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by dfresh2 / October 25, 2008 8:24 AM PDT

ok i am really confused, everything was working just fine about 4 hours ago, then i noticed that i got disconnected from one of the programs i use on the regular which was Ventrilo. Ever since then i havent been able to reconnect to it and my internet has slowed down and i also cant connect to AOL Instant Messenger nor www.google.com

i thought it might have been malware or a virus or something so i erased my hard drive and reinstalled windows xp and reinstalled things and ran ad aware and there was no malfunction.. but the problem is still there.. i've tried contacting my ISP and they were no help. Does anybody know whats going on?

PLEASE HELP

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Just to be clear
by Jimmy Greystone / October 25, 2008 8:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Internet confusion

Just to be clear, you have at least some limited connectivity and can load some sites, just not others?

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clarification
by dfresh2 / October 25, 2008 8:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Just to be clear

Yes i can access just about most sites.. very few wont load at all such as google and i cant connect to the instant messenger or other program

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