Not sure what Major Geeks told you to do
Log on as an administrator, go Start
and type: "cmd". In the window that appears type: "netsh winsock reset". When the program is finished, you will receive the message: "Successfully reset the Winsock Catalog. You must restart the machine in order to complete the reset." Close the command box and reboot your computer.
> type: "cmd" In the window that appears type: "ipconfig /flushdns". Close the command box.
> Control Panel
> Network Connections
. Right click on your default connection, usually Local Area Connection
or Dial-up Connection
if you are using Dial-up, and and choose Properties
. Double-click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
item. Select the radio button that says "Obtain DNS servers automatically". Reboot.Warning
: Some Internet Service Providers need specific DNS settings. You need to make sure that you know if such DNS settings are required before you make this change.
Also make sure the box by proxy server is unchecked
Edited by garmanma, 03 January 2010 - 07:25 PM.