Hello, I tried 126.96.36.199 and got the same ole error message that the connection was refused. And again I launched Limewire and was able to use the connection... so only browsers trying to view webpages are 'refused' and not working. I would appreciate any advice about what to do next. All the best, Billy Baty RE:Just out of curiosity could you type this into your web browser to test? 188.8.131.52 I'm trying to see if it's a DNS issue you're having. __________________ No mercy for the bandwidth impaired!