Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

I have Windows XP and when I turn my PC on it states that the Firewall is not enabled, which it never used to do. So, I have to manually enable it nearly everytime it boots up. Also, when I try to open more than one window on IE it doesn't open up, only the first one does. I have just run Microsoft's free scanner and it fixed all problems found, but noted that the Firewall was a severe issue and could not be fixed, plus still have the problem with opening more than one IE window. Can you help. K


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Blimy Malcom...this just doesn't sound good, if there is a web page open that you didn't open...run a spyware, and antivirus programs at once. It sound as though you may have someone in your machine that should not be there...Firewalls keep unwanted people out and provide a level of protection.
If you have an Antivirus program install...make sure it is updated and do a full computer scan.
I hope that it finds nothing in which case it may just be a registry error...if this is the case download a wonder free program that is called cCleaner. Run the registry cleaner part and repair any thing it finds

http://www.ccleaner.com/ccleaner-20

If you find a nasty- virus, trojan, or whatever rather than trying to get rid of It, I would do a clean reinstall of you operating system...yes it is a pain-however back up what you need and bit the bullet.
I have spent up to nine hours on one of these nasties and thought I had it only to find out I didn't...

I sincerely hope this helps, good fortune, please leave a rating, thank you kindly
This can be the symptom of malware installed on the system. I would hope onecare would have detected this, but I recommend you go to www.malwarebytes.com and download and install their Anti-Malware scanner and run a scan of your system just to be sure. Fix any problems it finds.
\015\012There are cases where an installation of security software and subsequent uninstall corrupts the wmi repository and prevents the security center from working correctly, and in some cases scripts can be written to correct this behavior, but more information would be needed before attempting such a fix. (Please compare this example to your own.)
\015\012In any case, best to make sure there is no virus or malware causing the problem before resorting to other methods. You might also run chkdsk to see if there are file corruptions causing this problem...click here
\015\012I would try to avoid registry cleaners, as they are the source of many of these kinds of corruptions to users' systems.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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