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Can't connect to any webpags or Internet services

by Twiloguy / June 19, 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Hey there,

I'm at a loss here. My Son's iMac will connect to the internet using both Wifi and Ethernet, yet I can not connect to any websites or use any program which requires an internet connection. (Example: Appstore, iTunes)
Funny thing is, I can connect to my router settings with no problem.

I've been all over the internet trying to find a solution and nothing is working.

Ive tried:

1. Changed DNS Servers.
2. Used Assist Me to diagnose, says its connected to the Internet, but still no websites load.
3. Tried manually entering all Network settings.
4. Deleted all network files and locations and reran network settings. Nothing.

Is there anything else I can try??


Model# A1224, Core2 Duo, built-in AirPort Extreme and Gigabit Ethernet.

I'm thinking it's some sort of damaged file issue, but I'm a PC tech. so what do I know?

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

Thank you in advance for your time.


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Have you tinkered with the firewall?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 19, 2013 11:32 AM PDT
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by Twiloguy / June 19, 2013 3:55 PM PDT


Thank you for the link but I've tried every suggestion on there. No luck.

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Just a few thoughts.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 19, 2013 4:17 PM PDT
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Try it on another user account or at a free wifi spot.
Be sure the date/time is close.

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