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Cannot connect to google or bing serach engines

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  • Using Windows 7, I can connect to other web pages, system wont let me search , I have disabled add-ons and rebooted, still does not work. The search engines were working, but not now. I cannot load the google home page.
    Thursday, October 07, 2010 7:45 AM

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  • What happens when you try and search, does the browser display a blank page or just doesn't connect.  Also, which search provider do you have as a default and is the search suggestions option disabled?

    Regards

    ikhan02

    Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:21 AM
  • restart the dns client service and see what happens, if doesnt you might have to clean  you pc using Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows XP

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890830


    http://www.virmansec.com/blogs/skhairuddin
    Thursday, October 07, 2010 8:29 AM
  • Run Malwarebytes to check for malware and run anti-virus software to check for any issues pertaining to malware.
    Thursday, October 07, 2010 9:09 AM
  • Hello Cclan1,

    Has computer been joined the domain?
    Does this issue exist on all clients or just one?
    Can you capture a snapshot to the forum?

    Brent
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    Monday, October 11, 2010 12:23 PM
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