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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by gnatman66, Jun 30, 2007.

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  1. gnatman66

    gnatman66 Thread Starter

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    The only web browser I can get to work is Netscape.

    I had been using Maxthon for quite some time, and before that Firefox. One day, for no apparent reason, Maxthon quit working (I keep getting "The program cannot display the webpage").

    So I uninstalled and reinstalled. Same thing. I tried Firefox, ditto. Opera, same results. And IE.

    I uninstalled and reinstalled ALL of them. Nothing.

    I even gave Safari a shot.

    Sometimes IE will connect, but it takes forever.

    A friend told me to flush dns, that might be the problem. No noticeable difference.

    Renewed IP, notta.

    I connect to the internet with a Cingular 3G card. Netscape works with no problems, other than I don't really like Netscape.

    I've been to 2 other sites trying to figure this out, and no luck so far. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. gnatman66

    gnatman66 Thread Starter

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    *bump*

    A little help here?? Anybody?
     
  3. Augie65

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    Try this:
    Start> Run> type cmd and hit OK.
    At the command prompt, type:
    netsh winsock reset then hit Enter.
    Then type:
    netsh winsock reset catalog then hit Enter.
    Close and reboot and see if that helps.
     
  4. gnatman66

    gnatman66 Thread Starter

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    That did something.

    I can got to websites like gmail, hotmail, yahoo, and myspace, but it takes quite a bit longer than it should. Other sites I get nothing.

    It's an improvement I guess. Sort of.
     
  5. Augie65

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    Try this:
    Start> Run> type cmd and hit OK.
    At command prompt type
    netsh int ip reset reset.log then hit Enter.
    Reboot and see if that helps.
    After, you might try deleting all cache, cookies and history in your browsers.
     
  6. gnatman66

    gnatman66 Thread Starter

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    No luck.

    This is getting ridiculous.
     
  7. Augie65

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    Are you sure that you don't have a firewall, popup blocker, ad blocker or anti-virus program blocking your connection?
    Start> Run> type ncpa.cpl then hit OK.
    Right click on the Network connection and select Properties.
    Select Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) in the list then select Properties.
    Make sure that Obtain an IP address automatically and
    Obtain DNS server address automatically are both ticked.
    If no go, maybe someone else has an idea, sorry.
     
  8. gnatman66

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    Yeah, that's all set right.

    As far as firewall, popup blocker, and all of that, I haven't changed any of the settings on any of those things and it was all working fine before.

    I guess I'm just stuck with Netscape.

    Thanks for the help though.
     
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