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I just got rid of a virus on my computer, thanks malwarebytes, but now it wont let me on the internet. It says "The proxy server is refusing connections" on firefox. I went to Windows Network Diagnostics and troubleshooted and it says "Problems found: The remote device or resource won't accept the connection"

I just got a new mifi card that I've been using for the laptops yesterday, and thats what I thought it was, but my other computers work fine and even with the mifi card off it still is tripping. So how can I fix this?
    
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Go into your web browser, internet options, connections, lan settings, and clear any prox server setting you have in there.

Most of the scareware viruses tend to put in proxy settings to redirect you to their sites.
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Originally Posted by Aawa;13772959 
Go into your web browser, internet options, connections, lan settings, and clear any prox server setting you have in there.

Most of the scareware viruses tend to put in proxy settings to redirect you to their sites.

Do you know where the internet options are on the new firefox? I could do this on the old one but not with this stupid UI update =/
    
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Do you know where the internet options are on the new firefox? I could do this on the old one but not with this stupid UI update =/
Options - > Advanced (Network tab)
Click settings.
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Eh? What the.........................

I'm sure I said this earlier but just uninstall your older versions of Java because that's how you got infected
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