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My sister just bought a new computer...
It be a Cybertron with M810D Socket A motherboard with a Athlon 2000XP CPU. Modem: PCtel HSP56 MR.
The operating system insulting it: Windows XP.

Now to the problem...
The computer connects to the internet fine and surfs well for about 5 minutes. Then almost like a switch is thrown the thing will not download a page anymore. "Can't find server." Outlook Express also the same. This situation doesn't change until the system is rebooted.

The computer came with 128 MB. (Shared with video.) I added 128MB's more... Changed the video memory from 32 to 8MB's This also didn't help the problem. Shut down all un-needed and unused programs from boot up. I even hooked to another internet service provider... no joy.

Hoping this is enogh information...
Any ideas about what the problem could be???
 
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Did a scan with Ad-Aware.

Added ZoneAlarm...

Didn't install a virus scan yet... Thinking of scaning the HD with my computer...

I though virus too... BUT... this computer was having this problem day one out of the box.

Side note:
First thing she installed on the computer brand new was a program called "Anonymizer". When she got on the internet and was having the connection problem I got leary of this program and removed it using Add/Remove programs.
 
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Found a "nachi" worm. Removed said worm.

Everything seems to be running smooth.

Thanks for giving me a stear in the right direction.
 
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