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Old Nov 29, 2003, 01:52 PM
renton_72 renton_72 is offline
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Default Internet Eplorer 6 problem : Win XP [; ; winXP]

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I wonder if anyone can help please. I have been using the internet with no problem for ages, but today with a few websites i get the following error message when i try to go to these sites (im using internet explorer 6). The main one is the skysports home page ([url]***********[/url]).

Error Message: Internet explorer cannot open the internet site [url]***********[/url] operation aborted.

This is starting to happen on other sites as well.

I have scanned for viruses and searched the microsoft knowledge base but cannot find a solution. Can anyone help, or is it a problem with the website(s)?

Thanks for any help


PS I have Internet explorer 6 with Service pack 1 and all the downloads from windows update installed

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Old Nov 29, 2003, 02:43 PM
ElaineM ElaineM is offline
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You can try deleting all your temporary internet files, cookies, and history to see if that will help. However it may be a browser hijack so if the above doesn't help, have a look [url=***********][b]HERE[/b][/url] on ways to remove it. If you do run HijackThis, be sure to post your log file [url=********][b]HERE[/b][/url] before making any changes.
Old Nov 29, 2003, 04:52 PM
renton_72 renton_72 is offline
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Thanks alot ElaineM the links you provided help me solve the problem. It was all sorted when i ran CWshredder and that solved the problem.

Thanks again, much appreciated

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