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Friends Vista Dell laptop won't go online

By learninmypc
May 25, 2015
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  1. The internet icon shows local & internet but it won't go online.
    This all started when he brought it to me showing me the Avast icon showed 1 shield not on. Long story short, I used revo to uninstall it & reinstalled it but it still shows one shield blocking & I can't get online.
    I tried system restore twice,no go.
    I've rebooted a few times & even safe mode with networking. Help please.
    I even tried my bel kin use wifi adapter to no avail, friend needs it to connect to family , thanks.
     
    Last edited: May 25, 2015
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,611   +336

  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,611   +336

    So how can windows notify me if I'm not online??? :confused:
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,611   +336

    I also tried ethernet but still no luck. :(
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,611   +336

    Well, I'm happy to say I got it back online. Had to take it back to factory settings,but...its working. :)
     

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