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TCP/IP help!

Discussion in 'Networking' started by englishtea, Jul 8, 2007.

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  1. englishtea

    englishtea Thread Starter

    Jul 8, 2007
    OK so I have Windows XP computer and have a LAN

    I had a problem wherby I could not access certain websites, it came up with 'page cannot be displayed' and more and more websites were doing the same. I am on a laptop that uses the same network and it had the same problem.

    So I browsed the interent for solutions and one of them said to go into the registry and delete 'winsock2,' which I did (and stupidly did not do a registry backup beforehand)

    Now, when I start the computer, Norton tells me "you do not have TCP/IP installed" and I find I now have no connectivity as a result. I tried uninstalling the TCP/IP version 6 and re-installing it with little effect. I did a system restore and I looked in my registry and it said that winsock2 was there but I'm still having the same problem.
    Also, I am now on the laptop and the internet works fine and I the 'page cannot be displayed' problem has disappeared.

    What can I do? I'm thinking of wiping my computer clean and starting over but I don't want to lose my mp3 and endless photos

    Any help would be much appreciated
  2. Bob Cerelli

    Bob Cerelli

    Nov 2, 2002
    Hopefully there were instructions for installing the winsock registry entries as well.
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