Are you running a virus scanner or internet security software?
Is it active and has it been updated recently?
Do you perform periodic full scan of your systems and are they clean?
Do you run any apyware packages?
Are they active and have they been updated lately?
Do you perform periodic scans with them and is your system clean?
Not all virus scanners, etc catch all problems. Some catch different items.
Consider using free online services from some of the security vendors to double check your product. Several to consider
and search for online scanner)
Consider free spyware software for additional checks if you have not choosen to purchase a product to do this.
Clean up the issues found and see if the problems are eliminated.
Using the following instructions from the zonet website to get your IP address will also reveal your router's address in the default gateway entry (assuming your computer receives it's IP information via DHCP from the router or has been staticslly configured correctly). This will be the value you utilize instead of 192.168.1.1 to access the router's configuration.
How can I find the IP address of my computer?
Windows 95, 98, and ME:
Click on Start.
Then click on Run.
The Run Dialogue Box will appear. Type "winipcfg" in the window as shown then click OK.
The IP Configuration window will appear, displaying your Ethernet Adapter Information.
Select your adapter from the drop down menu.
If you do not see your adapter in the drop down menu, your adapter is not properly installed.
After selecting your adapter, it will display your IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway.
Click OK to close the IP Configuration window.
Windows 2000 and XP:
Click on Start and select Run.
Type cmd then click OK.
From the Command Prompt, enter ipconfig. It will return your IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway.
Type exit to close the command prompt.
Macintosh 8.x and 9.x:
Click on the Apple Menu>Control Panels>TCP/IP.
Select your Ethernet adapter from the Connect Via drop-down menu.
Under Setup, select Using DHCP Server from the Configure drop-down menu, if connecting to a router DHCP server. This is the most common setting when using a router. In this configuration, your computer will be automatically assigned an IP address by the router.
You must reboot your computer to "renew" your IP address.
Macintosh OS X:
Click on Apple Menu>System Preferences>Network>TCP/IP.
At the command line type /sbin/ifconfig and you will get a listing of information. Your IP is shown after inet addr.