Google will not open

  phil.smith 11:34 16 Apr 2007

I have a laptop running wireless internet connection, Suddenly although Google is set as my default opening page it will not open. I can open any other sites and search engines but not Google.

Any ideas please?

  ArrGee 11:47 16 Apr 2007

This link may be of help:

click here

  phil.smith 12:23 16 Apr 2007

Thanks ArrGee but it lost me I'm afraid

  ArrGee 14:59 16 Apr 2007

This happened to me a while ago, and found that a trojan was responsible.

Run this and any other anti-spyware applications you may have:

click here

Also in relation to your post, this could be worth reading:
click here

  ArrGee 15:00 16 Apr 2007

Also, you can set your homepage to Google using this alternative URL:

click here

  phil.smith 17:01 16 Apr 2007

I cannot get Google from the alternative URL. Also I am unable to open the Mozilla page in order to download Firefox!

I have run Trend Micro, Norton Virus scan and Adaware but no trojaons have been found.

  ArrGee 18:05 16 Apr 2007

Have you tried to run the anti-spyware I have recommended too? And the second link provided various bit of information on the same subject. Have you attempted any of the resolution recommendations suggested?

Perhaps you have as I noticed that you checked this post as being 'resolved'.

  phil.smith 18:15 16 Apr 2007

Many thanks for your help ArrGee - I have tried your suggestions but nothing was found trojan wise. I have also run Norton.

I have put a message in the "Google-guy" site you recommended.

Thanks again


  ArrGee 21:36 16 Apr 2007

I'll have a hunt around for the solution that I found.

If found, I'll be sure to post it here for you.

  ArrGee 21:46 16 Apr 2007

In the meantime, try a re-install of IE7

  Sebastian Ereira 21:58 16 Apr 2007

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