firefox problem

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  1. xcalibur
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    I can't click any quick links to topics any more from the portal. Also, when I reply to pages the page doesn't reload yet my reply gets posted.
    I turned off all extensions, went back to default skin, cleared private data, ran ccleaner and its still not fixed.
    can anyone help me?
     


  2. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    anyone?
    i can't browse gbatemp properly till its fixed so forgive my impatience
     
  3. Rayder

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    Hmm....very interesting.

    I tried to go to my bank's website to check my account (gonna be ordering a Cyclo and an M3 Perfect soon..payday tomorrow...hoping the direct deposit would have showed up today.....it didn't) and Firefox gave an error saying something about the certificate for the site has been revoked.......the site loads fine in IE.

    Deal Extreme is giving a redirect error.....but that ain't workin' in IE either though.

    Sumpin' strange be going on wit da internetz. [​IMG]


    GBAtemp is working fine in FireFox for me though. I'm using FireFox version 3.0.1.

    Try running some spyware killers.....Ad-Aware, Spybot Search & Destroy and Spywareblaster are my "Three Amigos". See if that helps you.
     
  4. Ferrariman

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    If you re-install all your add-ons will still be there, so try it.
     
  5. Costello

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    I'm having troubles aswell...
    Paypal doesn't work for me in Firefox but works fine in IE...
    I don't think this is related to the problems you're having with GBAtemp at all, though.
    GBAtemp doesn't use SSL (secure web pages) and I suspect SSL is the reason why I'm having trouble with Paypal under FF.
     
  6. xcalibur
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    Didn't help either [​IMG]
     
  7. xJonny

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    Try doing a complete uninstall using revouninstaller, using the most complete mode, and remove all registry entries and files and reinstall Firefox.
     
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    1- Uninstall using RevoUninstaller
    2- Run CCleaner a make sure every option is checked, run a registry fix too.
    3- Download FF3 (Click)
    4- Install without any extension
    5- Did it work?
     
  9. xcalibur
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    Sadly, no. And I can't use IE unless I quote people.
     
  10. xcalibur
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    I think I have a trojan :/
     
  11. xcalibur
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    This is at the top of each page source.
    Also, it keeps "connecting to js.tongji.cn.ahoo.com" when loading a page.
    No scanners seem to find it

    EDIT: Nevermind. I did an online scan and it got rid of the problem for me. Now i need to go get a good firewall
     
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    So everything is OK now?
     
  13. xcalibur
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    no. this trojan keeps coming back at random times :/
     
  14. genuisgeek

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    yea i used an antivirus program(avg) and it took out some viruses but then i used a malware remover that took out the the other viruses that were able to be undetected
    try using a seperate one cause sometimes one program isnt enough?
    the malware i use is malwarebytes anti-malware its prety good it gives a log.txt so u can post here if u try it out

    u can try using firefox 2.0.0.16 or something if u want cuz it seems other ppl are having this problem
    perhaps a ff3 bug?
     
  15. fischju

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    It has to be somewhere, is your antivirus scanning at the highest setting on all disks and removable drives? Viruses do ocassionally put themselves on external devices like mp3 players and every time you plug it in, it autoruns and re-infects
     
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    Could it be possible that the trojan is on another computer on this network?
    This trojan seems to keep coming back at random times. Maybe when this other computer is switched on the trojan "activates" and affects everyone on the network?

    So far I've:

    1. Run a full anti-virus scan with Nod32.
    2. Run Spybot S&D and Ad-Aware 2007 (full scan).
    3. Run Anti-Malware.
    4. Run several online scans.
    5. Installed Avast! and did a scan at boot.
    6. Run HijackThis but found nothing suspicious.
    7. Booted into safe mode with/out networking and did all of the above.
    8. Installed COMODO firewall.

    And I've found absolutely nothing.
     
  18. fischju

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    Just do a clean install
     
  19. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    of what?

    I did a clean install of xp like a week ago. I'm not doing that again.
     
  20. Jdbye

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    It's likely to be any of the various cracks I'm sure you've used. [​IMG]
    That's the only way I think I could possibly get infected with something, since I'm not stupid. I can't exactly stop using cracks though... [​IMG]