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server not found, DNS error internet explorer

by fsh4fun / September 24, 2004 4:52 AM PDT

I keep getting the above message. I've tried the
help in reload internet connection, I've deleted
all temporary files & cookies, I've reloaded the DSL
software, none of this has helped. maybe someone in
internet land can help.

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Re: server not found, DNS error internet explorer
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2004 5:19 AM PDT

With just what you wrote, I don't see what you've done wrong.

Can you share if it ever worked? What changed?


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Re: server not found, DNS error internet explorer
by fsh4fun / September 24, 2004 9:27 AM PDT

I'm using Windows XP SP2 on a Dell 4550. I use these
ISP's: SBC DSL or MSN Dialup. SP2 was installed about
2 weeks ago.

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Not enough detail, so ...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 25, 2004 1:07 AM PDT

Use system restore to the day or day before it worked.


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Re: Not enough detail, so ...
by abinadab / September 25, 2004 2:02 AM PDT

I had the same problem after I installed sp2...I also have a dsl line with sbc....i called sbc...we enabeled the "local area connection in the controll panel....even though the connection ends up with a trouble condition I was able to use my DSL connection after that...I hope this helps..OH!.I almost forgot..just uninstall SP2..that will work too.

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Re: server not found, DNS error internet explorer
by Sergio1419 / September 24, 2004 9:43 AM PDT

Have you went into network settings to check and see if DHCP is enabled? Network settings is located in Control Panel under Network Connections. Once you are in Network Connections, find TCP/IP and you should find the settings for DNS, and enabling DHCP. Also you could go into the internet explorer options under Tools-->Options or at the control panel and click on the Connections tab and click on LAN Settings and make sure that "automatically detect settings" is checked.

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Re: server not found, DNS error internet explorer
by remaster-it / September 25, 2004 12:45 AM PDT

have you an external connection

go start> run type cmd
at command prompt .. type ping

if you get 4 replies .. have you got any firewalls on the sys ?

if mcaffee disbale privacy services .. check the applications files and block list

If norton .. Personal firewall.. configure .. programs or program files .. look at manual blocked ..

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