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My Internet Explorer (1st version) is not connecting, but Firefox is even though there is internet connection. Explorer keeps on telling me that "Web Proxy" is not set up to establish a connection port "5555" with this computer." I don't know what's wrong with the proxy server. Another thing that the side gadgets on Windows Vista gadgets (daily horoscopes, language translators, and weather reports) aren't getting connection that they're not getting any data and their websites are working perfectly. I do have some viruses , but I'm not sure they're the problem. Another is how do i get back the internet explorer icon? i accidentally deleted it.

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FIRST, Make sure you have the operating system restore or a copy of the operating system installation CD or DVD.
SECOND, download and run a full virus scan. To try to remove traces of the virus. Once your system is comprised you have no guarantee that a virus will re submerge.
THIRD, Back up all of your data, ie My Documtents, Favorites, Desktop, to blank CD or DVD. DO NOT BACKUP ANY EXECUTABLES.
FOURTH, Format and re-install the operating system. Return your backups as needed.

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  1. Once you clean up the viruses by the way what type of viruses do you have? Do not format your harddrive. You can use other browers to access the internet ie safarie...Maintenance is part of the problem.. Delete temps history and browseing infor..Last thing you want to do is Format. Get that out of your mind ok

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