Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Help - Programs Will NOT Connect to the Internet

15 Dec 2011   #1
Windows7User11

Windows 7 Professional x32 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 build 7601
 
 
Help - Programs Will NOT Connect to the Internet

Help - Programs Will NOT connect to the internet.
I have tried everything, my internet browser connects just fine.
But things like skype, teamviewer, games, any application, it wont let me connect to the internet. Any way to fix this?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
15 Dec 2011   #2
AllOnTheBus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS
 
 

Can you please list the EVERYTHING you have tried.

Most probably this is a problem with your antivirus/ firewall/ router.
If you are using a router, you say you still are able to browse so look
for the product and find out if programs may be being blocked and if
so, how to allow them to establish an outbound connection.

Similarly, try lowering the Windows Firewall security features by choosing
a Home network setting to see if that makes any difference and/or disabling
the firewall completely as a process of elimination.

Similarly again, as a process of elimination, if you are using an antivirus
software, try:

1) Disabling it to see if the problem persists
2) If disabling the antivirus allows the programs to connect then you need to research how to
allow programs into a trusted list for that particular product
3) If the antivirus doesn't let you connect after allowing the programs into a trusted list allowing outbound connections, try uninstalling the antivirus and then reinstalling and applying the same trusted program settings- again as a process of elimination

Hope this may be of some assistance
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Dec 2011   #3
Windows7User11

Windows 7 Professional x32 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 build 7601
 
 

I've tried Malware Bytes and Microsoft virus removal, it removed the virus' but I still can do anything, it wont let me open fire wall, i get the error codes: 0xD69 and 0x80070424.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

16 Dec 2011   #4
Windows7User11

Windows 7 Professional x32 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 build 7601
 
 

Sorry for the double post, but I removed my Anti-Virus program (AVG) and it did not help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Dec 2011   #5
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hi Windows7User11,

couple of questions:
1) are you behind a router
2) If yes, does said Router have UPnP enabled?
3) What firewall are you using?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Dec 2011   #6
mrwearysinner

Windows 7 Ultumate x64
 
 

the programs you mentioned might be blocked by the firewall but they are not usually..can you check if they are blocked from internet access or not?
and see Under IE, Tools, Internet Options, Connections, LAN Settings, Use a proxy server...is ticked? if it is uncheck it..and see if things work..
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Help - Programs Will NOT Connect to the Internet




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
NO PROGRAMS can connect to internet, WND says EVERYTHING is fine
no programs whatsoever can access the internet, everything from web browsers to games, team viewer, and my anti-virus NOTHING whatsoever can connect to the internet on my desktop!! my wired internet says "internet access" and the Windows Network Diagnostics verifies that I have internet connection...
Network & Sharing
Programs cannot connect to the internet.
I'm currently running a 64bit Windows 7 Home Premium and recently, programs other than Windows Live Messenger, Skype, and my browser stopped working. Coincidentally, every program that stopped working connects using the internet. My IE Lan settings were already checked as "Do not use a proxy"...
Network & Sharing
Can't get internet to connect certain programs
Internet works on internet browsers, msn, skype but is limited or does not work on utorrent, webcam chat, all games requiring internet e.g. steam, bf3, starcraft2 I have no idea what the problem is and it use to work fine. I've recently did a fresh windows 7 install too but no fix. We have...
Network & Sharing
Some Programs Won't Connect To Internet
For a couple weeks, most of the programs on my computer won't connect to the internet. The ones I know of that aren't working are Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and iTunes. Programs that are working are Google Chrome, Windows Media Player, and FirstClass. I have Norton Internet Security, but...
Network & Sharing
Certain programs cannot connect to internet.
I recently purchased a new Windows 7, 64-bit desktop. I installed all of my programs that I used on my other computer, however there are problems. 90% of them cannot connect to the internet. Halo PC and Operation 7 are the only programs that I downloaded that can connect. Programs like Yahoo,...
Network & Sharing
Some programs cannot connect to internet
AIM works fine and the IM chat program in Steam works fine, but the browser for Steam does not, nor does Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Internet Explorer, or Lord of the Rings Online. Many other programs claim they cannot connect to the internet, such as Lavasoft Ad-Aware when it checks...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:15.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App