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Limited Connectivity on one comp but Wireless is fine


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smichael

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Well I am back again w/ another question....

My situation is this. I started getting a "limited or no connectivity" msg on my desktop after a restart last night. I believe there might have been a windows update pending the restart. I am now unable to connect to the net. The kicker is that my laptop that I am writing on now that is connected to a wireless router connects just fine to the internet. So I know that the ISP (comcast) is not the problem. It appears to be something specific to the desktop. I tried the "repair" option under the Local Area Connection Status window but it failed. I am not sure where to begin trying to address this. Any suggestions?

I am running Windows XP SP2, connected to a linksys/vonage router.
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Dan

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Hello smichael,

Try WinsockFix. Once run, reboot and test your connection.

If that fails, please goto Start, Run, type CMD, press 'OK', then do the following:
1. Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

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

Reboot and test.

Thanks,
Dan.
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