I have a virus

August 6, 2013 at 16:40:33
Specs: Windows 7
It keeps telling me that internet explorer is not connected when it is connected. so it wont let me open anything not even my AVG or my Norton

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August 7, 2013 at 01:59:16
Lets start by trying ESET, here are all the different methods.

6: Run ESET Online Scanner, Copy and Paste the contents of the log please. This scan may take a very long while, so please be patient. Maybe start it before going to work or bed.
You may have to download ESET from a good computer, put it on a flash/thumb/pen drive & run it from there, if your comp is unbootable, or won't let you download.
Create a ESET SysRescue CD or USB drive
How do I use my ESET SysRescue CD or USB flash drive to scan and clean my system?
Configure ESET this way & disable your AV.
How to Temporarily Disable your Anti-virus
Which web browsers are compatible with ESET Online Scanner?
Online Scanner not working
Why Would I Ever Need an Online Virus Scanner?
I already have an antivirus program installed, isn't that enough?
Once onto a machine, malware can disable antivirus programs, prevent antimalware programs from downloading updates, or prevent a user from running antivirus scans or installing new antivirus software or malware removal tools. At this point even though you are aware the computer is infected, removal is very difficult.
5: Why does the ESET Online Scanner run slowly on my computer?
If you have other antivirus, antispyware or anti-malware programs running on your computer, they may intercept the scan being performed by the ESET Online Scanner and hinder performance. You may wish to disable the real-time protection components of your other security software before running the ESET Online Scanner. Remember to turn them back on after you are finished.
17: How can I view the log file from ESET Online Scanner?
The ESET Online Scanner saves a log file after running, which can be examined or sent in to ESET for further analysis. The path to the log file is "C:\Program Files\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt". You can view this file by navigating to the directory and double-clicking on it in Windows Explorer, or by copying and pasting the path specification above (including the quotation marks) into the Start ? Run dialog box from the Start Menu on the desktop.
If no threats are found, you will simply see an information window that no threats were found.

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August 10, 2013 at 10:51:03
Never have more then 1 AV program installed at a time AVG and Norton would be 2.

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August 10, 2013 at 11:06:00
+1 on that. Remove both and install bitdefender (free AV)

Do you have an IP address? can you ping google?

Start -> run > cmd (press enter) -> ipconfig
should give you an IP address, subnet mask, gateway & DNS address.

From CMD prompt (black window from above) - ping (press enter)

If you get replies... ping google.com (press enter)
If you dont get replies.. you dont have a connection to the internet could be something non-malware related.

If you can ping google.com, then you have a connection to the internet, make sure that IE is not in offline mode (under File)


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