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Shows receiving WIFI but browser says unable to connect

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Photopilot, Jun 16, 2008.

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  1. Photopilot

    Photopilot Thread Starter

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    I am trying to help a co-worker get his Wifi working.

    The wireless manager says he has a connection but when starting up firefox it is unable to pick up a web site. He just informed me he is unable to get connected via his LAN line at home.

    He's assuming something he did with firewall settings a few days ago caused this. Where should l look first to try to solve this?

    Thanks
    PP
     
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    When both wireless and ethernet are having trouble connecting a top suspect is a 3rd party firewall (security suite).
     
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