I found a resolution on another forum. Along with resetting the TCP/IP stack with:

netsh int ip reset reset.log

I also had to reset my winsock catalog with:

netsh winsock reset catalog

It was a thing of beauty when the Google screen appeared in my browser window.


TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.