Web Browsers not working in Windows 10

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All web browsers were working fine this morning.  I installed windows updates and now none of them are working, chrome, internet explorer, and edge.  I am connected to the network, I have a valid IP.  Tracert for websites returns correct data.  I tried uninstalling the updates I installed this morning.  I deleted the network adapter drivers, downloaded the latest from the manufacturer, and then reinstalled.  I tried the running the commands
1. netsh winsock reset catalog
2. netsh int ip reset reset.log hit
After reboot still did not work.
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Steve AgnewSr. Systems Engineer

Commented:
goto internet options, connections tab and make sure there isn't a automatically detect or proxy server would be the first thing I would check.
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Try a different user profile
Try uninstalling these updates

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I am having the same issue on two different user profiles

I already tried uninstalling the updates

I unchecked the option to automatically detect proxy server and that did not help
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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If you tried each of the above, look in C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts to see if there are any redirects (there should be no active addresses)

Author

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I just checked the host file, it is empty
Sr. Systems Engineer
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you said none of the web browsers are working, what do they do when you open them?  Have you tired putting in an IP address http://173.194.205.104/ (google) you maybe being blocked at the firewall, have you tried to manually configure a different IP address, is there any software on the computer that monitors/blocks http traffic?  Maybe system restore ?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Try the following (one of which repeats the above):

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator
Then  netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
Also, ipconfig /flushdns followed by net stop dnscache followed by net start dnscache
Then restart the computer

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I ended up having to restore to factory defaults to fix the issue.

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