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Only able to connect locally not to the internet


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#1 stickpickle

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 12:32 AM

I have a compaq presario v6000 labtop running windows vista home edition. When i check out the connection it says its connected locally and theres a X on the connection going towards the internet. Just recently it stopped connecting to the internet.I have a linksys wireless router which has two other computers running the internet off of it just fine. I have disabled the firewalls and deleted the connection and reconnected. I have tried to flush the dns, reset winsock and tcp/ip. Im not 100% i did those things correctly but there has been no change. I am out of ideas and could use some fresh ones.

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 01:40 PM

I've had experiences with Vista's "detection" of access to the internet that leave me less than impressed. Have you actually tried to access a website when this occurs?




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