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Yahoo browser connects to internet but Explorer and AVG update will not.

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  • faaac Dec 30, 2008

    Free AVG doesn't have a firewall that I know of. However, I did remove McAfee which was stagnant just for that reason. Turned off Windows Firewall too.

    I reset TCP, Winsocks, reinstalled AVG, bypassed the router, I get the feeling that malware may be responsible...? Some of my services, such as Windows Installer were disabled. I found a couple posts regarding this and started the service for updating AVG.. to no avail.

    I am frustrated.

  • faaac Dec 30, 2008

    Free AVG doesn't have a firewall that I know of. However, I did remove McAfee which was stagnant just for that reason. Turned off Windows Firewall too.

    I reset TCP, Winsocks, reinstalled AVG, bypassed the router, I get the feeling that malware may be responsible...? Some of my services, such as Windows Installer were disabled. I found a couple posts regarding this and started the service for updating AVG.. to no avail.

    I am frustrated.

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Try to turn off your antivirus software's firewall, then try to go online using Internet explorer. If it works, it means your firewall needs to be configured. Pls post back.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

  • Rachelle Aviles
    Rachelle Aviles Dec 30, 2008

    Sounds more like malware, right. try to download trojan remover and malwarebytes. You can get them from download.com

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