|'it only started this 2 days ago after my friend has come off the net,'|
Have you tried a system restore yet back to when it worked properly?
'i dont think it would be a virus because i have software protection'
You may also want to do a full scan with malwarebytes to see if there is any malware activity...fix all it finds.
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