Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

My dial-up internet connection recently quit working.

Posted on 2006-10-21
2
Medium Priority
?
175 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
My dial-up connection will connect to the internet but IE 6 cannot surf the net. If I plug in to a network then IE 6 works. My OS is WinXP Pro. I created another dial-up connection but it does not work either. Ran WinSockFix, that didn't help. The dial-up adapter gets an IP address. Am stumped, need ideas!
0
Comment
Question by:sahinman
[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 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
redseatechnologies earned 2000 total points
ID: 17779259
Hi sahinman,

Test and see if it is a DNS problem.

Connect to you dial up connection, then do the following

Start > run > cmd > ok
nslookup
server 203.12.160.35
cisco.com

it should return something like

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:    cisco.com
Address:  198.133.219.25

If it DOES, then this is a simple DNS problem.  If it DOESNT, then I would be calling the ISP and asking them what is going on

Hope that helps,

-red
0
 

Author Comment

by:sahinman
ID: 17779368
I manually entered the DNS settings and the connection worked! Thanks
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Sometimes you might need to configure routing based not only on destination IP address, but also on a combination of destination IP address (or hostname) and destination port number. I will describe a method how to accomplish this with free tools. …
Downtime reduced, data recovered by utilizing an Experts Exchange Business Account Challenge The United States Marine Corps employs more than 200,000 active-duty Marines with operations in four continents, all requiring complex networking system…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
Are you ready to place your question in front of subject-matter experts for more timely responses? With the release of Priority Question, Premium Members, Team Accounts and Qualified Experts can now identify the emergent level of their issue, signal…

604 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