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# 32121 13-Apr-2009 18:05
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I have a computer which is connecting to MSN and I can ping etc in command prompt but it will not connect to the net in IE or Google Chrone...

what could be wrong???

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  # 206725 13-Apr-2009 21:51
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kiwis: I have a computer which is connecting to MSN and I can ping etc in command prompt but it will not connect to the net in IE or Google Chrone...

Is your antivirus up to date?  I would do a virus scan and a spyware scan.

Often viruses will hijack any browser sessions, but will leave ping unaffected.  The fact ping is working shows it isn't a DNS issue.


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  # 206727 13-Apr-2009 21:55
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Yip, just done spyware and anti virus, found a lot but removed them, done a reboot no good.

I can not connect to either :-) I wonder if it's hidden firewall or something, your right it's not a DNS issue but what the heck is it

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  # 206761 14-Apr-2009 06:35
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Some software such as AVG come with a built-in firewall and it will default to the restricted mode upon installation, preventing Internet access. I would check your software configuration for all security software around this PC.

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