That search engine site that purports to

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  1. la gran siete

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    support the NSpCC, is it bonafide?Only ever since I entered that site I have had trouble accessing my normal search engines ie Google and Yahoo????? Keep getting Safari messages telling me that I cannot access the internet which isnt true - just the search engines. I can get in if I shut down but then -nothing.:confused:
     
  2. Johnny Thunder

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    I am sorry if this is off topic mate, I am not quite sure which site you are
    referring to, but tonight, I am unable to access search engines.
    Is this related to yours?
     
  3. Mep

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    somebody, baldy bouncer i think, posted a link to a search site that was meant to support the NSPCC
     
  4. Johnny Thunder

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    I did visit that site.
    What have I done to my PC..............
     
  5. la gran siete

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    I am not the only one then? Its getting very frustrating
     
  6. la gran siete

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    sodding viral attack?:mad:
     
  7. Johnny Thunder

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    I did visit this link, but from another site a while ago.

    I think.

    Going to check.
     
  8. Johnny Thunder

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    Sorry, my mistake.
    I've not been to this link. But I am starting to get the feeling that I have
    clicked somewhere I shouldn't.
     
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    Google, Yahoo and MSN are all down for me :thumbsdow

    Oh Google just came back as soon as I posted this :p

    Well I can get the Google home page but no searches. Has someone done an attack on all the major servers???
     
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    I went on the site but all my search engines are a-ok.
     
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    try deleting your temporary internet files and cookies. run a spyware checker. restart the pc, try again. if not working then try virus checker, restart, try again. if it still doesnt work then im stumped
     
  12. la gran siete

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    I am finding some pages incredibly slow to load
     
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    My anti virus can't update. It says it can't resolve the IP address or something.

    Also I did a quick scan and the hosts file has been changed. It used to be 545 bytes and now it's 7134. I did update Spywareblaster so I'm think that changed the hosts file?

    Firefox can't find Yahoo or MSN and it can't search on Google. I'll try IE
     
  14. la gran siete

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    Ebay has gone dead weird as well.Where "My ebay ", "community " etc links are normally ,has been replaced with question marks?? Click pon one of those and I get the same Safari message telling I cannot be connected to the internet
     
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    I didn't follow the link before and all the search sites and ebay are working fine for me (using IE)..........sounds like that site may have be dodgy....been interesting to see if baldy bouncer has had any probs
     
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    I don't know what site you are all talking about. I just turned on the computer and it isn't working properly. I can get all the sites in my favourites. It's just the major ones I can't get.

    Also, the AVG updater didn't work because it can't connect to the server.

    IE isn't working either.

    I've never seen this before.

    If you are using Safari then you're on a Mac right? I'm guessing it can't be a virus because Apples don't get attacked do they.
     
  17. Mep

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    I just realised, I visited the site and my internet is still working well... but I use firefox.
     
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    Well my AVG updater is working fine again. I still can't get Yahoo or Ebay though and I'm using Firefox.

    Is it NTL??? Anyone on NTL?
     
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    Same problem here, yes on NTL.
     
  21. Johnny Thunder

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    doh!
     
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    Baldy bouncer must work for NTL then.
     
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    NTL here as well, weird internet problems as well!
     
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    NTL here as well, I'm having trouble getting on Ebay.
     
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    Well I'm on BT and also having problems - yahoo (both co.uk & com) won't load at all - and ebay is also behaving strangely.. yet other sites are fine. May be Virgin though as it's just disconnected my ADSL connection completely...
     
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    i am with NTL too
     
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    All going pearshaped here too... Ebay nuts, pages down, bbc.co.uk unavailable,

    virus and spy checkers happy though

    What's going on?

    ( on NTL)


    Firefox and Internet Explorer just as bad as each other
     

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