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cant access any websites on any browers

error i receive when trying to go to any websites

Google Chrome Error 137 (net::ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED): Unknown error

im currently running a kyaspersky lunix iso scan disk thing. in case it doesnt find anything wrong (virus,malware) what else could be causing this issue and the fix be?
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kkillian
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kkillian
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aadi369Commented:
Check for malware also.
Run TDSS Remover and/or Malwarebytes and  remove malware.


you can run TDSS Killer
http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684


If no luck then, download and install Malwarebytes. Run updates. Run scan
www.malwarebytes.org
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ReneGeCommented:
Look at his following link.  You may find your answer.
http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/absJhEAiw9I

Also:
Can you access a webpage with I.E.?
Can you ping google.com?

Hoping that helps.

Cheers,
Rene
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tel2Commented:
Where you ever able to browse websites in this environment, or are you just trying to set things up now?
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaCommented:
Can you open up a command prompt and do 'nslookup' to google.com.

If you get a good result, check if you have a proxy enabled.
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kkillianAuthor Commented:
i ended up doing a cmd command
netsh winsock reset

restarted computer - now works like nothing happened
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kkillianAuthor Commented:
thanks rene. i used a command that was listed in the link you provided. dont know why i didnt think to use it. that was one of my tests i had to do back in highschool. lol
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ReneGeCommented:
Glad I could help, and thanks for the points :)
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