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Strange problem with my Internet connection. Help.

Postby Pablito » Tue, 25 Mar 2008 7:28 pm

Hello,
I have a very strange problem, maybe you’ve heard of something and can help me. I have HUAWEI modem, and suddenly my Internet behavior became like this: after entering the Internet I receive 100-200 kB enough to see Search Engine site, or even I can open email-box, and after that I cannot open any other sites, it refuses to receive any more bites. BUT – Skype works as usual, it means, that problem is not with modem. I use Explorer, I checked by FireFox – the same result. What it can be, that affects browsers, and doesn’t affect Skype? Any suggestion? I switched off Brandmouer (I don’t know spelling) and NOD anitivirus, but it didn’t help me, the same behavior.
I even don’t know where to go to show this problem?

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Postby durain » Tue, 25 Mar 2008 7:37 pm

sounds like something is blocking port 80 which is for surfing the net traffic. double check you got all your firewall OFF.

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Postby ksl » Wed, 26 Mar 2008 3:42 am

Sounds like some nasty little bug is hanging onto your browsers...delete all cookies and file history, then do a scan for virus and spy ware, especially spy ware, because they have a tendency to effect browser activity.

After you have scanned for both..check your firewall and settings.

Make sure you have antivirus software installed and setup correctly, if you have no spyware software, this is the most likly cause, you need protection against spyware.

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 26 Mar 2008 4:19 am

Not sure what antivirus you are running but if it is Norton my advice is; remove it entirely and try installing AVG. Norton is a know nuisance when installing programs and slows the machine down. Although the reason for your problem could well be something else.

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Postby durain » Wed, 26 Mar 2008 11:34 pm

yep, install AVG antivirus and the anti spyware.

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Postby sillingw » Thu, 27 Mar 2008 11:12 am

may be a dumb question, but what is AVG? I'm running Symantec

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Postby Jeppo » Thu, 27 Mar 2008 12:13 pm

It's a free antivirus from grisoft

http://free.grisoft.com/

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Postby ksl » Thu, 27 Mar 2008 6:12 pm

sillingw wrote:may be a dumb question, but what is AVG? I'm running Symantec
AVG should be on the link which is posted, its free virus software, pretty good, much better than Symantec...because it doesn't slow the computer down.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 27 Mar 2008 8:35 pm

I use both, but not on the same machine. My normal PC where I am at the moment is using Symantec and after tweaking some of the settings I don't have any problems with it at all. Been using it for years. Default setting are not the way to go however (which is what most do out of convenience).

AVG is good as well, and I don't have any problems there either. Actually it's better because it's free! :P

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Still struggling with my problem

Postby Pablito » Thu, 03 Apr 2008 2:41 pm

Well, thank you for your opinions, still have my problem.
Maybe you recommend someone who is strong in support to look at my Internet. I even don't know where to bring it.
Thank you

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Re: Still struggling with my problem

Postby ksl » Fri, 04 Apr 2008 7:06 pm

Pablito wrote:Well, thank you for your opinions, still have my problem.
Maybe you recommend someone who is strong in support to look at my Internet. I even don't know where to bring it.
Thank you


You need to contact your Internet Provider, becuase if your MTU packet settings are wrong, it will also give the same result.

Try to ping the internet provider...by going to command promt in accessories...type ping...and the website provider address. to see if there is any packet lost....I have a feeling that it maybe timing out, before it should do! If its dropping packets the MTU may need adjusting, for optimum performance.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 06 Apr 2008 12:02 am

just remember when you back up, you need to scan it before reloading it or you just reload the virus (if any) right back on your PC.

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Re: Still struggling with my problem

Postby saint73 » Sun, 06 Apr 2008 4:59 pm

Pablito wrote:Well, thank you for your opinions, still have my problem.
Maybe you recommend someone who is strong in support to look at my Internet. I even don't know where to bring it.
Thank you


:roll: For my experience for repair PC, I believe your pc kenna virus attack....cos i used to have same problem before....if you have anti-virus protection in ur pc, seem this protection nt working....if your pc can't download anti-virus from internet, you need to format your hardisk again...need a lot of work to re-install window xp. connection modem...set up your email if you using singnet ISP...

All my sibling always call me for help to build up PC/pc breakdown for their kid.... :cry: :cry:

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Postby MikeDirnt » Sun, 06 Apr 2008 9:12 pm

durain wrote:sounds like something is blocking port 80 which is for surfing the net traffic. double check you got all your firewall OFF.

have you checked this?

try turning off your firewall. if still persists try to use another modem to confirm it is not the modem that is blocking/faulty. there is a built in firewall on some modem.
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