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Windows 7: Windows says connected to internet but no webpages will load

09 Sep 2014   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Windows says connected to internet but no webpages will load

I realize this problem has probably been posted here before, but i believe i have a unique version of this problem. Windows says its connected to the network and internet on both ehternet lan and wireless, but when i open a browser no web site will load. Ive tried firefox ie and chrome. I have went to lan settings under internet options and confirmed that its not set to use a proxy. I have went into ipv4 settings on both lan and wireless adapters and everything is set to use dhcp, i even tried static with no luck. here is the thing that gets me, windows update will connect and download updates, and when i ping a website from a command prompt i get a response back. i have turned off windows firewall as well. tomorrow i will be reinstalling browsers and checking for viruses/malware, but i dont think that will solve my problem. please help

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09 Sep 2014   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Welcome to Seven Forums,

By any chance do you have any outdated Anti-Virus or Security/Firewall programs installed in your computer?

Do a test if you have not done this yet - Reboot your computer, continue tapping F8 then select Safe Mode with Networking, see if you can browse freely or not.

Also, please post an ipconfig/all output for us to review?
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09 Sep 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP

Have you checked Control Panel, Internet Options, Connections tab, LAN Settings for a checkmark in the Automatically detect item at the top of the list and nothing else checked? Or does your ISP require different entries on that panel?
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09 Sep 2014   #4

windows 7 64 bit

Well AVG has been updated and I ran a scan overnight with no luck. Also I did check the LAN settings under internet options and everything is set to automatic. I can't post an ipconfig /all output right now, but I will when I get back to the PC. Thanks for the help so far I really appreciate it.
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