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Windows vista- Http 400 Error's????????

DanUK

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jun 15, 2007
Messages
1
#1
hi,

i keep getting http 400 errors with IE in vista home basic. I can can get on certain sites, google for example, but i cant get to for, instance My ebay. It seems links cause this too, for instance i got onto microsofts help page, but when i clicked on contact us the error came up again! Also i cant sign into windows live mail, i get error message 80048820 extended error code 8004841f. I think i may have altered a setting by accident because all WAS fine. Apparently my connection is fine, windows found no problems with it? Any advice would be much appreciated, cheers!

Danny

P.S it came up when i tried to post this too!!!! it said my browser sent a request that could not be understood? I had to go back a page and re-send?

This is also preventing me running vista updates. Now noticed limewire cant connect either. On some site hitting refresh a couple of times work??

Alos getting a few of these: Bad Request (Invalid Header Name)
 

RandyL

Administrator
Joined
Jan 22, 2003
Messages
4,878
Location
USA, Nebraska
PC Experience
Very Experienced
#2
I know this is an old post but;
All the clues are probably here. Trojans, Viruses and spyware abound most likely. These are classic symtoms. In addition I always suspect the worse when I see P2P programs like Limewire.

The best solution is probably a COMPLETE re-install at this point. Then get protection and watch what you install.

RandyL
 

Seth

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 17, 2007
Messages
2,268
Location
Canada
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#3
IE7 has an excellent "Repair and Reset" feature:

Tools>Options>Advanced>Reset Internet Explorer Settings (Not Restore Advanced Settings).

I've successfully used the above on many occasions.