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I have a laptop (Dell Inspiron) which out of the blue will no longer connect via either wireless or ethernet. I primarily run this in the wireless mode. The Network connect Signal: Good, and Status: Connected.

At first I thought it was our old friend Zone Alarm, so I completely uninstalled it (including registry). No change.

I've tried multiple apps (iTunes, LiveUpdate, IE, FF, PG2, etc) none can establish a connection.

I ran the WinSock fix, did the ipconfig release and renew, ensured obtain IP address and DNS server automatically is checked, disabled DHCP and then enabled, etc.

I'm looking for other ideas - I'm not sure if I inadvertantly changed a setting. TeaTimer is not blocking any processes (only ctfmon).

I checked the error logs, and get messages such as: Your computer was not able to renew its address from the network (from the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address xxxxxx. The following error occured: The semaphore timeout period has expired. Your computer will try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server.

And then: Your computer has lost the lease to

Any thoughts? Below is the HJT log:

Edited by kahdah, 18 June 2008 - 06:29 PM.
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