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Windows 7: Internet browsing 'disabled' even with an internet connection.

26 Jan 2013   #1
Raynian

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Internet browsing 'disabled' even with an internet connection.

Just today, I encountered a weird bug.

I have a proper internet connection, but suddenly, all my internet browsers will fail to load any webpage.

Whenever I click on any link or type into the search bar, nothing happens.

This occurs for all browsers. ( Firefox, Chrome, IE )

I tried the ping command using cmd, it worked. That adds on to the mystery..

Error message shown by chrome : -net-error1.png

Error message shown by IE : Name:  net error 2.PNG
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26 Jan 2013   #2
braddersz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

I've seen this error in the past, I rebooted router and all was ok,

Reboot your router.
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26 Jan 2013   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Raynian View Post
Just today, I encountered a weird bug.

I have a proper internet connection, but suddenly, all my internet browsers will fail to load any webpage.

Whenever I click on any link or type into the search bar, nothing happens.

This occurs for all browsers. ( Firefox, Chrome, IE )

I tried the ping command using cmd, it worked. That adds on to the mystery..

Error message shown by chrome : Attachment 252142

Error message shown by IE : Attachment 252143
If resetting the router doesn't work then try running the following two commands in bold, type or copy paste the commands one at a time into an elevated command prompt, hit enter after each one then reboot your machine.

netsh winsock reset catalog (reset winsock entries)

netsh int ip reset reset.log hit (reset TCP/IP stack)
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26 Jan 2013   #4
Raynian

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks to both braddersz and chev65. Repped

Simple solution and it worked.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jan 2013   #5
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Raynian View Post
Thanks to both braddersz and chev65. Repped

Simple solution and it worked.
Glad it worked for you Raynian.
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