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Can't Access the Internet

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#1 jojostarbuck


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Posted 14 June 2005 - 09:12 AM

I'll try to discribe as much as I know of the problem, but pleae let em know if you have any questions.

Windows 98
IE 5.0
Networked NT4.0

What I can do:
Full access to the network
Full permissions to access the Internet
Tested the network card, fully functional (can ping large packets at the dos prompt)

What I cannot do:
I cannot access the internet with browser or email.
I tried removing the computer from the network and connecting it directly to the
DSL router, could still ping, but cannot access with IE.
There are 7 other computers on the network, and i have gone through everything to make sure this one is configured just liek it's neighbor, but no go.
This computer has been idle for a while and I don't remmber if was ever able to connect.

What am I doing wrong here?


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Posted 14 June 2005 - 02:17 PM

Have you run any spyware/malware/virus scans on the affected computer?

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#3 jojostarbuck

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Posted 14 June 2005 - 02:26 PM

no, I have not. Not sure this computer has ever been connected to the net.
I can put these programs on through the network,
but how would I go about updating them since you must have web access to do so.

I do use Ad-aware on all of the computers with internet access.

Thanks for you time,

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