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Q: internet browsers wont load, start menu wont open

None of my internet browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, mozilla or the new one that comes with Windows 10 will open or load. Also when I click on my Windows start button it does nothing as well as the dialogue next to it that says I'm Cortana ask me anything. I have run Malwarebytes anti-malware and it has identified 0 threats. I have adware antivirus but it won't run. Any help would be appreciated thank you!

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Preferred Solution: internet browsers wont load, start menu wont open

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I have a friend's computer that is having problems loading any type of Web browser, along with most internet applications.

They are able to log onto msn messenger, yet games that require internet activity they cannot.

They are able to ping websites perfectly fine.

I did find this in the host file jL.chura.pl
which i erased and changed back to localhost

Any suggestions?

A:Internet Browsers, wont load...

Hi, the first thing i could think of is bad browser configuration or Malware.
Make sure that pc has antivirus and antispyware check if you can update and perform a full scan.

Then switch on pc, keep pressing f8, choose safe mode, log in as administrator
now Can you access the internet
Also in safe
click start then run type
inetcpl.cpl, click connection, then lan settings, make sure automatically detect settings i set, and make sure proxy server is not enabled.

Also find the firewall, in control panel, and temporary disable it.

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Yesturday my vista was working great, and on the screen as i went to shut it down said "updating files do not shut down computer 3/3 100%" but it stayed like that for 4 hours, so i turn it off manualy once i turned it back on the next day it asked me for my password i put it in and as it was loading it was vey slow and would take 5-6 minutes for programs to load up.

Also when i go to click on like my internet it dont work, not even my games work, they try to load then freeze. So i did a scan on it and its still having this problem. After i got frustrated i went to shut it down again and it says "logging off" but stays like that for hours, so i have to manualy turn it off. Now with internet issue, it works in safe mode with connection, but not in my normal screen. WHY IS THIS DOING THIS?

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I hope it's kosher to post a link to another post I made in the XP forum (I'm only doing this because someone suggested I do). I dont think I have a virus/malware problem, but maybe someone here will recognize it.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...tml#entry844517ThanksUPDATE: I just finished running the a-squared command malware tool and all that it came up with was 19 cookies.

A:Failed To Load Dll, No Start Menu, Programs Wont Start, Etc

Please try using this to repair the broken registry entry that may be causing this.Download Autoruns, search for the related entry and then delete it.Create a new folder on your hard drive called AutoRuns (C:\AutoRuns) and extract (unzip) the file there. (click HERE if you're not sure how to do this.)Open the folder and double-click on autoruns.exe to launch it.Please be patient as it scans and populates the entries.When done scanning, it will say Ready at the bottom.Scroll through the list and look for a startup entry related to the file(s) in the error message.Right-click on the entry and choose delete.Reboot your computer and see if the startup error returns.

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Ok i recently was infected with spyware but I installed a firewall called Panda and immediately started acting weird, so I said to myself ok uninstall it, no matter how long I leave the remove programs box open it wont load, so its just empty and Icant remove it, when I try by opening the program then clicking on the uninstall it will say error, my computer wil also not open internet explorer, it opens it just doesnt load, the only way i can go on the internet is if i right click on the icon and click start without add-ons, and it also wont shut down!!!!!!!!! please help, i have no clue what to do

A:Help Computer Wont Shut Down And Wont Uninstall Programs And Wont Open Internet Explorer, Please Help!

Did you came from HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum? Else I would suggest you to read up here and post a HijackThis log for malware experts to take a look. If they declare you clean and you still having such problem, then you can come back here and post your question again.

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When i try to load counter strike source it just chrashes back to the start menu.
i have tried defragging it aswell as cachéing the files im unsure what to do please help

A:CSS wont load when i try the window crashes back to the start menu

what processor do you have? what ram do you have? what graphics card do you have?
it should tell you in control panel - system .
update your directx?
update your graphics card drivers?
do a registry scan?

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Hello everyone,
For the past three days, I have had a problem with my PC.
It will show I have internet connection, however, no matter what browser I use, whether Firefox, IE or AOL, they will say no internet connection. I decided to disable my Windows Firewall, and even tho it still does it, sometimes I'm able to get online. When I cant get online, I have to reboot my PC and then I'm able to access internet and all works out but then will just freak out and not work. Now, yesterday, I also had problems with my 1394 bus IEEE driver, but was able to fix that and I'm not even sure what happened to begin with it. Today, I decided to remove AOL, I cant stand it anymore anyways. I also downloaded "Advanced system care" and did a full system scan, and it said it fixed a TON of stuff. I also did a full virus scan and also a complete boot scan, where I saw that my Java had some corrupted files and also another program, and I did a malware/spyware scan and with everything, there were no virus' and no maleware/spyware at all. Thank God! However, I still haven't been able to pinpoint why its just losing connection and I just cant seem to find any help. My drivers for my modem are up to date as well. I usually just use my Firefox and what will happen is that I'm online, and when I click a tab to open up a new window, it will just say loading...continuously and then it will say theres no internet connection. Does anyone have any ideas as to ... Read more


Hi SuesAcct -I also downloaded "Advanced system care" and did a full system scan, and it said it fixed a TON of stuff.Downloading IoBit System Care will always find TONS of problems - The program is designed to "find problems" , (even if there are not many) -Did you have any Antivirus program installed previous to this ?? If so which program was it ??You are usually better with free Malwarebytes Anti-Malware http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam-download.php and Free SUPERAntiSpyware programs http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfile.html?productid=SUPERANTISPYWAREFREE for malware detection -Do you do regular maintaining like defrag , clearing temp files , etc. that will help your system -Have you got XP Service Pack 3 installed and all Microsoft updates also ??These things will help for a start - Next run Check disk program by opening Run Box and copy / paste this code in, close all programs and let it check your system -CMD /C ECHO Y|CHKDSK C: /R | SHUTDOWN /R /T 30The code will reboot your computer in 30 seconds after you click OK then run a full 5 stage check/repair on the disk -On average this takes 30 to 45 mins but can take longer if errors are found and fixed -Thank You -

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Hi guys

Ive got a big problem since 2 days.. When i try open the Start menu and search for something my Start menu close immediately and when i try to open "run" my start menu close and nothing happens...
Also my Windows is flickering...

Please help me i reinstalled Windows 7 and i looked in the Internet, but no 1 got this Problem...



A:Start Menu wont stay open!!!!

Two things to try
First try a system restore from 2 days before the problem
The next solution is to make a new user account. The one you are in is corrupt
System Restore

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I have a computer running windows xp, and I am unable to open the taskbar and start menu in the control panel. I cant open the folder options in the control panel either. Anyone know why?

A:taskbar and start menu wont open in control panel

.cpl file missing/damaged?

Try right click over the taskbar (NOT over the top of any icons - over a "blank" space on the taskbar) -> Properties

Also right click over the Start button -> Properties -> Taskbar

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Today I noticed that I could not open my start menu with neither the windows button, ctrl + esc, or a click of the mouse. I've also had a problem the last couple of days saving/opening files in one of the programs I used to make music. I tried to go into safe mode to do system restore, but the safe mode didn't boot. It scrolled all the system files on the screen but then just stopped and nothing happened.

So, I tried the other option (forget what it's called) that lets you perform various other system restoration tasks. I brought up the system restore screen from there, but got an error that said something about corrupt files so it could not perform the restore. I checked again, and all my restore points had been deleted.

Lastly, when I click computer, all the drives are blank with no names beside them, only the icons. I can still click them and they seem to be functioning normally, so I don't know if there is a relation to this. I don't know if some registry files were deleted or if there is some other problem. I didn't notice the start menu/safe mode/blank icon issues until I just recently installed the latest windows update.

Sorry if this seemed a little long winded, but I would appreciate help from anyone.


A:Safe mode wont boot, Start menu wont appear and various other problems

Hi -

Try a repair/ install - http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88...all-vista.html

Regards. . .



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Computer Specs: Windows 7 professional - SP1 - 64 bitAMD FX 8350 @ 4.0 GHZ Processor16 GB RamAMD HD 7900 cardIE11 Issue: About two days ago, IE stopped working.  When I hit the icon, I would see the hour glass telling me the CPU was processing then nothing (never opened). What I did in an attempt to resolve: - Ran from the defualt directory thinking the shortcut was corrupted - Ran (updated) virus scans with SuperAntiSpyware and with Malwarebytes.  There was no viruses detected. - I "reset" or "reloaded" IE by going to control panel-->program-->Turn windows feature on/off - I turned IE off then on again Additional Info: - It should be noted that Iam now using firefox and I seem to have a lot of adds popping up - all from "Dealexpress"   - I did update windows yesterday but only after I encountered the issue - I do concider myself more knowladgeable about computers then most so dont be afraid to ask me to do something. Please help - TY in advance BQ

A:Issue with Internet Explorer - wont start, load, or run - Please help

Reset IE to its defaults. To do this perform the following:
Go to Control Panel
Go to Internet Options
Click Advanced Tab
Select Reset button at bottom
Make sure everything is checked and hit ok
After if completes Try opening IE
You may also want to run a full system virus scan. I recommend Malwarebytes

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Nothing will load on my Compaq Presario 700 notebook. It wont even turn on in safe mode.
When I go to turn it on it sounds like the hard drive attempts to spin. I don't hear the fans, but all the lights come on. The battery is fairly new and everything is plugged in properly.
All this began when I was running Macromedia Dreamweaver MX and it locked up forcing me to shut down.
Any ideas?

A:XP wont load/Computer wont start

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I Tried everything , and I restarted many times , but still everything that flash wont play , only in the Start Explorer , the Desktop Explorer or this VVCap Image the flash start normally in it But I want to use the Start Menu Explorer , Please help
Plus , Can I use my Yahoo! Email to log online ? instead of Live ?

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I've had SO much trouble with my Norton Internet Security of late. I've used the program for three years now with no dramas however, around a week ago it started only wanting to open when it felt like it! Then a few days later our computer received the virus backdoor.tidserv. I believe its been removed as I have used Malwarebytes and SDFix. Everything is now back on track EXCEPT Norton! When Norton started running its live update program it simply shutdown - never to start up again only stating - 'this norton product won't open' lol, thats it. It did have a download link to Symantec's website however, it has done nothing. Still not opening I wanted to uninstall HOWEVER, it freezes on the uninstall! I tried the Norton Removal Tool (lol FROM Symantec) however, this for some reason wont allow me to download stating something about Ports FTP.. I hae no idea about all that. So, I'm now here .. If somebody has an idea ANY WHICH WAY to tackle this be it a better program to get rid of Norton or.. how to fix the ports .. maybe I have a virus I dont know about??

HELP! please... Also, if I do go around getting rid of Norton would anyone know a free internet security system to tie me over til I get to the shops??


A:Norton Internet Security - Wont open! Wont uninstall?! Virus?

Hi .Symantec is not the only company which makes malware-defense programs which are effective, I used NAV, NIS, and NSW for about 6 years as I experimented with programs.First thing you need to do is remove NIS, using the Norton Removal Tool - http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgen...;pkb=sharedtech There are any number of free AV programs and free firewalls which do the job. I believe that this forum has a list of such, if not...just Google and read.Did you try just...uninstalling via Add/Remove Programs?Louis

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I am experiencing the following very strange intermittent problems and evil behavior in XP.

My Start Menu sometimes only appears for a split second when clicked and will not stay displayed. Also minimised apps. wont maximise and apps. and short cuts on the desktop wont launch when double left clicked and instead show properties as if they were right clicked!!

I have done the following to try and resolve these issues.

1. Updated from SP1 to SP 2 as well as all the security updates.

2. Ran Adaware and Spybot to find any unwelcome visitors. Adaware only found one minor issue.

3. Ran Symantec Antivirus which found and quarantined several viruses.

4. Ran WinDoctor which found and said it resolved quite a few issues.

This is really a pain as it makes the system virtually unusable except for when it is behaving which is rare.

Would be grateful for any suggestions, solutions, incantations or workarounds for this issue/s

Kind regards


A:Start Menu flickers/dissapears, apps. wont launch & minimised apps. wont maximise!!

Hi binaryboy, Welcome to TSG!!

Please post a HJT log for us to review.

Click here to download HJTsetup.exe: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTSetup.exe
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

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

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Hi having real problem with my wife's computer here. Google search page wont even load. My laptop is fine but hers is terrible. We both use wifi and no problems until the other day when I removed a hijacker for her and then defragged. I just noticed "configfree" in her toolbar next to her wifi icon and did some research on that and many said its a pain in the arse so I removed it. But still no luck. Any suggestions would be cool. 

A:Blasted Browsers wont load!

Hi Belcant2 and welcome to BleepingComputer!  Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message. Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As AdministratorClick on the Scan button.AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R#].txt) will open in Notepad for review (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save ... Read more

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I am so running out of ideas.  Its driving me bonkers.
I am unable to load one specific website(atleast so far).  It wont load on any browser or any computer on my network.  Even if i bypass my router and directly connect to my modem, it will not load.  But I know the website is online because other people I know can access it fine.
angel.gtarcade.com (its a browser game)
bypassed router (hard wired modem to computer)rebooted computerrebooted modem and routerdns flush (ipconfig /flushdns)netsh winsock reset 
reset browsers to default
HOWEVER!  If I load this with torbrowser the initial website itself loads just fine. It of course wont load the game because of the security settings in torbrowser (which I could bypass if I chose but what would be the point from there?)
Windows 7 - 64Bit

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Iv gotten a pesky worm or some spam program and than had it removed with another program that searched it and got rid of it nicely. After that I think there’s something wrong with browsers since they don't load any pages but only in safe mode they do. Everything else such as streaming P2P programs seem to work. I tried both Explorer and FireFox.

A:Browsers wont load page but everything else connects

No difference.
I did not have System Restore On during infection and removal. Plus during removal it was suggested to keep i toff, so System Restore wouldn't play much of a part here since I dought itl have a previous good time to restore to.

The removal program I used was Smitfraudfix.
The infection was "SpyGuard" that was installed through ActiveX maybe or Explorer at least from some website.
So Im not sure if its Port 80 or what thats blocked...
Just browsing wont load pages, cuz its waiting for a reply...
Other connections seem fine.
I un-installed MCAfee's SecurityCentre Firewall and no help.
I tried LSPFix, but no difference.
Only Safe Mode can browse pages.

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I have no idea what this is, I have cleaned my registry from CCleaner, Ran my antivirus, rebooted, I have basically tried everything.

Many pages just keeps on going in an endless loop.

A few examples:

Images from Imgur.com
Images from Tinypic.com
Download page for Microsoft Security Essentials

And a lot of other webpages. This is really starting to piss me off.

All webpages actually has that endless loadloop unless I stop the loading, doesnt matter if the page is done loading, its still there.

Any help to solve this would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

A:Multiple pages in my browsers wont load

slhmexe welcome to SevenForums


Click here AdwCleaner

Click on Download Now button

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and choose

Click the Search button

Upload the AdwCleaner[Rn].txt in your reply.

The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt

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Hello, I suddenly not able to watch any video. With youtube it comes up saying the video cannot be played, with facebook videos, it doesnt play the video, but it plays the audio. Its not just the broswer. The actual apps themselves, like All 4, Netflix, Now TV. Non of them will play. I need to fix this asap.

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It started with a curious inabilityting in Firefox while open, not to be able to open any links on a web page - just stalled at "connectingfox was reopened it would give the error message " already open"

So then I would switch to IE which would refuse to open as well with no attending error message.
Not to be deterred, I downloaded
Chrome which worked briefly - then it too refused to open.

Now all 3 browsers are refusing to open.

I suspect viral gremlins at work here

any ideas?

using xp
and current browser versions

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Google has been working fine all day/night
Suddenly out of the blue whenever i click google, it started to take atleast 5 minutes to load, then when i type something in and search it would'nt do anything?

So o kept trying and now whenever i click it, it says "This page cannot be displayed" but all other websites work fast/fine..

I've tried some stuff, i downloaded firefox to see if it does the same..and it did so i un-installed it

Any help please? i am also using Internet explorer 7

A:[SOLVED] Google wont load? [moved from Other Browsers]

Welcome back to TSF

Have you cleared the cache?

Download and install CleanUp! but do not run it yet.

*WARNING* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temp/temporary folders and does not make backups.

Open Cleanup! by double-clicking the icon on your desktop (or from the Start > All Programs menu). Set the program up as follows:
*Click "Options..."
*Move the arrow down to "Custom CleanUp!"
*Put a check next to the following:Empty Recycle Bins
Delete Cookies
Delete Prefetch files
Cleanup! All Users
Click on the ?Temporary Files? and uncheck the box for ?Scan drives for file matching? if it?s checked.
Click OK
Press the CleanUp! button to start the program. Reboot/logoff when prompted.

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Pretty sure I have some sort of virus. Turned my PC on yesterday morn, checked email, left on rest of the day, didn't use it the rest of the day, shut it down, turned back on today and now I cant open browsers of programs. Browsers just open a blank screen and then after a while I get a failed to open message. ran scanner, no hits. System restore wont open, that's usually a sign of something. Operating system is Win 7 Ultimate.

I had to boot in safemode to run DDS. I'm still in safemode and decided to try System Restore and it looks like it will allow me to restore back to March 3rd. Should I attempt a restore?

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 MINIMAL
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 11.45.2
Run by Drake at 10:36:21 on 2016-03-08
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8130.7065 [GMT -6:00]
AV: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {4D41356F-32AD-7C42-C820-63775EE4F413}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {F620D48B-1497-73CC-F290-58052563BEAE}
FW: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled* {757AB44A-78C2-7D1A-E37F-CA42A037B368}
============== 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 netsvcs
C:\Win... Read more

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I downloaded a movie the other day with a codec embedded into it that i had to run i did and now i can open internet explorer and firefox crashes.
i have ran malware bytes, avast, ad aware but none have them have picked up the problem.
I have downloaded safari and that browser works fine.

Please help

A:Browsers wont open i think im infected

Try opening the browsers without the Addons

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I use firefox and IEX7 and neither of them will open up certain websites, it keeps coming in as internet explore can't display web page, and on firefox it displays nothing. I tried clearing my cookies and resetting the browsers but it does the same thing all the time. When i go to use my laptop it displays the wepage fine. I use wireless internet for both my desktop CPU and my laptop

A:Browsers wont open web pages

Start> Run> type cmd and hit OK.
At command prompt, type
ipconfig /flushdns and hit Enter.
See if that helps.

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Ok here it is.

I ve downloaded Avast A/V and said there is a conflict with my ZoneAlerm Firewall.

After that, a message in avast appeared that a .dll was trojan in my system.

I ran Spyware Doctor and removed it.

After that, nothing will make pages to appear and especially Yahoo. It won't open on I.E. (ver. 6), or Firefox (ver. 2)!!

Though my msn, p2p, torrents are working very smoothly; and other 2 pcs on WAN are opening everything fine.

I thought there is a problem with avast, so I got rid of it and rebooted.

Nothing happened.

Oh, note that when I click my browsers to open, nothing is visible on my address bar; not even when I type www.yahoo.com (and Google).

What is happening?
Thank you in advance

A:Browsers Wont Open Any Pages

Sounds like the trojan hasn't gone quietly.Post a query in the "Am I Infected" section for help from the experts.

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Pretty sure I have some sort of virus. Turned my PC on yesterday morn, checked email, left on rest of the day, didn't use it the rest of the day, shut it down, turned back on today and now I cant open browsers of programs. Browsers just open a blank screen and then after a while I get a failed to open message. ran scanner, no hits. System restore wont open, that's usually a sign of something. Operating system is Win 7 Ultimate.

I had to boot in safemode to run DDS. I'm still in safemode and decided to try System Restore and it looks like it will allow me to restore back to March 3rd. Should I attempt a restore?

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 MINIMAL
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 11.45.2
Run by Drake at 10:36:21 on 2016-03-08
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8130.7065 [GMT -6:00]
AV: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {4D41356F-32AD-7C42-C820-63775EE4F413}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {F620D48B-1497-73CC-F290-58052563BEAE}
FW: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled* {757AB44A-78C2-7D1A-E37F-CA42A037B368}
============== 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 netsvcs
C:\Win... Read more

A:Browsers/Programs wont open/run

I checked some additional boxes in my AVG and was able to detect 4 threats and removed them. PC still stalled on reboot. I reset in normal mode and I am able to get onto the internet now. Still want to proceed with more scans...... awaiting further instructions.

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Backstory (skip if you need)
I'm fixing someones laptop, It was slow and taking 30 minutes to startup, i did the usually virus scan and restarted, then it was stuck in an auto repair loop. I used a windows 8 Install CD from microscoft. None of the options in it would work, install (key doesnt match) reset (missing partition), image recovery (cant find an image), restore (no restore point), etc.
Used command prompt, did stuff like bootrec, bcdedit, diskpart, and chkdsk. After it ran chkdsk it finally loaded windows. I reset/reinstalled the OS completely. Fixed, restarted, running smooth. Owner said it was working great for a day, then after turning it back on it was in an auto repair loop.
It's stuck in a preair loop, I can't even boot from the 8 CD! Have it configured in the bios, it shows the the blue windows logo then the screen goes black for 3 minutes and a blue screen flashes for 1 second saying  "Your PC ran into a problem and need to restart. Collecting some info (0% complete) search online for error: 0x000021a"
The weird thing is, Windows 7 disks boot fine, but it's "not compatible". And if I physically remove the HDD, it will boot into the windows 8 CD. So I put the HDD back in (while still at the command prompt) and it wont take my commands in related to the C: . I get a "System cannot find the drive specified"
I also tried hooking upp the HDD to my PC SATA, it shows in explorer, but just right clicking it crashes explorer.exe. D... Read more

A:Windows wont load, Boot CD wont load, Automatic Repair Loop

I got a windows 8.1 disk made and it allowed me yo boot from the CD, but it's SLOOOOW, it takes minutes to load reset or w.e (none of them still work), or open the command prompt.
I ran chkdsk /f /r /x but it didnt help. chkdsk /r ends with:
"A disk read error occurredcc0000185
Insufficient disk space to fix the Usn Journal $J data stream."
Before when I ran it, I'm pretty sure it let me restart and booted into windows, not now.
Next I tried bootrec.
/fixmbr - succesful
/fixboot - succesfull
/rebuildBCD - Total identified Windows installations: 0
/scanOS - Total identified Windows installations: 0
Next bcdedit
Nothing worked "The boot configuration data store could not be opened. The requested system device cannot be found."
Next sfc /scannow
"There is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Restart Windows and run sfc again."
"Windows resources protection didnt find integrity violations"
BCDBoot c:\WindowsFailure when attempting to copy boot files
Next diskpart - but I forgot what I did before that may have worked. All i can remember is I had to select a disk or volume, and do something with it.

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I have a dell 810 laptop. I know I can reload the OS but it would have to be a clean install. I dont have all the software for some of the programs on my laptop.

My desktop wont load,but I can use task mngr to access programs.Once I do that the desktop loads as normal. Any suggestions?

A:in 2000 my desktop wont load. Must use task mngr to open programs then icons load.

Have a look here:


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Hiya, this is my third post and im still getting the hang of this site but anyways, i was recently bombarded by bells and whistles (stupid vista) to update this and update that so first it asked me to update internet explorer 7 to internet explorer 8. ( I had all these updates because i was on vacation for a week) Sooo i updated and then it asked me to update java and that so i did all that good stuff and then i accessed my youtube channel and i thought it was quite odd because my feat. vid was not showing up just the title and view count and whatnot. So i went a video and it said to update adobe flash player sooo ive clicked it like 100 times and it wont work. The download doesnt start and theres no active x controls or whatever. Just every single page i go to since i updated ie reads " Internet Explorer is currently running with add-ons disabled. Click here to manage, disable, or remove you add-ons." ive tried all what they said in the help center and nothing worked.. how do i disable this or whatever and get back to uploading by video?!?! THANK YOU

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Here is my complete description for my problem: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/167602/browsers-wont-open-any-pages/[attachment=7439:hijackthis.log]Please help me, dont know what else to do

A:Trojan Problem: Browsers Wont Open Any Pages

Hello Shadowdance,

I apologise for the delay, the forum is busy.

If you still need help, post a new HijackThis log.

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After a fresh windows install, 
I get warnings like 'your connection is not private' when I try to view webpages on Google chrome, and 'there's a problem with this website certificate' when using internet explorer.
Also, some webpages dont display very well, the pictures are missing and the text layout is wrong.
I set my clock to the right time, it was wrong, but I rectified it.
But I'm still getting these problems
I'm running windows 7 ultimate x64
Any ideas?
Thanks, the Venerable

A:Browsers wont even open safe webpages like google

Does the same thing more or less happen using Internet Explorer and/or Firefox?  After the fresh reinstall, what, if any, 3rd party monitoring and/or security programs were installed?  When the BC regulars [techs] appear in here, follow their advice, they won't steer you wrong  

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The other day I updated my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 17R running Windows 7 home premium, when I updated the computer booted ok took longer than usual, I restarted the laptop but this time it wouldn't boot up, it came up with a black screen saying repair windows(recommended) or start windows normally, I clicked repair windows it said searching for problems, attempting repairs this took about an hour and a half but unfortunately did not resolve the issue I sent the error report to windows, I restarted the laptop again,  attempted booting it in safe mode no luck and the same other various options I can try but no luck they all just crashed the laptop and began restarting it,  tried repairing it again and this time it took my to a screen with various options like load backup open cmd and format my hard drive, loading the backup did nothing and  wasn't sure what to do with cmd so decided to part ways with my stuff and format the hard drive, I did this and the laptop was formatted but the OS was still on the hard drive and it was like the first time I opened it all of my personal things were gone but win 7 home premium was still there, I set it back up again installed AVG anti virus etc downloaded a few movies ran fine the next day it said windows updates need installing so, I  did , 145 updates were made  turned my laptop back on and again it was booting up and crashing followed the steps I mentioned before noting was working after messing around wit... Read more

A:Computer wont boot, wont boot in safe mode, wont load repair centre

Hello there,
It seems like you did not perform a clean installation of Windows and that's why your system is acting up. 
Follow the steps below to install a new copy of Windows:
1. To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation you will need to start or boot your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive. Insert your Windows 7 disc in your CD/DVD drive. Please note: will need to restart or turn on your system with the disc in the drive. 
2. After turning on your system with the CD in the drive go ahead and press any key when prompted during your computer post routine and then follow the instructions presented on screen. If you don’t see this go back to step 1 to setup your BIOS to boot from CD or USB flash drive depending on your installation media.
3. On the Install Windows page simply enter your preferences and click next.
4. Accept the Windows license agreement.
5. On the “Which type of installation do you want” page go ahead and choose the “Custom” option.
6. Select Drive options (advanced) on the “Where do you want to install Windows” page.
7.  Select the partition that you want to change, choose the formatting option you want to perform and then follow the instructions.
When allocating space choosing the default MB size for your drive is typically the best for most users since you want to take full advantage of all your disk... Read more

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<My solution>
When i experienced the follow error.

I deleted the file named "Program" in the C: Drive to fix it. (This also fixed java not working or even launching with a web browser application)

A:Java Crashes browsers and its control panel wont open

See if deleting temp files in all browsers clears the Java cache ...

Download TFC by Old Timer TFC - Temp File Cleaner by OldTimer - Geeks to Go Forums and save it to your desktop.
Save any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!
Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. If you are using Vista/Windows 7 right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator.
Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway to ensure a complete clean.

TFC (Temp File Cleaner) will clear out all temp folders for all user accounts (temp, IE temp, java, FF, Opera, Chrome, Safari), including Administrator, All Users, LocalService, NetworkService, and any other accounts in the user folder. It also cleans out the %systemroot%\temp folder and checks for .tmp files in the %systemdrive% root folder, %systemroot%, and the system32 folder (both 32bit and 64bit on 64bit OSs). It shows the amount removed for each location found (in bytes) and the total removed (in MB). Before running, it will stop Explorer and all other running apps. When finished, if a reboot is required the user must reboot to finish clearing any in-use temp files.

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This problem has just recentley happened on my Windows 7 64-bit and i don't know whats caused it. Java used to work fine but now whenever i use a website with java on it, my browser crashes instantly, locks up and says not responding (i have tried 5 different browsers)

Games work fine, such as minecraft and runescape if ran from their applets instead of a browser.

I cannot open my java control panel as it presents me with this error

I have tried reinstalling and installing java 6 and java 7 multiple times.

Entering "javaws -viewer" into command prompt is the only way to access my java control panel

A:[SOLVED] Java Crashes browsers and its control panel wont open

Go to Control Panel>Programs and Features uninstall Java. Download the newest version here then install.

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Hiya all,
My problem is that I rebooted my computer and it now wont start up. I did not change anything and the reason I rebooted was because of a network issue unrelated to the computer.

So here is some details.
gigabyte mobo (dual bios) ga81pe775 pro
4 x 512mb ddr400 ram
sata and ata hdds (4 in total)
pentium 4 3ghz processor
I removed all of the ram and inserted one stick in slot one to make sure it was not the issue.Retry loading and it does the same thing.

It loads up and freezes when it gets to the memory test. I tried each of the sticks of ram individually but no problem.All display the bios menu and then it stops.
Does anyone have any suggestions or solutions or theories of what might be happening?
Thanks for your time.

A:computer wont load operating system.Freezes at bios menu

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Recently I am unable to open the Store app. After a small Windows 10 update, I have been unable to access the store. When I open the start menu and click the icon, it is unresponsive. Also when I go through my apps, it wont open when clicked there. I even had it pinned to my toolbar and the icon disappeared but left space and when I clicked there, I got an error message. Also, as I was typing this, my toolbar began being difficult. Certain things like the start icon, the calculator icon, or the internet explorer icon wont open when clicked. But the google chrome and the file explorer icons work well. I am not sure if there is a way for me to update the Store app or get it to launch through a browser or do I have to wait till another Windows 10 update to fix my problem.

Thank you for any advice or help in advance.

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hey, really need some help, i recently updated my flash player from the Adobe site and something froze, asking about proxy settings. i have and ACER Aspire 5630 laptop running 32bit Vista with 2gb RAM and intel 1.66hz core.

since then my browsers (tried chrome, firefox and explorer) wont connect to the internet at all, some updaters like quicktime download without a problem and when i try to detect a problem it just tells me im connected fine. Ive tried everything i can think of, resetting internet settings, disabling windows firewall and system restores, nothing works.

it will connect fine when i run safe mode with networking, this is how im posting this now.

im at the end of my teather, ive backed up my files ready to reboot, but im sure its such a simple fix.

could someone please help me, i feel like such a failure over this lol.



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Hey all...
I got a similar thread in the web forum but thought it could fit in here also.

Hoping someone could steer me in the right direction. On my other computer neither firefox nor IE will access the internet. I have been having problems with Zonealarm earlier and shortly after, my browsers stopped responding to the web. I have uninstalled Zonealarm now and disabled all firewalls and AV programs that could be holding them back, but still a no go.

The thing that has me baffled is, I can ping websites and IP addresses successfully all day long in the terminal window. Even games that utilize the web work, but not my browsers. I have tried using the winsockxp fix. What do the browsers have in common that may prevent access to the web? Thanks anyone for the help.

A:Browsers wont access internet

Please do not duplicate post.

Closing thread.

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Basically im surfing the net for bout hour and half then the browser just shows the loading symbol and wont load up any more pages. This is same across all browsers, and the only way to fix it for me is to restart my laptop.

All my other programmes such as msn work, but the browsers wont connect no more.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 22:28:48, on 13/04/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18904)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Magic Doctor\MagicDoctorKbdHk.exe
C:\Program Files\SAMSUNG\EasySpeedUpManager\EasySpeedUpManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Samsung\EBM\EasyBatteryMgr3.exe
C:\Program Files\Samsung\Easy Display Manager\dmhkcore.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Users\Paul\AppData\Roaming\Octoshape\Octoshape Streaming Services\OctoshapeClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Fil... Read more

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Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium 64BIT

Lots of memory .. Lots of free disk space.

No problem with my Internet Connection and I am almost sure that the problem is not virus or malware related.

(Can't be absolutely sure as you will understand after reading the rest of this post)

I am desperate!

I can't open any of my browsers.

Opening anything such as tools like malwarebytes, revo uninstaller, etc. etc. is iffy!?

There seems to be no logic in what and what will not open.

Some things will open like note pad and CCleaner (From the programs folder) but wont open from the desktop!?

Malwarebytes launches from the Programs folder but wont launch from the desktop!?

None of the browsers will open from the desktop, their respective folders or from the Programs folder!?

I am also getting access denied on a lot of system tools even though I am the Administrator!?

It is odd how I was finally able to get opera to launch.

I was able to get program accessories to open .. went into system tools and launched Windows Easy Transfer (don't ask).

When that window opened up .. I hit cancel and the message Are you Sure You Want To End The Transfer came up.

After clicking yes .. Opera opened!!??

In case anyone asks Hijack this or MiniToolBox wont open either!
(The folder itself will but the app wont launch.)

All of this mess seems to have started with Comodo's Security Suite.

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A:Desperate! Browsers Wont Launch .. Tools Won't Open .. Access Denied (in many areas)

I can open any of my other browsers by being on a web page (with Opera) and right clicking and using the drop down menu option of Open With.

Of course, all of this after I use the Easy Transfer tool that I mentioned above.

Opera is my default browser so that is why upon canceling the Easy Transfer tool .. the page opens to opera!


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Tried this last week with a 333fsb pc chips board. Didnt work figured the board was broke, bought a new one for my friend cuz i felt so bad we couldnt get his computer to boot. Its the biostar m7ncd (not pro) it has up to a 400fsb (www.biostar.com.tw) Anyway here is what we are using.

1gb stick of 333 2700 DDR ram (house brand) also tried swapping it with my old stick of 512 ddr ram that I got at best buy still didnt work.

geforce ti 4800se (albatron)
samsung 100gb hard drive
mitsumi 54x cd burner
biostar m7ncd
athlon xp 2700+ with volcano 8 heatsink/fan

tested all of those parts minus the processor in my motherboard and they all worked fine.

loaded windows xp professional sp1 on his hard drive in MY computer hoping it would boot on his... no such luck. It says "safe mode, safe mode with networking, last known good config, start windows normally" after any of those are selected it takes a second then it goes back to the geforce card bios screen (restarts)

I set the FSB to 166 and the bios shows it now as a 2700+ and the ram it says is ddr 333 which it is, however it only displays it as one gig of ram if I disable quick boot, then it either says its 2gigs or half a gig. Every once in a blue moon on a start I get a cmos checksum error however the ram works in my m7vig biostar but it runs as 266 ddr ram cuz of the 266fsb max on that board.

anyways I even tried formatting the drive then trying to load windows on it on his computer and as soo... Read more

A:OS wont start/load

I've built all of mine and my friends computers in the past with very few errors, but its these new faster frontside bus motherboards that are confusing the hell out of me, i really dont know how the play with ram/cpu bus speeds

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Hello Everyone, as mentioned i have the safe mode directly into my boot menu. but it no longer will open, it goes straight to the window start up. how can i get safe mode to boot from the menu? Thanks

A:Safe Mode From Boot Menu Wont Open+fix?

Hi there,

First off, what is your computer issue? Are you using a desktop or laptop computer?

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For some reason, my logon background image isnt showing up anymore, and when I try to change back to the way I had done it, regedit wont run, I've searched the forums for an answer, with no luck. And when I go to click grant admin full control, it brings up an open with menu, so I need a command script to grant admin to certain files again.

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit.

Please help, and thanks. And no, I dont have any viruses or malware, I take good care of my computer.

A:Regedit wont run, and grant admin full control context menu wont work

Hello ElliottGenocide

Firstly do you have a system restore point available from before these problems occurred - System Restore
Can you remember what it was you changed in the registry.
Have a look through this,it has a copy of the default background and an application to change the logon background without having to touch the registry - Log On Screen - Change
I would also run this - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker see if that helps.


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I have an HP laptop running Windows 8.
On 09/15, it did an automatic update to Windows.
After that I am not able to browse internet using any browser - IE, firefox, Chrome.
My laptop connects to internet. Apps like yahoo messenger works fine. But browsers wont.

I searched internet and as per some forums I tried 'netsh winsock reset ' command.
After that browser will connect to internet, but after a minute or so, it stops connecting.
Also, I noticed that when I do a restart, the laptop doesnt restart.
It shoes the 'Restarting' screen for hours and I have to manaully power it off.

I have no clue what update was pushed by microsoft which messed up my laptop.
Can anyone of you help me with this.
The laptop is pretty new and I did not have any issues until the windows update.

Thanks and Regards

A:Win 8 laptop connecting to internet but browsers wont

What happens when you enter a url in the browser ? Any time of notification/error ? Reset browser ?

Have you scanned your system with your AV ? Check the event viewer for possible errors.

Do a system restore to date prior to updates and reinstall updates.

System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

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Im at my wits end here. My friend brought her computer over so that I can work on it for her, but Ive hit a brick wall on this problem.

She cannot access the internet either through IE7 or Firefox, nor are any other programs able to connect. Shes running XP Pro, by the way. She could not at her house, nor can it here at my house. It detects the wifi just fine - thats not the issue.

I have rebooted and tested running her computer in safe mode w/network, and it connects via the browsers fine. That tells me theres a program loading on normal startup thats causing the interference, however I have gone through all of them and have yet to find the culprit.

The browsers connection settings are as they should be for a LAN, however either way its not just the browsers that cannot connect.

I have pinged... regular addresses.. like yahoo.com - I get responses quickly. I ping msn.com - full timeout. I ping google, I get a response. I ping microsoft.com...timeout.

I have tried doing the ipconfig steps that include flush... registerdns... release... and renew... still nothing.

Its not my router - because Im connected fine on my lappy - which Im writing from of course.

XP firewall is turned off, and even then I put IE on the exceptions list to see if that was the issue and it didnt help.

Ive uninstalled and reinstalled the wireless adapter, just in case... nothing.

I thought maybe it would have been a matter of her needing to reset her Linksys router (I use Netgear) and her... Read more

A:Internet Browsers Wont Display Websites

Try using the ISP's DNS Servers.

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