Solved

Internet Not Working On My Laptop...

Posted on 2004-04-10
4
228 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Hi, I'm having an odd problem with my laptop.  When I try to connect to the internet, windows will not allow me to make any connections.  However, when I drop to DOS and do pings to websites I'm able to ping out.  I am also sending and recieving packets but for some reason Windows isn't recognizing that.  I have uninstalled and reinstalled TCP/IP but that doesn't seem to help.

I have all the settings set to obtain IP address automatically... I'm really stumped.  

And the even stranger thing, is that if I take the laptop to work, everything works fine.

Any suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:Roxanne25
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:robinluo
ID: 10799635
do you have any proxy setting in your IE?
0
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 500 total points
ID: 10799638
0
 

Author Comment

by:Roxanne25
ID: 10799674
Wow... that worked!! o.O  
What exactly did that fix?
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 10799676
You winsock was corrupted may be
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Syteline and a new domain controller 4 749
auto copy 8 620
Need to retreive data from Windows 2000 laptop IDE hard drive 13 918
Upgrade dos 4.00.1111 11 63
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
This article is a collection of issues that people face from time to time and possible solutions to those issues. I hope you enjoy reading it.
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…
Suggested Courses

737 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question