Wont Connect to Internet

I have 2 NIC in my server. One is attached to local network and other is to internet. The local network does not have the internet connection (intentionally) however the 2nd NIC had the internet connection and suddenly it stopped working. Now I can not browse the net. I click on the system tray on the local area connection for that NIC and it says connected. It shows the Recieved packets for 18,000 but no sent packet or Sent is 0.
Could you guy help me getting the browser up and running. I don't have any firewall installed and the security settings for IE are set on low.
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From where do you try to browse?
syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
what do u mean. I used IE if thats what u meant from my administration account
Cherukuri30Service EngineerCommented:
first check whether u have internet in your server or not. If you dont have internet try to configure the internet in first NIC and then check whether you can browse or not. If you still cannot browse then try to ping www.google.com and see whether you are getting reply or not? if you are getting reply then need to play with ur browse. If you cant ping www.google.com then contact your ISP
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syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
I have internet connection for sure ..I am using my other computers fine. Just this one is the problem.
Cherukuri30Service EngineerCommented:
clarify a little bit more, are you getting internet from router to your second NIC?
To clarify a bit more you could post the output some network information.

Both from ure server and workstation.
Start -> Run -> cmd -> ipconfig > C:\temp\ipconfig.txt

And routing tables
Start -> Run -> cmd -> route print > C:\temp\route.txt

And last but not least arp tables.
Start -> Run -> cmd -> arp -a > C:\temp\arp.txt

Run these steps on both server and workstation.

Copy paste the information here.

Greetings Maasdriel.

This may be because of a recent Windows Update.

See http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=918165 for explanation and fix

Or do this (which is a quick way of doing what MS suggest):
Copy the following to the clipboard (it's all one line even if wrapped in your browser - paste into notepad and remove line breaks if necessary, and copy again)
Click Start, run
Paste into the dialogue box and hit return.

==Copy below here==
REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Cached" /v "{A4DF5659-0801-4A60-9607-1C48695EFDA9} {000214E6-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} 0x401" /t REG_DWORD /d 1
=Copy above here==
syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
When I dd the registry addition, nothing happened.

This is what I have from Server on ipconfig

Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection:
connection-specific DNS suffix      . :
IP Address .................................  :
Subnet Mask ..............................  :
Default Gateway .........................  :

Ethernet  adapter  Local Area Connection 2:

connection-specific DNS Suffix       . : domain.actdsltmp
IP  Address..................................  :         (I checked the TCP/IP settings and it is set to obtain DCHP but I don't know why is getting the static)
Subnet Mask..................................:
Defult Gateway...............................:

Well the connection 2 is the one for the internet and one my network I have no computer with ip cause it would be clash.

here is the topology

server-------------Switch------------------DSL Router
|          |       |
WS1   WS2  WS3

WS= WorkStation

Thanks guys
After applying my suggestion above does the problem still persist?
syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:

Yes, it still doesn't connect to internet.


Can you plz post the output of this route.

routing tables
Start -> Run -> cmd -> route print > C:\route.txt

Locate route.txt and copy the information in there and post it here.
This way we can check wich of the 2 gateways or has the lowest metric.

Btw wich is the internet Gateway and what is the use of the second one is it a backup Gateway (if not it shoudn't be there)?

Seems to me the shoudn't be, it doesn't look like its reacable with your current network settings. Try removing this gateway.

You have made a mistake in your network configuration.  What is the switch device you mentioned above?  Is it an actual switch, or is it a hub?

Either way, it looks like the IP address of the server is going to end up being the default gateway for the workstations.

The DSL router should issue a DHCP address to the server.  The server, if configured to be a DCHP server, will issue DHCP addresses to the workstations.

It sounds like you have multihomed the server (two NIC's?).  One is connected to the DSL router and one is connected to the switch between the server and workstations?  You can use any private IP address subnet you want for your internal communications (the server back toward the workstations).  Set aside part of the subnet for static IP address use: - - subnet - not useable - not useable - - static for network equipment - - static for servers

Use a subnet calculator to take a small portion of the rest of the range - and use it as a DHCP scope on the server.  Some of this portion of the subnet will be unused.

Try not to use the same subnet your ISP is using on the DSL router.

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syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
Thank you guys for your reply

My network computers are using the gateway from my server and I am scared that if I take it out, my whole network will go down. I did the route command and below are the results for you experts :-)

IPv4 Route Table
Interface List
0x1 ........................... MS TCP Loopback interface
0x2 ...00 15 f2 e6 ad 5f ...... NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
0x10004 ...00 15 f2 e6 9f b3 ...... Marvell Yukon 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Active Routes:
Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface  Metric
             20         1     20     10     20     10     20     10          20          10      1      1
Default Gateway:
Persistent Routes:

Please run the following from a command prompt and post the results:  ipconfig /all

Run it in the server and one of the workstations not able to connect to the Internet.
syedasimmeesaqAuthor Commented:
ok I am at home I will do it tomorrow from office

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