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Computer slow to establish Internt connection and Web pages take forever to load

Q: Computer slow to establish Internt connection and Web pages take forever to load

The last week or so I noticed that my system seems to have slowed way down in regard to Internet use. It seems pages take forever to upload. Sometimes it just hangs. It doesn't matter whether I'm using Firefox or IE. Offline functions such as using Word or Encarta do not seem to be affected. I did all the usual things like updating and running CW Shredder, AdAware and SptBot which did not find any significant problems. I also ran a scan disk and defragged the hard drive. I also unplugged the modem and turned off the power to the computer so I could do a real cold boot. Nothing seems to improve the performance. I have recently installed Firefox I had no problems before this when I was using Firefox 1.0.7. My system is using Windows 98se as an OS and has a 256 MB RAM with an 800 MHz Pentium III processor. I also have EZArmor installed which is an anti-virus and firewall package. Any ideas on how to improve the speed of Internet browsing?

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Preferred Solution: Computer slow to establish Internt connection and Web pages take forever to load

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Today when i turned on computer it was very slow, the cursor spins forever before any browser opens no matter what browser i try, it even does it when opening folders on my pc, i tried rebooting and it takes 30 minutes to reboot. My Ipad and IPhone and laptop all work fine, so I know its not my internet..
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2016
Ran by Charly (administrator) on DALLAS (03-06-2016 15:51:24)
Running from C:\Users\Charly\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Charly (Available Profiles: Charly)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Edge)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxCUIService.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Nalpeiron Ltd.) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ASTSRV.EXE
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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A:Computer very slow, Browsers take forever to load if at all.

Greetings CharlyRenay and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met.Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter prob... Read more

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Very slow computer - IE takes forever to load and to refreshHave IE8 Win XP SP3Have run AVG, Malewarebytes, spybot, cccleaner - they are not finding anything wrong. Am afraid I am infected but cannot find anything to remove.Here is dds and gmer log - have attached dds attach file also.DDS (Ver_10-11-03.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Compaq_Owner at 12:11:34.84 on Fri 11/05/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.446.37 [GMT -6:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgchsvx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\Program Files\Compaq Connections\5577497\Program\Compaq Connections.exeC:\Program... Read more

A:Very slow computer - IE takes forever to load and to refresh

There's evidence of a hack so please check this by running TDSSKillerDownload TDSSKiller and save it to your Desktop.

Extract its contents to your desktop and make sure TDSSKiller.exe (the contents of the zipped file) is on the Desktop itself, not within a folder on the desktop.

Go to Start > Run (Or you can hold down your Windows key and press R) and copy and paste the following into the text field. (make sure you include the quote marks) Then press OK.

"%userprofile%\Desktop\TDSSKiller.exe" -l report.txt

Now click Start Scan.
If Malicious objects are found, ensure Cure is selected then click Continue > Reboot now.
Click Close
Finally press Report and copy and paste the contents into your next reply. If you've rebooted then the log will be found at C:\

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I am having problems with loading almost all webpages. At first I thought it wmay just be a problem with Mozilla issue but the same problems occur in IE. Almost every time I try to access a webpage (except Google search page strangely) it will take forever to load and I am constantly finding I have to refresh (F5) a page to load it. I also sometimes get the "done" message at the bottom of the window and the webpage is only half loaded usually with images or pictures missing.
I have run my Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus scan but nothing has been found wrong

I also have problems updating iTunes (i get a generic error saying the update couldn't be completed) and there are certain things I can't download at all like Malwarebyte or free Adobe reader, I get errors about renaming file directories.

Please help!

System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4010 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel® HD Graphics Family, 1813 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 182271 MB, Free - 37605 MB; D: Total - 271074 MB, Free - 169468 MB;
Motherboard: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., RV420/RV520/RV720/E3530/S3530
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

A:Am I infected? Pages take forever to load

Hello knad,lets see what we may have.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes: Flush DNS Report IE Proxy Settings Reset IE Proxy Settings Report FF Proxy Settings Reset FF Proxy Settings List content of Hosts List IP configuration List Winsock Entries List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.Maybe we can get in like this. Or you can copy and run these from a flashDrive or CD.Please click Start > Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the runbox and press enter.Click the Connections tab and click the LAN settings option.Verify if "Use a proxy..." is checked, if so, UNcheck it and click OK/OK to exit.WIN7.. Please Download this file, Click Me Right-click on winsockfix.bat and click on Run as Administrator.Run RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

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Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Window... Read more

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Hey guys....I'm new to this forum (in fact I found you b/c of the problems I'm having with ie ver. 6). My browser is hanging and at times will not load my homepage at all (i.e. I get the "this page cannot be dispayed msg.) I read this thread and below you will find my hijackthis log. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated(.....this is driving me INSANE!). Oh...and I have also run Adware (still trying to download Spybot .....browser keeps freezing *sigh*)

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.6
Scan saved at 6:37:25 PM, on 11/14/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Netropa\Multimedia Keyboard\nhksrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\ActionAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\EventAgt.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\DLT.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\Iap.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
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A:IE is taking forever to load pages

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I have a Dell Inspiron 531 running Windows Vista Home Premium, and lately I noticed that it seems to take forever just to load any of my favorite websites...I have run Super Anti Spyware, and haven't found anything unusual; any suggestions as to what could be causing this super slowdown?

Thanks for your help...

A:IE 9 taking forever to load web pages

Have you tried reconnecting your router, perhaps the problem could lie in your internet rather than your browser. Also try downloading another browser (like google chrome) and see if it makes a difference. Otherwise just re-install IE9 and see if it helps.

Hope you get it running--Gilroy

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I can't access random web pages and it takes others forever to load everything. I've tried flushing the DNS and clearing my cache as well as rebooting. I've run the ewido malware scan in safe mode and removed all malware during the scan. I can't access the pandasoftware page to run the online virus scan but I ran the ZoneAlarm scan and it found nothing. This has been going on for 3 days now.

I tried it on another computer and I'm getting the same thing. I'm not getting the page cannot be displayed screen but am getting either a default msn search page screen saying it can't find the site or some screen for com.org. On the com.org screen the address I typed has a ".org" attached to it. I was able to access the site "apartmentguide.com" earlier today and now it's doing the same thing as the others I can't access. Can anyone help me, please?

A:Cannot access some pages and some others take forever to load

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IE is taking a long time to load pages. For the heck of it I installed Netscape to see if it was that slow there too and its not. Netscape loads the pages almost instantly. For example, when I input ebay.com it takes IE close to a minute to display the page where Netscape only took 5 seconds.

Whats up?

Plus, when I try to access the Help and Support in Windows XP it takes forever to load.

Any ideas?

A:IE is taking forever to load pages

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ok this is gonna be a bit long but i want the details there. the issue pc is my old pc. it has windows 7 its an asus msn-la motherboard i cloned this drive and used it in my new pc. after a few months my new pc's drive died and i took the old drive from the issue pc(witch was not giving issues at this time) and stuck it into my new pc until my replacement drive came. when i got the replacement drive i cloned the drive again onto the replacement drive and then put the new drive in the new pc had no issues there. put the old drive back into the issue pc (this is when issues started) the pc booted up to the windows desktop loading screen fast but once it got there it sat there for like 5 min before loading into windows. once it loaded into windows it was un usable for around 10 min while it loaded background stuff. once it finally loads into windows if i try to open anything its still responding extremely slow. is there anything i could do to fix this or is this going to me a re install only situation? i did try to use a windows 7 disk to do a startup repair but it claimed i couldn't do it because i dident install from that disk.

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Internet Explorer suddenly is taking forever to load webpages (graphics specifically). I reset modem and router and still its going really slow. Any suggestions? I have Zone Alarm for a firewall and I already tried and IE fix. PLEASE HELP


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Could I possibly be infected? I am having problems with accessing any and all webpages. At first, I thought it was just a Mozilla issue, but the same problems occur in Google Chrome and IE. I will type in a URL and press enter and sometimes it will take forever to load, and if I click on the link again, it will bring it up instantly. It seems as if it is stalling. And other times, if I click on the link for a second time, it will say "done" on the bottom left hand side, but it will certainly not be done! I have been having this problem for weeks now and it is driving me crazy!
I have run Spybot, Adaware, Spyware Doctor, Malwarebytes, my AVG antivirus scan, and the free Symantec one on the website. Nothing has been found wrong!
I tried restoring my computer to 4 different restore points but they were all unsuccessful.
I tried uninstalling Zone Alarm, thinking that was causing the problem, but nothing changed. I had k9 web protection on my computer, but uninstalled it weeks ago and I am still having problems. I have the same problem running my wireless or using an ethernet cable; on my network and at a friend's house.
Please help!

A:Web pages taking forever to load or not loading at all

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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i have a problem with pages taking forever to load when using ie or firefox. i have done several scans with av and spyware scans but its made no difference. i have not ran gmer as i am running a 64bit version od windows. i hope you can help soon.

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_29
Run by ian at 15:57:11 on 2011-12-01
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.44.1033.18.4026.2293 [GMT 0:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVCpl64.exe
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A:pages on ie and firefox taking forever to load

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I see you have ESET Online Scanner installed. Do you have a log from a recent scan? Please post it.

It can be found at C:\Program Files (x86)\Eset\Eset Online Scanner\log.txt


Please download Temp File Cleaner and save it to your desktop.Save any unsaved work. TFC will close all open application windows.
Right-click TFC.exe then choose 'Run as administrator' and click 'Start'.
Your desktop will disappear, this is normal, it will return.
If prompted, click "Yes" to reboot.

Any improvement?


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the problem i am having is that when i click on a link in google the page the link takes me to takes forever to load sometimes 10 mins or more. Ive tried using firefox but the same happens. ive scanned with housecall which found nothing and malwarebytes which also found nothing and superantospyware which found some spyware which i deleted and rebooted but still the same problem. i have tried to run hijackthis to provide a log file but i am unable to do this as i get an warning message that hijack this could not access the hosts file??
here are my systen specs i hope someone can help soon

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Celeron(R) Dual-Core CPU T3500 @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4025 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1820 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 225060 MB, Free - 111935 MB;
Motherboard: Packard Bell, SJV52_MV
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

i have now managed to run hijackthis here is the log file

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:39:15, on 01/12/2011
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Web Camera\Vide... Read more

A:browser taking forever to load pages please help

That's an old version of HiJackThis that was released long before Windows 7 was released.

Uninstall it and then replace it with HiJackThis 2.0.4.


If you go to Control Panel - User Accounts, then change the UAC setting to "Never Notify", then restart the computer, HiJackThis will work properly without displaying a warning message.


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On all browsers my pages will not load most of the time or may start but freeze shortly after. It is also taking forever for the browser itself to load. Chrome seems to be the worst. In my previous post after running a program and reboot I got a floating box "Input Not Supported" box that bounces around the screen like a screensaver and stays on top of everything else. I also noticed I keep hearing clicking noises from the speakers also. Thank you so much for your help.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.10.2
Run by Owner at 19:17:59 on 2013-02-16
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition  5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1471.578 [GMT -5:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
FW: AVG Firewall *Disabled* 
============== Running Processes ================
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
C:\Program Files\VERIZONDM\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\Online Backup & Sharing\Auto Update\OnlineBackup.UpdateSystemTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\Online Backup & Sharing\vewatch.exe
C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastUI.exe
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A:Browsers taking forever to load, pages not connecting and a box I can't get rid

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the top of your post, click on the Watch Topic Button, select Immediate N... Read more

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It seems that the web pages are loading very slow and even when I "X" out of a pages it seems delayed also.

Probably the same problem: when I startup my computer in the morening it seems to get stuck sometimes and when it does load it loads very slow.

Please help.


A:Web pages are very slow to load and computer is slow to startup

The process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".C... Read more

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When I open IE7 the browser will open but won't load the homepage or any other page. I reinstalled IE and the same problem exists. I am trying to go into internet options (through control panel since IE won't even open the connection tab) to check the LAN settings but when I click connections it gives me an error:

an exception occurred when trying to run "c:\Windows\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL"c:\WINDOWS\system32\inetcpl.cpl",Internet Options"

This computer is a store computer and I need IE7 to run certain programs and I can't upgrade to IE8 until everything is compatible with it. Even Turbo Tax won't open I'm not sure if its IE based. Firefox has also crashed a lot lately and the computer overall seems to be running slow. Thanks in advance for your help.

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by PACK AND SHIP at 9:12:10.37 on Tue 07/14/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_02
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.597 [GMT -4:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_1\bin\fbguard.exe
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A:IE won't load pages and computer slow


I know you guys are busy.

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Computer is running very slow. Won't open web pages. Hard to send e-mails. Here is my log:

GMER - http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2008-10-31 15:13:32
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

---- System - GMER 1.0.14 ----

SSDT 82D84DF0 ZwAlertResumeThread
SSDT 82DB8D48 ZwAlertThread
SSDT 82CE9D18 ZwAllocateVirtualMemory
SSDT 82D050E0 ZwConnectPort
SSDT \??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\SYMEVENT.SYS (Symantec Event Library/Symantec Corporation) ZwCreateKey [0xEF25B7D0]
SSDT 82D83100 ZwCreateMutant
SSDT 82DE9008 ZwCreateThread
SSDT \??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\SYMEVENT.SYS (Symantec Event Library/Symantec Corporation) ZwDeleteKey [0xEF25BA40]
SSDT \??\C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\SYMEVENT.SYS (Symantec Event Library/Symantec Corporation) ZwDeleteValueKey [0xEF25C100]
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A:Computer running slow.....Won't load web pages


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I have an issue on my Win 7 Proffesional Del PC.

I get a download speed of around 0.5 and other computers on the network get around 5.0.
(Not a wireless Network)

After I do the following and reboot, I get around 5.0 download.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults.
Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults.

I shut the computer off at night and the next morning it is back to slow download speed again.

Does anybody have any idea what might be going on?

A:Solved: Slow Internt on One Computer

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My computer is lagging badly; mostly on the internet and especially with pages that have high graphics or are very 'busy'. I stopped using IE because it would lag so bad and freeze up. I started using Firefox, which worked great at first, but now it lags as well, but doesn't crash. I'd really appreciate someone looking over my log and helping me clean it up. Thanks!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:55:51 PM, on 1/13/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18865)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LogiShrd\LComMgr\Communications_Helper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spyware Doctor\BDT\BDTUpdateService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrS64H.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\Program Fi... Read more

A:Computer lags; web pages slow to load/respond. Please help!

I would REALLY appreciate someone helping me with this! It's been several weeks since I posted originally.....thanks

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About a week ago my computer started to run slower than normal. Programs would load at, what I thought, was the normal speed, and run just fine. Games worked fine. Loading of web pages worked just fine as well.

But as I said, about a week ago, my computer started running slower. Startup is fine and still fast. What has changed is the loading of programs will off and on be slow. When I do something within the program, sometimes it will freeze for just a moment before continuing with that process.

With the internet - web pages take extremely slow to load now. And when I click through pages on any website, myspace, facebook, gmail, cnn, whatever, each page within that site takes a while to load. A couple of times Firefox, of all things, has had to shut down unexpectedly. Sometimes it will give me an error message, and sometimes it just closes without any warning.

I have defraged my hard drive, scanned my computer with spybot, adaware, and Trend Micro Anti-Virus. And aside from the few 'low' security bits and pieces here and there, it hasn't picked anything up.

I have 1 GB of RAM on a Windows XP, AMD Athalon 3200+, EMachines computer. My computer is three years old. I have a large hard drive. I'm kind of at a loss and don't know what to do. I'm almost to the point of possibly just going out and buying another computer, but I thought I'd try this as I've heard positive things with the Hijack This program, so I am hoping with this progr... Read more

A:Solved: Web pages take a while to load, freeze up, other programs on computer slow

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I have Windows Vista Ultimate running on my home PC with a lan cable directly into my broadband router. Now I must have installed something over the past few weeks to cause a problem, but I'm not sure what, because now it takes several minutes for the machine to establish a network connection.

Is there a cool way of finding out what the culprit is that's slowing down the network connection at startup and deal with it ?

I've run different utilities such as Windows Defender and CCleaner to disable as many as possible programs and services at start up but it still takes ages to establish a network connection.


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Hi newbie here so go easy on me :wave:

My mum has a realtively newly built PC (about 2 weeks old), and has XP Professional installed along with Norton Antivirus 2003.

She is using dial-up internet with an external modem, and although her default homepage (bbc) loads straight away after that browsing becomes progressively slower and slower. Some pages do not load up at all after a while and she is forced to turn off her connection and try again. She cannot access any secure sites at all (for her internet banking and buying things). She has cleared her cache to no avail.

I have been told to see if a firewall is blocking secure ports 443, 84 and/or 8443. I'm not sure how to check that? I'm not even sure she has a firewall installed at all?

Should she try Mozilla Firefox? Should I install Norton?

I've checked her dialup internet provided (lineone/tiscali) and there appears to be no problems?

Help :grinthumb

A:IE 6 very slow loading pages and won't load secure pages

When you say they won't load, what exactly happens? Does it give an error message of any kind or just hang on a blank page?

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Google Chrome has become slow to load and then it is very slow loading web pages and navigating round web sites.
From previous experience I thought this may be due to a virus but Malwarebytes has found nothing.
Can you help please.
Hope this is in the right place-if not please advise.

A:Google Chrome slow to load and slow to load web pages

Further info.
Noticed 2 instances of msiexec.exe running in Task Manager.
Googled this and found that if genuine it is part of Windows installer
but can also be a virus.
Did a search and found MSIEXEC.EXE-2F8A8CAE.pf
Googled this and found it is probably Malware.
If so can you help me get rid of it please

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I have this problem where my firefox refuses to save my data to a website.

for example...I log into yahoo mail and tell it to save my username and password for 2 weeks...i exit firefox, come back in a second later and it didn't save any of it. i have to keep logging back in!

It;s my antivirus or my router, which would make sense to me. I disabled nod32 and it still didn't work, then i disabled my routers internet firewall, it still didn't work.

My laptop (which uses the same network and antivris) works fine.

any ideas?

A:Internt pages won't save data...cookies?

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What should you do when your laptop is running really slow, using Windows explorer is taking too long to load pages. I have Norton utilities and regularly scan my machine and some tracking cookies are deleted. Otherwise, no spyware is found. But my laptop is way too slow. My startup folder is empty.

I have windows task master open and it shows 80+ processes even when I'm not doing anything. Physical memory greater than 66%. My CPU usage is 3%. I have 4 GB of memory and am running 64 bit windows home edition on my Toshiba L675 laptop.

What troubleshooting steps can I take to identity what is running, identify what I can get rid of, and tell me how I get rid of it. How can I troubleshoot what is causing this laptop to run so slow.

There have been times when it is so slow that my keystrokes are not shown. At times, I have taken out the battery for a minute and then put it back in. That seems to help the keystroke issue.

I appreciate the troubleshooting steps,

A:Slow performance - Windows 7 lost keystrokes, forever to load

How many items are checked in the startup tab of msconfig? You should leave your antivirus checked, but beyond that it gets iffy. Uncheck a bunch and see if things improve. I have 6 checked.

How many non-Microsoft services are running? 5? 20? I've got 9. Do away with as many as you dare as an experiment. See if you lose any required functionality. See if speed improves.

I rarely have over 60 processes.

You've got an i3 with a likely modestly-performing 5400 rpm hard drive. I wouldn't expect miracles, but if it was once "fast" and is now "slow", you should be able to get to the source of the change.

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Why is it that every time i want to use my default browser(Firefox), i have to wait for 5 min for it to open? Also, how do you make your startup load faster? Here's hte hijack log file

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:09:23 PM, on 10/19/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AskBarDis\bar\bin\AskService.exe
C:\Program Files\AskBarDis\bar\bin\ASKUpgrade.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
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A:Solved: system is very slow and takes forever to load my default browser

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I used to have an Acer laptop until the screen cracked about a week ago and I replaced it with an HP Pavilion. When I was using the Acer laptop, I never had any problems with my college's wifi, but a few days after I switched to the HP laptop I noticed a decrease in browsing speed. This decrease was extreme if the page I was trying to load contained images/videos. Additionally, my download speed was horrific, at about 9 KB/sec. Lastly, I have had trouble connecting to the network, with my computer telling me it can't connect several times before it connects. I uninstalled Java, disabled firewall, uninstalled antivirus programs, cleared browser cache, which helped a bit. Then, oddly at about 8 PM last night, the browsing/download speed of my computer returned to normal. However, it is as slow as ever this morning. I'm fairly certain the increase in speed was due to the fewer number of people connected to the network. Any ideas on what the root cause of the problem might be?

A:Public Wifi Very Slow Download Speeds, Images Take Forever to Load

if you have access to other internet source might try and see if it picks up if it does could be the campus problem on there end .

go to a wifi source at cafe nearby or something .

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Hey, its been a while now since I've been having these problems. So I've fianlly decided to post on a forum and ask for help!

I have windows xp sp2 on a dual core p4 3.06 Ghz processor, 504MB of ram.

My computer used to work perfectly well before all of a sudden these problems started occurring. I have formatted my windows a hundred times but after a couple of days, the problems arise again.

Okay so to start with, my windows is taking forever to load. Once it loads, the windows introductory sound skips and glitches as it is with all the other music i play with itunes or any other software. When I play a video, the video also skips and makes weird sounds. My computer is being very slow with everything. When I open the task manager, I see the CPU usage varying constantly from 0 to 16 upto 70 percent, even when the windows is idle and system idle process is at a constant 98 percent. The system image is using 75000k plus memory (I thought it might be important in some way so I've mentioned it).

All this is really annoying. Is it a virus/malware or something? I have AVG anti-virus and everybody has told me its pretty good. Or is it a hardware problem with RAM or whatever. Please help me I'm clueless and I really don't want to reformat my windows AGAIN!

I'm posting my hijackthis log for you guys just incase it helps.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:28:32 PM, on 9/5/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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A:Music glitching, cpu usage varying, windows being very slow taking forever to load!

Hey! I'm new on here and I'm having these exact same issues on my PC - Dell Dimension 2400. I'm interested in some knowledgeable replies! Thanks.

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Hi-have been struggling with my system taking 2-3 minutes to find drivers for any memory stick I plug in to any of 3 USB ports on my Acer 1810T. When the process finally completes, the transfer speeds are about 1MB/s or less.

Another (possibly related?) problem is when I insert any SD card in the dedicated slot for the first time, everything is fine. Once I remove and either re-insert (or insert a different card), nothing appears. I get a message saying "process is already in memory". I have to reboot to get things working again.

Any advice greatly appreciated,


A:USB Sticks slow transfer speeds, system takes forever to load drivers

Hello fugue,

Are you properly ejecting all devices? There should be an option to safely remove devices.

Do you have all windows updates installed?

Go into device manager and look for any exclaimation marks. If you see some, update those drivers.

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My computer is very slow. IE seems to take a long time to load. Network connections are fine. I ran all the prerequisite scans prior to posting. Hope you folks can do your magic...Again!


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:31:33 PM, on 12/2/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys\Wireless-G Notebook Adapter\NICServ.exe
C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\WinPatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Distillr\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp officejet k series\Bin\hpoorn07.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys\Wireless-G Notebook Adapter\Gcc.exe
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A:Computer very sluggish. IE takes forever to load.

Hello -

As before, you seem well protected, and nothing is apparent in your HJT log. Do you do regular system maintenance, like deleting temp files and cookies, and defrag?

Do other programs access the internet freely? Such as updating your protection tools or using your email program?

Do you use an alternative browser such as Firefox or Opera? (You should, but that's for another tale) If so, do they experience the same slowness?

What sort of internet connection do you have? Broadband, dialup, modem, router, etc....

HJT is only one of several analysis tools at our disposal. Let's see if another one can find something amiss.

Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.
This program is for XP and Windows 2000 onlyDouble-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.


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hi i have reinstalled windows xp on a laptop and afer a couple of days it is taking forever to load into windows xp i am unsure if it is infected or a hardware problem, i have used norton to clone the drive and can restore my computer the the final state of install, ie with all the latest updates and this seems to resolve the problem but reappears again a few days later, it is my brothers laptop so are not 100% if he has downloaded something malicious without realising, please could anyone help me with this ongoing problemthanks jamiehere is a hijack this logfileLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 20:30:14, on 04/05/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\Norton Ghost 2003\GhostStartService.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explor... Read more

A:computer taking forever to load windows

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.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 explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_Sca... Read more

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My system has been very slow for the last 24 hours. Startup was slow. Programs not loading. Even the google home page wasn't loading properly.

I restarted my router and the issues seem to be better but I think there is still a malware issue in the background somewhere.

Please help!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:32:13, on 14/06/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS2\bin\VersionCueCS2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS2\data\database\bin\mysqld-nt.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
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My PC stops excepting the internet every 6 to 10 min.
I have two computers one os9 mac one XP PC. I have a modem that connects to a router than a switch than feed my two systems.
In order to trouble shoot this I have a direct connection from the verizon modem straight to the PC, I have bi passed everything else, this is not wireless. The PC has a build in Ethernet adaptor, I have added a PCI 1gig Ethernet adaptor and disabled the built in one thinking it was a bad Ethernet adaptor?.
Basically this is what happens.
I am directly connected to the modem. I receive an internet connection for about 8 min. At that time the web pages will not load, no connection to the server, I can not ping anything. I am dead. Yet if I detach that same Ethernet cable from my PC and plug it into my Mac, the mac receives the internet. So it has to be something with my Computer. The connection is there.
I have turned off all firewall protection to my best.
All the drivers are updated for both Ethernet adaptors.
As of now, as soon as the connection stops, I restart the computer, I get internet access back for 8 min, than bam, stops, restart, I get the internet, 8 mins later connection drops. Restart,. access for about 8min than drops, restart and repeat. (two web browsers used in this test Firefox and IE)
If I hook up my router, and split two cables to both systems, my mac always has a connection but my PC drops it and the only way I can get it back is to restart the PC.
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A:Can't load pages, no connection?

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Greetings Gurus and thanks for taking the time to read my post.
I am at my wits end with this problem and quite frankly, I'm not sure this issue can be remedied and I'm pretty close to throwing in the towel on this one to save a few fray hairs and to reduce my current stress level.
Gateway NV59 Laptop
Intel Core I5 2.27 GHZ CPU
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit w/ SP1
All updates installed and current.
No programs installed.
No Security/antivirus programs on board.
All drivers are current with no hardware issues present in Device Manager.
NIC card replaced with brand new one.
Web pages will not load nor can I see other computers/devices on my network when connected wirelessly. I can ping any address with no issues. System shows I have internet access. I have tried with 3 different browsers to no avail. I can't even load my router's internal web page.  I have searched and read hundreds of posts by people who have/had similar problems but nothing has solved this problem or even shown an improvement.
When I connect via ethernet cable, I have absolutely no issues whatsoever. When I unplug, I still am able to connect wirelessly to my network, I just can't do anything..
I have 3 other computers on my home network. I also have various other devices connected via my router including a Roku, several cell phones, etc. all of which work flawlessly.
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A:Web Pages Won't Load Using wireless Connection

I have seen where the wireless drivers from manufacturers are not the best especially if it is a Dell intel wireless driver. In Device Manager right click the Wireless adapter and select Properties. Under the details tab select Hardware IDs. Post the first line.
I would also try changing your DNS servers to OPENDNS. Make a note of the current servers before changing. If it does not resolve the problem, change them back.

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I have two websites that quit loading on my wireless connection using the laptop. all others appear to work. If I plug in the router to my ethernet card on the laptop the two pages work. These pages will not work in IE 6.0 (blank page or default search page loads) nor Firefox 2 (Connection timed out The server at www.westford.mec.edu is taking too long to respond.)

I don't understand what is going on. I flushed the DNS cache but that didn't work. When I ping the site i get a response

C:\Documents and Settings\Dad>ping http://www.westford.mec.edu

Pinging http://www.westford.mec.edu [] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from bytes=32 time=34ms TTL=56
Reply from bytes=32 time=37ms TTL=56
Reply from bytes=32 time=39ms TTL=56
Reply from bytes=32 time=36ms TTL=56

Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 34ms, Maximum = 39ms, Average = 36ms

Here is my IP information
C:\Documents and Settings\Dad>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Laptop
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
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A:Some web pages won't load on wireless connection

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I tried to install a router yesterday (Trendnet) and got an error message from my computer and the installation wasn't completed. I shut down my computer and tried again, got same error message (forgot to write the code down). So I put the cables back on my modem and now I have internet connection but no web pages will load. It worked perfectly fine before trying to setup the router. I called my internet provider and we did a few things such as typing ping www.yahoo.com, shutting off the modem, etc. but nothing worked. They say its a problem with my computer not the server. I don't know what to do, especially that the router didn't get completely setup. Any suggestions?

A:internet connection but web pages won't load

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_31
Run by billy at 0:18:46 on 2012-05-14
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1093 [GMT 1:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
FW: AVG Firewall *Disabled*
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k Akamai
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingBar\SeaPort.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Virtual CD v4 SDK\system\vcssecs.exe
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A:I have an internet connection but no pages load..

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.===Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools
Close any open browsers, and all other programs working. Make sure you save your file if working on a document.
Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.[/b]
Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
Some Rookit infection may damage your boot sector. The Windows Recovery Console may be needed to restore it. Do not bypass... Read more

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Just troubleshooted a XPSP2 laptop with a linksys Wireless-G card and eventually got to the point where I can use the Windows wireless instead of the linksys network manager. However, even after connecting with a "Excellent" strength connection, IE v6 won't load pages. It just keeps loading bar by bar on the bottom and eventually just stops, without even a 404 error. Guessing its not a hardware issue since its connecting and showing excellent strength, any ideas?

A:Wireless Connection OK, cant load pages

Hello and welcome to TSF

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):


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PLease help me/ I have windows XP Professional! and use a NIC Card . i got cable modem! Before my cable modem was running smooothly. over 100 to 300 KBS! now when i download something it only goes to like 4KB-10KB!! Not only that but everywebsite i visit! it takes forever to load. this never happened before! I installed all windows Updates. i went to www.drivers.com and it said most of my drivers needed updates. But that i had to pay 25.00 just to get the updates. SO no i dont want to pay for that, I ran a Panda Virus scan. and there were viruses in the past. but not any more. I used to get MAssive Spyware like coolWWW and all them other ones. but i ran Ad Ware SE and SPYBOT programs. even Giant AntiSPyware program! But they kept coming back. But now i think im virus and spyware free.!! BuT the problem is Internet is really slow! I think i may have tampered with a setting but i dont know! also My cookies and Temp Files. fill up quick. I want setting so that no Temp Files or Cookies Could be there! But i cant find the program for that. i dont want to keep opening INternet Explorer click on Setting and deleting the TEMP files manually. It fills up quick and slows down internet pages even more! SO If you know a program where i t will just stop Temp files from saving or coming in my Temp Folder. Please give me that link ALSO! Since MY TEMP folders fils up quick in a day. Many images wont show up!! on all the ... Read more

A:Emergency!plz help! MY INternet is slow! Pages load slow!

I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{20EC3D2D-33C1-4C9D-BC37-C2D500688DA2} - (no file)O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Boost XP Service] C:\Program Files\Boost XP\bxservice.exeO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions presentO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel presentO6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbars\Restrictions presentO9 - Extra button: Ebates - {6685509E-B47B-4f47-8E16-9A5F3A62F683} - file://C:\Program Files\Ebates_MoeMoneyMaker\Sy350\Tp350\scri350a.htm (file missing) (HKCU)C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\cdv3.exeReboot your computer into Safe ModeThen delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)C:\Program Files\Ebates_MoeMoneyMaker\C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\cdv3.exeReboot your computer to go back to normal mode and post a new log.

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My computer takes over an hour to load when it is first turned on and after that programs run extremely slowly.

It is a Hp Pavilion, with an Intel Celeron Processor. It has 256 MB DDR SDRAM Memory and a 60GB Ultra DMA hard drive.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:06:49 PM, on 3/10/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital

C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP

C:\Program Files\Lexmark 4300 Series\lxcemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark 4300 Series\ezprint.exe
C:\Program Files\EMBARQ Online Security\Common\FSM32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe


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A:Solved: Computer takes forever to load. Hijack log included

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Hello, my computer gets to the black Windows XP load screen with the loading bar and it just stays there, loading and loading and loading. All the safe modes and last known good config don't work either, they just get stuck loading.
I haven't installed any new hardware or software, and there was no BSOD. this just happened suddenly one day with no prior warning, and now I can't access my pictures and music and such.
I tried to repair from the Windows XP CD and it also just gets stuck and does nothing.
If you need specs, tell me.

Please help me and thank you.

Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2
Intel Pentium D processor
2 Ghz, 512MB of RAM

A:computer loads forever at black windows load screen

Hi doubt and welcome to TSF
Can you start in Safe Mode?
Tap F8 repeatedly whilst the computer is first starting and it will give you the option to start in Safe Mode. See if that is any quicker or if it's the same and post back.

Edit: Just seen that you have checked Safe Mode. Have you got your XP CD?

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I have look around this forum some, but I am extremely tired from staying up all night trying to figure out what is wrong! I have a Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop running windows 7 home premium 64bit. This all started when I click on my google chrome and seen the home page was dosearches.com, so I tried to look up how to remove the search engine and get back my google one, then, the next thing I know everything I tried to search would just repeat in an endless loop.. I cannot download anything from a browser, I have tried MANY DIFFERENT suggestions that I've read, but none work. Idk what to do and I just really need some help.. I don't want to have to buy a new computer. Thanks in advance for anyone attempting to help me.. Any help is appreciated. Btw I am typing this from my mobile phone so replays may be delayed a bit.

A:No browsers will load pages, even with strong DSL connection!:(

By the way I did a clean install of window 7 home premium earlier today.. Leads me to believe its a connection problem with browsers.. Internet says connected but it's still not loading them and I assume any other problem would of been wiped away just like my harddrive

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This happened abruptly. One minute it was working fine then just nothing.

I've done the winstock reset which worked and I able to browse anything quickly as normal. But every time you had to reset it when you turned the PC on. Now resetting the winstock won't get me back online. Done DNS flush and the ip config as well. deleted bonjour and adobe flash player that wasn't working as well... Deleted winstock reg files and replaced them.

Any ideas thanks!

A:Internet connection. But browser won't load pages.

Hi use Clean boot,
Click Start and type in the search box,
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,

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My XP laptop will not open some web pages while sharing an internet connection. Internet explorer is able to open some pages that Firefox won't, but both are hit-or-miss on some pages.

I have three computers that are sharing an internet connection. The host is and old IBM running Windows 98 with ICS. It is connected to the internet through an external Creative Modem Blaster dial-up. It connects to my home network with an internal Netgear NIC. The NIC connects to a wireless router, a D-Link WGT624. The Host has Windows 98, ICS, TightVNC, and Deep Freeze installed, and nothing else. It's IP address is fixed at This machine has the DHCP server active.

The wireless router's IP address is fixed at Its DHCP server is disabled.

One of the clients is a Windows 98 HP machine. It connects to the home network with an internal Netgear NIC through a Netgear switch and then to the D-Link Router. Its IP address is fixed at This machine has no problem accessing any page on the internet through the ICS host, either with IE or Firefox.

The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite running XP. I've tried all kinds of things, but it's configuration right now is as follows: the wireless adapter's IP address is fixed at; it's NIC (wired) address is fixed at The XP firewall is on, but I have tried turning it off with no positive results. The machine also has Norton Antivirus software on it, but I've trie... Read more

A:Internet Connection Sharing XP Won't Load Some Pages

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Hi I really need someones help,
I have recently moved home after living on my own. Whilst in my own house i was using Sky Broadband. Since moving home i have had to get a Belkin network card and arial. I couldn't get any connection at all, so i called Belkin and have managed to get a connection to my parents router.

However, when i try to load a page it says:

"Address not found
Firefox can't find the sserver www.google.co.uk

The browser could not find the host server to the provided address
Did you make a mistake when typing the domain?
Are you certain the domain exists?
Are you unable to browse other sites? Check your network connection and DNS server settings
is your computer or network protected by a firewall or proxy?Incorrect settings can interfere with web browsing."
Before moving out i had a connection using a Belkin wireless card and Arial.

I have tried turning my firewall off and this still doesn't work. I have also tried to use IE and this comes up with a similar error?

What culd it be? Can someone please help me i'm going out of my mind!

Your help is greatly appreciated!

A:Solved: I have internet connection but cannot load any pages??

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 298073 MB, Free - 212031 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., G31M-ES2L
Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
Hi... I am having problems with my internet connection. Every few days my connection fails. When I try to connect to my browser (Google) I get an error page telling me the page could not be Displayed, there are a couple of options I should try, and a button that states "Fix Connection Problems". When I click on this button another screen is displayed and this shows the computer is trying to resolve the connection problem. it then displays another screen the problems found and solved but there is a part that tells me that there is a problem with my DSN or is it DNS??? server connection which could not be resolved. It list a couple of things to try including re booting my Wireless Hub (BT Home). When I tried this my connection is restored but only lasts about two days. Is there a more permanent solution as it is frustrating.

A:Internt Connection Problem

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