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#1 jeffersonnewcastle


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Posted 29 August 2017 - 12:18 PM

Mod Edit:  Split from https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/645491/windows-xp-computer-wont-connect-to-internet-only-msn - Hamluis.


In response to iMacg3

how can the person go to Support.microsoft.com if the only site they can access is msn.com?  

Trust me I am in the same situation and tried this.  Microsoft.com will not come up (and is NOT the same as msn.com).

Further thoughts?

Edited by hamluis, 30 August 2017 - 10:08 AM.

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 01:32 PM

Have you tried a different browser?

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 09:46 PM

Do you already have the standalone install of Service Pack 3 for Windows XP. Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP but here is a link where you get get the Service Pack that will upgrade your browser to IE8. http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/microsoft_windows_xp_service_pack_3.html

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