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Internet says connected but won't work

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Alright so I've recently installed a new graphic card and my Internet no longer works. It says I'm connected on the bottom right but it won't work.
to give more info, I am using windows 7 64 bit, and am wired in to the router. I'm fine on other computers and devices, and when I am in safe mode everything seems to work.
I also have a sound problem that came at the exact same time, it being sound won't work, but that's not a worry to me. I'm only including that at the off chance they are related.

While the possibility of a virus remains, I was stuck in the hospital for a month and it worked before but not now, so I doesnt seem like it could be that since nothing happened between that time...
Thanks ahead of time for any help

Edited by xxmaddog9899xx, 20 July 2015 - 11:19 AM.

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Hello xxmaddog9899xx... and :welcome:

I'm glad to hear you're on the road to recovery, but I'm sorry you are experiencing networking issues with the PC.  I understand all other devices in the network work properly, your PC is hardwired to the router, and it's showing you're connected in the bottom right icon tray.  You also mentioned it works fine in Safe Mode.

Can you please elaborate on the exact issue when trying to connect to the internet in Normal Mode?  Is there any type of error message?  What browser are you using?  Does the problem persist with other browsers, as well?

Just to confirm... when you open Network and Sharing Center, it shows connectivity to the Internet, with no red X's in the diagram at top?

Keep us updated.  :spoton:

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Open a Elevated Command Prompt:


Click on the Start button and type cmd.
DO NOT press Enter or click Go.
Look at the upper part of the window and you will see cmd.exe.
Right click on it and select Run as Administrator.


Paste the following into the Command Prompt window, exactly as shown, including double quotes:

cmd /c "ipconfig /all > postme.txt & ping yahoo.com >> postme.txt & reg query "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" | find /i "proxy" >> postme.txt & notepad postme.txt & del postme.txt"

and press ENTER.

A file will open in Notepad. Please copy and paste the contents here. Close the Notepad window and the file will be deleted and the Command Prompt window will also close. Post results in a reply here.

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