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connected but can't view web pages

by mackman / January 8, 2007 2:18 AM PST

As title says My computer is connected to the internet (via a wireless router and an Airlink USB wireless adapter)at 100% signal strength (Hp desktop). I can receive and send emails via Outlook express. All web pages return a page cannot be displayed message. My laptop (Dell) in the other room has no problem.

HP desktop
XP home
D Link router
Airlink USB wireless adapter
Thanks in advance

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Connected but no web pages
by aggolfs / February 23, 2007 1:55 PM PST

Having the same problem. Everything indicates computer is connected. The anti-virus updates come in fine but when clicking the IE icon to display the home page, I get the "can't display the web page" I am thinking its something with IE7, do you have IE7?

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Firewalls
by jenniekw / May 30, 2007 6:55 AM PDT

Are they disabled on the computers? If not disbale them and try that.

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Same problem
by _risole_ / September 25, 2009 4:55 PM PDT

The internet connections worked perfectly until I played halo multiplayer online and now i can't connect anymore but it works still on the other laptops i have.

It says it cannot be repaired automatically
It also says that the network adapter is damaged

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