Sony Vaio SVE14112EGW cant connect to FB & youtube

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meyn_ko

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Good day everyone! I recently bought a new lappy(Sony Vaio SVE14112EGW- http://www.sony.com.ph/product/sve14112eg ) yet when i started connecting it to net(facebook and youtube accts), it shows that the page cannot be displayed/the site took too long to respond. Other sites like google and watchop are ok. I already checked my ip and its also ok yet it still won't open those said sites. :( Im afraid to do something since i'm not that knowledgeable in fixing computer/network. Please do help me. I'll definitely appreciate it! :)
 

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do you have any other devices at home and do they work ok - if not -
have you tried the pc anywhere else - coffee shop, friends house - just to make sure its not an ISP issue

this maybe a malware issue
but first check

Checking the Host file

  • Open Notepad - Start> Programs> Accessories> and right click on Notepad select "Run as Administrator" to open a notepad
  • Now goto 'File' > 'Open' and browse to the HOSTS file - which will be located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc. - you may need to change the drop down box next to the file name:box from Text Documents (*.txt) to ALL Files (*.*)
  • The file should look like the info at the bottom of this post

    Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
    to do that:
    From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
    all the text will now be highlighted
    Next
    From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

    Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
    The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.
  • Once you are finished, go up to 'File' and click 'Save'. Make sure to change the Save as Type: box to All files.
    Otherwise, Notepad may add a .txt extension to the file which will keep it from working. If you don't have your system set to show extensions, it's easy to miss that.

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# Copyright (c) 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
#
# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
#
# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# space.
#
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
#
# For example:
#
# 102.54.94.97 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 38.25.63.10 x.acme.com # x client host

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# 127.0.0.1 localhost
# ::1 localhost

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