Hi, I am not as cluey as I thought I was. I have a system here with the above issues.
It is a Samsung NP-R540
Intel Core i3 bit CPU M350
Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit OS.
Cannot access the Internet using IE8 32 bit. Get message saying The addres not valid
Cannot send or receive emails using MS Outlook 2010. Getting timeout error
Can ping websites OK (e.g. google.com)
IE8 OK when running 64 bit version.
Windows troubleshooter unable to diagnose problem.