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My monitor shows two different signs in the right downside. One says: Malicious Action Blocked Spyware etc. The other one comes up saying: Local area connection A network cable is unplugged. I do not understand what this means as nothing seems to be unplugged. I can get onto the Internet, but most things work very slowly. I wanted to ask someone what could be causing this. I spoke for a minute with Jeff. He wanted the # on my machine. I think he might mean the following # MAN SVC UNIFD I YRWTY AMNDMT RO REV. 09/04 Thank you. Ruth Steininger

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  • ruthsteining Jun 19, 2008

    I have just signed up for a year for AVG Internet Security. They will be sending me material soon. My son feels that I may be having a virus of some kind, so we shall see if having the AVG Internet Security can fix the problem.



    Sincerely, Ruth Steininger

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Local area connection a network cable is unplugged means the network cable having head connector RJ 45 is not connected.. this is not a error .

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