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my internet is broke :( help?
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UglyDave
Hi guys,

i'm tryin to fix a friends laptop - basically, msn / yahoo messanger are fine, but internet explorer / firefox just wont work.

i cant ping addresses.

using vista home. cant figure it out...

any sugestions?
Zoso
Windows Firewall issue, perhaps?
Omega_M
reboot the internets.
UmmiE
http://www.tranceaddict.com/forums/...7&forumid=16&s=
UglyDave
i tried disabline the firewall.. still no joy...

there's some other internet security on there too, but i cant seem to find anything there..

baffling me!!!
Zoso
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Originally posted by UglyDave
i tried disabline the firewall.. still no joy...

there's some other internet security on there too, but i cant seem to find anything there..

baffling me!!!


What other security? Like Zone Alarm?
UglyDave
amm, norton internet security..

any way of resetting ur dns settings in vista ?
Zoso
Check the event logs: http://www.windowsnetworking.com/ar...dows-Vista.html

You might see some clue there as to what is failing.

I know in XP you can right click on a network connection icon and click "repair" and it will flush all the old cached settings. I do not know about Vista, however.
Chris Crossland
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Originally posted by UglyDave
using vista home.



There's your problem!
UglyDave
i feckin HATE vista!!! so unbelieveably slow... it's horrible!!!

XP was perfect!

Chris Crossland
quote:
Originally posted by UglyDave
i feckin HATE vista!!! so unbelieveably slow... it's horrible!!!

XP was perfect!


It has alot of unnecessary security, from what i have heard. I refuse to use it.
UglyDave
ya, i have to use it at work.... (sw dev)

everything takes so much longer... change ur password in active directory... the wholw thing just freezes and ye have to reboot..

it's E!!

i hope bill gates is reading this.
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