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Have connection, but not with email or web

by Learner7 / June 17, 2006 1:53 AM PDT

My broadband router is connected, and the icon on system tray is flashing saying there is a good connection, but I can't connect to my email server orthe web, it says the site can't be found. (am using a dial up connection at the moment) I rebooted my Netgear modem, still nothing, I don't know what else to do. I disabled Windows firewall connection. Its exactly the same on my desktop as on laptop (laptop is wireless). Have Windows XP SP1 on both computers, can anyone help please?

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Have connection
by davewolfusa / June 17, 2006 8:49 AM PDT

have you tried to connect without the router?

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As noted,
by chuckieu / June 18, 2006 3:03 AM PDT
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connect directly from PC to modem. Once you a good connection, then re-connect the router and reboot. Gives the computer only 1 thing to sort out at once. And keep
that firewall running. chuck

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