Most Internet connectivity problems arise out of corrupt Winsock settings due to the installation of a networking software or Malware infestation. If your ISP provider insists that your connection is coming through, the problem must be at your end.
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.
Please download HostsXpert 4.3
-- Note: If you were using a custom Hosts file you will need to replace any of those entries yourself.IMPORTANT:
- Extract (unzip) HostsXpert.zip to a permanent folder on your hard drive such as C:\HostsXpert
- Double-click HostsXpert.exe to run the program.
- Click "Restore MS Hosts File".
- Click OK at the confirmation box.
- Click "Make ReadOnly?".
- Click the X to exit the program.
If you use a router check that the DNS settings have not been modified.