I have a client's Sony laptop with Win7 Home prem 64-bit installed. Network connectons say connected for Internet access. IE8 64-Bit works fine, Windows update works, but ANY 32-bit browser will not connect: IE, Safari, Firefox. Also Windows messenger will not work. I have run Malwarebytes (latest ver. can't update it), Spybot with latest update and I have slaved it to run Norton AV 2010 on my computer. All found no problems.
I did the complete reset for IE 8 twice, no luck. I am running out of ideas. Any suggestions?