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Cable Works, Wireless Doesn't


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kjarkas

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Ok, this is a unique problem...

I have not looked past the first five pages of this forum but here goes anyway....
I reinstalled Windows XP to try to fix another problem, reinstalled the drivers for wireless, THEN reinstalled the internal wireless network card (Intel). Now wireless picks up the network. Every program except for Internet Explorer works on wireless. I can Googletalk, Automatic Update, etc. but Internet Explorer works ONLY when I am connected by cable. If you want a HijackThis log I can provide one, but I'm wondering: Is it the browser that needs to be fixed or is it the settings on my wireless that need to be fixed or is it something else? If so how?
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As a general rule, if everything but a certain program works on wireless, it's usually an issue with that program.

Download Firefox or Opera to see if they can use wireless connections; Internet Explorer usually doesn't give a stuff what's providing internet access (modem, router, wireless connection, Wi-Fi, etc) as it just uses whatever's available.
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I know this was a long time ago, but I fixed the problem just now by re-installing the software for wireless from the OS CD. I guess doing stuff out of order screws things up.
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