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IE won't connect to internet, but Chrome is working fine. Other software wont connect to internet either.

Q: IE won't connect to internet, but Chrome is working fine. Other software wont connect to internet either.

I just bought this laptop about 10 days ago to use specifically for a writing project separate from my other work laptop. It has Windows 7. It had Google Chrome installed (or maybe my brother installed it upon taking it out of the box.) I have
used IE as my browser on this laptop once or twice, but mostly use Google Chrome. I downloaded some genealogy software I just bought today about an hour or so ago (Family Tree Maker 2012) and noticed that it would not connect to the internet to register- it
kept saying "No internet connection". After trying a few things (allowing the program access through Windows Firewall, checking to make sure that "proxy server" tab was not checked in Internet Settings, disabling some Bing Maps and Windows
Live email accelerators) and finally tried closing Chrome and opening IE to run in background instead. However, IE won't connect - keeps saying "Cant display webpage" although I am definitely connected to internet via wifi. I tried resetting Internet
Explorer...no dice. I've restarted several times. Nothing is working. Any suggestions?
My husband thinks i should uninstall Chrome, which he guesses is causing all the trouble with both IE and the Family Tree software. But I'm afraid that if I uninstall Chrome and it doesnt work, i wont be able to get back on the internet since I can presently
only do so through Chrome.
I dont have a whole lot of experience troubleshooting computers, so please be specific!

Thanks so much!

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Preferred Solution: IE won't connect to internet, but Chrome is working fine. Other software wont connect to internet either.

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A: IE won't connect to internet, but Chrome is working fine. Other software wont connect to internet either.

Uninstalling Chrome should not be nessesary it does have an agressive default install which should not be used but uninstalling will not fix any issues because chromes uninstall will not change
setting back the way they were before you installed it/ or who ever.
Reset ie9 manually,
Click the Start button on the Taskbar,
Click on Control panel,
Click on Internet options,
Go to the Advanced section,
Click on Reset button on the bottom,
Check the box to Delete personal settings,
Use the recommended setup and install options.
Also see this,
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972034
New computers come with pre-installed security suites/ Trial versions,
The best thing to do with these trial versions is to Uninstall them,
http://service.mcafee.com/FAQDocument.aspx?id=TS101331
http://community.norton.com/t5/Norton-360/norton-360-uninstall/td-p/639381
Use these instead,
Freebie from microsoft,
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/security-essentials
If money isn't an issue add the full pro version of malwarebytes, less than mcafee or norton,

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
Then use the free version of this as well for even more ways to clean your machine,
http://www.superantispyware.com/?tag=SUPERANTISPYWARE

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Trying to connect to internet using IE9 says no internet connect detected, but chrome works fine. I'm running Windows Vista. Also trying to download AT&T U-verse McAfee but no internet connection detected or McAfee server not available. I also have Norton loaded.
 

A:IE9 won't connect to internet but Chrome works fine

some things to try, disable all installed addons and toolbars to see if one is causing the problem. go to advance options in settings and return ie to default, go into safemode with network to see if you can get online.
 

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I have posted this on 6 sites so far with no fix yet 24 hours reading about ips and dhcp things is just painful so here is my problem along with everything ive tried so far please help.

Have looked at hundreds of posts cant find a fix, have done lots of tests so hopefully someone can understand them.

IPv4 connectivity: Local
IPv6 connectivity: Limited

When i diagnose i get 3 solutions, restart adapter, router or get new ip none work. restart router enables me to connect for a second though as stated before. if i diagnose with wireless i get no solutions just unknown reason, but if i just got my wired working id be happy

Windows Vista Home Premium (6.0, Build 6000)
2.4ghz Quadcore
2046GB ram

Full reinstall of windows is a last resort thing, i have ALOT of stuff on this pc 200gigs of it and no vista CD or way of backing it up

More stuff that sounds important, and bad

Ran a test it said:
(i)This adapter is configured to obatain an IP adress automatically. No DHCP server is present on the network. Windows selected an IP adress using Alternative Private IP Adressing.
(x)Ping gateway 0.0.0.0 : Failed
/!\ No DNS server is available for this connection
/!\ No WINS server is available for this connection
(x) Ping Network 0.0.0.0 : Failed

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog
This step went fine.

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
This step couldnt reset echo request and said access denied, b... Read more

A:Internet wont connect, router is fine.

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A friend has a slight issue. I am sorry i do not have there pc specs to hand. The internet is fine & the hub was checked by virgin. When you view the connection manager it shoes 3 icons on the home network. A bridge from there PC, to the router(which is green) then a bright to the internet thats black with a X in the middle. The tool tip display on the internet connectivity system tray says "local connect only" i did manage to get "Local connect & internet" once but it still would not connect. The diagnostic tool could not resolve the issue. But it says check your domain name server(DNS)

What programs can i run? I was thinking maybe dial a fix but could not get connected to download it? I will also run MBAM & remove AVG and replace it with another. Any suggestions?

Please remember i am not by or near there machine until tomorrow.

A:PC wont connect to internet. Wireless laptop is fine(for a friend)

FWIW: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-networking/fix-problem-local-only-when-connection-is-across-a/0949042d-074e-43ab-ba95-3c06cc2aa6be .

Louis

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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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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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SOLUTION: In typical techie fashion as soon as i ask for help I solve the problem. I did crtl + r -> ncpa.cpl -> properties -> configure -> advanced -> network access -> Type in the unique address seen for the network adapter when ipconfig is run, type it without dashes. This worked immediately.

My PC is Windows 8.1 and it hasn't had internet issues before. Last night it stopped connecting to the internet. This morning is has been the same. Wireless connections are working fine but my desktop doesn't have a wireless card so i need to fix the wired issue with it.

I've tried the ethernet cable on other devices and they work, so i think it must be PC settings. I PC restored to last night 7pm and it didn't fix it. I've tried ipconfig /release and /renew and it didn't work. I've tried uninstalling AVG and turning off firewalls. I still am getting the yellow triangle with "no internet access"

IPv4 Address 192.168.0.7
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway 192.168.0.1

I've tried updating network card drivers and disabling and re-enabling it. Anyone able to help please?


Cheers,
Xander

A:Can't connect to internet wired from desktop. Other devices working fine.

and welcome to the Forum

Lets take a peek at your network environment:

First:

Power Cycle everything . . Turn off the Modem, router and all pc's . . turn on the Modem and wait a few minutes for the lights to stabilize . . then turn on the router, then one pc at a time. See if you connect to the internet.

Then:

Remove all the stored wireless network profiles and search for the network again.

How to Remove Stored Wireless Network Profiles for XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Then: check your browser's settings, remove any proxy settings if found here's how.

Then:

with the pc connected to the router, Click on Start . . Run . . type CMD

At the > prompt type or copy and paste the following command:

ipconfig/all > 0 & notepad 0

and press enter.

Come back here and Paste the results in a message.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB drive, or a CD-R disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

then please Download and run this Xirrus WiFi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework.


To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. ... Read more

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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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I'm having a problem getting my Internet Explorer on my desktop, or Chrome to connect to the internet. My embedded version of IE will connect and I can browse the web, but when I try to download anything, I get a message telling me it cannot connect to the internet, even though I know it's already connected. All my other applications connect ok. The message I get is the simple "This page can't be displayed". I have tried various other tips from this site such as not using proxy sites but none seem to work. Can you please try and help me sort this as I really don't like the embedded version of IE!
 

A:Solved: IE11 & Chrome wont connect to internet

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hi, new here and not sure if i am even posting in the right place.

im running vista basic on a broadband connection and although internet explorer works fine I cant seem to connect software to the internet. This $includes game registration, downloading tools etc

my firewall is turned off and there are no other programs running.

any ideas? its driving me crazy!!

A:software wont connect to the internet

hello
just a hunch,what antivirus program do you run?
try this as a test. disable your av and try your game. ONLY AS A TEST!!!

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I am trying to use limewire, couterstrike, bitcomet etc, but nothing apart from firefox/I.E. and windows live messenger can connect to MY internet. everything workd perfectly on my neighbours internet, when accessed from my own laptop. Please help me. Thanks.

A:No apps connect to MY internet, but connect fine on my neighbours net?

Try checking out your router setup it may be blocking those programs. You may need to login to the router and "enable" the programs as I notice they are P2P programs and quite often you have to permit their use. Try googling for "enabling p2p on my xxxx router" where xxxx is the make / model number

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i have a dell i5 4gb with win 7 ultimate 64 bit machine few days back i lost my internet connectivity now only Chrome and Mcafee antivirus plus can connect to net. i can use chrome flawless can have download and update mcafee but anything else is not working,,,, tried disabling mcafee and reset winsock using netsh command and also some tools i.e. win fixit and asc, glary utility etc but unable to connect anything. i also tried changing my net connection wifi to 3G modem but no use. got any ideas??????????????
 
 
 

A:only chrome can connect to internet other apps not working????????

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 
Louis

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have a dell i5 4gb with win 7 ultimate 64 bit machine few days back i lost my internet connectivity now only Chrome and Mcafee antivirus plus can connect to net. i can use chrome flawless can have download and update mcafee but anything else is not working,,,, tried disabling mcafee and reset winsock using netsh command and also some tools i.e. win fixit and asc, glary utility etc but unable to connect anything. i also tried changing my net connection wifi to 3G modem but no use. got any ideas??????????????
 

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Hello there,

I am using a program called Intervoip (v4.05) that can make phone calls over the internet.

I have been using it with my network here for a while but a couple of days back I cleaned my hard drive and reinstalled it and now it wont connect to the internet anymore.

Now, the proxy server is proxy.stusta.mhn.de, with port 3128 (3130 also seems to work somehow) with my browsers.

In the Voip programs advanced connection settings tab, there is a "Use Port" setting.. I entered 3128 here but it still cant connect

There is no other setting where I can enter the actual address.. only a port number. I tried it out at an internet cafe with WiFi and the program worked fine today.... but back home on the network and it doesnt work anymore.. just keeps trying to connect to the internet without luck. I also tried it without any port number but that didnt work either.

I am on Win XP SP3. Please note that this software was working over this network all these days somehow ( I am not sure whether I had the port number entered in there or not though). It used to take a minute or so to connect but it used to, nonetheless.
Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Frigitar
P.S. Attached is a screenshot
 

A:Voip software wont connect through Internet via proxy settings

It's good to know that hardware malfunction isn't the issue. That would be another hunk of change in order to replace it.
I don't think that wiping the hard drive was a part of it either.

Do you have the program loaded on an external storage device, or did you also just load up the program at the cafe?
 

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About a month ago I had a virus that involved this "Whitesmoke" toolbar and had the blue screen of death...after some work a friend helped me get things working again and everything seemed normal.

However I just realized that Internet Exlporer wont connect to the internet or detect the settings but Firefox will, my iTunes wont connect, and my recently purchased webcams installation software wont run properly...it comes up but the dropdown bars are blank and I cant select anything. I can only help but think I have some malware/spyware still running on here or some system files got deleted that shouldn't have. All I know is that my system is functional but all screwed up.

I am running a Dell Inspiron E1705 on Windows XP.

Please Help!!!!

A:IE Exlporer wont connect to Internet/Firefox will cant install webcam software...

Here are my logs:
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by BADASS BRIAN at 15:30:23.59 on Mon 01/31/2011
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.963 [GMT -8:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
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I have a new router connected to my internet from FIOS. I was sick of the ActionTec router requiring a reboot every few days in order to get it to hand out ip addresses again, so I purchased a Ubiquiti edgmax router. After changing the MAC address of the
router to match the MAC address of the actiontec router, I was able to get it functioning. Sadly, that's when the weirdness began. I am able to connect to the internet fine on almost all my devices. I have two Roku streaming media players and an Ooma Ip phone
box that connect to the internet fine with the new router. All my iOS devices connect fine to the internet. I have a dual boot desktop connected via Ethernet and when I boot to Linux, it connects to the internet fine. If I reboot to Win7 (same exact hardware!),
there is no internet connection. I can see the other devices in the network map (I see the Brother printer and the Roku boxes) that are on this side of the firewall, but Internet access past the firewall is not available (red X between router and Internet).
I have done a virus scan using both MalwareBytes and AVG (in safe mode), and there are no virus found by either. I can reconnect the crappy Actiontec router and everything is fine. I also tried bringing the router, wifi access point and Win7 laptop (that
was NOT connecting to the internet at my home) to my office and connected it all here, and it works fine!
WTF!!!
To say that I am frustrated would be an understatement.
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I have just made this account so I am worried I may be posting this is the wrong place, if I am I am sorry. But that aside i need some help.
first I use windows ten and my computer is A lenovo. Thats what it has on it so i think i am right.I just bought it in January.
that aside, I cant seem to get any of the programs on my computer to connect to the internet, programs like skype and steam more specifically. Theyre the only two programs that cant be opened in the computer browser so im thinking that thats a sign of something. The internet on my computer works fine, i can go though stuff on the internet and make calls like skype with fb messenger just fine. Im posting this on the google chrome browser right now.
Wifi and internet are working perfectly in that aspect. even when i travel to the library and school and use that wifi there everything is fine with browser based things, but these programs no matter what wifi I connect to tell me that they are having trouble connecting and cant do it. They both used to work pretty ok. I was playing a video game that i cant play anymore because I cant connect to steam and i can no longer share screens with my friend to help me do homework because of skype.
my friend told me to uninstall them and reinstall them a few times but ive done them both exactly 8 times and It is the same result over and over.
 

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I can browse everything from my IE9 64-bit browser (even windows update) and I am starting this question using the same
computer I am having trouble with. DNS from a DOS prompt. My RPC service is working correctly (I think). I have no proxies enabled. I get the same result in normal mode or in safe mode with networking. I have run several AV programs but most said no issues
and one said it found problems but it was just cookies. I have tried disabling my firewall.

IE9 32-bit and anything that connects thru the IE9 32-bit internet connection path doesn?t
reach the internet.  When I try using the diagnostic program that pops up it says my connection is fine. I have tried reinstalling my Winsock, repaired my TCP/IP, and manually added exceptions into
my firewall but none of this has helped.  I didn?t add any new programs, prior to it breaking. 
I did have Norton but when they tried to help me they had me delete the app and I lost the logs so I don?t know what virus initially started this mess. 
Initially I used system restore to try and fix this but it didn?t help. (went back two weeks)
Whatever is different between how IE9 64-bit and how IE9 32 bit access the internet is
the source of my problem.  And other applications that connect the same way as IE9 32bit does also do not access the internet. One caveat to this is uTorrent.
 I changed an ini file and told the application the ip addresses rather than the DNS name and this wo... Read more

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Had problems with this laptop but sorted thanks to this forum. Been in spain for 6 months internet fine. Back in UK, trying to connect to Talk Talk, wont connect. Other laptop working fine. Dont know what the problem is???

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I could really use some help. I've tried so many things and I'm under so much stress I'm near to tears with this. I really don't know what to do. If you have the time please help me.
 

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Hi everyone. I hope I am posting this in the right spot.
One day my internet is working, the next day its not.

My computer shows an error that says, "the realtek pcie fe family controller adapter is experiencing driver or hardware problems."

I have an hp desktop model #p6533w.

I am not that computer savvy so please let me know of any additional info you need to make a better analysis.

Things I have tried:
> restoring my computer to an earlier time
> restoring my computer to factory settings
> resetting my modem.

A:I cannot get my internet to connect... worked fine before.

Try updating the driver in device manager...

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I have AT&T Yahoo DSL, Technician says DSL connection is fine, check your computer. I have Compap Pressario. What I need to check to find out if computer itself is ok. Please advise.
 

A:Technician says DSL is fine but will not connect to Internet

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no programs whatsoever can access the internet, everything from web browsers to games, team viewer, and my anti-virus NOTHING whatsoever can connect to the internet on my desktop!! my wired internet says "internet access" and the Windows Network Diagnostics verifies that I have internet connection but THAT IS FAR FROM THE TRUTH!! no other computers on the network have this problem!!
 
I googled the problem but nothing came up

A:NO PROGRAMS can connect to internet, WND says EVERYTHING is fine!!

I have not had much luck with the network diagnostics in Windows 7 myself, a few points for you, however: what do you have for a NIC driver in the Device Manager, Network Adapters? What does your connection status look like in Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center? Try to run "IPCONFIG /ALL from a command prompt, if you are getting a 169.254.x.x address (Automatic IP Addressing), then you will not connect. Suggest resetting TCP/IP from an elevated command prompt, since you cannot connect to the Internet, I have provided the process for you:
 
For Windows 7 and Windows Vista
To open a command prompt, click Start and then type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
Under Programs, right-click the CMD.exe icon, and then click Run as administrator.
When the User Account Control box appears, click Yes.
At the command prompt, enter the following command, and then press Enter:

netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt

Note If you don't want to specify a directory path for the log file, run the following command instead:

netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
 
 
Also, try turning off the Windows Firewall as a troubleshooting step. Hope this helps.

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Hi,
I seem to have a strange problem.
See, recently Internet Explorer has stopped working on my Vaio. After that Opera (the one I use the most) stopped as wel, saying that it can't connect to the server. And 2 day's ago Firefox started doing the same thing. But my internet connection is perfect! MSN messenger works fine and the browser in LimeWire works as well. But I don't want to stay stuck with that so I used System Restore. I restored my computer to a point ten day's ago. In the beginning IE worked again, Opera and Firefox didn't. But I was happy enough with that. So I shut my computer down yesterday evening. But now, when I started my computer up again, IE doesn't work anymore either!
I'm now using the browser in Windows Media Player.
I have no idea what could have caused this. I only know that Opera stopped working after I had installed a new version of it (9.60).

If anyone has any insperation as to what the cause is or where the problem might be...
Thanks.

I posted this thread on Club Vaio Forum and they seem to think it's some kind of malware. I've seen another thread on this site about someone with a simmilar problem but there wasn't any solution given.
If anyone could help me out?

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pretty stumped with this. All seemed to be fine until I accepted to try some AVG anti-virus thing for free yesterday morning..I have AVG on my PC and the invitation seemed to be coming FROM the program, now I suspect not.

- Can't connect to the Internet.
- I can connect to my wifi network AND to the internet from my phone, laptop, PS3 and PS4.

This is what I've tried and what I have done that I think may have made the problem worse. Ugh.

- I tried uninstalled AVG, when I couldn't uninstall one of the programs titled "avg protection" (there were 2 and one uninstalled fine), I deleted the file folder alltogether. Still didn't fix it and it seems like part of the program froze upon installation which prohibited me from uninstalling AVG properly. I kept getting a message saying "you can't uninstall this program without uninstalling programs associated with it first..." or something to that nature. I tried to uninstall "avg protection" but it kept restarting the installation from the beginning but couldn't do anything because it needed an internet connection. Ugh. I feel that deleting the AVG program from my PC may have been a bad move after doing some reading.

- I tried system restore to a few different points. NOPE. Tried it through safe mode..NOPE.

- I run the network diagnostics tool. It tells me to unplug my router/modem...wait three minutes, blah, blah...when I click continue I get "runtime error prog... Read more

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I have an annoying issue with my internet connection. From time to time i can't connect to Steam, Battle.net or download from torrents (I'm mentioning torrents becuase there might be a connection). I share the internet with 10 other people all of them connected mostly via wi-fi. Is is possible that the connection is too low to connect to the already mentioned above servers? There is nothing wrong with my pc or internet settings because it works fine for a week and then all of a sudden not. Once we tried to hard reset the main router and after that it worked just fine.
Realy don't know what might be the reason and I would love to finally find out what's causing it.
The router is http://www.planet.com.tw/en/product/...t.php?id=34631
The modem is provided by austrian telecom company and is this one Pirelli PRG AV4202N

Thank you all for any help.
 

A:Internet works fine still cannot connect

It is possible that it could be a network congestion. Does your computer wireless adapter display any diagnostic as to why the connection was lost?
 

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My internet is fine, I can browse the web, watch videos, and connect to Steam.
 
The issue arises when I try to connect to a game of League of Legends, connect to a CSGO server, or take screenshots with Gyazo or Puush.
 
When taking a screenshot with Gyazo I get the error "The application cannot connect to the internet. Please confirm the setting for your third party security software, internet proxy, or firewall. Error 12029: A connection with the server could not be establish."
 
When taking a screenshot with Puush "Connection with the server went wrong"
 
When trying to get into a game of CS:GO it just tells me to raise my max ping settings.
 
League will go through champion select but gives me a connection error when loading into the game.

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no programs whatsoever can access the internet, everything from web browsers to games, team viewer, and my anti-virus NOTHING whatsoever can connect to the internet on my desktop!! my wired internet says "internet access" and the Windows Network Diagnostics verifies that I have internet connection but THAT IS FAR FROM THE TRUTH!! no other computers on the network have this problem!!

A:NO PROGRAMS can connect to internet, WND says EVERYTHING is fine

As a quick test, try turning Windows Firewall off and see if any of the applications can access the internet.
Windows Firewall - Turn On or Off

Regards,
Jamie

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Hi,

So last night I went to play Fortnite with some friends and I could not connect to the game. I've today tried again as well as with another game, Battlerite and I have the same issue, not connecting to game server.

I have tried unplugging my router twice already as well as disabling my anti-virus(AVG) and restarting my computer a few times.

Can watch youtube and browse the web as usual. I'm using windows ten on a laptop.

Any ideas?

Thanks
 

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Firefox and IE won't connect to the internet or load any of the pages. The internet connection is fine. I thought it was the router/wireless at home...I took it to work and it connected to the wireless here. It was fine...I just can't get my browsers to load. I have vista and the latest version of firefox and IE

I've checked:
1.)Anti-Virus/Malware software - Scanned, and disabled temporarily to see if this was the cause: It was not.
2.) Router/Wireless - Says connected. I've pinged a few addresses and they're all responding
3.) Firefox Setting: It's directly connected to the internet; no manual proxy setting or anything
4.) IE Setting: Ditto
5.) An IPConfig run shows that things are working fine, connection wise...I wonder if I missed something or screwed up the settings somewhere.
6.) Re-installed Firefox and IE: Nothing changed

HELP!!!!!!!!

A:Firefox won't connect, but internet connection is fine

Oh...and Skype works.

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Hi,
 
I have two computers, both running Win 7 Pro.  One performs normally in all ways.  The other was fine until a few days ago;  we moved from a hotel WiFi network to a residential cable modem/router, and anything requiring an internet connection suddenly became very unreliable.  Browsers spin their wheels endlessly, Outlook 2010 won't connect to the Gmail IMAP servers, and so on.  The network connection is fast and stable from the other computer.  Both computers run Avast Internet Security, with weekly full scans scheduled.  Both the hotel and the residential networks have been treated as public networks. A quick scan with Avast revealed no malware on the malfunctioning computer.  The good computer is an old HP Pavillion DV7 4070us, the bad one is a newer Sony Vaio VPCSC1AFM. Nothing else has been changed recently. 
I tried Malwarebytes.  Initially, it balked at the update, but after a restart it updated its database successfully.  It froze when I tried a scan.  I ran Rkill (nothing detected) and TDSSKiller (no threats found) then Malwarebytes again (no malware found.)
 
I also have tried changing DNS servers, and disabling IPv6. 
 
I have tried the malfunctioning computer on a guest network at work, and have experienced no difficulties there.  That points to something on the residental network that isn't getting along with something on the malfunctioning computer.  I'm not knowledgab... Read more

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We have several phones and two desk tops - everything connects apart from one of the desk tops to the internet. Tried rebooting everything and new Ethernet cable but nothing works
 

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Firefox works as usual.
Network Magic shows a good connection; the internet speed test gives normal readings.
However, IE 7 will not connect. I get the message "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". Also, Microsoft Update cannot connect. I have tried the following:
- rebooted many times
- reinstalled IE 7
- repaired & reset WinSock
I don't really care about IE, but not being able to update Windows is a problem.
Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Windows XP Pro SP3
 

A:IE can't connect to internet; Firefox works fine

See if THIS is of any help
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A10-4600M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 21 Model 16 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7641 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7660G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 715301 MB, Free - 369259 MB;
Motherboard: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., NP355V5C-A03CA
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition, Updated and Enabled

Hello,

So my internet has been a bit slow lately, and I've noticed when I load certain pages I get redirected, especially on my phone, but also on my laptops. I suspect there is something wrong in my router itself, but I'm unable to access it. When I use the gateway mask to access it, I just get "Connection timed out." I'm using the right IP, and I double checked it with ipconfig, but I can't access it. I've tried on my phone and laptop, I've tried over the wireless and wired connections, but I can't get in.

I'm trying to avoid having to factory reboot the router, which is why I'm hoping people here might have an idea.

I find it really odd, and troubling, that I can't even access my router.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Cannot connect to router, internet is fine, but redirecting

Hi Mydako, and welcome to TSG.

Mydako said:


When I use the gateway mask to access itClick to expand...

Say what? I have heard of "Subnet Mask" and "Default Gateway". They are both part of the results of an IPCONFIG /ALL command. What is a Gateway Mask?

What IP address are you using to access the router?
Have you confirmed that the router has a web browser based interface?
What is the Brand, Model Number, and any hardware and/or firmware version of your router?
 

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i recently got orders to japan. i have 2 laptops. one with vista one with windows 7. the vista laptop connects to the internet with not problem, while the windows 7 wont. the cable is running directly from the modem. it says unidentified network and when i do the diagnose thing, at the end it says something to the effect of the ip address is configured or whatever. i researched this issue on the web and tried everything and anything. i tried the service thing in the run screen and couldnt find the ##ip thing. i dont have bonjour installed on the windows 7 laptop. is there anything i can do to fix this? it seems like everytime someones lists a solution i never can find what they are talking about. please help me if you can!
 

A:cant connect to internet in japan with windows 7, vista is fine

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The problem: About a week a go my computer stopped connecting to all online games for apparently no reason (Wow, Steam, Sword of the New World). My internet works just fine, I can browse the web, stream video's, everything seems normal. But for any game it wont connect to the servers, the update servers, the news servers, nothing.

I have disabled my windows firewall, disabled my modem firewall, forwarded every port I could think of, checked all my internet settings about 20 times, checked for viruses, closed all unused programs... nothing.

My setup: I am running windows XP professional with sp3 installed. The wireless modem I am using is an SMC8014WG-SI cable modem. I am using a static IP address.

Here is a paste of my ipconfig /all info:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : ZmanS
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Mixed
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Hamachi:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Hamachi Network Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 7A-79-05-E2-FB-EF
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 5.226.251.239
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.0.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

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A:Solved: cant connect to any online games, internet is just fine.

I uninstalled hamachi and now everything works fine...

great piece of software but seriously anyone who is having online gaming issued and is using hamachi just uninstall it... it has given me more headaches than it has been worth
 

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I have a friend’s win xp computer that they desperately need for a expensive
program on it that only runs in win xp.
 
I started out in the win xp forum because I thought it was a problem with the
winsock in the network part of win xp. Through doing some problem solving
with help there, it is now narrowed down to something software is stopping the computer from
connecting to the internet
 
The lan adapter and wifi work fine they connect to the network but they do not
go out to the internet
 
I don’t have a proxy running
 
I did do a reset of the winsock ..no luck
 
if I do a ping it wont get out to the server and fails
 
I cant use any browser I tried 3 and none work. I get page not displayed
 
 
Through some help here we discovered in safe mode I can connect to the
internet. but At this point we are stuck I am not sure if anyone here in the
malware forum can help but I am really hoping to get this computer connecting
again without reinstalling windows xp.
 
Thank you in advance for your help
 

A:Computer connecting to network fine but will not connect to internet

Well if you can connect in safe mode but not normally then that sould point to some software or driver conflict.
VPN installed of third party firewall? What about AV that might have a firewall. You can post a FRST log that may provide some clues:
 
See Step 6 on how to generate a FRST log:
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

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Problem arose yesterday. I've ran diagnostics and turned the router on and off, plugged the Ethernet in for a better connection. My hp envy 17 laptop finds no problems with the connection yet I cannot access any pages through the web browsers properly. I've restarted my laptop several times and sometimes a page will load but never load completely and if I click a link on the page it will not load at all. My Skype works fine and I've ran a full scan with panda security which has detected no problems. I haven't downloaded anything in the space of when my laptop was working fine and when it stopped working, in fact I barely used it at all. I've tried all the conmand prompts I've seen suggested in previous cases like this i.e. The netsh winsock etc. sort of stuff but they haven't seemed to work. I believe I don't have any proxy servers active on my laptop or in any of the browsers (not sure if that makes sense since I'm not really an expert on this technical stuff ) also chrome keeps crashing every time I load a page, which has happened to me previously so may be a separate problem, but it isn't really helping the matter. Really hoping I don't have some sort of malware.. Any suggestions of solutions would be great, the laptop is fairly new, bought it in September I believe so I don't see why there should be any problems with it (considering its price too >.>) thanks a lot. Also my laptop has windows 8.1 if that�... Read more

A:Solved: web browsers won't connect but internet connection is fine

Hi ! Can you connect with a different browser?? IE or Firefox!!
Have you tried to restore to a earlier time when every thing was working. I'm not a W8 user but you could try this!
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/restore-refresh-reset-pc

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/restore-from-a-restore-point-in-windows-8.html
 

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I have tried multiple solutions and can not access the Internet from my desktop - my laptop works fine through the wireless router ... I am running a full system scan through Avast to see if there are any viruses, other than this I am not sure what to do but my Dell is now a rather expensive paper weight if I can't access the Internet (Edit 9:55 AM - according to Avast I have no viruses on the computer, HELP!)
 

A:HELP Can not connect desktop to Internet, laptop works fine

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So the the past couple of weeks, i noticed this weird problem that ive be unable to solve. I can connect the the internet, be it my homes or a cafe place just fine. My chrome runs fine and i can watch youtube and surf the web. But when i try to login on to steam, origin, skype, or any log in service, i get a error stating that It can't connect to the network. I've checked my firewall to make sure that their all allow through it. Im baffled   on what the problem would be since its only affecting on part of my internet connection. Thanks in advance.

A:Internet works fine, but can't connect to services like skype etc.

Can you post this error message?

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ive been using the same setup for months, my laptop connects to our wireless network, its been perfect, our ipads connect to it too, theres never been a problem, then last night out of the blue it just stopped working, all the devices and my laptop can still connect to the network just fine and they can browse the net and ask questions on forums (), but they cant connect to game servers, my daughter cant play godus on her ipad, my son cant connect to minecraft, i cant connect to world of warcraft.

I did have a message pop up briefly on my laptop that there was an IP conflict and i thought that might have been something to do with it, i tried everything i could to get a new IP address, i did the ipconfig /release /renew thing, i tried leaving the modem and router cables out all night so i'd get a new one from my ISP but none of these actually worked, after checking i can see that i still have the same IP address.

But it still didnt make sense to me because its not only my laptop that cant connect to games, the other laptop and the ipads are also having the same problem. I googled for hours, trying various things, the main one i kept seeing was port forwarding, even though i had never needed to do that before i figured i'd give it a go and tried to open up wow's ports first. I found the list of ports to open on blizzards website and went to work opening them all up, but i am still unable to connect to battlenet/WoW

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A:Cant connect to game servers, but internet works fine

netsh int tcp set heuristics wsh=disabled
netsh int tcp set global ecncapability=disabled

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So the the past couple of weeks, i noticed this weird problem that ive be unable to solve. I can connect the the internet, be it my homes or a cafe place just fine. My chrome runs fine and i can watch youtube and surf the web. But when i try to login on to steam, origin, skype, or any log in service, i get a error stating that It can't connect to the network. I've checked my firewall to make sure that their all allow through it. Im baffled   on what the problem would be since its only affecting on part of my internet connection. Thanks in advance.

A:Internet works fine, but can't connect to services like skype etc.

Can you post this error message?

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I'm virus cleaning a computer for a friend. They are unable to connect to the internet through IE and the laptop is infected with viruses. I started a basic cleaning, (Found and destroyed the trojan, used a few cleaner programs to clean it out, attempted to run malwarebytes and spybot.) I was able to run malwarebytes (without it being updated) and it found 235 viruses. But there are still viruses preventing it from updating and preventing me from accessing the internet with IE. The internet is working because I installed firefox and the internet works fine. But i still cant access the internet through IE. I've tried updating malwarebytes in safe mode, no luck. I tried installing spybot in safe mode, no luck. I cant update malwarebytes or install spybot. I'm going to research how to get malwarebytes to update but does anyone know a registry fix or what i have to do to solve the IE not accessing the internet problem?? I'm hoping all i have to do is get malwarebytes updated and spybot installed and updated and they will find and destroy whatever virus is preventing IE to access internet. But how do i go about that???

A:Internet explorer wont connect to internet, firefox will.

Please post the logs requested in the " First Steps" link

thanks

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I have a Dell Inspiron E1705 running Windows XP and for some reason I cant get Internet Explorer to connect to the internet but Firefox is connected just fine...please help!

Thanks,
Brian
 

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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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A few days ago my desktop booted up very slowly and I was not able to connect to any webpages or any programs which use the internet. I just left it to sit for a few days and tried to boot it up again today, it still booted rediculously slow (took about 10 minutes) but it's still not working so I figured I'd register here and ask for some help. The router which I have connected to my desktop's modem is used to give internet to my laptop is still working fine (I'm posting this from my laptop). I've tried to do a system restore on my desktop, but the restores get an error and don't work. Also when i do the system restores, my desktop icons wont load so i have to end the explorer.exe process and then run the process again, after which all the icons show. (this only happens after I system restore). Another thing that is weird is that I can still connect to AIM (the instant messanger) on my desktop, but nothing else. Not sure what to do at this point, hopefully you guys can help.
 

A:Desktop won't connect to internet, laptop using router works fine.

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