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Windows 7: Internet stopped working but skype still connects.

11 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC
Internet stopped working but skype still connects.

Hello yesterday I installed windows 7 build 7022 all worked fine but today suddenly internet stopped working.

It shows that I am still connected and it even connects to skype and enable me to use RDC to connect to my home pc but I cant open any website or join msn.

I tried reinstall NOD32 and other problems that think might cause the problem but nothen works.

Please help me I dont want to reinstall windows again and I dunno whats wrong I searched on google there were some talks about DNS not resolving or port 80 but nothen work from what they suggested as possible fixes.

Thanks for ther replies and help

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12 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC

Someone can help I really dunno what to do an no replies

I believe the problem is about tcp/up and winsock errors.
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12 Feb 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64

its a known bug.

Read here


I have had the same problem trying te get IE 8 to connect to the internet, so, after troubleshooting a java installation problem, I discovered why IE 8 wasn't connecting and I have solved the problem [for me at least].

1.Enable proxy settings in Internet Options
Control Panel > Network and Internet > Internet Options > Connections tab > LAN Settings > Click the box "Use a proxy Server for your LAN..."
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12 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 RC

It works thanks a lot :)
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