tried everything but still not working...

By yaz
Mar 30, 2006
  1. Hi,
    My broswers do not connect to the net while other progs(outlook, messenger..) can have access. Did anyone experience that before ?
    I am trying to solve the problem for 2 hours now but still no result.
    Thanks in advance for any good advice
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    About 700,000,000 at the last count.No solution so far.

    Here are some ideas that have failed in the past -

    deleting all cookies and temp files.

    running spyware scans in safe mode.

    If you are using XP(SP2) reset the winsock catalogue. Click Start, then Run and type CMD and then click OK. Type netsh winsock reset into the DOS window that appears.

    If not using SP2 try this -

    More stuff about hosts files and things here -

    Microsoft excuses here -;EN-US;Q175722

    System restore occasionally works.

    And welcome to Techspot :grinthumb
  3. yaz

    yaz TS Rookie Topic Starter


    thanx Peddant for your reply,
    The sollutions you proposed did not work for me, sorry for that...I think i will place a new copy of bad but i do not see any other solution
    YAZ :dead:
  4. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Have you tried safe mode with networking ?
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