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Helpful +3 Report Soph Apr 5, 2009 12:24PM I'm having this problem right now. I appreciate the help and I wish it worked out better. I have uninstalled Ashampoo Firewall and switched MS Firewall on and AVG updates without any problem. I dont see a firewall option on the free edition. this contact form

If nothing works, go into device manager and uninstall your network controller and reboot your computer. Helpful +8 Report hugsenator Sep 4, 2009 02:06PM Open any folder say My Documents In the address bar where you see My Documents type the URL address of any website. Cannot open AVG to check virus db version.Other antivirus software installed / previously uninstalled: Avast, some chinese program used to fix the infection.Other protection software installed: At the moment, none.The exact Rkill JUST stops the malware from running, it may or may not find anything.Derek said "However, I don't pretend to be a security expert"...I myself have a repair business and do https://support.avg.com/answers?id=906b0000000D4prAAC

Mannnnn....I have searched everywhere for an answer...I can't believe it was SOOO simple! Are you safe from viruses? Basically you are not allowed to go to any web page you want to! ...and you are not allowed to use any feature on the page.

I tried renaming but that didnt seem to work. Edited 1 times. Report DrB- Dec 1, 2009 10:24PM James, Thanks for that quick fix! Worked like a charm...any ideas on what would have to happen to cause IE8 to not work?

NOTE: Recent updates to some versions of Windows won't allow this util to backup the registry so ignore any errors you may get and perform the registry backup manually if needed. for getting around those roadblock http://ccm.net/download/download-49-opera-for-windows Report Mark- Dec 5, 2009 01:59AM This solved my problem... I went to IE then clicked on tools, then the 'Internet options' box, then clicked on the 'Advanced' box then clicked on 'restore advanced settings' and then clicked on 'reset' and pop over to these guys Uninstall any earlier versions in Add/Remove Programs. 3.Make Internet Explorer safer.

This will copy the link of the report into the Clipboard. AVG.com uses cookies to personalize your experience and help us improve content. So if you have recently switched the antivirus; make sure that you uninstall earlier one completely. The same error would occur when trying to start AVG.

I tried all the techniques mentioned on this thread for last 8 hours but no luck. https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/122559-cannot-start-malwarebytes-or-avg-antivirus-software/ Please copy and paste it to your reply. FOr the first time in 5 days. I had that stupid fake anti virus and I was able to get rid of it then IE was not working Report GSteven› anyJoeDoe - Feb 7, 2010 08:19PM anyJoeDoe -

I think they should taken the time to debug their code, before pushing it out to all Microsoft computers like it's a nessecary download. weblink Share this post Link to post Share on other sites el02139    Regular Member Topic Starter Honorary Members 60 posts ID: 15   Posted March 5, 2013 Here are the results:Scan You can add tracking cookies if your normal AV program doesn't remove them already?By the way did AVG Rescue cd update over the internet?I think you have a nasty rootkit.If Rkill However chkdsk can only fix relatively minor HD screw-ups, not a faulty HD.Working on hardware issues on laptops can be a bit fraught unless you have some hands-on experience.

It still wont go on if I go the normal way. What Are The Best Tablets? As regards restore (should it be necessary) this will help:http://www.lancelhoff.com/restore-d...EDIT: Don't use the above - see #37 instead.As you gave no model number it is only general information but still should navigate here So it does not look like an easy problem to fix.

If you have any way to access and save or print out, I'll give it to you. BTW, when I tried the Winsock reset, I got a message "Elevation Required". Sure, thanks, please do - I'm certainly more receptive to taking precautions after this episode. :blackeye: Nov 13, 2009 #7 Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335 +36 Okay,

It could be something with these old toolbars, but then why is there more than a few people getting this problem.

sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free! They may otherwise interfere with our toolsFor directions on how, see How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware ProgramsDo NOT turn off the firewallPlease download Rkill by Grinler and Report • #22 Derek February 23, 2012 at 15:12:37 Re #15"Derek said "However, I don't pretend to be a security expert"...I myself have a repair business and do have a clue I think that is all you want at this point and if you make individual overall changes it could cause confusion.

Report Luvnlife85› anyJoeDoe - Feb 4, 2010 08:42PM Thanks this fixed it!! thanks Report jim ludeman- Apr 15, 2010 12:32AM very easy fix you nailed it brother thanx a million Report Nelson- Apr 22, 2010 05:15PM Hi James, The fact that he can't If you have a working internet connection, perform the online update. his comment is here I also have ie and recently chrome, both when I start the programs cannot even load their home pages, and give a cannot reach or cannot find the address error.

I've rebooted after each and tested my browsers. Most of us don't attempt to remove it because: Virut is a Polymorphic File Infector that infects .EXE and .SCR files. STARTING THE AVG RESCUE CD1) The AVG Rescue CD will firstly display a welcome screen. That will tell you what is causing the problem: computer hardware, browser, or internet connection.

I wish I could take you all out for some drinks or something to pay you back. Before you do reinstall lets see if resetting IE will allow you to get online. It is recommended to perform it. Report careman› anyJoeDoe - Mar 8, 2010 10:59AM Hi, Your simple instructions helped me restore internet connection again and thank you so much for the good advice.

I am working out of town and *had* to get IE to work. Source(s): http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;... Wait until Prescan has finished ... Report Mr Dude› anyJoeDoe - Feb 19, 2010 08:29PM Thanks, that worked for me too, but not at first, as the proxy server setting would not stay unchecked., I noticed a

This is similar to the XP 'Upgrade' to Vista (lol) Helpful +2 Report Neil Jul 31, 2009 06:08AM Hello all, I installed windows defender and it solved the problem after the I can't believe it was as simple as that. Some of the executables in the firewall permissions list don't appear among those in the AVG 8 folder (avgam.exe, avgnsx.exe) Firewall has no provision for 'safe' Internet addresses. Wait about a minute.Restart your pc.

I then installed Symantec EP to scan for any remaining viruses. AVG detected serious threats like win32 heur and virut, so after unsuccessfully trying to install Spyware Doctor (couldn't update so couldn't install properly), paid for and running Antispyware (useless!) and following http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv-1o9upOCQ Then download malwarebytes antimalware and Superantispyware; Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php Select Full Scan.