Re: IE won't display but sees Internet
I have exactly the same issue, have tried all of those steps and have even
reimaged the machine. I can ping sites, I can get updates, I can do
everything except browse.
"Scott Pfaff" wrote:
> Disable your wireless adapter on your laptop. Connect directly to your
> Cable/Modem or DSL router and see if you can get access to the internet. If
> so, it is a configuration problem with your router. If not, then it is
> either a problem with the laptop or your cable modem/DSL router. Connect
> another PC to the same connection to see if is your laptop.
> Now you can also connect your laptop via a cable to your Wireless Router and
> see if you can surf the web that way. If you can you have futher isolated
> the problem to the Wireless configuration in the Router.
> Once we answer these questions we can go from there.
> "Cheri" <Cheri@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > I'm baffled and frustrated. My new PC (using Vista) sees my wireless
> > router
> > and I can ping sites. I've verified there's nothing wrong with the
> > connection to the Internet. But when I bring up IE and ask for
> > Google.com,
> > it won't display (times out). Doesn't matter what site I try, it won't
> > display. I tried downloading Firefox from another computer I have and
> > installed that onto the new desktop, but that browser won't display
> > either.
> > Any ideas out there? I'm ready to bring the computer back to the store!
> > --
> > Cheri