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Can you access and run the windows update site? If not...I just ran into
this the other day...

Follow these steps carefully.;en-us;822798

Renaming the Catroot folder and the .dll registering did it for me. Of
course I can't guarantee this is the same problem, but it may be worth

"SidKnee" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>I originally had some malware on my computer which I have now removed( I
> hope). However I cannot access certain sites especially secure websites.
> I
> keep getting the following error message:
> The page cannot be displayed
> The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. The Web site might
> be
> experiencing technical difficulties, or you may need to adjust your
> browser
> settings.
> Please try the following:
> Click the Refresh button, or try again later.
> If To check your connection settings, click the Tools menu, and then click
> Internet Options. On the Connections tab, click Settings. The settings
> should match those provided by your local area network (LAN) administrator
> or Internet service provider (ISP).
> If your Network Administrator has enabled it, Microsoft Windows can
> examine
> your network and automatically discover network connection settings.
> If you would like Windows to try and discover them,
> click Detect Network Settings
> Some sites require 128-bit connection security. Click the Help menu and
> then
> click About Internet Explorer to determine what strength security you have
> installed.
> If you are trying to reach a secure site, make sure your Security settings
> can support it. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On
> the Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section and check settings for
> 2.0, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0, PCT 1.0.
> Cannot find server or DNS Error
> Internet Explorer
> Can anyone tell me what the problem may still be and how I can resolve?
> Sid

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On Thu, 2 Dec 2004 19:11:36 -0600, in
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Jay scrawled:

>"°Mike°" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>> On Fri, 03 Dec 2004 00:21:42 GMT, in
>> <qkOrd.1635$(E-Mail Removed)>
>> SidKnee scrawled:
>>>"°Mike°" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote >
>>>DoI remove the 3 .dll files shown in lspfix???

>> NO! Those are valid system files (it's mswsock.dll, by
>> the way). If LSPFix identified any wayward files, it would
>> have placed them in the 'Remove' list. Leave things as
>> they are, if those are the only three files listed.

>Would it be safe to assume Sid accidentally deleted the wrong DLL
>and is now sitting at a 'Invalid System Disk' prompt?

No. If he had "removed" those files via LSPFix, it only
removes the registry entries. He may be sitting at a
blank browser, but it wouldn't bork his system totally.

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On Fri, 03 Dec 2004 00:33:55 +0000, in
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°Mike° scrawled:


>Leave things as they are, if those are the only three files listed.


If you are still having problems, try the following:

How to troubleshoot TCP/IP connectivity with Windows XP

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