I have connected the W98SE computer directly to the cable modem and I still
get the message «The Page cannot be displayed» when I try to go on any
In the System Properties/Device Manager window, all devices work properly
including the network adapter.
In the Control Panel/Network/Configuration window, the TCP/IP D-Link Adapter
properties are as follow:
IP Address: Obtain an IP address automatically.
WINS configuration: Disable WINS resolution.
Gateway: none (blank).
DNS configuration: Disable DNS.
I tried connecting to the internet disabling the anti-virus and the firewall
installed on the W98SE computer: still the same message «The Page cannot be
Any idea of the next step to solve that problem?
"PA Bear [MS MVP]" <PABearMVP@gmail.com> a écrit dans le message de
> IE5 has nothing to do with it.
> If you eliminate the router and connect directly via the modem, does the
> behavior persist?
> What, if any, anti-virus application is installed?
> What, if any, fireall is installed?
> André Bordeleau wrote:
>> When I try to go on the suggested webpage or any other website, I get the
>> following message: «The Page cannot be displayed».
>> I can not get an internet connection using the IE5 installed with the
>> included in the product recovery CD, as I did about 2 years ago.
>> So the reason of my question: Is it possible that IE5 won't display
>> a website page?
>>> What page(s)?
>>> 1. Download/install IE6 SP1 & reboot:
>>> 2. Check-in at http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com & install all critical
>>> security updates offered.
>>> 3. Test. André Bordeleau wrote:
>>>> My old W98SE computer was using IE6 to get access to internet via a
>>>> Recently I had to reformat the hard disk using its original product
>>>> CD. W98SE reinstalled properly with IE5. Connection between the
>>>> adapter and the router is normal, but I am unable to open a web page.
>>>> possible that IE5 won't open a page anymore?
>>>> I had to do the same reformating about 2 years ago and I had no problem
>>>> re-connect the W98 computer to the Internet with IE5.
>>>> Thanks for your help,