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Windows 7: security or firewall settings might be blocking connection?

17 Oct 2010   #1
mayhem69

Windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 
security or firewall settings might be blocking connection?

Hi, when i surf the internet about 50% of the time i get the error "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". And when i hit the troubleshoot tab it states "security or firewall settings might be blocking connection" I don't know what is going on, can someone please help this noob.


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17 Oct 2010   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

What anti virus/firewall do you use on your computer?
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17 Oct 2010   #3
mayhem69

Windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 

I use avg free. Also, i tried turning my firewall off and still doesn't connect.
I think i just figured it out, i am running Peerblock. I disabled it and now i can connect.
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17 Oct 2010   #4
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Glad to hear you fixed it.
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12 Apr 2011   #5
ArtistSMP666

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

yep peer guardian
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