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"Internet options - automatically detect settings" needs a recheck

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by zankar, Sep 11, 2009.

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  1. zankar

    zankar Thread Starter

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    Hi !

    My comp has win xp home and IE7.

    "internet options -> connections -> lan settings -> automatically detect settings" is checked. However, when I use IE I get "cannot display the webpage" error. At the same time, other browsers like FF and Safari works.

    If I uncheck and then check "automatically detect settings" again, IE starts working.

    How can I fix this issue?

    Thank you for your help.
    Zankar
     
  2. flavallee

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    Normally, nothing should be checked in LAN Settings.

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