Internet Explorer says page cannot be displayed intermittently

On a client machine that has Windows XP SP3, the IE browser says the page cannot be displayed intermittently.  We have updated the IE version, ran repairs on it, searched for viruses and spyware, done restores, repaired the network connection, deleted and reinstalled the network connection but we are still having the same issue.  It seems like every other website will not display.  Any assistance offered would be greatly appreciated.  
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onlicoConnect With a Mentor Commented:
We've seen this randomly with some "legitimate" IE add-ons recently. Firstly, delete the SIGNUP folder within \Program Files\Internet Explorer\. Then restore IE's settings using the Tools > Internet Options > Advanced dialog box.
regsampAuthor Commented:
Did this:

And did this:
Firstly, delete the SIGNUP folder within \Program Files\Internet Explorer\. Then restore IE's settings using the Tools > Internet Options > Advanced dialog box.

But unfortunately still having the same issue.  
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regsampAuthor Commented:
Looks like it may be the Go.Google redirect virus.  Trying the suggested malware remover now.  
originalbiffmalibuConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here is my standard procedure to remove any malware from the system.  I would save it to a flashdrive because there is a recent virus out there that restricts the use of your CD drive.  Here is what to download:

Combofix (
Smitfraudfix (search google)
superantispyware (
spybot search and destroy (
antivir  (

After the first screen that identifies your PC manufacturer and specs, windows will begin to load.  Before it loads, hit the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a boot menu.  You wish to boot to safe mode with networking.  This will allow you to update some of the software.  Windows installer doesn't work in safe mode so you can only run some of the software here.  Please install/run Combofix first.  When that has completed and while still in safe mode, install spybot S&D and update it.  Also run Smitfraudfix while in safe mode.  Smitfraud also offers a DNS hijack fix on its menu, run that as well.

Once those have all run successfully, you should be able to boot into windows the regular way and install anti-vir and superantispyware.  Update and run these as well.  SAS has a menu called "tools" that has reset procedures for IE and windows you may look at.  After that, you should be clean, if not, let me know and I'll point you to further procedures.
regsampAuthor Commented:
I got it removed with the Malware Antibytes program.  Thanks everyone.  
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