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Windows 7: Unable to connect to internet but ping works. Corrupted LAN settings ?

07 Aug 2015   #1

Windows Ultimate x64
Unable to connect to internet but ping works. Corrupted LAN settings ?


so I guess I unintentionally installed some rubbish coz I can't access net (any browser, Skype, updates, ANYTHING).

The wierd thing is that I can actually ping websites including DNS resolution (ping results in finding IP and all packets come back!).

I noticed that after Windows boots the Network And Sharing Center is unaccessible for like 60 seconds - is this normal behavior ? Also, my Windows time sets itself 2 hours BEFORE the actual time (shows 2PM when it is 4PM) but I guess that is just caused by missing connectivity.

I did tried gazilion of antiviruses/spyware removal tools and so far nothing helps. I REALLY want to avoid complete reinstall

Thanks for any tips,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Aug 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Try a clean startup - Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Try run cmd as admin:
netsh winsock reset
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Unable to connect to internet but ping works. Corrupted LAN settings ?

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