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#1 ValleyJim

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 09:25 AM

I have a problem that is driving me wacko.

I am working on a friends computer. It can connect to his homepage, yahoo.com, but no other pages. If I drop to a command prompt I can ping yahoo, but no other sites.

Anyone seen this before? I have always seen that you cannot connect to the internet at all not selective sites.

Now the particulars.....
Win XP home - SP 3
512 Mb ram
I upgraded him to IE 8

I connected to the internet with AVG Antivirus to install and to Microsoft to get the updates for his system. But I cannot type Microsoft.com into IE and go there.

Dell comp if that helps.

If any more info needed please let me know.

Thanks for looking!
Jim

Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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#2 azfreetech

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 03:17 PM

Have you tried resetting the browser back to defaults? Are you able to ping any websites?
DJ Digital Gem

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