No Internet, good tcp/ip, good winsock, and on the network...

I have a XP Pro w/SP2 pc on the network. I reinstalled tcp/ip, winsock, and it is seeing other pc's. When I do ipconfig, all seems as should be there. The other pc's on the network get online fine. I don't know what to do next.
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Fatal_ExceptionConnect With a Mentor Commented:
BTW:  what device are you using as your Default Gateway?  Is it a manage switch or router?  Perhaps with access control lists that could be preventing you to pass?
How are you connecting to the internet?
First, lets test using Ping..

Step-1: Ping Loopback IP address ( Success shows that TCP/IP is properly installed.

Step-2: Ping local NIC's IP address. Success shows that NIC is working properly.

Step-3: Ping Default Gateway. Success shows that local physical layer connections are ok.

Step-4: Ping Remote IP address. Success shows that remote physical layer connections are ok.

Also, this is primarily for P2P Lans, but may provide you with some useful steps..
Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

What other protocols are you running?  Is is straight TCP/IP, or do you have NWlink and/or NETBUEI running as well?  can you post a copy of your "ipconfig /all" results?  Have you tried accessing web sites based on IP as opposed to be hostname?  DNS problems can frequently masquerade as TCP/IP connectivity problems...  Have you tried a tracert to any distant sites?  Try pinging (  If you can't ping it, try a tracert to it.  If the tracert doesn't work, post the results up...

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mikethackerAuthor Commented:
I found the answer. I rebooted the firebox and now that the arp table is clear, NOW I get online.  THANKS FOR YOUR HELP EVERYBODY.   Mike
Thanks!  Next time, try clearing the ARP Cache with the following command:

arp -d *

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