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Hello, over the past week I received nasty malware that cause me many problems.
Despite removing the malware, I seem to have some problems still.

It seems that whenever I try to do things such as upload images to photobucket from my computer, log into yahoo or AIM (MSN is fine however), or even play an online game, I get an error message.

"Upload failed for image.png with error: A network error caused your upload to fail. Please try your upload again." ~Photobucket
"Server Status: Unavailable. Are you connected to the internet?" League of Legends Launcher (Online game)
"Messenger encountered a connection problem. Please check network connection." Yahoo messenger.

If this is because of malware, or any other virus, then I apologize for this being in the wrong section.
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I suggest you go to the Malware Removal and Spyware Removal Forum and run all the steps located in the
START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own.
If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post the reguested logs in THAT forum.
If you are unable to run any of the tools then start a new topic in the malware forum and put this in the subject line...I am unable to run any malware tools

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).

Add a link to this topic so that malware tech can see what steps have been taken here
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