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The best way to check if the computer can access to Internet is to boot the computer to "Safemode with Networking", to do so, restart the computer and as soon as it restarts keep on tapping F8 key, now select "Safemode with Networking" from the Advance boot menu. Try to connect to internet. If you are able to connect to Internet then the issue is with the firewall on you computer, contact the firewall manufacturer or settings. If you are still unable to connect to Internet, then the internet setting are not correct, you may need to contact the ISP.
You can try other options such as these
1. Try disabling or uninstalling your Firewall / Antivirus
2. Uninstall your Wireless Application and use the wireless zero configuration on your computer
3. Try resetting your router to its factory defaults
4. Try hooking up a ethernet cable to the router see if your getting internet access.
Your firewall may have blocked facebook.com... or your internet explorer may have restricted access to it...
What you can do is to reset internet explorer settings by going to tools>internet options> advanced and then reset...
or you can temporarily disable your firewall to test it.
A system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network. Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software, or a combination of both. Firewalls are frequently used to prevent unauthorized Internet users from accessing private networks connected to the Internet, especially intranets.
All messages entering or leaving the intranet pass through the
firewall, which examines each message and blocks those that do not meet
the specified security criteria.
to disable firewall
Right-click on My Network Places
Double click Local Network Connection or Modem
Uncheck Internet Connection Firewall
thats where u cud find the firewall settings on ur windows....
and also if ur using any antivirus... u wud be required to diable the firewall settings there as well
since i do not know what antivirus u might be using iam sending u link which has a list of procedures for disabling firewall in various antivirus softwares... identify ur product and do the procedure given under it
you may have a firewall that is blocking. If you have recently installed any antivirus programs, they sometimes come with firewalls that block certain programs from accessing the internet. Just adjust your firewall setting or remove your firewall entirely. although I don't recommend you turning off your firewall as it is your first line of defense when on the internet.
what type of program are you using? check the properties or references of the programs that you are using. you may need to configure it in accordance with your home network setup. your firewall (software or router/hardware) may also be a cause. check your firewall settings and enter the port number being used by the program. make sure that the firewall allows your program to run and connect to the internet.