Question about E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Bought a new E-machine and can connect to internet but cannot access web sites unless in safe mode.
This method will hard reset the wireless drivers back to default settings.
What i want you to do is right click "computer" select "manage" and then "device manager", a list will populate, then click on the + sign next to "network adapters" and right click on the network adapter and "uninstall" the device, reboot the PC and wait for windows to detect the network card and install the drivers for it, this will appear in the system tray (bottom right hand side) when its done try to connect again.
Posted on Jul 01, 2009
That is a BAD THING! You never want to surf the web in safe mode, you have no protection from all the nasty beasties that live in www, you may have inadvertently allowed malware into your pc. Let's assume you have not and maybe the firewall settings are preventing your access.
I will assume you are using IE x, (Internet Explorer ver 7 or 8) open control panel, then internet options, then security, then reset all zones to default level. Hopefully this will solve the problem, if not then more information will be needed as to what kind of "protection software'" you have installed, it may need fine tuning.
Posted on Jul 01, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Turn off the computer, then hit the power button to
back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you
MODE. Take the Safe Mode option and let it boot up. Safe Mode will look
different to you, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger, this
normal. If you can access the Control Panel in safe mode you definitely
have a virus or infection. Reboot the computer again as if you are
going into safe mode, but this time select the Safe Mode With Networking
option (this will give you internet connectivity). When it boots up
open your internet browser and download and install MalwareBytes then
run a Quick Scan.
Go to www.google.com and in the search box type:
"Download cnet Malwarebytes" (without the quotes). Download and
install malwarebytes from the sites download.cnet/malwarebytes. When the
site opens up click on the Green Download button on the left. Do not
click the Red Download button, that's junk. When it finishes installing the Gui
Interface will open up with an offer to Accept a Trial Version or
Decline. CLICK DECLINE you want the totally free version. Run a
QUICK SCAN. As it scans, if it finds infections the number will be in
red. When it finishes scanning, click SHOW RESULTS. A notepad text
document will open up showing you the results. You can close the text
document and go back to the Gui Interface where you will click REMOVE SELECTED
RESULTS. The objects will already be selected for you. When it
finishes removing the objects click ok and it will sometimes reboot your
See if you can roll your system back to before you started having this problem.
Click Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore and select a Restore Point (date and time) before you started having this problem. System Restore does not delete any of your data, documents, music, pictures, videos or programs (unless the program was installed after the restore date you selected).
If you have Windows 7 just click Start and type in System Restore in the search box above the start and look up to see the results and click System Restore.
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