Trouble getting to sites and Computer runs slow

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Po, Dec 6, 2003.

  1. Po

    Po Guest

    A friend of mine has trouble getting to sites on the internet. She types in and she gets "this page cannot be displayed". If she types in
    other sites, she gets the same message (or see below). She can download the
    latest virus update though.

    She has cable and is running windows XP home. Compaq brand. RCA digital
    broadband modem.

    She typed an address into a window and 27 windows opened. When she clicks on
    the windows there is nothing there.

    She did have a power surge in Sept. and she says that's when she had trouble
    getting to sites. I guess Compaq worked with her for awhile and then told
    her nothing is wrong.
    Po, Dec 6, 2003
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  2. Po

    Boomer Guest

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    Boomer, Dec 6, 2003
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