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IE not finding websites after a clean install of WIndows server 2003 R2

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...and therefore I can't connect to windowsupdate.microsoft.com.

Have I missed something during the install? I'm sure I've read something previously about this being expected after installing 2003 R2, but I can't remember what.
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By default, the firewall is on.  

See if that's the case.  You may also need Forwarders to your ISP in your DNS.

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Do you have DNS setup correctly on the box?
Can you ping other Machines by IP address within your network?
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looks like it was a DNS problem that's now resolved itself, but I can't be utterly sure. Its just started working after I changed the primary DNS address for the NICs.
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Glad you got it worked out :)
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