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internet connectivity

when i try to downlaod and find internet connection it says no connectivity available.
i have internet access in all other operations
what gives when trying to start install.

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Internet Connectivity - may have the same problem

Combining a couple of forum posts: this one on internet connectivity and a previous one on deleting programs in Add and Remove Programs. Last night I decided to delete some programs that were launching on Startup and I thought slowing my system down. As far as I can remember I only deleted the following: IMesh & Media Bar (w/IMesh), Logitech & Logitech QuickCam, Skype and associated programs

Afterwards, things did open more quickly, but when I tried to click on a link, or anything - say from Google, or open a new window, etc., I would loose internet connection for the new link. It said, Cannot find this website/address, or something; click here to diagnose problems. I would click, and it would re-establish connection. But if I tried to go to another link, it would do the same thing over and over again.

I use Windows XP, on a Toshiba Satellite Laptop, with cable connection. I have full office version of Microsoft Suite 2000.
Intenet Explorer 8.0, and I think all the Microsoft Service Pack updates? (for sure Windows XP Service Pack 3) I have Microsoft.NET Framework 2.0, Service Pack 2, 3.0, Service Pack 2, 3.5 with Service Pack 1

I did notice also that when I rebooted the computer after deleting these things, the Windows Start Menu looked different. I don't know how that would have happened. Maybe I just need to change the View?

I don't know if I have given you enough info to help me or not. I wonder if updating the AVG would help? I have the free one, (I think 9.0?)
I also thought I'd go to the Firewall setting on IE Explorer 8.0 and see what it is set on; but I don't want to open myself up too much.

OH, I also emptied my history and settings, and stuff thinking that might help.

I have a wireless connection (LINKSYS) also, but am not currently using it.
Thanks in advance for your help

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Re: Internet Connectivity - may have the same problem


could you please provide us with information about other used protection applications and firewall?

Have you checked the situation with disabled AVG components? -

Have you uninstalled some network filtering application?

Thank you

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