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#1 GuyWithAMonkey


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Posted 26 February 2010 - 01:51 AM

Okay, on my laptop (Windows Vista Home Premium), I can connect to the internet, surf the web, log on messengers, etc. However, when it tries to connect to other things like Zune Server or iTunes, or even Windows Media File Sharing, it doesn't work. With messengers, if i try to play a game, it tells me some form of "can not connect to server", which (as said before), other software does the same. What gives?

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#2 CaveDweller2


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Posted 26 February 2010 - 09:05 AM

Sounds like something isn't right with Vista.

I am assuming that it worked correctly in the past?

Is it fully updated?

Is your Java updated?

What browser do you use?

Have you reset the browser back to defaults?

If you have the Vista dvd, you could pop it in, close anything that opens from Autorun, click the Windows button( was the Start button ), in the search bar type cmd, in the list right click it and click "Run as Admin", at the command prompt type sfc /scannow and hit Enter. What this will do is look for corrupt files and fix them. Might take a little while. If you don't have the dvd, run that command anyway. It might ask for it if it finds something and that will point you in the direction of what is wrong.

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