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Old 09-19-2005, 07:47 PM   #1
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hi everyone, i'm having a major problem with IE. I cant seem to download anything. No upgrades, .pdf, .doc. etc. NOTHING. when i try to download, IE gives me the following message:

The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later

Ive already enable "Do not save encrypted messages to disk" but this doesn't work. I need to fix this ASAP because I cant download work I need.

let me explain what happened. i was reading a pdf document but left for a short time. when i came back, blank windows of the pdf started popping up everywhere non-stop. kind of like pop ups, but blank. i wasn't able to close any of them because they were popping up very fast. so i turned to computer off by holding down the power button ( i didn't go throught start, shutdown). i logged back on and i unistalled it thinking it was the Acrobat reader, but when i tried to install again i wasn't able to. then i discovered i couldn't download .doc or .wmv files either. i hope this makes sense. thanks a lot for the suggestion though. anybody have any idea what this could be?

Thanks for everyone's help.
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Old 09-19-2005, 10:54 PM   #2
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ever try firefox?
http://download.mozilla.org/?product...win&lang=en-US
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Old 09-20-2005, 10:02 AM   #3
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try reinstalling IE, do spyware scans and scan for viruses. that pop up problem sounds like it might be spyware or a virus. after you do that, switch to firefox, you'll be glad you did
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Old 09-20-2005, 11:40 AM   #4
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Yes firefox all the way. U should find it from some p2p networks.
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Old 09-20-2005, 02:31 PM   #5
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i wish i could try firefox but i can't download anything.
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Old 09-20-2005, 02:39 PM   #6
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Reinstall IE:

Insert the Windows XP CD in your CD drive. Open Start button then click on Run and type:

rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 c:\windows\inf\ie.inf

(copy and paste that) then press enter afterwards.
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Old 09-20-2005, 02:42 PM   #7
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am i drunk? this is the third thread that was posted today and 2/3 days ago ..... am i durnk, dreamin, or confuzzed?
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