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Do facebook-hijacking viruses always come from facebook itself?

Q: Do facebook-hijacking viruses always come from facebook itself?

Every account I've read of someone's facebook being hacked has been from someone foolishly clicking a link a fellow victim uncharacteristically 'sent' to them, on facebook.

Is this always the case, or can facebook-hijacking viruses be obtained from elsewhere?

If I regularly use streaming websites or porn or whatever, am I at risk of a virus using a keylogger to hijack my facebook?

thanks

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A: Do facebook-hijacking viruses always come from facebook itself?

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hello all,
ive been experiencing this issue for a few days now. www.facebook.com will not load. the only way it seems to load is if i clear cache and it is VERY limited almost useless. i've tried everything i could get my hands on i primarily use google chrome but this seems to be the problem on all browsers. opera,firefox,internet explorer,safari. i've tried https://www.facebook.com, checked host file, ran malwarebytes and cleared any malware, hijackthis, flushed dns, reset router etc but nothing seems to be the fix. even using a proxy site wont allow me to sign in it gets me to the home page but then cookies gets in the way. i'm almost certain it's nothing to do with the internet provider or modem/router because the internet seems to be running smooth, even other computers in the house are not experiencing this problem with facebook or any other site and they are connected to the same router. any help will be much appreciated.
 

A:every website works besides facebook. facebook wont open

im going to install windows 7. this is ridiculous
 

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Hey All,

I went to TWC's Facebook page, which is just loaded with videos and ads that clogged up my computer speed so much in Firefox that I had to reboot my computer. What can be done to tell companies to do something about Facebook's Timeline, so that the videos don't show? Or at least the process gets speeded up? The problem in general with Timeline is that everything on the page loads at once, and the videos really slow up the experience. I have the My WOT and Ad Block Plus Plug in for Firefox. From a design standpoint, what does TWC need to do to re-design their Facebook page, so that Timeline does not slow people's computers down to a crawl?

Jack
 

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As the title says Facebook, and only Facebook, runs very slow or sometimes fail to load. I've tried this on both Chrome and Mozilla and the result are the same.
Tried to scan with NOD32 antivirus + Eset Online Scanner. Right now is at 55% and found 1 threat (Win32/AdkDLLWrapper) unwanted application.
Below are the FRST.txt and Addition.txt from FRST x64.

A:Facebook (and Facebook only) running very slow or fail to load

Hi,
 
do you run any add or script blockers on in your browsers?
 
regards
myrti

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Thank you in advance for your help. I am quite illiterate when it comes to computers so I really appreciate any help I can get. The problems on my computer began when I opened up an infected facebook message. My computer became infected and I noticed a number of issues. First, my internet search pages (google, yahoo, etc...) would return "fake" results taking me to illegitimate pages. Second, some form of antivirus page just appeared on my desktop and I cannot remove it. I believe this program is illegitimate as well. The computer has begun to operate very slowly and I really cannot do anything on the internet without being redirected to a "warning" page that appears fake. I have followed all of the steps from the website and again would really appreciate help on how to fix.

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 15:53:14.01 on Sun 06/28/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.382.90 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: Norton Internet Security *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:Infected with Koobface, from facebook, and potentially other viruses

Hello, jewbakal.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksPlease note that I am in the process of my training so it may take a while for me to get back to you, as each of my fixes need to be checked by a coach first.We need to run RSITDownload random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)In your next reply, please include the following:Log.txtinfo.txt

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Got this nasty thing last Saturday, clicking on a photo of what I thought, might be someone I knew, on Facebook. Windows defender came on...and said do I want to remove...and hitting ok brought up an install of an exe file at securitytoolslisted.net. This did not look like an msn thing, so I didn't say yes, but didn't know what to do. I immediately bought Avast Professional (I had the free version) and did scans...boot, thorough, archived. I at first tried to delete them, but they couldn't be, so then learned about moving to the chest. I thought I was good to go, but then my computer rebooted itself during the night, and then freezes blurry and I have to do a hard boot. My computer works fairly well in safe mode, but still will freeze - but generally doesn't.I've done the Hijackthis and have the log I wish to post. I've done the Dr. Cureit, and I have to wait to install Supraantispyware...it will not install in safe mode.When I do hijackthis, I get an error #5, but I still get the log report: Thanks for your time!Here's my code from Hijackthis:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:40:40 PM, on 12/4/2009Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16916)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeE:\micro office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXEC:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 8\Sna... Read more

A:Facebook Viruses from Clicking on a person I thought I knew

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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You can read about it here:

http://www.baynews9.com/article/new...Ladens-death-to-trick-you-on-Facebook,-Google

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A:Osama Bin Laden Google/Facebook Searches Tainted With Viruses

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Here is my original post:

Hey guys, just built myself this new shiny computer with an AMD 8120 processor, 8GB ram, plenty of storage and a decent graphics card.

It runs games, Photoshop, multiple browser sessions all at the same time, and I even upgraded to the cable companies fastest internet...

So why the BLEEP can I NOT get on Facebook?

Seriously across ALL browsers (especially Chrome which I've uninstalled and reinstalled) I get extreme slowdown or loss of connection ONLY with Facebook. I've pinged it and gotten very fast responses, but I cannot do ANYTHING on their servers.

When I was FIRST downloading software, a friend of mine used a program that allows you to install lots of recommended programs at once, he downloaded and used a "torrent downloader" program, and that is the ONLY thing I think could be causing some issue. I've used Ad Aware and tried to fix it, gone into incognito mode (which helps sometimes) and used other browsers, but somehow facebook still is slow.

Can anyone help?

EDIT: another strange issue, even though all my settings are correct I have to send email 3/4 times in Windows Live Mail before the server accepts it. I get a LOT of server not responding errors.

A:Facebook (and only Facebook) running slow or not at all

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Both the above named apps after finally getting the AU, will not actually load. they both self close before getting off the icon screen. I only discovered this when I went to check a notification from action center instead of loading up the browser. Now I was still getting notifications while they would not load but after uninstalling/rebooting, clearing app caches multiple time they have stopped even doing that which I expected. The notifications was the main reason I even had the programs, so I could get those notifications when I did not have the site open.

I have tried every solution google could also give me including clearing out manually some registry entries between an uninstall and reinstall and clearing out all Facebook windows credentials but nothing has made a difference.

In event viewer each generated 2 errors and between then an information entry.
the ones for the main Facebook app

first error:
Faulting application name: WinUAPEntry.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x57db4719
Faulting module name: unknown, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0xa73b0000
Faulting process id: 0x3730
Faulting application start time: 0x01d217923a5429ba
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Facebook.Facebook_64.597.54535.0_x86__8xx8rvfyw5nnt\WinUAPEntry.exe
Faulting module path: unknown
Report Id: abae3214-ae35-4f75-955b-1fea68369f06
Faulting package full name: Facebook.Facebook_64.597.54535.0_x86__8xx8rvfyw5nnt
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I get an Internet Explorer error " Unable to connect" error message whenever I try to connect to facebook, even when using a link sent to me in an email. I can connect to any and all of my favourites and when using Google search for a site.
 

A:Facebook - unable to connect message to any address containing "Facebook.com"

Is this from a work or school computer? Perhaps it is being blocked.
 

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Received a link to clik from business colleague. I started receiving messages from friends on my Facebook buddy list asking me why I would send them a link to clik on. Apparently, the links are different but my McAfee said it blocked it when I tried to download whatever he sent me. I started getting virus alerts to download programs to clean it, which I knew was not from McAfee. I performed a manual scan and it found 6 virus and malwares which were quarantined. One of my friends said that her McAfee didn't even detect anything and had to pay them to get deep into her computer to get rid of it. Today, I awoke to find a similiar ploy to download a virus and malware program to rid my problems. I print screened and am posting that. I again ran a McAfee virus scan and it found 4 which again were quarantined.

How can we get rid of whatever is causing this?

I ran a Lavasoft Ad Aware scan which detected 2 cookies and were removed. I also ran Spybot Search & Destroy which found 25 Ask toolbar which I removed. It is 1 day after rerunning the McAfee scan above and so far no recurrence of the virus. But is it still in my computer?
 

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I attempt to log onto Facebook from one computer and get the following:
 
Your Computer Needs to Be Cleaned
  It looks like your computer is being affected by malware. We’ll help you fix the problem to keep your account secure and prevent malware from spreading to friends.     Malware is software that tries to steal personal information and causes problems when you use Facebook. Clicking or sharing links that contain spam can give your computer malware.
 
Followed by a button to "get started" which I have left strictly alone.
 
I can log in fine from other computers.
 
I've run Malwarebytes anti-malware which found no issues and scanned with Avast Free antivirus which also reported nothing.

A:Hijack? Facebook, and only facebook, says

It's a legit warning from Facebook... see this thread.Once you downloaded the removal tool and let it run, Facebook will let you back in.

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Hello,
 
I'm in need of some assistance. For about the past two or three weeks I've noticed that in both Chrome and in Firefox, no matter what webpage I go to, the first click I make opens a pop-up much like the one depicted here:
 

 
I believe that at least some of these are some variation of the appround.net issue that some people have been having lately. Although I'm not sure, and that is why I am here now.
 
Here is a HijackThis logfile:
 
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:57:05 AM, on 4/16/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16476)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\TOASTER.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\COMPONENTS\SCHEDULER\STSERVICE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Components\DSUpdate\DSUpd.exe
C:\Users\Nick\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyWebHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Users\Nick\AppData\Local\DIRECTV Player\PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe
C:\Users\Nick\AppData\Local\DIRECTV Player\NDSPCShowServer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\BTPlayerCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
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Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===HijackThis doesn't handle your version of Windows well. In your case I need to see a final DDS Log.I suggest you remove HijackThis using the Add/Remove Programs list.Please download and run this DDS Scanning Tool. Nothing will be deleted. It will just give me some additional information about your system.Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links, if you no longer have it available. Save it to your desktop.1: DDS.scr (Not recommended if you use Chrome to download this .scr file. Use the other options.)2: DDS.pif3: DDS.COMDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run.Please just paste the contents of the DDS.txt log in your next post. DO NOT attach the log.===Third party programs if not up to date can be the cause of infiltration an infection.Please run this security check for my review.Download Security Check by screen317 from here.Save it to your Desktop.Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.A Notepad document should open automat... Read more

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I don't even know where to start??? My computer is full of malware. I am currently running Ewido, Yahoo Online Protection, and AVG Free, and I just installed Sygate Personal Firewall and it is giving me a message: Port Scan someone is scanning your computer. Also is alerting me of an Application hijacking Application Hijacking has been detectedThe application: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\YOP\yop.exe try to launch another application: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\YPSR\ypsr.exe to go to remote host us.edit.toolbar.yahoo.comIn trying to get rid of a Trojan I downloaded Hijackthis! I assume this information means something:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:03:41 PM, on 8/25/2006Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exeC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVTray.exeC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVRID.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\YOP\yo... Read more

A:Application Hijacking, Viruses, Help!

Hi kellydgk,

We're studying your log and will be back to you a.s.a.p.

Thanks for your patience.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 186201 MB, Free - 113726 MB; D: Total - 4561 MB, Free - 532 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., Diablo
Antivirus: None <<<<<< ????

Antivirus reported as none ... I actually have Avira Free Antivirus installed, up to date and active! XP is the 2002 version. I have Road Runner cable for ISP.
The computer is a HP Pavilion a530n I don't recall the exact date of purchase but, I have had it at least 8 years. In spite of a few bumps along the road, it has been quite good to me. I would buy another if the need arises!
The issue I need some feedback on is this, ... This is and has been a pretty quick machine for its age. It still runs with that quality until I get on Facebook and go to play some of their resource hungry games, i.e. Double Down Casino or Mystery Manor. Then it slows down to like dial-up speeds! I have opened the Task Manager to the Performance tab several different times and the CPU is always maxed out but, it seems only when using the Facebook games ... I maxed the RAM hoping it would help the situation but, there is plenty of unused memory and the CPU is maxed!
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Hey all,
I know that from a smart cookie like me, this shouldn't even be happening, but it is. I've been having really huge hassles with Facebook lately. I can't even get on the thing nowadays without having to answer security questions, verify my email address, and the like. This is driving me up the wall as you've probably figured out by now. I'll begin with the first time this started. Me and a friend of mine were setting things up on my server at home, and to honor the occasion, I let her log into my Facebook account (for she created it for me in the first place, so you shouldn't be alarmed that she can log in there). She was logging in there to try and help me delete my inactive account that was linked to an old Comcast email address I don't have anymore. We never managed to delete the account, so it's lucky that folks who request me don't land on the inactive one. This is where all of the trouble started. When we got through, she logged me out as is the proper way to do it. A couple of weeks later (last week I think), I logged in from my laptop here as is my custom at college to check up on everybody, as well as to investigate the problem of why I can't see a particular individual who had definitely confirmed me. (to this day, I still can't see him). I got a message telling me about some unusual log in activity, but I mentally dismissed it as the result of my friend fooling around with it the week before. The funn... Read more

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the connection has timed out the server at login facebook com is taking too long to respond i have tried accessing other sites and my internet seems to be fine can somebody please help me with this issue
 

A:Cannot log in to facebook

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

tracert login.facebook.com

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
The last few hops should be similar to my results:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Terry>tracert login.facebook.com

Tracing route to login.facebook.com [69.63.181.22]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.2.1
2 15 ms 9 ms 9 ms 10.136.19.1
3 11 ms 10 ms 17 ms 172.30.9.193
4 10 ms 11 ms 10 ms 172.30.9.165
5 22 ms 21 ms 20 ms 12.94.137.53
6 35 ms 34 ms 34 ms cr2.kc9mo.ip.att.net [12.122.150.138]
7 33 ms 33 ms 31 ms cr1.dlstx.ip.att.net [12.122.28.85]
8 32 ms 37 ms 30 ms gar25.dlstx.ip.att.net [12.122.85.233]
9 71 ms 31 ms 31 ms 192.205.34.142
10 91 ms 73 ms 74 ms ae5.scr3.SNV2.gblx.net [67.16.139.94]
11 72 ms 73 ms 73 ms e8-1-20G.ar5.SJC2.gblx.net [67.16.145.118]
12 75 ms 74 ms 72 ms 64.208.158.30
13 74 ms 74 ms 73 ms ae1.bb02.sjc1.tfbnw.net [204.15.21.164]
14 74 ms 74 ms 75 ms ae7.br01.snc1.tfbnw.net [204.15.20.57]
15 74 ms 77 ms 75 ms po1023.csw01b.snc2.tfbnw.net [74.119.79.241]
16 161 ms 162 ms 162 ms login-10-01-snc2.facebook.com [69.63.181.22]

Trace complete.

C:\Users\Terry>
 

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For some reason, recently i haven't been able to upload pictures onto facebook. Then a few days ago, i can't gain access to facebook at all. The following message was displayed "The requested URL "/", is invalid. Reference #9.9eb41160.1337390959.ab0d510".
I am currently using window 7. I am a complete beginner so i have no idea what could've caused this to happen. Could anyone tell me how to fix this? Thank you very much
 

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Hello~
I got a virus thru MSN called facebook.zip ~
call anyone help??
Thanks~

Purple (from HK)
 

A:facebook.zip

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All of a sudden I can not load facebook on my android mobile or laptop. It says I do not have a internet connection. Which I do. Is this a problem with Google settings. I have uninstalled everything. Reset my phone,restored my laptop to previous time that it worked, deleted history and cache. Installed spybot malwarebytes nothing has worked. Can't contact my daughter or family. Please help. I am not very technical so need clear advice.
 

A:Facebook

If it's not working on two different devices, it is likely network or ISP related.

Power off the modem and/or router. Power the modem back on and give it a few minutes to sync. Then power the router back on. If you have a modem/router combo device, then you only have to power cycle a single device. After it's back up, then power on the computer and test.
 

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I cannot get Facebook to load properly on my computer. When I go to facebook.com all I see is text along the left hand side of the page. I am never able to navigate the site properly and never see any images and can't get anythung to open like teh games. Computer - HP Pavilion 750n, 1.6 GHz Pentium 4 processor, 768 MB RAM, Windows XP home OS, Firefox 3.6.3 browser.
 

A:Why can't I use Facebook?

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On my wifes work laptop she goes to www.facebook.com and it bring up her page. It loads and all is fine until it hits the end of the page. As soon as the page is 99% loaded it then appends the url to http:\\www.facebook.com\ai.php?aed= and then a ton of random numbers. At this point it clears all her Facebook information and it goes to Internet Explorer could not display this page.

I noticed she had a search bar called Social media so I then uninstalled that and I also did a spybot removal of all found and a superantispyware scan as well. I did a final cleanup from hijack this but it is still doing this same thing. Lastly I did a cache cleaning to no avail.

I put in a USB drive and used a firefox portable and it was not fdoing iit so its definitely something loaded I am just not sure what.

Any thoughts on what could be causing this?
 

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I heard to broadcast today, May 16th and was excited to hear there is a way to get off Facebook. How can I quit being on Facebook?
Thanks.
 

A:Facebook

I think its a link at the bottom of the page leading 'eventually' to deleting your account. They ask why your leaving,try to make you feel guilty etc etc.
In my opinion(not the opinion of TSG), you are doing the right thing.
As if the CIA don't have enough info on us already!
 

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can anyone help me please,I cant connect to facebook,the page just sits there and doesnt connect

A:facebook

Good morning Teq, I'd be glad to help you. I'm going to need to know what's going on a little more than I can't connect to facebook though, LOL. Tell you what I'll ask you some questions and you try to answer them for me the best you can and then we can get you fixed up. Here's what I need to know.

What kind of computer do you have? Desktop, laptop. Kind
How do you connect to the internet? Wireless, broadband, DSL, ECT
Can you open all other sites besides facebook?
Which browser are you using? IE 6,7,or8, Firefox, ect.

If you would be so kind as to answer those questions for me we can proceed.

I will monitor this thread throughout the day to check for your response. If you resolve this problem on your own or with the info I provided please let me know so I can move on to other issues. Also please mark this thread solved using the thread tools option located at the top of this thread and selecting solved from the drop down menu.


Thank you
Patmark

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Is Facebook down?
would appreciate an answer please..thank you
 

A:Facebook down?

Working fine for me.
 

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I dont understand how chatbots communicating themselves in secret language, how is it possible, they can work as per the coding.

how are they checking FB chatbots?
 

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Hi. I've a problem with a pc (xp sp3, ie8). When I open a page in which there a banner of facebook, the browser goes on facebook page that is stopped by a rule on the router; this casues the stop of navigation. The same problem is present with mozilla browser but not with google chrome. I look for a link in the register, in the options, I cleaned also the coockies and temporany files but I don't resolved the problem. Does anyone know any solution? Thank you. Max.

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Hello i have a user that has an interesting request. Is there anyway i can print info from Facebook's wall?

A:FaceBook

Doesn't File->Print work?

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Hi, I'm bad with computer stuff...

Can somebody teach me how to comment a gif on facebook comment?

Can we post gif on facebook comment from a gif that we made ourself?
(I made the gif by phototoshop)...

Can anyone teach me how to post gif on facebook comment using gif from Giphy, Imgur and Tumblr?
(I made account on Giphy, Imgur and Tumblr already but I don't know further action to make from there)...

I made a short gif from my classroom ceremony video but I don't know how to comment the gif I made to the comment section of our class group post nor my friends post on facebook...

Please help me and thank you a lot in advance.
 

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I have been experiencing a problem with my Facebook for nearly a month now. When I go to login, it says "Done" in the bottom right (Firefox) or "Done with Errors on Page" (IE). I have gone to several tech support websites, followed the suggestions, and nothing has worked. Here is what I have done so far...
Tried using a different web address in order to access the site
Looked through the dll files to look for known viruses
Checked to make sure my computer settings weren't blocking the website
Completed a system restore to before I was having the problem
Ran the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Ran a cache/cookies scan with CCleaner
Ran a full system virus scan with Kaspersky's Online Cleaner
Ran a full system spyware scan with
MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware
SUPERAntiSpyware is known to detect many variants of Vundo, and has a free version.

Help!!! I've been to just about every support website and I can't find the solution...I'd be willing to do a full system restore, but I didn't buy the restore CD's. If someone knows how to do a full restore without the CD's let me know.
 

A:Facebook

Is this a desktop or laptop computer? If it's a laptop sometimes there is a hidden recovery partion that allows you to restore the computer to it's original state without using any CD's. Another thing to try is to connect directly to your modem and bypass any router that is in use on your network to see if the router is blocking the site. You'll also want to disable any firewall and/or antivirus software that is installed on your PC to see if it is the culprit.

Regards,
Rollin
 

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Everytime I sign onto my facebook, first it start loading then redirect me to this link

Welcome to Facebook

can any one help me

A:can't log in to facebook

Clear your browser cache
Clear your cookies
If that does not work try another browser

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quicjk question i am having a debate with a friend he says that when prospective employers etc look you up they can HACK your facebook, i said no they can see if you are not on private but they cant actually hack your account, can someone clarify this?

A:Facebook

Yes they can hack. Actually at right there is an option Forgot password? They can do with this. To prevent from this 1.Give a strong password 2.Never tell your email id to other that make them easy to hack 3.Never tell confirmation code that you get from facebook company This will prevent from hacking your prevent.

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help please , turned on my pc today went to facebook and no pictures messages clear cannot make it out

A:facebook

It happens sometimes, I could not load it either, until I cleared the cache.

Facebook.com - Is Facebook Down Right Now?

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Prominently lately, the moment I visit Facebook web pages in general, a pop-up appears. 
 
When it first appeared several months ago, clicking on delete "History" then refreshing the page cleared the pop-up.
 
Now, the pop-up appears the moment I visit any pages (regardless of whether I use Pale Moon, my preferred browser or Comodo Ice Dragon, so it can't be browser related), regardless of whether I delete my History folder:
 
https://www.facebook.com/BBCR2
 
When I scroll down the page "See more of..." appears, in this case BBC Radio 2. 

See more of BBC Radio 2 by logging in to Facebook
Message this Page, learn about upcoming events and more. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can create one to see more of this Page.
 

Sign Up         Log In

 

As I scroll down the page the status adds "Not Now", but I can't find an option to block the pop-up to enable a full screen free of pop-ups:

 

See more of BBC Radio 2 by logging in to Facebook
Message this Page, learn about upcoming events and more. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can create one to see more of this Page.
 

Sign Up         Log In
 
Not Now
 
If I click on "Not Now" the pop-up is moved to the bottom of the screen, but isn't eliminated altogether, unless Facebook have decided to impose this pop-up full-time since.
 
This web page isn't affected for... Read more

A:Facebook Pop-Up

Seems like a certificate problem. The page isn't recognizing you as signed in. Try from another OS ?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I think Trikein meant 'another browser'
 
Edit by Chris Cosgrove

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Can anyone tell me exactly what the web site "facebook" is/does? Thank you. Murrar

A:facebook

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook that will explain to you exactly how/what it is.

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Is it possible to make your surname just an initial (one letter),

for example: "Tony P".

I've seen people do this, but when I try facebooks automated system rejects it
 

A:Facebook

You posted this in a forum that deals with questions and problems related to the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. You may want to ask a moderator to move your question to our web and e-mail forum.
 

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How do i stop public & sponsers from posting on my fb page
 

A:facebook

In what manner are these two doing this?

The public, is a choice that YOU are making when you post something.

As for the sponsors I have not seen this, so I can not comment.
 

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My account is not letting me view my inbox messages, I can't click on my notifications, or "show more stories", if I click on my timeline pictures they won't open... What do I do?
 

A:Facebook won't let me do anything

Hello and welcome to TSG.
Can you please try a different browser and tell me the result ?
 

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So recently I went back to IE9 for certain reasons and for several days I was able to view Facebook just fine and it looked just fine this morning and now it looks like this in the screenshot in no add-ons mode is there a possible fix for it, I hate it when it does this

A:Why does Facebook look like this in IE9

Hi,
I have no idea what FaceBook is supposed to look like ?
But I would rather see someone use another browser than use ie9 on windows 7

Have you tried to press the F12 key and go to Browser mode and switch to something else/ comp-view.. or see what it's using as default ?
You can also try another Document mode and test ?
Cheers.

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I have win7 64Bit and iE 11.
 
I am on FaceBook and Under Settings and Who Can See My Stuff it says
Public     I know this meens everybody can look me up and read everything and see everything.
 
Next it has
Friends/Familey.
Next it has
Just Me.
 
I set my page to Friends/Familey    and had somebody look me up.
 
And then I set it to Just Me and had somebody look me up.
 
Both time they could open everything and see everything my TimeLine my Wall my Postss.
 
They could read what I posted and what somebody posted back to me and they see all my photos.
 
So what is Just Me and the other option Friends/Family?
 
Thanks.

A:FaceBook

From what I know about using Facebook, the privacy settings apply to individual posts. You will need to change the settings for each post if you want them to not be seen.If you did not change the privacy settings of your old posts from Public to another, then other people will be able to see your posts just fine.

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I can no longer view videos on facebook websites
is  this because of the changes they have made
how can I fix this so I can continue to view videos on my kung fu school facebook website
thank you

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Why is it I cannot log onto my facebook account keeps telling me I am putting the wrong password in also tells me I have malware and to download a programme to fix it I already have norton which has found nothing wrong can someone please help me as I have restored my laptop back to factory settings twice and still can't log on facebook

A:facebook

Hi, You have to raise this question with Facebook and ask them to reset password for you. Please use the following instructions:      https://www.facebook.com/login/identify Regards.

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Didn't know where else to ask this since it's internet related.
Well, a few friends of mine friended someone today on Facebook. I saw the post on the newsfeed and clicked the link to the profile. I'm using the English (US) Facebook. Clicking the link to the profile brought me to the Turkish version of the profile (hxxp://tr-tr.facebook.com), and it logged me out of Facebook entirely. So, I logged back into normal Facebook, went to the post, clicked the profile link again, and it brought me to the normal US version of the profile. So, I went back and got the link to the "Turkish" version of the profile and asked a friend to try it. Clicking the URL of the Turkish version brought him to the US version of it. So, then I tried it again and even the Turkish version link brought me to the US version.
As a note, the profile was new, and It definitely wasn't caused by malware.

So, was it just a one-time bug? What exactly happened? Is this something I should be worried about? It only happened with this profile.

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pc works just fine until i go into facebook games. The screen then fades and freezes. This is with all games.
 

A:facebook

Please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread.
Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.

Your computer Spec's are showing Windows XP?
 

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