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Your browser does not open the social network "Vkontakte"? What is the problem and how to solve it?
There are a number of reasons due to which the Vkontakte website does not open. Below we describe the possible causes and solutions.
No internet connection
Make sure the Internet connection is active. If you have other applications running on your computer that require an internet connection, check if their function is supported. If the applications do not work, then you should refer to the Internet connection settings. Check their correctness. It may be that the network cable is not connected or your account has run out of funds. If the reason for the lack of connection remains unclear, then dial the technical support number of the Internet company.
To the social network "Vkontakte" closed access
Such a problem is most often found in office workers. Usually, at the request of the authorities, the system administrator closes access to social networks so that employees devote more time to work than to entertainment.What to do in this case? It is necessary to use the anonymizer. Anonymizer is a tool for hiding information about a computer and a user that is online. In order to use it, you need to enter the site and enter the address of the blocked resource in the appropriate field.
A frequent reason that there is no opportunity to enter the Vkontakte website is a virus. For example, when you try to visit your account in a social network, a message appears in front of you. The message says that your page is blocked due to user complaints about spamming. And to restore your page, you are offered to go for free activation in the form of sending text dk22995 to the number 5577. In the reply SMS you should receive an activation code, which should be entered in the appropriate field under this message. Further, the message warns that if the account is not activated within a month, it will be deleted.
In order to get rid of the virus, you need to do the following:
- Go to the "Start", click "Run." In the window that appears, enter% SYSTEMROOT% \ system32 \ drivers \ etc \ hosts. Then in the new window, select "Notepad".
- The hosts document will open in notepad.Carefully see if it contains the address of vkontakte.ru. If so, delete all the lines in which you found the site address.
- Then open “Search” and in the search window enter the file name vkontakte.exe, be sure to specify in the additional parameters “Search in hidden files and folders”, “Search in system folders”, then you need to perform a search on all drives on your computer.
- If the vkontakte.exe file is found, delete it immediately.
- Finally, check your system for viruses with antivirus.
There is another solution to the problem. You can move the entire contents of the% SYSTEMROOT% \ system32 \ drivers \ etc folder to another folder. After this procedure, the entrance to the site "Vkontakte" should earn, and the page with the requirement to send a paid SMS abyss.
Failed network settings
Internet access is often limited after virus treatment or due to registry errors. To restore the network settings, you can use the program WinSockFix. This program will help you get rid of hidden network settings and set up a network connection from scratch.
What the WinSockFix program is capable of:
- Create backup of current system installations
- Disable network adapters
- Removing the Winsock and Winsock2 keys and replacing the necessary parameters with the original values, as if you installed XP.
- Ability to work network adapters
- Checking the hosts file for localhost.
How to use WinSockFix:
- Run the program
- Click Reg-Backup to save the registry settings (the procedure is optional)
- Click Fix
- Restoring network settings.
The program will not return the old network settings to you, but will reset the hidden settings that were subject to change due to malicious programs. So you can reconfigure the network connection. You can download the program using this link.
Very often, the Vkontakte service may be unavailable or overloaded. Indeed, recently the number of users of the social network "Vkontakte" exceeds 100 million. Therefore, call a friend or relative and ask to check the site on his computer.