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TomMurphy

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all my other programs that require an internet connection don't work, (firefox, utorrent, opera ect..) i've been fooling around with the connection for a while and it doesn't seem to change anything. i also changed some settings in msconfig recently but i doubt thats the cause.

i'm on a wired internet connection but its going through wireless modem if that matters.

running windows xp
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happyrock

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sounds like your firewall is blocking you...what firewall are you using..
if after turning off your firewall you still can't connect ...try this..
Lets try and see whether you have equipment related problems. In this step, we will allow the equipment to self-diagnose and resolve the problems.

If you suddenly lose connectivity over your High Speed Internet line, have a slow connection or are unable to browse the Internet despite indications that you are connected, it is possible that your modem is not communicating properly with the Internet network.

Save all your current work, close all open applications, then shut down your computer ...unplug router and modem

Power up the modem first and after it gets initialized and all the lites are steady..
power up the router...after all the lites are on...
power up the computer

The above steps should take care of your problem

no joy then try this..

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

For these commands click on Start.... Run..... type in...CMD ....press enter..to open a command prompt box

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults...type in ... netsh winsock reset catalog .... press ...enter

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults...type in...... netsh int ip reset reset.log ... press ...enter

Edited by happyrck, 13 February 2008 - 09:38 AM.

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TomMurphy

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thank you but actually i fixed it on my own. i had changed alot of my startup programs to make my computer less laggy at startup because i had a bunch of antivirus things (tea timer, avg, nero) and power iso. i tried putting them back on at startup and my internet worked. i'm going to try and figure out which one caused this weird thing but could anyone save me some time?

Edited by TomMurphy, 13 February 2008 - 11:42 AM.

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just try one at a time...or put check mark back in half of them in start up...see what happens..no problems..put check mark back in half of what ever is left...
you only need your AV and firewall left in start up...unless its a laptop...then you have to be careful or your touch pad and wireless and things like that won't work..
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