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    Net Gone

    My Windows laptop no longer allows me to connect to the 'net. I can dial-up and connect to the LAN, and a connection is established both times. However, nothing goes through the tunnel.

    I've scanned for viruses, worms, malware, re-installed the OS....nothing seems to work. Everything is configured right, and none of us have been able to figure it out. All protocols have been re-installed as well, firewalls were taken down just in case....


    If you guys can't figure it out, I'm re-formatting my Windows box. Its currently running XP Pro, BTW.

    The MS GITM doesn't like me right now.
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    My friend said to check your firewall settings. Even if it was taken down, something can be active and causing a conflict. He has seen it many times. What firewall were you using? Have you tried uninstalling it and restarting?

    Can we get some insight into your AV software and Firewall software?

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    What exactly do you mean that you dial up and connect to your LAN?

    You using a VPN?
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    are you dialing into a RAS server or you computer on the network?
    does "both times" mean your accessing the internet to attach to a VPN?
    Have you ever had an internet connection using this method


    sorry cheyenne1212 your post wasn't there when i was started trynig to figure out what he meant.
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    I mis-spoke, apparently....I try both dialing up AND connecting to the LAN. Both give me the same results...
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    try checking youre proxy settings, sometimes when you mess up in there it conects to the internet but it doesn't allow traffic

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    define net

    Are you just looking in the webbrowser, or are you trying to ping ip #'s, could be that your dns is messed up.

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    Had this happen on my laptop once. It was caused by the McAfee firewall. I got it to work once by restoring to an earlier date, but that was only temporary, and even after I un installed the McAfee firewall the problem persisted. I finially had to reformate and re install.
    Later I found out I could have edited the registry and fixed the problem. Sorry, since I reinstalled, I did not research what part of the registry to edit.
    Hope this helps to solve your problem.
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    Checked all of that, none of it was the case, re-installed OS, nothing...all proxies, network settings, everything was set right. Re-formatted and installed, works perfect.
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    Sometimes thats what it takes to fix windows.
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