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Windows 7: Browsers stop working after win7 restart

13 Nov 2010   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roncerr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stephenoski View Post
Browsers aren't slipping into offline mode... if the NIC was getting disabled then skype and aim would not work.
Makes sense. Browsers are accessing a specific port on the remote web server. If your firewall is blocking outgoing requests to port 80 that would prevent webserver access. Test by turning off any firewalls including Windows Firewall on your pc and the one in your router.
Turning of all firewalls did not help.

After system startup everything looks good but no browser connections (IE or Firefox) all I have to do is disable the local connection and then reconnect it.. then everything works, no other changes necessary until the next time I go idle or do a reboot.

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