September 11, 2016 23:02

Why does not come into contact ?

Today we will discuss a very popular question asked us a lot of users.So, Vkontakte - the most popular social network in the country and almost anyone has an account there.Today, however, get to the site, you can not.Or you can, that's just come on your page still does not work.Why?This is - just below.

Site not working

So, you're trying to get to the site, but your browser does not download it.Why this can happen?Indeed, such a popular social networking site may not work, due to possible malfunctions.However, it should be noted that for all the years of existence Vkontakte such force majeure was very little for them to count enough pairs of hands.If you still think that the site "down", we recommend to get acquainted with the news - an event that is never seen in the press.

other options.You come to work, trying to access the resource from your computer, but it does not work.In 99.9% of cases, this means only one thing - your employer has blocked access to popular Internet projects, which i

nclude including social networks.Of course, he did not personally blocked and the system administrator under his leadership.Incidentally, this is a necessary measure, because most office workers spend hours on social networks, completely forgetting about work.

How to solve this problem?Theoretically, you can use the so-called anonymizer sites (for example, if the lock is set with the help of the hosts file), which allows to circumvent the ban.However, a competent administrator functions in a different way - it blocks the addresses of popular websites and suspicious with a special program from, as a rule, on his computer.Accordingly, to cope with the difficulty is very difficult.Well unless you are very familiar with the system administrator.

Account suspension

If you come to your page and see that the account has been locked in advance, then it is probably not a coincidence.This happens quite often.This is due to the proliferation of spam.What is spam, you ask, I have nothing similar had ever worked!We believe you.We also believe that a malicious user has gained access to your profile and began to spread malicious links or just advertising.Therefore, the only way out for you - is to write a letter to the administration of the project and explain the situation.It is worth mentioning that the service support Vkontakte is very adequate, and these things are usually a positive end to the page owner.

please send SMS or enter a phone number

And now we come to the most interesting.When you open the page Vkontakte window appears in front of you, where you are asked to send a SMS message to the four-digit number, or enter a cell phone number in the form.Ostensibly it is necessary for that to make sure that you - a real person and not a bot.This so-called validation of your account, which is in fact a fraud.Why?Because with your personal account immediately write off a decent amount of money.

How to solve this problem?Not to say that the solution is simple, but affordable for many.

  • So, the first thing to do is to find the hosts file, which is located at the following address by default: C: \ WINDOWS \ system32 \ drivers \ etc \ hosts.It must be opened with Notepad.
  • Before you will see a strange inscription in English, as well as letters and numbers.Do not worry, do not worry about it.Look for the phrase localhost and everything that comes after it (below) - delete.Of course there are exceptions - so some of the programs prescribed in this file the necessary data, for example, denwer, but such a program, you are unlikely to use.
  • way, often malicious file hosts make invisible.To detect it, make all files visible and look in the folder etc - there may be two files are "hosts", one of which will need to be cleaned, and the second - to remove.In most cases there is one single hosts.
  • After removal of the notebook shut and save your changes.
  • We try to visit the site.Same?Then you need to reset the DNS cache.To do this, press the key combination Win + R, type the word cmd, and then the Enter key.You call the command line.In her hand, type ipconfig / flushdns and press Enter.
  • Finally, be sure to scan your computer for viruses, trojans, and other nasty things.To do this, use Antivirus or, if not available, a free utility that can be found on the website "Kaspersky" or "Doctor VEB".Do not forget to reboot your computer afterwards.

you got on the wrong site

There are so-called phishing sites.They tend to be completely similar to the original design, but created with only one purpose - to get user data or simply to deceive him.

give an example.The official address of Vkontakte today only one (there are others, but we, the Russians, they do not use).Phishing same site will be completely identical to it in design, but its address will be different.For example,, the difference is obvious.However, most users do not notice it and enter data on your pages, which then fall into the hands of fraudsters.And they begin to use existing accounts to spread spam.So always look for the address of the site.

How to protect yourself?

In order to avoid becoming a victim of scams, a few very simple rules must be observed.

  • First, never open suspicious emails, which come to you in the mail.And especially do not go for unknown links.
  • The same fully applies to the type of programs ICQ, where a lot of malicious spam.
  • Do not forget to update the operating system (updates are free), Internet browsers, anti-virus software.Be sure to install antivirus software on your computer, if this is not available.
  • Learn to recognize phishing site, it's not as difficult as it may seem.
  • Never, under any circumstances, do not write off your mobile and send SMS messages to four-digit numbers.
  • Try not to go to unfamiliar websites - they are often the distributors of viruses and Trojans.

Even following these rules, you can become a victim of hackers.Do not worry, as we told you how to deal with them.Good luck