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Urgently Can't browse Internet although can connect to ISP

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by gopikrish, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. gopikrish


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    My Internet was working well. I bought a new BenQ LCD then installed Pinnacle TV tuner card an also Microsoft Wireless Keyboard and mouse.Then also it was working well.I was watching TV and I have set my computer to automatically shutdown after some time using a program "Timed shutdown"
    Then in the morning when I started my computer I was able to connecto to my ISP using a client login called as "24OnlineClient" but I couldn't browse or connect to anything !
    I am able to ping to my gateway. But I cant browse as it says "The page cannot be displayed" immediately.I have a chess club online client called as "Blitzin" and when I connect to it, it says Socket Creation failed 10091 WSASYSNOTREADY:Network subsystem is unavailable.
    But usually it says "Looking up chessclub.com...
    Trying to connect to

    Also my Norton antivirus said something like "Email scanning proxy error or something... Sorry I didn't note this properly but I know it said something as proxy. I uninstalled my Norton antivirus but still I cant browse. I also tried to uninstall my TV tuner software "PCTV" but still same problem... My OS is Winxp Pro with SP1.This I have posted from my old computer.
    Please help me. Thanks.
  2. KraGorn

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    Aug 30, 2003
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    Could be a few things, a broken DNS lookup could be a probable cause.

    There are several ways to tackle this .. open a command prompt and enter ipconfig. Next, enter tracert (that IP address is this site BTW). Finally enter tracert www.avforums.com.

    Post the results.

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