1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Internet TROUBLE!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Imagine_ThaT, Feb 10, 2007.

Mark Solved
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Imagine_ThaT

    Imagine_ThaT Guest Thread Starter

    Hi,

    Lately, after a reformat, my internet has been 100% dodgy. :confused:

    Im running XP home, using a Siemens 4200 ADSL modem via Ethernet connection.
    When I turn my computer on, I can use the internet for about 5 minutes, but then it stops working, ie. Mozilla and internet explorer cannot find server for every web page. It looks exactly like a computer not connected to the net. But after a computer reboot, I can use the net for about 5 minutes again. :confused:

    Im also having trouble removing that SpySheriff Malware thing, if thats anything to do with it.
    Also, in both my web browsers, if i type 'Hijackthis' anywhere on the page (adress bar or search bar) my web browser closes! (Both IE and Firefox). But this only happens for Hijackthis. Its like some program on my computer doesnt want me to fix it!

    Any help would be very much appreciated.

    Thank you. =D
     
  2. MFDnNC

    MFDnNC

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2004
    Messages:
    49,014
    Click here to download HJTsetup.exe:

    http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=tpmod;dl=item5
    Scroll down to the download section

    Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

    Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
    By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
    Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
    Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
    Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
    At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
    Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
    Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
    Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
    Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
    DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
     
  3. Flrman1

    Flrman1

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2002
    Messages:
    46,329
    Change your username immediately. Your chosen username is not appropriate at all. It will be changed for you anyway if you don't act promptly!
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/542801

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice