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Google, Hotmail, Yahoo Not Working but Internet Connection is fine HELP!

Q: Google, Hotmail, Yahoo Not Working but Internet Connection is fine HELP!

Well, today I started using my computer and all of a sudden i'm not able to go to Hotmail, Google, Yahoo and some other websites, but some websites work!

I tried using my other computer and those websites worked fine, I used all 3 of my broswers Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari, can anyone help me?

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A: Google, Hotmail, Yahoo Not Working but Internet Connection is fine HELP!

My boyfriend has also been experiencing the same thing with his computer. I thought that maybe those sites had been added to a list of blocked sites, but can't see how that is the case. They don't show up as blocked in IE's security settings.

Any help much appreciated.

Thanks.

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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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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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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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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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A:Internet working fine but no connection through ethernet

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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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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.

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Maybe try system restore?

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I am running a pretty new PC with Windows 7. This weekend I updated Itunes to the latest version, and did a restart. After the restart, I was unable to connect to any website, using IE or Chrome. I was also unable to update anything (like my malware software definitions). However, my Internet connection is just fine. Under network connections everything looks good, and I am able to connect to an online chess server and play chess games, so I know there's no issue with my connection.

Now, I run my malware program and it finds and fixes 7 issues. I assume this must be what's causing the problem. After another restart, a second malware scan comes up clean, same with my virus software. However, still unable to connect to anything online other than the chess server.

Finally, I pull an older computer out of the basement, disconnect the cat 5 going to the new computer, and connect it up to my older computer. I was surprised to get the very same issue -- I was unable to connect to any website, but the Internet connection is fine. So, I have to assume that the malware was never the issue, unless it possibly reset some settings with my router or modem? The old and the new computer were never connected in any way, so it's not possible that the malware infected the old computer.

Any suggestions? I have been struggling with this for a couple of days now and really could use some help. Thanks!

A:I can't visit any website, even though my Internet connection is working fine.

Hi
My Name is Kaushal and I work for social media and community Team at Dell.
It seems like it's a connectivity issue with the computer.
1: Try to turn off the modem for 30 sec and disconnect the Ethernet cable from computer and restart, once the commuter starts you have the desktop window up and turn on the internet modem and once all the lite on the modem gets stable, after that please check the internet.

2: The best option would be to restart your computer and TAP F8 and it will take to black windows where in , You can select "safe mode with networking".
Once the computer starts then check the internet connection and if it works fine it means it could be something in the computer which is blocking the internet. Like an Anti Virus like MacAfee, Norton, Avast

3:If these 2 doesn’t solve the problem as you mentioned you tried the second computer, it Also doesn’t work in that case please get in touch with your internet service provider.
You will surely have the solution
Thanks
Dell Kaushal P
Dell Social Media Responder

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

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Hey guys, I already searched but the search kept crashing. I found one closed thread on this subject using google search but it didn't contain any information on how to solve the problem. Anyway...

After the computer has been on for a while, the internet just stops working. The problem is the same in both firefox and ie. Browser will try to search for one split second and then stops and says done with a blank page. When I reboot the problem is fine. Instant messaging programs, if connected, will still function after the internet goes out.

The problem is NOT my wireless or network card, and i am still connected to the network and everything is fine. resetting the router doesn't help, nor does flipping off the wireless switch and flipping it back on.

nothing helps except restarting the computer. I really don't want to reformat over this. Any ideas? Thanks!

-Joshua

A:Internet stops working until reboot but connection is fine - searched

Btw, I have a toshiba satellite m115-s3094 with XP media center sp2. The restore disk will ONLY re-image the hard drive. It won't even let me reinstall the OS without reformatting. Uber uncool...

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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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Hi,
I just connected a Netgear DG834G Router to my system and after a little difficulty with IP addresses etc. got it going. The only problem is I don't seem to be able to log into either my yahoo or hotmail account. I get to the account name and password screen and then it justs hangs. Any suggestions on possible router settings which might be giving me an issue? I've never set up any security settings for routers before so it could be something simple. Probably. Hopefully.
Many thanks,
eVIL R
After trying altering MTU values etc and setting firewall rules with no sucess, in the end I powered off my router for about a minute and rebooted my PC. Now I have no problem connecting. PC's - gotta love 'em. Thanks for the help anyway JonathanAnon.
 

A:Solved: Netgear DG834G router, fine except no yahoo or hotmail login possible

No yahoo or hotmail, eh?

Not sure about this, as you dont give a lot of details, but off the top of my head this sounds like SSL (Secure Socket Layer) may be blocked at the router. Can you get into another other secure sites, i.e. Paypal, ebay, amazon etc etc.

Oh yeah, if you find that this is the case (and you cant access ANY secure sites) open your router "Control Interface", probably through your Internet Browser, and configure the router to allow TCP traffic out on port 443 (SSL).

Let me know how you get on.

regards,
Jonathan
 

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Hi there.
Am trying to fix an issue with my girlfriend's computer - was running fine, no changes made to it in the last two days; came back after lunch and suddenly the internet connection conked out.
Connection is via WiFi - router is detecting a connection when connection attempts are made; but no internet is detected on the computer side of things.

Specs as follows:
Dell XPS L511Z
Intel Core i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50 GHz
Running Windows 7 64 bit - Service pack 1
This is the config when running from Safe Mode with Networking

ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : CK-DellXPS
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 88-53-2E-97-B9-D2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6230
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 88-53-2E-97-B9-D1
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:[SOLVED] Internet not working - connection fine in Safe Mode with networking

Hi, in normal mode go to start search and type:- cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the prompt (copy paste)


Code:
ipconfig/all> 0 & notepad 0 & systeminfo> 1 & notepad 1 & netstat -r | more> 2 & notepad 2 & tasklist> 3 & notepad 3 & tracert www.Google.com> 4 & notepad 4
press enter a notepad will open, in taskbar there will be other notepads open and please post all in your next response.

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Hi

My connection is fine I can access websites as usual apart from hotmail, my work email and my steam account which say's it cant connect to the server.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Matt
 

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google, yahoo and hotmail not opening

A:google, yahoo and hotmail not opening

We need a bit more than that. Do you get any error messages? Anything like Page can not be displayed? Are they google and Y mail or the main pages?

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I cannot access google or yahoo or hotmail. When i go to google.com i see the main page but cannot search anything. when i go to hotmail i can see the first page but entering my email info and pressing enter it doesn't load up it keeps on loading same for yahoo but i cannot access yahoo.com at all.
I cannot also access facebook. I am using internet explorer 7 with 128 bit cipher strength. I also use a router but i don't think that a problem because i access all these websites by using my laptop using the WiFi connection. And i just recently uninstalled Norton anti virus 2004 after i discovered this problem.
I run Windows Xp Media Edition with internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2.

thx in advance for your help

A:Cannot Access Google Yahoo Or Hotmail

Try this: in IE go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced, scroll to the bottom & make sure there is a check mark next to Use SSL3 & Use TLS1. Apply > OK your way out for the changes to take effect.

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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!
I have a big problem here.I can open any web page except google youtube facebook yahoo and hotmail..I tried to turn off windows firewall and my antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials but it didn't work..I tried to restore default internet settings but it still cannot open this websites..When I connect another modem It's everything ok..What should I do cause I have 8 hours trying to fix this problem..

A:I can't open some websites like Google Facebook Youtube Yahoo Hotmail

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Henry Lost


Hello!
I have a big problem here.I can open any web page except google youtube facebook yahoo and hotmail..I tried to turn off windows firewall and my antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials but it didn't work..I tried to restore default internet settings but it still cannot open this websites..When I connect another modem It's everything ok..What should I do cause I have 8 hours trying to fix this problem..


Download Malwarebytes and run it just in case.

Malwarebytes : Download free malware, virus and spyware tools to get your computer back in shape!

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This problem started right after I deleted a virus that infected my computer through a torrent I just downloaded.

Here is what I did:
I immediately closed all programs and ran SuperAntiSpyware and deleted the viruses.
I restarted my computer as directed by the SuperAntiSpyware program.
After the restart, I rescanned with both Malwarebyte's Anti Malware and SuperAntiSpyware.

Seeing as the results came out clean, I opened Skype and I tried to run my computer game, "League of Legends." Here is where it started getting weird. My Skype is working perfectly and I am talking to people as I type this but my League of Legends, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer all don't work.

Google Chrome had this error: Error 102 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED): Unknown error.

I resetted my proxies and deleted my cookies. I also rescanned using the same programs. Still nothing.

Please Help and Thanks.

A:Google Chrome and IE don't work but Fire Fox does. Internet Connection is also working.

If you recently had a malware infection, then your lan proxy server settings could be mixed up:

-for internet explorer, go to tools, Internet options; Connections tab; LAN Settings; and make sure that the "Automatically Detect Settings" box is checked and everything else is not.

-for Google Chrome press the tools button (the wrench in the top right corner) and scroll down to "Options"; go to the Under the Hood tab and scroll down and click "Change Proxy Settings"; click on LAN settings in the bottom right corner; and make sure that the only box checked is the "Automatically Detect Settings" one

Also, your winsocket settings may be mixed up.
Click start and type "cmd" in the search bar.
Right click on cmd and select "Run as Administrator"
If a message box pops up, click "Continue" or enter the correct administrative password (probably the one you use to login).
After cmd opens, enter "netsh winsock reset" and press enter. then reboot.
hopefully one of these solutions helps!

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Our POS computer at work has been acting weird lately. Google searches redirect to advertisements so the links to to be selected twice to get them to work. Microsoft Outlook will no longer connect at all. I tried removing the profile and remake it because I wasnt sure what was going on and now it cant even connect to the microsoft exchange server. The internet connection randomly drops from the computer and needs to be restarted to re-establish the connection. I have ran malwarebytes and was unable to find anything and I have ran combo fix as well.

combo fix found 2 infections but the problem still persists. I am attaching the combofix log as well as the DDS and GMER logs.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Mitch

A:Google redirecting, outlook not working, internet connection dropped

Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed. If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.
Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
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I am seeking advice here to solve a problem with internet connection on my laptop.
The laptop (Thinkpad X61 running 32 bit Vista) seems to be ok to connect to my router, which is connected to a cable modem. Internet is also connected on the base level (more details below). However Internet Explorer (or firefox, opera) cannot find any web page, and Mozilla Thunderbird email program cannot connect to email server.
I am decently ok with computers, so I have run some checks myself. This is not a problem of router or cable modem, as my other computers can access internet through the same router and modem. Also, the laptop gets an IP address from the router and can connect to shared resources on other computers within the same network.
The laptop also finds outside addresses and get a response when I run ping command, e.g. ping www.google.com or ping www.yahoo.com, suggesting that the connection to DNS server is fine at the base level.
I was suspecting that windows firewall, my Symantec antivirus or VPN is creating the problem. But the problem persists after I disabled firewall and the antivirus software and deleted VPN connection.
One important thing to mention is that this problem starts when after a software install, which I removed afterwards. I tried to run netsh reset by "netsh winsock reset catalog", "netsh int ipv4 reset myreset.log" and "netsh int ipv6 reset myreset.log" and restart. Still does not work.
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A:weird internet connection problem in Vista, connection fine but browser does not work

Hi Rainstone,
Did you try system restore.to the date before installing that bad software?
 

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okay this is sort of weird, on my other computer my ethernet connection is fine (according to the router and the back of the computer) but then when i try to use ie or any other internet based programs it says theres no internet connection. the last time i used the internet that day was when i was removing some spyware and then after i restarted the internet stopped working.
help if you can, if you need tech specs ill post them later im really busy right now tho
thanks!
 

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I am about the end of my rope here trying to log onto hotmail for the past week. My pc is running fine, I can get into the internet..I can get into the msn and yahoo homepage but to get into my emails, it takes me to something from google called bellasearch. I am on windowsxp, I am using mircrosoft,msn. When I try to get into my msn account through the mainpage and after i click on my user name and password it starts with attempt 1,2,3,4,5 and then tells my it's a problem with my internet or it is them(not in these exact words)then tells me to try again later.

I tried calling my dsl support and they said there is nothing wrong with my pc(I can access my verizon email)..it may have to do with either my hewittpackard or microsoft, before I pay anyone of them to help me(which may not be the problem)I thought I would come here first...it is so frustrating, and I don't want them to cancel my emails accounts for being inactive!

Can somebody help!!!!
thanks, Laura

A:Cannot access hotmail or yahoo email with my internet

Hi Laura and welcome to TSF.
Have you tried accessing your hotmail account from another machine? If you don't have access to one, try popping into your local internet caf?.

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My pc that the kids use keeps freezing when on the net.When i type in google search box the text is delayed.
My notebook which uses the same connection is running fine.
Any suggestions will be appreciated.
 

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I am having problems with eBay and hotmail.
Whenever i click the signin button it says this page cannot be displayed. it says the same thing for hotmail and gmail aswell.
I am running Microsoft Internet Explore SP2, Cipher Strength 128-bit.
i've also tried clearing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) slate and AutoComplete history, deleting temporary internet files and ive checked my firewall settings, checked time and date settings and the SSL port (port 443) is open..i need urgent help as i need to check my Hotmail and eBay account!!! Please Help!!!!!!!!!!

A:Internet Explorer/eBay/Hotmail/Gmail/Yahoo Problems

Plz do not post multplie threads

This will be taken care of in this thread
http://www.techsupportforum.com/showthread.php?t=117035

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So this morning, out of nowhere, the wired internet connection on my desktop pc stopped working like normal. I'm 'connected' but every webpage just hangs on loading and occasionally after 10+ minutes I'll get the tiniest fraction of the site loaded. So there is some sort of connection going through but there's obviously a problem.

Wireless works fine on all the other laptops in the house, I've tested other ethernet cables to my desktop pc to no avail and I've tested wired connections from my laptop and they work fine.

I ran a scan for viruses/malware etc 2 days ago and came up clean, but today I ran one and found 3 malware infections. Two were infected registry keys, which seem were infected by PUP.Optional.SilentInstall.A and PUP.Optional.SProtector.A. The third was a infected file 'conetinuetioSaVee/uninstall.exe' which was infected by the above PUP.Optional.SilentInstall.A. They are now quarantined and removed.

I'm guessing my internet problem could have been caused by these infections changing some settings somewhere which took affect after I shut down my desktop last night. Now they are removed, but these settings are still wrong. I'm unable to log into my router from my desktop, it just hangs, but I'm able on my laptops. I'm running Windows 7 and using a Netgear router DGN2000.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I'm stumped!
 

A:Wired connection not working, wireless fine

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This morning I turned on my computer to notice that it was missing several drivers, including graphics, keyboard and USB controller. I have since fixed all of this yet my Ethernet connection will not show on available networks (I have no WiFi card in my desktop). I ran an ipconfig and attatches the results. The modem is fine, and the cable works in my laptop without fault. When plugged into the desktop it flashes green but no connection available
 

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For Firefox, I have the better part of a minute before the browser closes and gives me a crash report, unfortunately, I am unable to copy paste the report.

IE does not even open, and simply gives me an option on whether to send an Error Report or Not.

I have attempted reinstalling both browsers, and no good.

Thanks Plenty in advance.
 

A:Firefox/IE not working, Google Chrome is fine.

A few Screen-Caps of Mozilla Firefox Crashing (Unable to copy paste from log)
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Hi,
This is my first post here so hopefully I am in the right place. A few months ago I started having an issue with Google Chrome. Any time I open the browser the google.com search engine appears but if I type something in to the search bar it instantatiously gives me the "cannot connect to the internet" error page. Same with if I try to type any other website into the browser bar. I then opened Internet Explorer and it worked just fine so I down loaded Firefox because I can't stand to run IE for longer than it takes to download a different broswer. I then did a few normal trouble shooting things at first, turning my computer off and on again, restarting the router, uninstalling chrome and reinstalling. I had a friend who is going to school for IT come over and look at it and he did a few things which I don't remember. But nothing worked. I also ran CCleaner to get rid of any malware. Just today I tried these trouble shooting steps: http://www.selectrealsecurity.com/fix-internet-connection. When I ran FarBar service scanner no missing files or errors were found...so yeah I am pretty much at a loss.
Anyone on here have this issue before or know how to fix it?
~Sarah

A:Google Chrome not working IE and Firefox run fine

Hi Sarah try...Open IE and on the menu: Tools -> Internet OptionsHit the Connections tab, then hit the LAN Settings button and UNCHECK"Use a proxy server for your LAN", then OK both windows.Then run...Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.

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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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RELEVANCY SCORE 59.2

So here's the deal. I've successfully set up a wireless network here at the house. My computer is hardwired to the connection, and my laptop works flawlessly with it. Router is a D-link DIR-655. Broadband is Roadrunner cable.

Then there's my mother's pc. We bought her a D-link DWA-130 wireless adapter, which seems to be working fine. Problem is, she will start browsing in IE, and after a little while it just stops reaching the servers. When she tells me it's not connecting, I check and the wireless connection is still excellent. Firefox won't connect at all for some reason. Rebooting seems to get things working again in IE, but after 20-30 minutes max, it stops.

Any ideas? She's contemplating buying a new computer / getting another cable connection just so that she can have a reliable connection...Which I tell her is absurd.
 

A:Wireless connection seems fine but then the browser stops working...

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I recently helped my girlfriend move up to college. She's living in an apartment complex that provides internet for it's residents through several ethernet ports spread throughout their apartment. I set up a wireless connection for her through one in the living room and initially it was working fine. Initially I purchase a relatively cheap ($30) Belkin wireless G router from Walmart and set up the connection and it worked great...for about a day or so. We tried all the tricks of soft resets and hard resets and nothing worked so I eventually decided I purchase a better router on Newegg. I purchased the LINKSYS WRT54GL due to it's superb ratings on Newegg. I set up the connection a couple days ago in the same location. I secured it, did everything and it worked great...for about a day or so. She lost connection again. I believe (I'm not there to see what the computer is saying) it just kept attempting to identify the network, but it never would and therefore she couldn't get the internet. I had her do a soft reset on the router again and it didn't work. I had her hook up wired into the router and that also didn't work. I finally had her unplug the main ethernet connection from the back of the router and plug it directly into her computer (this is the one that goes from the wall to the router) and voila! It works. So there is obviously data coming through the port in the wall, but there seems to be an issue with that data getting through the ro... Read more

A:Wireless Network Loses Connection After Working Fine For a Day

I'd like to see this when you're connected directly to the wall jack, then again after a factory reset of the router and connecting to a wired connection through the router. We'll deal with the wireless after we figure out the wired issues.
Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work.

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 206.190.60.37

PING yahoo.com

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW... Read more

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Hey guys
i have peculier problem.I can work quite well(LAN with net) with vista ultimate on Aspire5583 at my office.But at home I m not able 2 connect. When i insert the wire the light at the ethernet port stops blinking but the same wire is working fine with my desktop which is having XP(sp2).The ethernet card on my laptop is marvell youkon 8838038 PCI-E fast ethernet controller. In the advanced setting of the ethernet property I have to set 100kbps instead of actomatic setting then only it started working at my office. I set correct IP4 address also then also its not working.It has eaten my brain.I cant go 2 Acer or the net provider as Net is working fine in my office on my laptop(visat ultimate) and on desktop at home with XP.
please help me friends.
 

A:LAN connection not showing at Home but working fine at office

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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

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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RELEVANCY SCORE 58.8

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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My computer will not connect to the internet. I can see that the wireless network is available but the connection just wont connect.when I try to repair the wireless network connection 2 is gave me a message that says:

windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action cannot be completed:
Renewing you IP address

it was working fine yesterday and then I didnt touch it for a few minutes and went to use the internet and it stopped working.

I also know it is not the router because it is working fine for the other two laptops in our house.

I have been looking into it and i see that maybe I need to install a new driver. But i dont know how to do that and I am not the best with computer tech and the jargon that comes with it. So please be as simple as possible.

Thank you!!
 

A:no internet connection but router is fine

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I'm having this strange problem.

What happens is, that for no reason, Internet explorer will stop surfing. My connection is fine (My Emule continues to download fine) but any explorer page will just display the "Cannot find page" message. This will ALWAYS happen is there is a blackout or if the computer shuts down unexpectedly.

Some info:

1. Our connection is routered to 2 computers. On the other computer, there is no problem, so since we share a connection, it's surely a problem with the computer itself.

2. The way I always solve this is to restore to a previous point.

3. The HOSTS file is fine. Not the problem.

4. Cleaning all history and cache doesn't help solve it. (only restore).

I use XP Pro SP2. Pentum4, plenty of memory.

Any solutions?
Thanks.
 

A:Internet connection fine but no searching

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We have a wireless network that works fine for the other 2 computers in the house. My computer suddenly will not connect. Error message says that Windows does not find any problems with this computers network connection. Any ideas? I have tried to connect directly with the cable, and that doesn't work either.

A:Network Connection is fine, but cannot get on internet

Go to your Control Panel and open Device Manager. Click on the + by the ethernet controller. Is there a yellow exclamation point there?

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For the last couple days my internet has stopped working. My internet connection is fine, but when I open IE or FF, it loads and loads and finally says "This page cannot be displayed..." and such. It happens for both IE and FF.
Last night a friend worked on it for a while, but couldnt figure out the problem. He finally restored the computer to a few days ago. This morning I got on, tried IE and FF, and it was working, but then I exited out and worked on something on Windows Movie Maker. I tried to get back on the internet, and I am having the same problem! Could this have something to do with Windows Movie Maker, or is it something else? I ask this because the night before my internet stopped working the first time, the last thing I was doing was using WMM.
Can anyone give me some tips on how I can fix this?

A:Internet connection is fine, but nothing loads!

Do you have Zone Alarm? If so see:

Workaround to Sudden Loss of Internet Access Problem

Zone Alarm Site Resolution

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Windows Vista is showing that its connected to the internet, but when I try to open firefox it says its unable to connect: cant establish a connection to the server. it does this for every website i try. internet explorer is doing the same thing. my connection is perfectly fine. ive tried turning off firewall, restarting my computer, and ive scanned my computer multiple times and havent found a virus. please help. i have a laptop and its not connected to a proxy.
 

A:internet connection is fine but not connecting??

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After a number of things not working as wanted and my XPS 8700 running slower and slower I went for the 'reset' option in Windows 10 Home. (I had forgotten how much work it is to reinstall all the programs I like to use.) Everything works fine except for Google Desktop. It appears to install OK, however it will not open a browser window to show any results.

This program was working just fine on Windows 10 before the reset so I don't know what that changed to suddenly make it incompatible.

I have several external USB drives attached to my Dell running constantly. Google Desktop never had any problem searching and indexing all drives and reporting results pretty fast. Now I can't access the setting to tell it what to index. The search box comes up but it won't open a browser window or tab to show any results.

I've already tried several supposed fixes including one registry hack which did work to set the indexing preferences, however that had no effect on the program's inability to open the browser window or tab to show search results. I've also uninstalled and reinstalled it trying different settings choices on the install window, about a dozen times by now. Even tried the "Windows 7 compatibility" setting in troubleshooting.

Having a great indexing and search function that doesn't eat all my computer's resources is important. I'd even pay for one if it was as good as Google Desktop was when it was working. I'd appreciate any suggestions on how to resolve this is... Read more

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Hi,
I am using a different computer for this, but my internet connection is excellent (wireless), but when I try to open internet explorer, my homepage does not appear, and no I can't go to any website either. I tried logging onto msn messenger as well and it tells me that I should check my connection, but my connection is not the problem?!?! can you please help me?

thank you

A:internet connection is fine, but no internet explorer...

How do you know that your connection is not the problem?

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So this is a perplexing problem I've been having.

At home I have a wireless network set up for multiple computers. My personal computer is hardlined into the wireless router directly, which is attached to the cable modem. My internet on my laptop (wifi) is fine, as is my mother's desktop (wifi) and my father's desktop (also wifi) but on my computer i cannot connect to the internet despite being able to connect to the network in the house.

I've tried refreshing the modem by calling comcast and asking them to do it but that didn't work, and i've tried switching out my cable (between the computer and the router) and that hasn't worked. So i'm stumped.

the operating system is windows XP and it's a somewhat old Dell if that makes a difference
 

A:Internet connection issues, network is fine

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Last night my laptop crashed because I turned the priority of a downloading program to real time. When I restarted it I discovered I could not go on the internet anymore, but my connection was successful every time. I tried to renew my ip address, repair my connection, restart my computer countless times, all to no avail. I tried both wired and wireless connections. Has one of my crucial network files been corrupted?

Can anyone give me a solution to the problem?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: My network connection seems fine but I can't use the internet...

I did all the ping tests too, such as "ping yahoo.com" and I received information. I can provide images and videos too.
 

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One of the computers on our network won't access the internet. As of last Friday this computer(running NT 4.0 sp6) connected fine. Today(Monday) when the computer was started it logged into the network fine, but wouldn't access the internet or the pop3 address in Outlook. The rest of the computers in the office have no problems at all. I compaired the settings on the non working pc with another in the office running NT and I can't find any difference. I would appreaciate any help offered. Thanks.
 

A:Can't Access Internet, Network Connection is Fine

You may want to select "obtain ip address automatically" and say okay back out. Then reboot the pc and go back into network options and put the info for static ip back in- including gateways and dns #'s. I've done this as a way of resetting the ip options.
But you may want to check the browser you use and under tools -internet options-connections-lan settings click the "automatically detect settings button"
so that your browser finds the proxy settings. This might help also.
 

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Hi, I have recently moved into a new building that has ADSL built-in (just connect to the wall and away you go!). Not for me though! At first I connected by hardwire and "limited or no connectivity" appeared. After disabling "Obtain and IP address automatically" and the same for DNS, and adding my IP address (can't remember where I found it sorry! it was a 168.254 number I think), then the "limited connectivity" sign disappeared and I had a perfect connection. However I still don't receive packets, and my internet won't work.
I have tried a number of things, but it is difficult since I only have access to the internet at work (via wireless connection).

I'll quickly start with a brief history of my networks to give as much info as possible:
I originally was connected via a yahoo broadband modem (model unknown) directly, but a flatmate purchased a computer so I set up a router (model unknown - Japanese model, all in Japanese language!). This worked fine for a long time. I moved into another flat and connected to a new modem (1394 Connection - on OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller) which I have disabled at the moment in favour of my on-board NIC (Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC). I also recently installed a wireless PCI card, which works fine (but not in my flat). This is IEEE 802.11g Wireless Cardbus/PCI Adapter, manufacturer is Marvell. I am not sure of the details of my new buildings network and there is... Read more

A:Internet Connection is fine, but 0 packets received

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
 

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