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Windows 7: Cannot View Web Pages

30 Dec 2009   #1
iwishiwuzskiing

Windows 7
 
 
Cannot View Web Pages

I recently started to experience issue browsing the internet. I am connected, however neither IE nor Firefox will display webpages, I simply get the "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server..."/"Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" pages.
I get responses when I ping websites, and I have no issues accessing the iTunes store. I tried disabling the firewall but it didn't help at all.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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30 Dec 2009   #2
IggyAZ

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
 
 

Do you have a network hub or router?
Are you on cable, DSL or ?

Sounds like you have an issue with your hub security
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30 Dec 2009   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Several things to try in this order

If you are on a network look into that as suggested above

Turn off your A/V and firewall

In an administrators account type cmd in search. In the cmd box type sfc /scannow

In an adminstrators account,in search type cmd. In cmd type ipconfig /flushdns

If these steps do not work try a system restore from before the problem. You will be up and running.

Before trying any of my advice. Make a systemrestore of your OS. If things go wrong you want to be able to restore.

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30 Dec 2009   #4
Ch@n

 

Welcome iwishiwuzskiing.

I would simply say try ipconfig /flushdns

Also when you ping, try with the IP address as well as the domain name.
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30 Dec 2009   #5
richc46

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dre@ms View Post
Welcome iwishiwuzskiing.

I would simply say try ipconfig /flushdns

Also when you ping, try with the IP address as well as the domain name.
I felt, the more poster tries the better the chances.
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04 Jan 2010   #6
iwishiwuzskiing

Windows 7
 
 

I didn't get any results from the /flushdns or sfc /scannow so i just restored, and now everything is back to normal.
Thanks for all the help!
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04 Jan 2010   #7
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Im really glad for you. Have a Happy New Year.
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04 Jan 2010   #8
Ch@n

 

Thnx for posting ur fix. Happy 2010.
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