Does the network status shows Local only if you open Network and Sharing
Center? Can you use tracert 188.8.131.52 command to find out where the traffic
stops? This link may help too.
Vista Internet Access IssuesVista canâ€™t access the Internet because of
TCP/IP settings Vista can't access the Internet because of security software
Vista drop the Internet connection ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Khan" <Khan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi all,
> I am using windows Vista and i am unable to browse internet. but i am able
> to ping the ip address of the router gateway, default ip address. i was
> to browse and access internet before formatting my hard disk and
> windows vista.
> I have tried following these steps:
> 1. Checked all the services related to accessing internet.
> 2. reinstalled TCP/IP protocol
> 3. Updated ethernet card
> 4. Checked with a different operating system on the same connection
> XP) and it works fine.
> 5. i have done ipconfig release/renew.
> Please suggest me how to resolve this issue.
> Thanks in advance.