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Hello guy's,

Hope you can help me. A few day's ago i lost my internet on my windows XP home premium. it say's that it is connected with the router it gets al the settings like IP-adress, default gateway, DNS and subnetmask. and still i have no internet i checked the cabel and there was no problem. checked other computers they have internet. Checked the hardware thought device management on windows and added a new network card but still no internet.

please help,


asked Sep 16 '11 at 12:43

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check to see if the XP firewall is turned on. If so, try turning it off to see if internet access works. Only other thing I can think of is take the router out of the equation and try connecting up directly from the internet device (ie: cable modem, dsl, etc.)

answered Sep 16 '11 at 14:24

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I'm going to reinstall the system. Tried the linux ubuntu live cd and i had internet.

answered Sep 19 '11 at 12:02

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Try an Ubuntu LIVE CD to see if you can connect if you do then I will say reimaged that sucker, if the problem is still there then is got to be something in relation with the hardware.

answered Sep 16 '11 at 13:43

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Try changing the DNS from being assigned by DHCP to specific DNS servers like openDNS or Google DNS. I use Google DNS which is and

answered Sep 16 '11 at 14:58

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Asked: Sep 16 '11 at 12:43

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Last updated: Sep 19 '11 at 12:02