Cannot use Search engines,yahoo, google,msn, etc directly from address bar

Discussion in 'Windows XP Internet Explorer' started by mark, Oct 9, 2003.

  1. mark

    mark Guest

    didn't see a reply to my post I just did....

    see the reply message a few post down "Qhosts Clean-up
    Tool (Brown U) -- &"

    I just tried and it fixed my issues.

    I had been using the most recent clean up tools form other
    sources with no luck.


    let me know if the Brown U software works for you!

    -Mark


    >-----Original Message-----
    >I'm using XP and IE6. About 1 week ago when I tried to

    use
    >the search engines directly in yahoo, google, msn, I get
    >the 'cannot find page' error.
    >
    >If I use google via 'iwon' it works fine, if I use any of
    >them inside the AOL client by entering the address there,
    >they work fine.
    >
    >My guess is that yahoo, msn, google are trying to hit up

    a
    >registry file or trying to access something else on my PC
    >with no luck or the are being redirected.
    >
    >I have the lates version of symantec and found no
    >viruses.
    >
    >My system to seems to be running a bit slow as well.
    >
    >thanks
    >.
    >
     
    mark, Oct 9, 2003
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