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rvrachel02

Help please, can't read my email.

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Okay, very new at this, would appreciate any help you can give. Had a bad infestation of adware and spyware. Laptop was brand new so I restored the factory settings and started over. Have updated NAV and Windows. Installed and updated Spyware Blaster and Spybot S+D. Also customized my IE security settings to prompt for Active X. Spybot found DSO expoits which I think is related to this, and also found Alexa relates which I removed. Now when I go to hotmail and put in my password, I get an error. I tried to lower my privacy setting to allow cookies on this website, but it didn't work. What am I missing? Also, what is the suggested privacy setting for cookies? Would really love to read my email soon, what should I do? I know I am missing something really simple. Thanks again! Rachel.

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I had the same problem. I was getting so fed up with Spy/Ad Ware that I set my IE settings to paranoid level. After I did that alot of sites wouldn't work, including hotmail. I tried dumbing my setting so I could add hotmail to allow cookies, but it didn't help. What I ended up doing was setting both security and privacy down to medium. After that, I had no problems with hotmail.....I still get Spy/Ad Ware up the yingyang though.....Hope this helps

 

P.S: DONT DELETE ALEXA!!!!!!! Aparently Alexa is a file that IE uses for something (can't remember what). I've heard that if you delete it it can cause problems with IE.

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Restored Alexa from S+D backup. Tried to get to hotmail after each of the following things-restoring default levels on security and privacy, undoing immunize on S+D, disabling protection on spyware blaster, and uninstalling google toolbar. No luck. I installed windows updates after I did the system restore, that's the only other thing I've done...No firewall except ICF in windows. Again, I know I am missing something really simple. Thanks...

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i also have this problem, but i am finding that it has to do with microsoft, or something similar.

this is because, everytime i try to send information to some microsoft thing (msn, hotmail, microsoft update) it does not allow me to.

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