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I can't login to Facebook because IE errors out and must close

I believe a virus is preventing me from logging into Facebook through Internet Explorer. I was getting a virus alert while playing Word Twist (hard to close out) and I don't think my anti-virus is recognizing the installed virus to remove it. IE will just close out after Facebook login is entered and it appears to be loading. I've read of the Word Twist virus issue and that others are experiencing this problem as well.

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  • icalc1 Jul 31, 2009

    Thanks Trikha - I've tried those already and no go. Tried system restore and MS updates and some alternate addresses to get into Facebook. Nothing so far.

  • icalc1 Jul 31, 2009

    Hear is what I tried so far to fix this problem using IE8:

    1. Downloaded Malwarebytes and scanned computer - result was the identification of a number of adware and a few viruses not picked up by other systems, but no affect on the problem.

    2. Cleared browsing history - no affect.

    3. Used en-gb.facebook.com/people/contact-email/1322021383 login site; results: I could view my home page and get to my inbox but all other options resulted in IE kicking me out.

    4. Used m.facebook mobile logon; results: could do a few things, no applications, and view was of course poor.

    5. Added all facebook sites to Trusted Sites. No affect.

    6. Turned scripting off once online using F12 key - Disable - Script. Results: Could view all pages and applications seemed to work, but could not post to wall or other's wall, view friends, or chat.

    7. Installed all MS Windows updates - no affect.

    8. Disabled and uninstalled and reinstalled Adobe Flashplayer - no affect, except other stuff doesn't work know although I restored and reinstalled.

    9. Made sure the MywaySA files were no on my computer.

    10. Changed the login site adding "s" to "http" - no affect.

    11. Installed Safari and Firefox: Results? YES!! Facebook will work under either service - all is functional.

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Scan your system for viruses with Malware bytes which you can download from http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

Or you can also use Hijack this for browsers

Don't forget to optimize your internet explorer

Like deleting all the browsing history etc.

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    Karan Trikha Jul 31, 2009

    Well if you are using IE v6 than try to open facebook from Mycomputer address bar

    If u are using IE7 than try to open in Ie without add ons

    and also check the restricted zoned and see if that facebook site is not listed there

    Or you can upgrade you IE if you have IE8 than uninstall it.


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