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IE explorer won't download, firefox won't sign in


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I have two problems.

1) Internet Explorer won't download. It just times out, no matter where I'm trying to download from. I've never seen this before.

2) Firefox won't allow me to sign in to any sites (yahoo, facebook, etc.), although I can sometimes download in firefox. I also can't run any searches in Firefox. I also can't seem to download major programs in firefox (like a new version of internet explorer or hijack this). This creates some serious problems.

I deleted a couple things while trying to fix it through hijack this -- I was careful, but I'm hoping that i didn't delete something on or the other of these programs need to function properly. The other thing is that it says it cannot complete a genuine windows validation -- don't know what that is.
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The other thing is that it says it cannot complete a genuine windows validation -- don't know what that is.


That is what tells whether or not your copy of Winows and the key used to install it is legit. We can not help you without a legitiment copy of Winodws.
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thanks for the reply. i have a legitimate copy of windows. i teach at a university, and when i got the computer, they installed windows on it. and there was no problem for a couple of months, but now i have the problems described above. (I'm away for the summer, otherwise I would just bring it in and give it to them and see if they could fix it.)
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Hopefully they just installed it using wrong CD key. If you are still having issues once that is fixed, feel free to return to this thread.
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It sounds like you're just not making an internet connection. You would need to do that to perform any of the tasks that you are describing. What kind of network setup did you have at the university and what do you have where you are now? They may be different types and you just need to set the right one up.
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