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Windows 7: ie won't connect, but firefox will

27 Feb 2009   #11
funderburg

Mac OS X 10.5.6 & Windows 7 Build 7022
 
 

Thanks garbanzo! I was getting the same problem on build 7022 and was pulling my hair out trying to debug it. Nothing appears in the event logs at all. Unsetting that fixed it straight away. Very strange.



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28 Feb 2009   #12
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

well now, that significantly reduces the chances that this was a coincidence!

glad you got it sorted. i still have no idea why that worked, but i'm glad it did
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01 Mar 2009   #13
zyzyx

Windows 7 x64 build 7000
 
 

I had the same problem ( IE won't connect, Yahoo Messenger the same, Google Earth the same... ).
The problem appeared when on my LAN was an IP conflict... After I resolved the conflict, I've reseted the router, the computer, and also the IE settings, but still the same. After long searches on the internet, I found this thread and now it works!

Thanks Garbanzo!
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02 Mar 2009   #14
joe78chen

Window 7
 
 

me too the same problem in IE, i never change any setting in IE but why this problem keep on happen? even sometimes reset the default IE setting still cannot connecto to the internet... but using firefox have no any problem on it!!
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16 Apr 2009   #15
JMAC1

XP Home SP3
 
 
Same problem here

I've had this problem for over a month. Suddenly ie can't connect but firefox continues to work perfectly! I'm using a wireless connection.

The IE diagnostic reports that IE can't connect using HTTP HTTPS or FTP and I should check my firewall settings for these (ports 80, 443, and 21) but doesn't tell me what I should be checking for! Disabling the windows firewall has no effect either
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16 Apr 2009   #16
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMAC1 View Post
I've had this problem for over a month. Suddenly ie can't connect but firefox continues to work perfectly! I'm using a wireless connection.

The IE diagnostic reports that IE can't connect using HTTP HTTPS or FTP and I should check my firewall settings for these (ports 80, 443, and 21) but doesn't tell me what I should be checking for! Disabling the windows firewall has no effect either

Have you tried resting IE to default, that seems to work for some people.
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16 Apr 2009   #17
JMAC1

XP Home SP3
 
 

Absolutely. No effect. I'd would have re-installed ie7 but having SP3 won't allow that (uninstalling ie). "Upgrading" to ie8 had no effect.
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16 Apr 2009   #18
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Sorry JMAC1 I don't think you are in the best place to asking these questions as this is a Windows 7 forum, maybe you can do some sort of repair install.
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16 Apr 2009   #19
JMAC1

XP Home SP3
 
 

Oops. Sorry. My bad.

Great site! I've toured around and will be back.

Thanks for the suggestion though.
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10 Jul 2009   #20
mwalton90

Windows 7 x86
 
 

I have tried unchecking and rechecking that box several times. Still no effect. Any other ideas?
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