i downloaded google chrome recently and i love it.
however, i think it has been infected by a virus because suddenly every link I click on also opens an advert (the url is an IP address [e.g. click here]), some pages refuse to load, the internet has overall gone VERY slow and then a page seems to react as a picture (nothing can be clicked on).
anyone got any ideas or how to get rid of this virus?
Did you copy the IP address correctly , you can't have a 3rd octet with a number as high as 562 ?
If you DID make a typo , and the 3rd octet is 62 , that traces back to Packard Bell ..... actually adsl.126.96.36.199.lsan03.pacbell.net . Putting 52 in place of 62 get the same result , are you using a Packard Bell by any chance ? Does the problem affect any other browser ?
Check the DNS settings on your PC ( control panel / Network / right click on your network connection and select " properties " double click on "TCP/IP" and look at the DNS settings , it should say " Obtain DNS server addresses automatically " if it doesn't tick the box to make it do so . I have also read that this can also infiltrate DNS settings in a router , but that I am not too sure of .
The IP address you have given this time traces back to a company called Nlayer Communications , although they could be compromised as well .
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