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internet explorer not working but other browsers are working just fine

Q: internet explorer not working but other browsers are working just fine

when ever i start internet explorer this msg appears

" Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

Most likely causes:
You are not connected to the Internet.
The website is encountering problems.
There might be a typing error in the address."

i tryed going to other pages and it still doesn't load
and the internet connection is just fine

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A: internet explorer not working but other browsers are working just fine

Hello and welcome to TSF

What firewall do you have?
Is this on every page or just a few? if it is just a few please name them.

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

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This problem just started today. I was browsing just fine early this afternoon but all of a sudden i couldn't connect to any websites at all. I've tried all my other browsers too. IE, Firefox, Chrome but none of them are working. The only site i was able to open is this forum. I know my internet connection is fine because utorrent is working. Any ideas? Thanks.

A:Browsers not working, internet connection is fine

Maybe try system restore?

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I am having issues with my web browser that I hope someone can help me with. When I open IE or Firefox, it takes an EXTREMELY long time to open a webpage (about an hour).

When I open a web browser in IE, it hangs at "connecting" for about 20-25 minutes. It then moves to "waiting for http://(whateverwebsite)" for another 20-25 minutes. Then it displays the website, but hangs for another 15-20 minutes. When I open a webpage in Firefox, nothing happens at all.

I know there is nothing wrong with my Internet connection because I can still download updates at a normal speed and I have a couple of online games I can still play normally. I can also still access the Internet fine on other computers (hence this posting). The only issue is with the web browser is on my laptop.

My web browsers were working fine last night and the only change I have made was downloading McAfee. I contacted McAfee and of course they said this is not caused by their software. I conducted a virus scan with McAfee and PCTools and everything is normal.

One thing I just noticed is if I open a web browser and disconnect the Internet connection, the web browser will still go through the steps I listed in the second paragraph and display the webpage an hour later. So the webpage is still being downloaded at a normal speed, it just takes forever to be displayed.

I have already tried restarting both my computer and modem. I have also conducted the following that was posted by JohnWill:
TCP... Read more

A:Internet connection is fine, web browsers aren't working

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Please help here guys, i have had this problem for years and am tired of it. I just want to have internet explorer back because many online games require a internet connection but for some reason my internet will not go through, often because it cannot connect to internet explorer. I've seen many threads with solutions, none work for me. Please help, thanks!

A:AOL Explorer working fine- Internet Explorer/Chrome not working?

and welcome to the Forum

What Operating System?

What version of IE?

What have you tried?

Have you disabled all addons in IE?

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Greetings

I'm not really sure where to post this, please move if needed.

My internet connection is fine, programs such as MSN work, but when I go to either Internet Explorer it displays the 'Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage' notice on every page that I try to connect to, also displays a 'Page loading error' notice on every page that I try to visit.

The problem appeared to start when I installed an update for Firefox, and at the time I had an old version of IE which worked fine, although the updated Firefox did not display any pages, I decided to update to IE8, because the version I had installed was pretty ancient, after which IE also began to display this problem.

I have fiddled with my firewall settings, to no avail.

Incidentally I am now using an old version of MSN explorer, which works to display webpages (which is how I am managing to post this!) I am guessing it is something to do with the updates, although I'm not an expert.

Any clues as to what I can do to fix it (I don't want to be stuck with this awful MSN browser!)

Thanks in advance
Laurens

A:Internet connection working fine, browsers can't connect to any sites.

Try opening a command window (type cmd into yor run box and click ok)
Then type 'netsh winsock reset' and hit enter.
You should get a message 'successfully reset winsock catalogue' or similar.
then restart your computer

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Hello everyone.

Currently, I live in a college apartment that has internet for the building. Not that many people are here, so I figured it would be okay. Here is a speedtest:

As you can see, it should be decent. It IS decent when I'm browsing the internet..facebook, email, youtube, etc.

It is also fine when I am downloading files.

But when I play games in Steam, it is very slow. When I search for servers, the pings are all 1000+. When I join a game, my ping is 500-600 and it's unplayable cause of how jumpy and choppy I am.

The thing about this is that when I download steam updates/files, it downloads at regular speeds!

How can I fix this? What settings do I look at? I've heard of port forwarding and things like that, but I am not sure exactly what to do.

One huge detail: This very same internet used to run the game fine, as well as World of Warcraft (I haven't tested that game with the internet now since I quit a while back), but there was a huge power out, power went out for 5 days, and now it's running slow.

So anyway, any help would be appreciated. Basically, why are games running super slow when everything else is pretty good?
 

A:Internet working fine in browsers, but in Steam games? Slow

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Hi, I have a computer that IE doesn't work right. It loads the home page, but when I switch pages it times out. If I run the same page from Run Program it works okay. Netscape 7.1 and Mozilla work fine. Here's the log:

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\iFtpSvc\iFtpSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NETWOR~1\COMMON~1\naPrdMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sonic\Update Manager\sgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\NWTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\Updater\01.03.0000.1005\en-us\msnappau.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
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A:Internet explorer not working - Netscape fine

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should 'not' have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab:
* Under the Hidden files and folders heading, select Show hidden files and folders.
* Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option.
* Click Yes to confirm and then click OK.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Make sure you downloaded, installed, updated and ran these programs (run in Safe Mode) already - Ad-aware, Spybot and Ewido. If you didn't, do them now. For more information, go to http://www.greyknight17.com/spyware.htm

Before you do anything else, please create a folder for HijackThis and put it in a permanent folder (like C:\HJT) instead of the Temp folder. This is required because HijackThis will create backups and we don't want them to be deleted.

Restart your computer and boot into Safe Mode by hitting the F8 key repeatedly until a menu shows up (and choose Safe Mode from the list). In some... Read more

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Hi just wondered if anyone could help with this very annoying problem of mine.
My AOL browser is working fine, letting me browse the internet freely without any problems. However, when I start Internet explorer or Mozilla the page refuses to load. It looks like the browser is trying to load the page but just dosent work at all.

I'am running a Sony Vaio vgn-c1s laptop with Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005.

Any help would be great!

Thanks

A:Internet Explorer and Mozilla not working, AOL is fine thou??

Hi paulmc1888, welcome to TSF...

do you have a firewall installed on your system? If yes, try temporarily disabling it to see if that enables webpages to load in IE and FF.

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I mainly use Google Chrome as my internet browser and about a week ago it started acting up. It would get stuck on a page or would repeatedly send me back to my homepage. I was able to use Skype, Ventrillo, World of Warcraft, etc. My AVG wasn't catching any problems, but the problem was happening. I would restart the computer and the browser would work fine for a little while, then stop.

Following CNET's advise, I installed CCleaner and Malware Software and ran them. No problems detected.

Browser problem has gotten worse!

I found a similar forum here. Browsers not working, internet connection is fine And tried everything that was suggested to that user, but still no luck with my computer.

I spent an hour+ with AVG Tech Support trying to resolve the issue to no prevail. Please help me!!!

A:Browsers Not Working - Internet Connection Fine - Tried "Everything"

Given that a reboot seems to at least temporarily fix the problem and you can connect with other protocols Im leaning towards network or AVG

What were the results when you cleared you cache (suggested in the other thread)?

Have you tried another browser to confirm/deny it is Chrome?

Have you tried with AVG disabled?

Have you tried it in safe mode (F8) with networking?

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Hello all of a sudden my friend sound stopped working on any internet browser Which is quite annoying since he cant do anything on yourtube or other videos site i've gone into the mixer and that but it still doesn't seem to work any help would be great

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I have windows 7 on a laptop that I am currently experiencing a lot of problems with. I was away for about 10 months and when I get home and use laptop to go online the browsers (chrome, ie, opera) all say that I'm not connected to internet. I pulled up a DOS prompt and am able to ping by both IP address and domain name. I try to open windows explorer and see it's icon pop up on the task bar but the application never appears/becomes accessible. I don't seem to be able to use dvd drive or flash drives either. I would like to format my HD and reinstall windows but

1. there are some files I need to back up
2. the OS was pre-installed so i don't have a win 7 disk

Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Bryant

A:Have internet but browsers don't work. Windows Explorer not working

Try windows explorer and flash drives in Safe Mode (hit F8). If it works, back up your files first thing. And if it works, you should be able to repair the install.

You can also go to Repair Your Computer at boot and try system restore or last good configuration.

To Reset to factory, you should be able to access the Restore Partition. How to do that varies among makers.

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I am Having problems after doing a full clean install of windows 7 64 bit on my pc about two weeks ago I was pleased to see that everything seemed to be working well but over time the nagging faults have started to creep in it has started to restart itself just after the log in screen and also to randomly freeze and last night my 32 bit browser programs stopped working Internet explorer 32bit firefox and msn messenger all say that a internet connection is not availiable however the 64 bit version of internet explorer is working fine and is able to connect to the internet without any problems
please help
all these programs were working perfectly for about two weeks untill yesterday and I have done nothing to change any thing when I turned it off everything was working fine when I turned it back on the next morning different story.

System Info;
Mainboard : Gigabyte GA-73PVM-S2
Ram: 4 GB
OS: Windows 7 64bit
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 3850
Sound: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi

A:32 bit browsers not working 64 bit fine ???

Presumably you didn't make a full backup image of the computer when everything was freshly installed and fully working?

Perhaps you have left system restore turned on though? That might enable you to go back to a point before these problems struck... certainly worth a try...

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I have windows 7 home premium 64 bit on my laptop. Basically internet explorer starts up then closes with a cursos spinning the whole time.Its just a blank page and then it closes. I tried uninstalling from windows features and even running the IE install from microsoft.com.And even trying the reset settings. Nothing has worked. I installed firefox and chrome and no webpages are showing up.My laptop is wirelessly connected to the internet and I've ran ping with everything working well. But none of the browsers will bring up a webpage. I've also tried to reset winsock.
 

A:Internet explorer not working. Other browsers not connecting to internet.

Open a command prompt and type in the following command:

nslookup google.comClick to expand...

It should respond with some ip addresses. If it doesn't, then something is wrong with DNS name resolving.
 

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Hi folks,

I am hoping that one of you whizz kids can help me. For a few weeks now, IE7 only works around 50% of the time. When it stops working it attempts to connect to internet sites but nothing happens. It acts as if there is no internet connection at all. It is the same for all internet sites. I can try it again 10 minutes later (without re-booting the PC) and it will work fine again for a while.

My internet connection is 100% stable and other browsers such as Opera work fine, even when IE7 stops working.

I tried uninstalling SP3, SP2 and IE7 and reinstalling them all but it made no difference. I am currently running XP SP3. I tried posting in the virus/malware section of this site but the experts can see no evidence of any malware or trojans etc. My system appears clean.

Do any of you have any ideas why this is happening? It happens maybe 10 times per day on average and is very annoying.

A:IE7 not working. Other browsers work fine.

By the way, here is a screenshot of IE7 when it is trying to access Google.

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My kids' computer has become messed up in the last few weeks. Not quite sure what they have done to it. We are running a wireless network and the other computers on the network are working fine. I've reset the wireless router, reset the internet connections in both Firefox and IE, turned off the firewall and AntiVirus software and tried reseting the TCP/IP stack with
'netsh winsock reset catalog' and 'netsh int ip reset reset.log'.

The problem computer is running Windows XP SP 3, IE 8 and Firefox 3.6. I normally run Online Armor and Avast Anti-Virus, but they are off now.

Here is the output of ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration
Host Name...................: boys
Primary Dns Suffix ........:
Node Type....................: Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled........: No
WINS Proxy Enabled......: No
DNS Suffix Search List....: om.cox.net

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix....: om.cox.net
Description..............................: Linksys Wireless-G USB Network Adapter with SpeedBooster v2
Physical Address.......................: [do you need this?]
Dhcp Enabled...........................: Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled.........: Yes
IP Address..............................: 192.168.1.101
Subnet Mask............................: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway.......................: 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server.............................: 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers..............................: 68.105.28.11, 68.105.... Read more

A:Browsers not working, network is fine

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Hello,

I've got a Dell laptop here that isn't functioning properly. I can't get this to work for the life of me! I am currently using this laptop with a different hard drive, it's the install on the SSD that doesn't work. I know that the quick fix would be to simply reload windows, but I don't want the quick fix.

Basically, laptop works with Windows 7 install on a hard drive, no issues. On the SSD, where the ONLY applications loaded are Office 2013 and Firefox (and all the latest updates), the internet does not work (I can ping yahoo.com and get a response, so DNS is fine). The problem persists on IE and Firefox. I have no AV software other than MSE, and the problem persists in Safe Mode w/ networking. The hosts file is clean. The internet worked on the computer just fine when I loaded it, I hadn't used the SSD in a while and when I popped it in, the internet wasn't working. I believe something is getting in the way of port 80, but I can't figure out what. I have disabled all startup applications and all nonwindows services. The computer does not have bonjour. I have cleared history/cookies to no avail. I can't find anything suspicious in the running processes. I can't seem to turn off the windows antimalware process to test that, though.

Any ideas?

A:Internet not working, windows update, ping, DNS, etc. working fine

I decided to run hijack this and found two BHO's. It's funny that on my new install that I used a handful of times, I have adware, but on this install that's been going for years, I have nothing. Oh well. So I had "Crossrider" and "Coupon Companion". I removed all traces of both, yet still no go. It looks like this managed to install itself on 12/2... which had to be damn close to the date that I bought the SSD, however, I had internet activity as recent as 12/26. Here's the log of what Coupon Companion did:

1354500268 -
1354500268 - --------------------------- Installer started ---------------------------
1354500268 -
1354500268 - appid: 4493
1354500268 - installername: 4493.exe
1354500268 - installertype: 12417
1354500268 - appname: Coupon Companion
1354500268 - publisher: 215 Apps
1354500268 - publisherid: 390
1354500268 - installerfullversion: 1.24.151.151
1354500268 - platformversion: 1
1354500268 - installerscriptversion: 24
1354500268 - bhoversion: 151
1354500268 - helperversion: 151
1354500268 - bhoguid: 11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011441193
1354500268 - scrambletoken: 8093c230043101303486692df6c812c4
1354500268 - Installing IE extension
1354500268 - Firefox extension is bundled
1354500268 - Chrome extension is bundled
1354500268 - CmdLine:
1354500268 - Function onInit started.
1354500268 - Read the OS: V7
1354500268 - App registry path: Software\AppDataLow\Software\Coupon Companion
1354500268 - srcid: 100086
1354500268 - subid: default
13545002... Read more

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Webpages are not loading in chrome browser but no such problem in firefox. I have tried changing the settings to default. I have tried unistalling and doing a clean install. Nothing works.
No issue in firefox browser though. Please help

A:Internet not working in chrome but working fine in firefox

Check the installed extensions in Chrome's settings and remove any you find.  If you still cannot go online, check the firewall.

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I am unable to browse the internet using Chrome. Internet Explorer and Firefox are working fine.

A:Unable to browse through Chrome - Other browsers working fine

Is Chrome allowed through your firewall?

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Hi, I'm glad to be in this forum

Well, the problem is I was using an .exe that surely was malware.

I use Comodo Firewall and I blocked the access to that file, so when I tried to open it, it didn't let me, so I don't know why I gave it admin rights and opened it. It seemed to work fine, but when I rebooted my PC, I couldn't open anything via explorer.exe, i got this error messages



When I boot in safe mode everything's fine.

RPC service is running, according to services.msc

Right now I'm canning my system for viruses, will post the results when done.


Thanks.

A:Win Explorer isn't working fine, probably due to RPC errors or malware

RPC Server Unavailable - read this
How to Fix RPC Error When the RPC Server is Unavailable - or this
even though these seem like older articles, I believe that they may be relevant.

These may provide a possible fix or at least give some insight into it. Might try uninstalling Comodo and rebooting then see if problem remains. Let me know what happens, so I can help you further if necessary

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Tonight there was a lightning storm, I can't imagine how that could have had this effect, but I can't ignore the timing either. IE and Firefox just flat out quit loading anything

The address is not valid

Most likely causes:
There might be a typing error in the address.
If you clicked on a link, it may be out of date.

What you can try:
Retype the address.

Go back to the previous page.


But AOL explorer alone works beautifully......Though runs of speed tests are showing a shakey download/upload stream, although I'm still getting 8 megs/1 meg, and again IE and Firefox just flat won't work.

HELP please? Anyone?

A:IE just flat stopped working, but AOL explorer works fine

Have you tried a system restore to an earlier date?

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In normal mode, my Internet Explorer does not work. I try to open it but the pages never come in although I am sure I am connected. I also tried Firefox and that is not work either, with the same error as IE. Windows Live email does work and I am able to pull down email, but none of the browsers work.

Also, when I try to update Spybot, Ad-Aware, Malwarebytes they fail, saying that updates cannot be downloaded. I was able to run and update in Safe mode with network to get the updates and run Spybot, Symantec Antivirus, Ad-Aware, Malwarebytes, and Windows: safety.live.com, but no issues were found and the when I reboot in Normal mode, the same problem exists.

Next, I ran SDfix in safe mode and have attached in this note, but also, the same problems exist (see attached: Report.txt)

Finally, I have now run dds.scr this and am posting the results. (see DDS.txt below and attached: Attach.txt)

Any help you could provide on this would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Rick G.

DDS.txt output:
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by rickgoncalves at 18:49:28.51 on Wed 04/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2046.888 [GMT -7:00]

AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: Integrity Client Firewall *enabled*
FW: Symantec Client Firewall *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\syst... Read more

A:Internet Explorer/Firefox not working, Spybot, Ad-Aware, Malwarebytes updates not working in Normal Mode

I have resolved my issue. Turns out it was a problem that has to do with my VPN and the firewall policy.

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Okay, so I had my friend download a torrent program (uTorrent). And shortly after, as he was downloading a file, his internet stopped working.

I don't know too much on the situation, but appearently it says his connection to the internet is "Excellent," and yet, when he tries to use his internet browser (Either IE or Netscape) it just loads for a minute and eventually says "Web Page Not Found" or whatever the common error is.

Any possible solutions to try?
 

A:Coneection is fine, but internet not working?

Bump
 

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Basically, I had my Zoom router in my office (That's what we call it), and we all decided to move the computer into my room, along with the router.

Now, when I plug in the phone cord (ADSL), into the wall, the link (or internet establishment), keeps blinking, when it shouldn't, saying that it cannot establish a connection.

Both phone cords have the same number, and everything.. and it just wont establish connection, and I don't have anything wireless, and the room is around 50 ft away, so I can't get online at all anymore..

Is there a difference between a phone line, and the root phone line?

Help D:
Forbidden5

EDIT: Here's the router, for further reference.

 

A:Internet not working in one room, but in another it's fine

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Hello so I have a question. This is not about my PC but about my mums Laptop.

Its 8 years old (very old I know)

and is having issues with the Browsers.. Today chrome stopped working on the laptop it just keeps say

"google chrome has stopped working"

and the same with Firefox and also internet explorer.

A:browsers not working (chrome, Firfox, explorer)

Start with checking the OS via:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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I've been having this problem for awhile now. I open programs such as Itunes, Bit torrent, even DVD's with internet extra's and they all pop up with check to see if you are connected to the internet. My internet is working fine. I can Google up a storm no problem. I have Windows Firewall on however all of these programs are allowed thru so it's not that. I have no Proxy settings in Firefox. Any ideas? Please?

A:Programs saying check internet connection when internet is working fine.

Hello, if it were me seeing that on my computer , I would update and run full scan of Malwarebytes Antimalware, and also SuperAntiSpyware , and see if I had any spyware or malware , I would also run my Anti Virus program. You can get Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware free.

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I have a mid 2010 iMac 27" 3.2Ghz i3 4GB ram 1TB hard drive space ATI HD4870...

Running windows 7 x64 and OS X 10.6.6

I am using a wireless internet source from nearby, and the connection works great on OS X when I boot into windows the internet is completely un-responisive and when it does work its slower then glass (for those of you who don't know glass is technically a liquid)
I have no idea what the difference is...
 

A:Windows 7 internet not working...OS X works fine though

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Hi all, first post here, I am simply stumped.

This issue is on my girlfriend's desktop PC. She's running XP, but I'm not sure which version.

- It connects to the Internet via EVDO Aircard. That connection is fine, rock solid (actually much better than my laptop with the same model aircard!)

- We have the Nintendo USB WiFi adaptor connected to another USB port, to share the established Internet connection with our Wii.

The problem is this:
The USB WiFi adaptor is stuck in Acquiring Network Address mode, after running just fine for a couple months!
- I have tried ipconfig/release and renew, I have tried going into the device manager and uninstalling/reinstalling that one thing.
- when I run ipconfig alone, the internet connection comes up with a normal result, but "Local Area Connection 4" (now 5 after the reinstall) comes up with all zeroes.
- when I try to "repair" the connection it gives me an error, I believe it says it cannot get an IP address. But I'm not looking for it to get an IP address - the Wii has a MAC address, and I would think the Nintendo servers would have given it an IP if it needed one, no?

I'm not a power user here, and all the solutions I've found in my search so far, I've either already tried or are over my head.

Anyone out there?
Thanks!!!
Dave
 

A:Help? USB WiFi Connector not working, Internet is fine

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Hi guys I could use anyone's help. The problem is with my desktop pc. I connected it to the modem using a new ethernet cable but I can't access the net. To test the cable, I plugged it to another pc and I got no problem connecting to the net. When I borrowed another cable from a friend and tried it on my desktop, it connected directly to the net. Which means that there is no problem with either the cable that I bought and the NIC of my pc.

The message that I get when I use the cable that I bought on my pc is "Unidentified Network". Can anybody help me out with this?
 

A:No Internet connection even if cable and NIC is working fine

You should tell Windows firewall that's your new home network. I don't see why a new cable would make your computer think that your old internet connection was something new.
 

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Hi There!

I'm not terribly technical so please bear with me. I really hope someone can help as this is driving me nuts...

I'm running Windows 7 on an HP PC wired directly into the Internet. Everything has been fine (more or less) since I bought it a year ago, but yesterday - for no obvious reason as far as I could tell - my main browser (Chrome) stopped working. I tried Firefox and IE, but they wouldn't work either.

Then I saw the Internet was still accessible - iTunes was working, Skype was working, and so on. It was just browsers. I tried reinstalling Chrome and Firefox - nothing. Using my laptop for the initial download, I installed Safari for Windows and - much to my amazement - it worked, but to go over to that permanently seems like a plaster over a major wound. And in any case, there is obviously something very wrong (although probably not terribly serious - I hope!)

Last night and this morning, I've been hunting high and low for a solution to no avail. There are threads on this site (mostly several years old and closed) too, and I think I've now tried every possibility mentioned there.

If I start up in safemode with networking, it's fine.

The only anti-virus product I had was Norton (sorry!) which I've uninstalled. I ran the removal tool twice to make sure.

I've just started work again after the summer holiday and need this machine for my job. If I take it back to the place I bought it, I can wave goodbye to it for sev... Read more

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can anyone give me the steps how to makw yahoo work on my net when internet is doing well.......

A:Yahoo not working but internet connection is fine

It would be helpful if you let us know what web browser you're using as well as what error messages you're getting.

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As mentioned in the title, my internet is working fine. spent some time onthe phone with my service provider and he said everything is fine and suggested i plug into another computer and sure enough it works without issue. So everything using wifi works but my desktop will not connect with the ethernet cable.
I just get issues saying problems with dns server.

Attached is the ipconfig /all as it seems to be the first thing asked for from other post i have been reading through.
any help would be greatly appreciated as i would rather not go to the extreme of reformatting.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\jeremy>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : jeremy-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : cgocable.net

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : cgocable.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82562V-2 10/100 Network Connecti
on
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-9B-1E-C8-67
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::3cce:6abb:1ef6:fcea%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.100(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
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After 3 days the problem fixed itself. Anyone else hate computers?

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Hi,

I have a system which is having the network fine in it but the internet is not working dont know what the user have done in that but internet is not working.

Could anyone please tell me what should i do in order to make the internet work in that system.

Awaiting for the reply.

Thank you for your valuable time.
 

A:Network is fine in the system but internet is not working

OK:Are you saying that your home network can be contacted but unable to get onto the internet ?

Need to know a lot more about your environment.
Answer as many of these as you can.

The &#8220;Johnwill&#8221; need to know about your environment questionnaire:

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

What country are you located in.
Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
What is the expected Upstream/Downstream speed for your ISP Connection?
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Make and model of your computer.
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP1-SP2, Vista, etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.

If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms? Have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way? Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?

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I have a new DELL XPS M2010 that I want to connect using wireless card. OS - Vista, Linksys Router, when I try to "Diagnose and Repair" I get the response "Cannot communicate with Primary DNS Server 68.185.34.67".

It's showing an Excellent connection to the route, but will not connect to the Internet. I've tried a few things, such as connecting to other unsecured wireless internet connections and I was able to connect to the Internet then. I also looked at another thread on this site that suggested to add a DNS Server to the list of 192.168.1.1 and nothing happened with that.

Other PCs in the house, all on wireless, connect fine (obviously including the laptop I'm posting on right now). Still searching the forums for similar solutions - here is my ipconfig information:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\Derek Mallory>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MalloryPortable
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection 4:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
#4
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-37-80-F8-82
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : ... Read more

A:Solved: New PC can't connect to Internet (but other PCs working fine)

Open a Command prompt and try these pings. You can show the results the same way you posted the ipconfig /all.

ping 192.168.1.100 (or whatever the current IP address is)
ping 192.168.1.1
ping 68.180.206.184
ping yahoo.com

Do you have the same problem with an ethernet connection?
 

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Firefox won't connect to the internet or load any of the pages. The internet connection is fine. IE is working, though it does get a bit slow sometimes and I can't seem to download anything.
I've checked:
1.)Anti-Virus software - no threats found
2.)Firefox Setting: It's directly connected to the internet; no manual proxy setting.
3.)Firewall is not blocking Firefox
Any ideas what might be the problem?
 

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I have done everything properly to connect my laptop to the LAN internet. I have a few computers connected already, but this time, this computer will not connect. It is a Toshiba laptop with Windows XP. Windows cannot detect any problems with the internet connection, however, I am still unable to access the internet with this laptop. I have a post here for reference to this problem with some previous logs:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic435679.html/page__p__2534510#entry2534510

Attached to this message is the attach.txt and ark.txt

The following is the report from DDS:
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_03
Run by home at 12:52:33 on 2012-01-04
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.511.193 [GMT -5:00]
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FW: Sygate Personal Firewall *Enabled*
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IProsetMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LxrJD31s.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
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A:Unable to access internet. Even though everything seems to be working fine.

HiPlease do the following:Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.

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When I try to connect to the internet it tells me Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage on any website i try to connect to, but my wireless is working fine and I cannot open firefox at all... Also when I try to get on the internet from any other computer, laptop or ipod using my wireless connection works fine its just my laptop that has this problem. Can anyone help.

A:Cannot connect to the internet and my wireless is working fine.

Try this Microsoft group of solutions. Most likely Network Connections: Error "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" when viewing a website in Internet Explorer

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hello sir,
i am ravi9441 , i am facing a critical problem that when i am working with internet explorer 6.0 ( win2k professional ) it is being stopped and when i restart the machine i was able to work with the browser . tis type of action i hav performed about 10 times it is again repeating what could be the reason .
please provide me a solution for this problem
 

A:internet explorer is not working but when i restart it again working ?

Try this, I copied it from another site

Repair Internet Explorer
It is possible that Internet Explorer has somehow become corrupted. Internet explorer and Outlook express are inextricably linked together. To repair Internet Explorer, open the Control Panel and double click Add/Remove programs. Scroll down the list to find Microsoft Internet Explorer (x) and Internet Tools. Click the Remove button. Select Repair Internet Explorer from the resulting dialog box and click OK. A few seconds will pass and your computer will reboot. Hopefully, this will cure your problem
 

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I have a Dell machine with XP windows loaded. I connect to internet via AOL version 9 and I have IE8 installed. Suddenly I am unable to start up either my AOL browser properly or IE8. I have reinstalled XP, IE8 and run virus scans but nothing indicates a problem. When I start up AOL browser the browser opens but it does not display website although at the bottom it says website found, connecting. Sometimes the screen will just disappear. When I try IE8 it connects to the website for about 5 seconds before I get the standard "Internet explorer has encountered a problem and has to close" My event view shows "faulting application error ieexplorer.exe version 8". Not sure what to do next as I have tried reinstalling everything and tried the non ads in IE without any success and tried the reset option too.
Any suggestions? thanks

A:Internet Browsers not working

Reboot in safe mode by tapping F8 when you see the Dell logo splash screen. Select Safe Mode With Networking, login as you normally do then try to open Internet Explorer see if it crashes.

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Well, currently I'm using a different computer, but my Windows 7 computer can't run either Firefox or Internet Explorer, both are up to date, but do not work. When I try to run them, the window doesn't open or, it opens for about three seconds before closing. Occasionally I'll get an error saying "Firefox has stopped working. A problem has caused the program to stop working." I've already reinstalled both Internet Explorer and Firefox, but they still do not work. All other programs on my computer run fine, just not the browsers. I've done a full computer scan with my anti-virus software a couple times without finding anything. Not sure if there's anything I can really do at this point.
 

A:Internet Browsers not working

That's unusual.
Does it do this in Safe Mode?
 

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I have a Dell machine with XP windows loaded. I connect to internet via AOL version 9 and I have IE8 installed. Suddenly I am unable to start up either my AOL browser properly or IE8. I have reinstalled XP, IE8 and run virus scans but nothing indicates a problem. When I start up AOL browser the browser opens but it does not display website although at the bottom it says website found, connecting. Sometimes the screen will just disappear. When I try IE8 it connects to the website for about 5 seconds before I get the standard "Internet explorer has encountered a problem and has to close" My event view shows "faulting application error ieexplorer.exe version 8". Not sure what to do next as I have tried reinstalling everything and tried the non ads in IE without any success and tried the reset option too.
Any suggestions? thanks
 

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Hey!
I am, as you can tell by the title, experiencing some internet issues with my web browsers.
Here's the deal: Every program that uses internet works just fine, though there might be a slight delay connecting at first, but they're working (ex. Skype, Origin, Windows Mail App). However, the browsers are barely loading any pages or not loading at all. If I'm lucky it will load but it takes such a long time! But most of the times it just gives up. I dunno wtf is wrong. I can chat with my friends on skype, talk and play online games samontainously but i can't load up fricking Facebook? Waaat.
Also, all my other internet devices are working smoothly, downloaded a file a day ago on my ipad, which I'm using to write this on, at 1.5mb/s no probs at all. So I am really lost what the problem might be. Here's what I've tried that ppl told on other forums that hasn't worked:

-Restarting PC, seems to work for around 20-30mins but then the shit is back suddenly and nothing loads...
Scanning for malware using both Spybot and Malwarebytes (Full scan) Nothing found
Scanning for viruses using F-Secure internet security, none found
Running CHKDSK in command prompt, no problems found
Running ipconfig /renew, no change
Running ipconfig /flushdns, no change
Running netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt, seemed to solve it but only for 30mins or so, prolly coz of the restart
Running netsh winsock reset, same as above
Disabling the bonjour service and restart, same as above
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A:Internet working everywhere but the browsers!?

Have you allowed the browsers in your firewall?

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I don't really know what did I do but I guess it had something to do with my java updating itself last night.
After that, my internet browser is not working anymore.
I have 4 different browsers on my computer - Firefox, Chrome, Safari and IE.

Firefox, Chrome and Safari totally cannot LOAD any page.
The funny thing is that the only page I can go is Google and that's it.
And I'm sure my internet is up cause I have no problem with my wireless using my iPhone.

However, weirdly, my IE is still normal and I'm using my IE to post this topic.
But my IE crashes very often and this have not happened before this.
However, whenever I tried to open other browsers (Firefox used to be my default), my IE wil not load anymore.
Only after I close my Firefox, my IE will load again. Funny right?

What's happening to my internet browsers huh?
I tried reinstall and uninstall but it is still not working.

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My Hijackthis log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 04:00:27, on 06/03/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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A:Internet Browsers Not Working

Duplicated cause IE crashed when I'm posting this.

Sorry!
*Thanks mod. Anyway, I cant run gmer.exe as it freeze on my computer.
 

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I'm so upset I could scream.

I just got a new computer a couple of months ago. It has Windows 8 on it. I'm not sure if it is Windows 8 fault or the computers or my internet settings.

I used to always use firefox. But on this computer, firefox won't load the pages. For instance, facebook wont always load all of the way. I have to reload it 5 times and only sometimes it works. So, I've been using google crome, which sometimes doesn't load right either and I have to reload 2 or more times. There is something very very wrong with google crome. I keep getting popups. I mean, I have popup blocker...and there is always a little floater ad that pops up on the side and on the bottom of the page. When I X it out, it pulls up a new web page. When I tell it not to allow third party stuff, it signs me out of all of my accounts (like facebook and email) and won't let me stay signed in for more then 2 seconds. It's getting really frustrating. I hate hate hate windows 8 and the web browsers on this aren't working right. I wish my old computer had not given out after 8 years.

What is wrong with this thing? Can I block all ads on google crome without not letting me use any accounts? Why won't my pages load?
 

A:Internet browsers all not working

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Ok i have recently had problems with zone alaram, i uninstalled it and it left files behind on my computer that blocked nearley everything...but i deleted them and the internet appeard to be working find but now when i start my computer my browsers only works for about 5 minutes(mozilla IE7 SBC browser)i dont recieve any error other than some htttp protocal error type thing...but all my browsers are set to auto detect internet...its just my browsers too i can still run aol instant messenger, ventrilo, and other 3rd party things that need the internet..and i cant think of what is doing this

A:internet working but browsers not

Have you tried uninstalling any remaining zone alarm things with the microsoft utility msicuu2.exe its fantastic for things not properly uninstalled. Can you ping the websites? Checked that your connection isn't using a proxy like 127.0.0.1?

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The internet works on everything except the web browsers on my computer. I have tried IE6/7, firefox, chrome, and opera. I've checked the windows firewall and even tried turning it off. I've ran multiple virus/malware scans to no avail. The browsers work in safe mode, but refuse to work normally. I've tried system restore as well and that hasn't worked either. It's not in offline mode and I've checked all the browser settings and they all seem normal. What else can I check?

A:Internet working, but not on browsers.

See if you can ping a website.

Go to Start > Run and type 'cmd' and hit enter.

At the command prompt type ping www.techsupportforum.com

Post your results and we can go from there.

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