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Windows 7: no internet after Windows xp reinstall

21 Dec 2015   #11
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JODIEGIRL View Post
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When I try to connect to the internet the browser shows "The page can not be displayed"...
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JODIEGIRL View Post
...but I can not update the system (seems to be going thru the Internet explorer even thou Safari is my default browser). ....
Are you attempting to visit the Windows Update website for XP patches?


Where were you attempting to surf to while using IE 6.1 on XP?


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11 Jan 2016   #12
JODIEGIRL

windows 7 home 64 bit
 
 

I downloaded the fire fox browser from another computer and installed it on the pc with the problem.
I can now connect to the internet with no problems.

Thanks
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11 Jan 2016   #13
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Use Firefox or Chrome or PaleMoon or one of the other browser alternatives.

Please do post the results of pinging Google. Should look like this if it works:
Quote:
C:\Users\rrkurtz>ping google.com

Pinging google.com [64.233.176.101] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 64.233.176.101: bytes=32 time=35ms TTL=40
Reply from 64.233.176.101: bytes=32 time=39ms TTL=40
Reply from 64.233.176.101: bytes=32 time=36ms TTL=40
Reply from 64.233.176.101: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=40
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