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Check your network connection, does this appears limited or no connectivity? try to disable and enable or you may restart your computer. this is the common problems for those having a dynamic ip address specially if you have 2 or more computers connected in your router. you might be having an ip address conflict. in order to eliminate the repetition of this kind of problem, you need to switch-on first your modem/router wait for all the LEDS lighted prior from switching-on your computer.

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Check your Internet Connectivity.It may be through USB High speed.or Mobile USB modem.or Ethernet cable -DSL cable.or DSL modem Or dial Up Connection....Check it throughly all or any one of this Devices....You will be solved...
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Cannot connect to internet. I had internet connection over telephone modem before Hard drive crashed. I replaced HD and could not connect to internet. Dell was no help at all. I signed up for Verizon DSL...


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