug-Hold the power button down for 30/45 seconds (Power Drain)
Power up and Tap the F8 key continuously until you see a black page with white text,
Use the down arrow key to toggle to safe mode with networking/ hit the enter key.
Login as usual
Other advanced methods,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/69585-safe-mode.html
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Advanced-startup-options-including-safe-mode
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