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Mac beginner here. I downloaded lion flashback removal tool yesterday and have had trouble accessing the internet ever since. Sites won't load unless I turn airport off then back on again. I have since found out that the download was for lion users without java installed, which I have. Has anyone else had this problem and how do I fix it.
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It's not likely the removal tool has anything to do with this. Unplug your router and modem, wait a couple minutes, then plug them back in. Hopefully that will do the trick. Sometimes these things go flakey and need a reset. I find myself doing it every month or two.


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Thanks for that. It does seem to be a wi fi fault and just a coincidence that it happened after I downloaded the malware tool.
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