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No Other Browser working except IE

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Except IE 8.0 , I can't use Safari, Mozilla, Google Chrome on my Windows XP.
Please suggest whats kind of virus affected?
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What happens - error messages etc ?

Do you have a software firewall and have the other browsers been whitelisted by it ?

Where the other browsers present before, or have you added them recently ?
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Try downloading Hitman Pro, it's a collection of antimalware tools and does a pretty good job at cleaning your system up.

http://www.surfright.nl/en
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If you have difficulty running it, try rebooting your system into safe mode with networking and running it there
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Also - Do your other browsers work in safe mode with networking?
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hi tracerfett

I have tried hitmanpro but unfortunately IE too not working.. i m blocked
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by:MSGK161091
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Hi Guys
I turned OFF my Firewall so my All browsers working,
HITMAN PRO seems kind of virus because after trying that I lost internet on IE as well.

Anyway thanks guys! I m closing this question now
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I identified the firewall as a potential cause fo the problem by asking

"Do you have a software firewall and have the other browsers been whitelisted by it ?"

at ID:35108190

I think some points are in order :-)
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Following an 'Objection' by yarwell (at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_26883376.html) to the intended closure of this question, it has been reviewed by at least one Moderator and is being closed as recommended by the Expert.
 
At this point I am going to re-start the auto-close procedure.
 
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